This is a complete guide to Druidism from the religion's leading expert. Legendary Druid Isaac Bonewits conducts a thorough excursus into the history, practice and appeal of Druidism. The most rewned Druid priest in North America, Isaac Bonewits has devoted the last four decades of his life to the study of the religion. Now, he imparts his wisdom through an elegant and thoughtful tour of ancient and modern Druidism, exploring both history and practice with impeccable scholarship. Bonewits provides a complete overview of Druidic history, from its origins to its extermination by the Romans and its triumphant Renaissance as an earth religion in the 20th century. With rare insight, he also delves into the future of Druidry and speculates on its role as a public Pagan religion. Complete with spells for love, prosperity and health, a wide-ranging bibliography and an indispensable list of Internet resources, Bonewits's Essential Guide to Druidism is a unique and engrossing introduction to a people and a spirituality that retain both relevance and fascination today.
Isaac Bonewits is a leading expert on ancient and modern Druidism, Witchcraft and earth religions. He is Founder and Archdruid of the oldest Druid Fellowship in North America.