Main

  • Academic studies of ritual and magic

    Academic studies of ritual and magic

    • This piglix contains articles or sub-piglix about Academic studies of ritual and magic

    • Academic studies of shamanism

    • This piglix contains articles or sub-piglix about Academic studies of shamanism


      Wikipedia
    • Anglo-Saxon Amulets and Curing Stones

    • Anglo-Saxon Amulets and Curing Stones is an archaeological study of amulets, talismans and curing stones in the burial record of Anglo-Saxon England. Written by the Australian archaeologist Audrey Meaney, it was published by the company British Archaeological Reports as the 96th monograph in their BAR British Series. P ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • Anglo-Saxon Deviant Burial Customs


    • The Archaeology of Death and Burial

    • The Archaeology of Death and Burial

      The Archaeology of Death and Burial is an archaeological study by the English archaeologist Mike Parker Pearson, then a professor at the University of Sheffield. It was first published in 1999 by Sutton Publishing Limited, and later republished by The History Press. Parker Pearson's book adopts a post-processual appro ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • The Archaeology of Hindu Ritual

    • The Archaeology of Hindu Ritual: Temples and the Establishment of the Gods

      The Archaeology of Hindu Ritual: Temples and the Establishment of the Gods is an archaeological study focusing in on the early development of Hinduism within the Gupta Empire between the 4th and 6th centuries CE. Written by the British archaeologist Michael D. Willis, curator of the South Asian and Himalayan collection ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • The Archaeology of Ritual and Magic

    • The Archaeology of Ritual and Magic

      The Archaeology of Ritual and Magic is an archaeological study of the material evidence for ritual and magical practices in Europe, containing a particular emphasis on London and South East England. It was written by the English archaeologist Ralph Merrifield, the former deputy director of the Museum of London, and fir ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • The Archaeology of Shamanism

    • The Archaeology of Shamanism

      The Archaeology of Shamanism is an academic anthology edited by the English archaeologist Neil Price which was first published by Routledge in 2001. Containing fourteen separate papers produced by various scholars working in the disciplines of archaeology and anthropology, it looks at the manner in which archaeologists ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • Aspects of Anglo-Saxon Magic

    • Aspects of Anglo-Saxon Magic

      Aspects of Anglo-Saxon Magic is a study of Anglo-Saxon paganism and the role of magic in Anglo-Saxon England that was written by the English poet and independent scholar Bill Griffiths. It was first published in 1996 by Anglo-Saxon Books, and later republished in a revised edition in 2003. Divided into two parts, the ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • Beyond the Witch Trials

    • Beyond the Witch Trials: Witchcraft and Magic in Enlightenment Europe

      Beyond the Witch Trials: Witchcraft and Magic in Enlightenment Europe is an academic anthology edited by the historians Owen Davies and Willem de Blécourt. It was first published by Manchester University Press in 2004. Containing ten separate papers by different academics active in the field, the book dealt with the ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • A Community of Witches

    • A Community of Witches: Contemporary Neo-Paganism and Witchcraft in the United States

      A Community of Witches: Contemporary Neo-Paganism and Witchcraft in the United States is a sociological study of the Wiccan and wider Pagan community in the Northeastern United States. It was written by American sociologist Helen A. Berger of the West Chester University of Pennsylvania and first published in 1999 by th ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • The Darkened Room

    • The Darkened Room: Women, Power and Spiritualism in Late Victorian England

      The Darkened Room: Women, Power and Spiritualism in Late Victorian England is a historical study into the role played by women in the Spiritualist religious movement in England during the latter part of the 19th century. It was written by the British historian Alex Owen and first published in 1989 by Virago, before bei ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • Death and Memory in Early Medieval Britain

    • Death and Memory in Early Medieval Britain

      Death and Memory in Early Medieval Britain is an archaeological study of mnemonic elements in the funerary practices of Early Medieval Britain, written by the British archaeologist Howard Williams. The book was first published by Cambridge University Press as part of their series "Cambridge Studies in Archaeology" in 2 ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • Dreamtime (book)

    • Dreamtime: Concerning the Boundary between Wilderness and Civilization

      Dreamtime: Concerning the Boundary between Wilderness and Civilization is an anthropological and philosophical study of the altered states of consciousness found in shamanism and European witchcraft written by German anthropologist Hans Peter Duerr. First published in 1978 by Syndikat Autoren-und Verlagsgesellschaft un ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • Europe's Inner Demons


    • Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition

    • Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition is a 1964 non-fiction book by British historian Frances A. Yates. The book delves into the history of Hermeticism and its influence upon Renaissance philosophy and Giordano Bruno. With the publication of Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition, Yates transformed Renaissance ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • Heathen Gods in Old English Literature

    • Heathen Gods in Old English Literature

      Heathen Gods in Old English Literature is a historical study of the literary references for several pagan deities in Anglo-Saxon England. Written by the English studies scholar Richard North of University College London, it was first published by Cambridge University Press in 1997. The book was released as the twenty-s ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • Her Hidden Children

    • Her Hidden Children: The Rise of Wicca and Paganism in America

      Her Hidden Children: The Rise of Wicca and Paganism in America is a historical study of Wicca and Contemporary Paganism in the United States. It was written by the American academic Chas S. Clifton of Colorado State University-Pueblo, and published by AltaMira Press in 2005. Her Hidden Children was reviewed in a numbe ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • Inside the Neolithic Mind

    • Inside the Neolithic Mind: Consciousness, Cosmos and the Realm of the Gods

      Inside the Neolithic Mind: Consciousness, Cosmos and the Realm of the Gods is a cognitive archaeological study of Neolithic religious beliefs in Europe co-written by the archaeologists David Lewis-Williams and David Pearce, both of the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. It was first publishe ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • Magic, Witchcraft and the Otherworld

    • Magic, Witchcraft and the Otherworld: An Anthropology

      Magic, Witchcraft and the Otherworld: An Anthropology is an anthropological study of contemporary Pagan and ceremonial magic groups that practiced magic in London, England during the 1990s. It was written by English anthropologist Susan Greenwood based upon her doctoral research undertaken at Goldsmiths' College, a par ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • The Man-Eating Myth

    • The Man-Eating Myth: Anthropology and Anthropophagy

      The Man-Eating Myth: Anthropology and Anthropophagy is an influential anthropological study of socially sanctioned cultural cannibalism across the world, which casts a critical perspective on the existence of such practices. It was authored by the American anthropologist William Arens of Stony Brook University, New Yor ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • The Mind in the Cave

    • The Mind in the Cave: Consciousness and the Origins of Art

      The Mind in the Cave: Consciousness and the Origins of Art is a 2002 study of Upper Palaeolithic European rock art written by the archaeologist David Lewis-Williams, then a professor at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. Lewis-Williams first published some of the ideas that would fo ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • The Pagan Middle Ages

    • The Pagan Middle Ages

      The Pagan Middle Ages is an academic anthology edited by the Belgian historian Ludo J.R. Milis. Containing eight papers by various Dutch and Belgian historians and archaeologists, it is devoted to the study of how various pre-Christian religious beliefs and practices survived and were absorbed into the new, Christian s ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • The Pagan Religions of the Ancient British Isles

    • The Pagan Religions of the Ancient British Isles: Their Nature and Legacy

      The Pagan Religions of the Ancient British Isles: Their Nature and Legacy is a book of religious history and archaeology written by the English historian Ronald Hutton, first published by Blackwell in 1991. It was the first published synthesis of the entirety of pre-Christian religion in the British Isles, dealing with ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • The Rise of Magic in Early Medieval Europe

    • The Rise of Magic in Early Medieval Europe

      The Rise of Magic in Early Medieval Europe is a historical study of magical beliefs in Europe between the 5th and 12th centuries CE. It was written by the English historian Valerie I.J. Flint, then of the University of Auckland, and published by Princeton University Press in 1991. Flint's main argument is that while s ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • Rites of the Gods

    • Rites of the Gods

      Rites of the Gods is an archaeological study of religious belief and ritual practices across prehistoric Britain from the Old Stone Age through to the Iron Age. Written by the prominent English archaeologist and megalithic specialist Aubrey Burl, it was first published in 1981 by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd. Each chapter exp ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • Ritual and Domestic Life in Prehistoric Europe

