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Valiente’s book is hardy and witchcraf. Dag Luterek rated it it was amazing Mar 10, It tells you what the old religion of witchcraft has to offer the new age; how the ago-old Craft of the Wise can be practiced in the modern world; how to initiate yourself and start your own coven.

Working as a translator at Bletchley Park during the Second World War tkmorrow, she also married twice in this period.

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Responsible for writing much of the early Gardnerian religious liturgy, in later years she also helped to play a big part in bringing the Neopagan religion of Wicca to wider public attention through the toorrow Doreen Edith Dominy Witchrcaft was an influential English Wiccan who was involved in a number of different early traditions, including Gardnerian Wicca, Cochrane’s Craft and the Coven of Atho.

Perhaps it might sadden us to see the difference in the literature since the late ‘s. It would be published by Hale in as The Rebirth of Witchcraft. And enjoy reading something more challenging, and rewarding.

Witchcraft Out of the Shadows: Doreen Valiente, hailed sitchcraft the “Mother of Modern Witchcraft”, is one of the most influential figures in 20th century contemporary religion and spirituality.


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Responsible for writing much of the early Gardnerian religious roreen, in later years she also helped to play a big part in bringing the Neopagan religion of Wicca to wider public attention through the publication of a string of books on the subject. Kelly during his investigations into the early Gardnerian liturgies.

What I liked very, very much was the style and sophistication with which Valiente writes. Her book tomorrrow poems was published posthumously infollowed by an enlarged second edition in Please support us by donating valientte the protection of the collection of Doreen’s Legacy and, if you are a UK tax payer, please fill in our Gift Aid form as well.

As well as regularly writing articles on esoteric topics for various magazines, from the s onward she authored a number of books on the subject of Wicca, as well as contributing to the publication of works by Wiccan friends Stewart FarrarJanet Farrarand Evan John Jones. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Witchcraft For Tomorrow by Valiente, Doreen

Doyle White, Ethan She knew Gerald Gardner, who many Wiccans regard as one of the founding fathers of modern Wicca. It’s interesting and full of lots of intriguing, even inspirational moments and you can tell why so many pagans have found her an inspirational figure but it isn’t personally the Wicca I’m looking for. Sep 23, Steve Cran droeen it it was amazing.

Doreen researches and presents many folklore and witchcraft practices which had hitherto been consigned to wwitchcraft hidden world. Sign In Register Help Cart. I like the new stuff, but I like it like candy Cannot go wrong with this one.

Witchcraft For Tomorrow

Charge of the Goddess. Hutton characterised Valiente as “a handsome woman of striking, dark-haired, aquiline looks, possessed of a aitchcraft, enquiring, candid, and independent personality, and a gift for poetry and ritual”.

Valiente sought to disprove this, discovering that “Old Dorothy” was a real person: Learning of Valientr, in she was initiated into the Gardnerian tradition by its founder, Gerald Gardner.


Not overstocks or marked up remainders! The section on divination with stones is especially interesting, and her Liber Umbrarum has given me a number of new ideas to incorporate into my practice. First Edition, First Printing.

A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft. Jun 12, Arlene Allen rated it liked it Shelves: Square, corners sharp, binding tight.

This expanded edition features over 80 poems including all of the poems from the previous book homorrow the same title plus many more previously unpublished poems. Both the layman and experienced practitioner will find this book enjoyable and fascinating! An ABC of Witchcraft covers these subjects and many more from the well-informed and gentle viewpoint of practicing witch, Doreen Valiente.

Colour photo on DJ with red titles. Nice introduction to Traditional English Craft.

Entering a relationship, they were married in East Glamorgan on 31 January Just before Doreen died on the 1st Septembershe requested that her poems be published. One felt that he had seen far horizons and encountered strange things; and yet there was a sense of humour about him and a youthfulness, in spite of his silver hair.

Living in Brighton, Valiente took up employment in wihchcraft branch of the Boots pharmacist. Susan Kramer rated it really liked it Sep 08, Witchcraft is as old as the human race, and it is actively practiced today, by people of all classes. To its devotees, witchcraft is more than spells and charms, or even secret meetings and rituals; it is a philosophy and a way of life.