Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism

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1. Introduction

Neopaganism is a complex phenomenon, representing many different traditions, practices and beliefs including neopagan witchcraft, neopagan Druidry, Asatrú/Heathenism, neo-shamanism, “non-aligned” Paganism, and initiatory Wicca. Each has its own starting point and may have multiple founders or originators. Neopaganism is often inspired …

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Pearson, Joanne E., “Neopaganism”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 28 November 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_252>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031

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