Further Reading

The Pagan Federation Recommended Reading List

The recommendation or listing of any book within the Pagan Federation web pages does not imply that it reflects the views or policies of The Pagan Federation.

Paganism – General Reading

Pagan Dawn
Quarterly Journal of The Pagan Federation

The Pagan Religions of the Ancient British Isles: Their Nature and Legacy
Ronald Hutton Other Ronald Hutton books

Paganism: An Introduction to Earth-centered Religions
River Higginbotham

Pagan Paths: A Guide to Wicca, Druidry, Asatru, Shamanism and Other Pagan Practices
Pete Jennings

The Phoenix from the Flame: Paganism in the New Age
Vivianne Crowley Other Vivianne Crowley books

The Gods Within: The Pagan Pathfinders Book of God and Goddess Evocations
Jean M Williams and Zachary Cox

Nature Mystics: The Literary Gateway to Modern Paganism
Rebecca Beattie

Rites of Passage
Christine Hall


Blood and Mistletoe – The History of the Druids in Britain
Professor Ronald Hutton

The Druids
Professor Ronald Hutton

The Awen Alone: Walking the Path of the Solitary Druid
Joanne van der Hoeven

The Elements of the Druid Tradition (Elements of Series)
Phillip Carr-Gomm

Contemplative Druidry: People, Practice and Potential
James Nichol

Seeking Spirit: A Quest Through Druidry and the Four Elements
Sandra Parson

The Book of Druidry: A Complete Introduction to the Magic and Wisdom of the Celtic Mysteries
Kristopher Hughes


The Penguin Book of Norse Myths: Gods of the Vikings
Kevin Crossley-Holland

Gods and Myths of Northern Europe
Hilda R Ellis Davidson

Myths and Symbols in Pagan Europe
Hilda R Ellis Davidson

Dictionary of Northern Mythology
Rudolf Simek

Wights and Ancestors: Heathenism in a Living Landscape (Understanding Heathenism S.)
Jenny Blain

Nine Worlds of Seid-Magic: Ecstasy and Neo-Shamanism in North European Paganism
Jenny Blain

The Prose Edda (Penguin Classics)
Snorri Sturluson


The Way of Wyrd
Brian Bates

Shamanism (Piatkus Guides)
Gordon MacLellan

Talking to the Earth
Gordon MacLellan

Sacred Animals
Gordon MacLellan

The Celtic Shaman: A Practical Guide
John Matthews

Singing the Soul Back Home: Shamanism in Daily Life
Caitlin Matthews

Explore Shamanism
Alby Stone

Chosen by the Spirit: Following Your Shamanic Calling

The Great Circle: Shamanism and the Psychology of C.G. Jung
Robert E Ryan

Shamanic Experience: A Practical Guide to Contemporary Shamanism
Kenneth Meadows

Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy (Bollingen Series (General))
Mircea Eilade

Shamans/Neo-Shamans: Ecstasies, Alternative Archaeologies and Contemporary Pagans
Robert J Wallis

Thorsons Way of Shamanism
Leo Rutherford

Shamans: Siberian Spirituality and the Western Imagination
Ronald Hutton


The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft
Ronald Hutton

Wicca: Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America Today
Margot Adler

Wicca – The Old Religion in the New Age

Vivianne Crowley

Aradia – Gospel of the Witches

Charles Leland

Witchcraft Today

Gerald Gardner

Wicca: A Comprehensive Guide to the Old Religion in the Modern World
Vivianne Crowley

Complete Book of Witchcraft

Raymond Buckland

Witchcraft – A Tradition Renewed

John Evan Jones

Lid Off the Cauldron

Patricia Crowther

The Witches’ Bible: The Complete Witches’ Handbook
Janet & Stewart Farrar

The Spiral Dance: A Rebirth of the Ancient Religion of the Great Goddess


The Rebirth of Witchcraft

Doreen Valiente

Doreen Valiente – Witch

Philip Heselton

Witchcraft: A Tradition Renewed
Evan John Jones & Doreen Valiente

Charge of the Goddess: The Mother of Modern Witchcraft
Doreen Valiente

An ABC of Witchcraft Past and Present
Doreen Valiente

The Wheel of the Wiccan Year
Gail Duff