Comparative Religion

The Four Branches of the Mabinogi
by Will Parker
“Written in the late twelfth century Wales, the four branches of the Mabinogi tells the story of the births, deaths and marriages among the warrior aristocracy, on the horizon of historical memory in the last generations of the pre-Roman foretime …
Blood and Mistletoe
by Ronald Hutton
Looks at two thousand years of Druid history and explores the English, Scottish, and Welsh attitudes toward the ancient Celtic world’s religious functionaries.
The Triumph of the Moon
by Ronald Hutton
‘Hutton’s professional expertise shows paganism in a new light’ -Katrina Dixon The Scotman, 24/02/01’this work… makes for excellent reading. Hutton’s extensive scholarship allows him to make and clarify connections between people and movements …
The Magician’s Companion
by Bill Whitcomb
The Magician’s Companion by Bill Whitcomb is the most complete collection of practical information on magical systems from around the world you can add to your magical techniques. It begins with a complete introduction to magic, from definitions …
by Laozi
Whether there ever was such a person as Lao Tzu is not certain, but that the Tao Te Ching has been one of the most important texts in Chinese culture for over 2000 years is beyond question. In recent years its influence outside China has grown …
The Complete I-Ching
by Taoist Master Alfred Huang
The first translation to honor the authentic Chinese spirit of the Book of Change For more than 3000 years the I Ching has been the most important book of divination in the world. Yet it has always been translated by Westerners who brought their …
Anam Cara
by John O’Donohue
“Anam Cara is a rare synthesis of philosophy, poetry, and spirituality. This work will have a powerful and life-transforming experience for those who read it.” —Deepak Chopra John O’Donohue, poet, philosopher, and scholar, guides you through the …
Book of Lies
by Richard Metzger
Presents a collection of essays on magic and the occult, covering such topics as spellcasting, how to become a practicing magician, wicca and modern paganism, and the works of H.P. Lovecraft.
Fire in the Head
by Tom Cowan
In ‘The Song of Wandering Aengus’ William Butler Yeats refers to the ‘fire in the head’ that characterises the visionary experience. Tom Cowan has pursued this theme in a lyrical cross-cultural exploration of shamanism and the Celtic imagin
‘Isms & ‘ologies
by Arthur Goldwag
From Platonism to New Historicism, humankind is constantly coming up with fresh schools of thought to help explain (or at least describe) the mysterious world around us. Here is a guide to over 450 of the most significant intellectual terms …
Drawing Down the Spirits
by Kenaz Filan
An insider’s view of the inner workings and prevalence of spirit possession in our modern world • Provides practical techniques for preparation, safety, aftercare, and aborting harmful possessions • Reveals the forms of ritual possession present …
Spiral Dance, The – 20th Anniversary
by Starhawk
The twentieth anniversary edition of The Spiral Dance celebrates the pivotal role the book has had in bringing Goddess worship to the religious forefront. This bestselling classic is both an unparalleled reference on the practices and …
Drawing Down the Moon
by Margot Adler
Explores the current Neopagan movement in the United States through discussions with various groups whose rituals are inspired by ancient dieties, visions from science fiction, or witchcraft
The Goddess
by Shahrukh Husain
The image of a Mother Goddess who embodies all the processes of nature has proved to be one of the most resonant and influential symbols of the 20th century. The Goddess is today a potent figurehead for feminists, Paganists and environmentalists …
The White Goddess
by Robert Graves
Examines the language of ancient Celtic and Mediterranean poetic myths, probing the role of the all-encompassing female figure, the White Goddess, in the earliest forms of poetry
Northern Magic
by Edred Thorsson
Presents a modern interpretation of Germanic religion, magic, and folklore, discussing mythology, gods and goddesses, runes, hexology, and magical systems
Healing Chakras
by Ilchi Lee
The Chakras are the seven key energy centers of our body. When all seven Chakras are active and functioning optimally, we live a life of physical, mental, and spiritual health. Healing Chakras combines a deep underlying spiritual philosophy with …
O Mother Sun!
by Patricia Monaghan
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The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Alchemy
by Dennis William Hauck
More than magic… Where else can one combine chemistry and philosophy to turn base metal into gold while discovering a magical elixir to prolong life? Here’s a simple and straightforward guide to alchemy that explains its basic principles …
Uppity Women of Ancient Times
by Vicki León
Piquant and witty collection excavates 200 pyramid-builders, poets, poisoners, physicians, power brokers and panderers of ancient times.
Encyclopedia of Things that Never Were
by Michael F. Page
Explores mythology, folklore, legends, literature, and fairy tales
The Illustrated Book of Signs & Symbols
by Miranda Bruce-Mitford
Decipers the meanings of more than two thousand images from around the world, exploring their origins, meanings, and cultural context.
Myths to Live By
by Joseph Campbell
“There is no one quite like Joseph Campbell. He knows the vast sweep of man’s panoramic past as few men have evern known it.” -The Village Voice What is a properly functioning mythology and what are its functions? Can we use myths to help relieve …
The Power of Myth
by Joseph Campbell
The noted mythologist discusses the relationship of ancient myths to modern life, including discussions of recent heros, tales of love and marriage, the power of myth, and mythic themes
Book of Lies
by Aleister Crowley
The book consists of 93 chapters, each of which consists of one page of text. The chapters include a question mark, poems, rituals, instructions, and obscure allusions and cryptograms. The subject of each chapter is generally determined by its …