Our Magical History - A New Essay
Who are these people who call themselves Pagans, Witches, and workers of magic? Where did they come from?
Join Luke Hauser for an illustrated, occasionally tongue-in-cheek journey through our magical lineages, from ancient Mesopotamia to Gardner, Valiente, and the Wiccan Revival of modern days.
Think of this as a pleasant excursion, not a treadmill.
Read what calls to you. Skip around as you wish. Feel free to ignore entire sections.
“Erudite, good-humoured, generous, with that open-minded readiness to recognise merit in many different sources of inspiration that is one of the best features of the Reclaiming tradition.”
- Ronald Hutton, Professor of History, University of Bristol
“Presents an enormous amount of material in a very attractive and readable way.”
- Michael D. Bailey, Department of History, Iowa State University / Associate Editor: Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft
Graphic: Hieronymus Bosch