    • Ritual and Domestic Life in Prehistoric Europe

      Ritual and Domestic Life in Prehistoric Europe is a book by the English archaeologist Richard Bradley of the University of Reading. It was first published by Routledge in 2005. Bradley questions whether a distinction can be drawn between ritual and non-ritual behaviour in prehistoric Europe, citing ethnographic compar ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • Rock Art and the Prehistory of Atlantic Europe

    • Rock Art and the Prehistory of Atlantic Europe: Signing the Land

      Rock Art and the Prehistory of Atlantic Europe: Signing the Land is an archaeological book authored by the English academic Richard Bradley of the University of Reading. It was first published by Routledge in 1997. Taking Atlantic Europe as its area of focus, Bradley's book deals with Neolithic and Bronze Age rock art ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy

    • Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy

      Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy is a historical study of the different forms of shamanism around the world written by the Romanian historian of religion Mircea Eliade. It was first published in France by Librarie Payot under the French title of Le Chamanisme et les techniques archaïques de l'extase in 1951. ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • Shamans (Hutton book)

    • Shamans: Siberian Spirituality and the Western Imagination

      Shamans: Siberian Spirituality and the Western Imagination is a historical study of how westerners have viewed the shamans of Siberia. It was written by the English historian Ronald Hutton, then working at the University of Bristol, and first published by Hambledon and London in 2001. Prior to writing Shamans, Hutton h ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • Signals of Belief in Early England

    • Signals of Belief in Early England

      Signals of Belief in Early England: Anglo-Saxon Paganism Revisited is an academic anthology edited by the British archaeologists Martin Carver, Alex Sanmark and Sarah Semple which was first published by Oxbow Books in 2010. Containing nine separate papers produced by various scholars working in the fields of Anglo-Saxo ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • The Significance of Monuments

    • The Significance of Monuments: On the Shaping of Human Experience in Neolithic and Bronze Age Europe

      The Significance of Monuments: On the Shaping of Human Experience in Neolithic and Bronze Age Europe is an archaeological book authored by the English academic Richard Bradley of the University of Reading. It was first published by Routledge in 1998. Adopting a chronological approach from the Mesolithic through the Ne ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • Society for the Academic Study of Magic

    • The Society for the Academic Study of Magic (SASM) is a multidisciplinary academic group composed of those scholars studying all aspects of magic and other aspects of esotericism. According to the Society's website, the scope of the Society's interests include "the history, sociology, philosophy, psychology, anthropolo ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • Some Spirits Heal, Others Only Dance

    • Some Spirits Heal, Others Only Dance

      Some Spirits Heal, Others Only Dance: A Journey into Human Selfhood in an African Village is an anthropological study of the ngulu cult among the Lungu people of Zambia authored by the anthropologist Roy Willis. It was first published in 1999 by Berg Publishers. In the book, Willis discusses his own personal experienc ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • The Tribe of Witches

    • The Tribe of Witches: The Religion of the Dobunni and Hwicce

      The Tribe of Witches: The Religion of the Dobunni and Hwicce is a historical and archaeological study of pre-Christian religion among the Iron Age Dobunni and the Early Medieval Hwicce, two tribal groups who lived in central England. It was written by the archaeologist Stephen J. Yeates and published by Oxbow Books in ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • The Triumph of the Moon

    • The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft

      The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft is a book of religious history by the English historian Ronald Hutton, first published by Oxford University Press in 1999. At the time, Hutton was a Reader in History at Bristol University, and had previously published a study of ancient pre-Christian religi ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • The Viking Way (book)

    • The Viking Way: Religion and War in Late Iron Age Scandinavia

      The Viking Way: Religion and War in Late Iron Age Scandinavia is an archaeological study of Norse paganism in Late Iron Age Scandinavia. It was written by the English archaeologist Neil Price, then a professor at the University of Aberdeen, and first published by the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History at Upp ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    • Witchcraft and Paganism in Australia

    • Witchcraft and Paganism in Australia

      Witchcraft and Paganism in Australia is an anthropological study of the Wiccan and wider Pagan community in Australia. It was written by the Australian anthropologist Lynne Hume and first published in 1997 by Melbourne University Press. Hume first encountered the Pagan movement in Canada, before beginning to explore P ... Read »


      Wikipedia
    Wikipedia
  • What Else?

    • Academic studies of ritual and magic

Extras