The only detailed history of a little-known and widely misunderstood movement, 'Drawing Down the Moon' provides a fascinating look at the religious experiences, beliefs, and lifestyles of the Neo-Pagan subculture. Margot Adler attended ritual gatherings and interviewed a diverse, colourful gallery of people across the United States, people who find inspiration in ancient deities, nature, myth, even science fiction. Contrary to stereotype, what Adler discovered was neither cults nor odd sects, but religious groups that are non-authoritarian in spirit and share the belief that there is no one path to divinity.
This edition of 'Drawing Down the Moon' includes a completely updated and expanded resource guide that details several hundred related journals, festivals, newsletters, and groups.
- Publication Date:
- 05 / 03 / 2007
- 129 x 198mm