Book of Shadows

Book of Shadows : A Modern Woman's Journey into the Wisdom of Witchcraft and the Magic of the Goddess

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A "Wiccan high priestess" and Manhattan attorney describes her intiation into the ancient rituals and philosophy of white magic and goddess worship and reveals her insights into the divine dimension and the power it confers on humans. $50,000 ad/ more

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  • Hardback | 302 pages
  • 152.4 x 233.68 x 27.94mm | 544.31g
  • Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
  • Bantam USA
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0767900545
  • 9780767900546

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"This is destined to be a classic. The book is practical while maintaining that Wicca and magic are spiritual paths with a connection to the divine. I can honestly recommend it both for novices and the advanced alike." --Janet Farrar, author of The Witches' Goddess "A modern-day Persephone myth full of magic and mystery, Book of Shadows transcends the bounds of its genre." --Deepak Chopra, M.D. "An emotionally satisfying, riveting read, arguably the best--certainly the most unusual--memoir of the year. One might even be tempted to call it 'bewitching.'" --Sonoma County Independent "An engaging memoir of magic and self-discovery . . . [Book of Shadows] presents some fine insights into the role Witchcraft plays in the complex milieu of American religion." --Kirkus Reviews "Wise words from a smart and savvy priestess of the Goddess; the writing is beautiful, the rituals deep and compelling." --Margot Adler, author of Drawing Down the Moonshow more

About Phyllis Curott

High Priestess Phyllis Curott is president emerita of the oldest and largest international religious organization in the Wiccan tradition and has been widely profiled in the media as a public figure and advocate for Wiccan Spirituality.  A graduate of Brown University, she holds a law degree from the New York University School of Law and is a practicing attorney.  She divides her time between New York City and Long more

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