Recommended Reading List and Links

Recommended Reading List

This is by no means an exhaustive list of books we suggest to people, but these books are some of the books we refer to the most often.

  • Stewart Farrar, What Witches Do, Robert Hale Ltd, 1991
  • Janet Farrar and Stewart Farrar, A Witches’ Bible: The Complete Witches Handbook, Phoenix Publishing, 1996
  • Paul Beyerl, A Compendium of Herbal Magick, Phoenix Publishing, Inc. 1998
  • Paul Beyerl, The Master Book of Herbalism, Phoenix Publishing, Inc. 1984
  • Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, On Death and Dying, Scribner, 1997 (updated, originally published 1969)
  • Starhawk, The Spiral Dance: 20th Anniversary Edition, HarperOne 1999
  • Starhawk, The Fifth Sacred Thing, Bantam, 1994
  • Gareth Knight, A practical guide to Qabalistic symbolism, Weiser Books, 2002 [Amazon]
  • Israel Regardie, A Garden of Pomegranates – Skrying on the Tree of Life, Llewellyn, 2005 [Amazon]
  • Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki, The Shining Paths, Aquarian Press, 1983
  • Aleister Crowley, 777 and other Qabalistic writings, Weiser Books, 1977
  • Lon Milo Duquette, Understanding Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot, Weiser Books, 2003
  • Aryeh Kaplan, Sefer Yetzirah: The Book of Creation, Revised Edition, Weiser Books, 1997
  • Patrica Davis, Aromatherapy, An A-Z, Random House UK, Ltd, 2000
  • Valerie Ann Worwood, The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, New World Library 1991
  • Claire Kowalchik and William H. Hylton, Editors, Rodale’s Illustrated Encyclopdia of Herbs, Rodale Press, 1998
  • Rev. Dr. Yvette A. Flunder, “Where the Edge Gathers: Building a Community of Radical Inclusion.” Pilgrim Press, 2005 [Amazon]
  • Crystal Blanton, “Bridging the Gap: Working Within the Dynamics of Pagan Groups and Society” Megalitica Books, 2010
  • P. Sufenas Virius Lupus, “All-Soul, All-Body, All-Love, All-Power: A TransMythology” (CreateSpace)

Recommended Links

  • Open Source Order of the Golden Dawn  The OSOGD was the inspiration for the open source aspect of Open Source Alexandrian Witchcraft. (Update 2019: The order is no longer active, but their online library is still available.)
  • This Week In Heresy: Rev. Gina Pond’s podcast where she interviews those who work on the margins of progressive thought and religion. (Update 2019: Gina isn’t making new episodes anymore, but the archive is still available.)
  • Spirit Babies: An interfaith ritual for those who have lost children through abortion, still birth, or miscarriage founded by our coven member Denise.