Neo-Paganism Timeline: Select Bibliography

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Before the 20th century  |  early 20th century  |  1940s  |  1950s   

1960s  |  1970s  | 1980s  | 1990s  |  21st century

Select Bibliography

Select Bibliography

Adler, Margot. Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshipers, and Other Pagans in America Today (1979, 1986, 2006)

Burnett, David. Dawning of the Pagan Moon (1991)

Circle Sanctuary. “History of Circle Sanctuary” []

Clifton, Chas. Her Hidden Children: The Rise of Paganism and Wicca in America (2006) (includes timeline)

Downey, Kathryn. “Spiritual Dandelions” in Feminist Foremothers in Women’s Studies, Psychology, and Mental Health (1995)

Ellwood, Robert, and Partin, Harry. Religious and Spiritual Groups in Modern America (1988)

Ellwood, Robert. “Notes on a Neopagan Religious Group in America”, History of Religions, Vol. 11, No. 1 (1971)

Fitch, Ed. A Grimoire of Shadows (1996), especially “Preface”, excepts by Sylvana SilverWitch in “Ed Fitch: Revealing the Craft”, Widdershins, vol. 1, no. 2 (1995)

Gruagach, Ben. The Wiccan Mystic: Exploring a Magickal Spiritual Path (2007) (includes timeline)

Howard, Mike. “Gerald Gardner: The Man, the Myth & the Magick”

Hutton, Ronald. “The Roots of Modern Paganism”, in Harvey, Graham, Paganism Today (1996)

Hutton, Ronald. The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft (1999)

Kelly, Aidan. “Notes on Gardnerian History” (1994)

Kelly, Aidan. Hippie Commie Beatnik Witches: A History of the Craft in California, 1967-77 (1993)

Kelly, Aidan. “History of Neopagan and Magickal Groups in the USA and Canada

Lamond, Frederic. Fifty Years of Wicca (2005)

Lewis, James R. Witchcraft Today: An Encyclopedia of Wiccan and Neopagan Traditions (1999) (includes timeline)

Lipp, Deborah, and Bonewits, Isaac. The Study of Witchcraft: A Guidebook to Advanced Wicca (2007)

Muntean, F. D. “Wicca After Starhawk” (1995)

Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance []

Orion, Loretta. Never Again the Burning Times: Paganism Revived (1995)

Pearson, Jo. “Demarcating the Field: Paganism, Wicca, and Witchcraft” in DISKUS, vol. 6 (2000)

Pike, Sarah. New Age and Neopagan Religions in America (2004) (includes timeline)

Rabinovitch, Shelley, and Lewis, James. The Encyclopedia of Modern Witchcraft and Neo-Paganism (2002)

Starhawk. The Spiral Dance: A Rebirth of the Ancient Religion of the Goddess (1979, 1999, 2009)

“The McFarland Dianics–A Chronology” []

Waldron, David. The Sign of the Witch: Modernity and the Pagan Revival (2008)

Waldron, David and Sharn. “Jung and the Neo-Pagan Movement”, Quadrant, vol. 34, No. 2 (Summer 2004)

Wilson, Joseph. “Warts and All” (autobiography) (2003) []


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