A history of pagan Europe
The first comprehensive study of its kind, this fully illustrated book establishes Paganism as a persistent force in European history with a profound influence on modern thinking.
From the serpent goddesses of ancient Crete to modern nature-worship and the restoration of the indigenous religions of eastern Europe, this wide-ranging book offers a rewarding new perspective of European history.
In this definitive study, Prudence Jones and Nigel Pennick draw together the fragmented sources of Europe's native religions and establish the coherence and continuity of the Pagan world vision. Exploring Paganism as it developed from the ancient world through the Celtic and Germanic periods, the authors finally appraise modern Paganism and its apparent causes as well as addressing feminist spirituality, the heritage movement, nature-worship and `deep' ecology
This innovative and comprehensive history of European Paganism will provide a stimulating, reliable guide to this popular dimension of religious culture for the academic and the general reader alike.de a stimulating, reliable guide to this popular dimension of religious culture for the academic and the general reader alike.
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|Grouping Title||history of pagan europe|
|Grouping Author||jones prudence|
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|Last Indexed||2019-02-19 04:42:03AM|
|available_at_aacpl||Brooklyn Park Library|
|detailed_location_aacpl||Brooklyn Park Library - Nonfiction|
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|owning_library_aacpl||Anne Arundel County Public Library|
|owning_location_aacpl||Brooklyn Park Library|
|record_details||ils:a54173|Book|Books||English|Routledge,|1995.|xv, 262 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.|
|subject_facet||Europe -- Religion, Goddess religion, Mythology, European, Paganism -- History|
|title_display||A history of pagan Europe|
|title_full||A history of pagan Europe / Prudence Jones and Nigel Pennick|
|title_short||A history of pagan Europe|
|topic_facet||Goddess religion, History, Mythology, European, Paganism, Religion|