That's why you need The Wiccan Mysteries by Raven Grimassi. You'll learn that much of the history of the ancient traditions preserved in some Wiccan traditions has been hidden within the Mystery Tradition of the Old Religion or kept confidential within secret societies.
The Wiccan Mysteries is a ground-breaking work of modern religious scholarship that explores the origins and development of the various Mystery Traditions forming the spiritual foundations of contemporary Wicca. You will discover the inner meanings of various rites, beliefs, and symbols, and how you can put them to use within the Craft as you practice it. You will be able to follow the traditions as they evolved, as well as learn about those derived from other cultures.
Daring, informative, and fascinating, The Wiccan Mysteries will challenge your preconceptions, get you to examine your own perceptions, and expand your understanding of the true antiquity which can be found within Wicca. Here you'll find Mysteries previously reserved for initiates and unavailable to others.
Wicca is a fast-growing religion and dynamic system for spiritual development. Now you can discover the inner keys that give meaning to its practices. This book is the result of two decades of research and scholarship. It will help you take your practices to a new level of power and beauty. If you are a Wiccan, or want to know more about the true, inner secrets of the ancient Craft, The Wiccan Mysteries is a must.
Winner of the 1998 Coalition of Visionary Resources (COVR) Award for best Spirituality book and Book of the Year...Continua