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Miracles of Our Own Making A History of Paganism
ISBN: HB: 9781789142211, Reaktion Books, April 2020
352 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
"Miracles of Our Own Making" is a historical overview of magic in the British Isles, from the ancient peoples of Britain to the rich and cosmopolitan landscape of contemporary paganism. We explore the beliefs of the Druids, the Anglo-Saxons and Vikin...
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£15,95
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Paracelsus An Alchemical Life
ISBN: HB: 9781789141443, Reaktion Books, September 2019
216 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 20 illus., 10 in colour
Throughout his controversial life the alchemist, physician and social radical known as Paracelsus combined traditions that were magical and empirical, scholarly and folk, learned and artisanal. He endorsed both Catholic and Reformation beliefs, but b...
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Reliquary Effect Enshrining the Sacred Object
ISBN: HB: 9781780236551, Reaktion Books, November 2016
256 pp., 25x19 cm, 65 colour illus., 35 black&white illus.
?Relics take many forms, from dust to stones, cloth, bodies and body parts. They are usually of little apparent intrinsic worth but are nonetheless invested with great spiritual and memorial value. Reliquaries are the means by which the cultural valu...
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£35,00
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Animals in Religion Devotion, Symbol and Ritual
ISBN: HB: 9781780235691, Reaktion Books, June 2016
480 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 80 illus.
"Animals in Religion" explores the role and presence of animals within a wide range of religious traditions, from ensouled narratives within oral tradition to religious texts, myths and accompanying legends. Some of the material may have a familiar r...
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£40,00
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Goddess Myths of the Great Mother
ISBN: HB: 9781780235097, Reaktion Books, March 2016
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 29 illus.
For time out of mind an ancient goddess reigned supreme, and the fertile soil of the land beneath her feet bespoke her immeasurable fecundity. For long ages she ruled, and many were her worshippers. Then, 5,000 years ago or more, perhaps in the regio...
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£16,00
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Magic and Religion in Medieval England
ISBN: HB: 9781780230351, Reaktion Books, September 2012
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 12 illus.
From today's perspective it is hard to comprehend just how complex the relationship was between religion and magic in the Middle Ages. Many unofficial rituals and beliefs existed alongside ones sanctioned by the Church. Educated clergy condemned some...
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£30,00
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