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Good pagan books?


I’m interested in paganism (any and all forms) from a scholarly point of view. I have lots of books about lots of different religions. I like to learn about them from a source that isn’t necessarily a “spiritual” book, if that makes sense. As in, the bible is the spiritual book of Christianity, but “These Stones Will Shout” is about archeological evidence that events in the old testament happened. So, can you guys point me in the direction of a scholarly pagan book? I have several, but they are more spiritual.

ETA: Does anyone else get the funny looks from people when you are in the pagan section of the bookstore? I sure do! Especially when I then go stand by the guy who just sneered at me and start thumbing through the Christian books!

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Texas, I'm not real sure what [sign in to see URL]'ve read so many, due to my coven studies, but I don't know if any of those would be what you're looking for. We have a forum titled Library, and I think some books have been mentioned in there. You may want to check there too, to see if there might be anything that looks interesting to you.

As for the funny [sign in to see URL]'s funnier is when you ASK where the Pagan section is LOL. Had to do that one [sign in to see URL] the clerk, and several people around me. Was rather humerous.

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[sign in to see URL] how I missed the Library! and that reminded me that I can check books out from the public library too! Silly me. I already own SO many books, that I'm careful with the new ones I buy (well, I TRY to be careful). But I checked at the Austin library - there aren't many at my local branch, but the main library isn't too far and they have tons! I might be making reccomendations of my own soon!

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Hi - not sure if these are academic, but they struck me as quasi (?) academic -- Drawing Down the Moon
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Paganism and Christianity

I don't have the authors for these two books but you could search amazon and find it. I think the first book is by a ____ Adler (female first name)

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Drawing down the Moon (Margot Alders) is at my library! I didn't see Paganism and Christianity, but searching for it, I found several other titles - even some eBooks I can read while I'm supposed to be working (shh....)

Thanks a bunch!
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