New Pomegranate Issue Published
The newest issue of The Pomegranate: The International Journal of Pagan Studies (18:2), has been published online, with printed copies coming soon.
Book reviews are free; there is a charge for articles. Complete table of contents with download links here. Amazon links below.
“The Image of Paganism in the Age of Reason: From Idolatry towards a Secular Concept of Polytheism ” by Pavel Horák
“The Seduction of Avalon: The Pilgrimage to Goddess and the Affect of the Tour” by Christina Beard-Moose
“Witches’ Tears: Spiritual Feminism, Epistemology, and Witch Hunt Horror Stories” by Laurel Zwissler
“Witches, Pagans and Historians. An Extended Review of Max Dashu, Witches and Pagans: Women in European Folk Religion, 700–1000” by Ronald Hutton
Sophie Page, Magic in the Cloister: Pious Motives, Illicit Interests, and Occult Approaches to the Medieval Universe Philadelphia: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2013), x + 232 pp., $82.95 (cloth), $39.95 (paperback) reviewed by Egil Asprem
Rigoglioso, Marguerite, Virgin Mother Goddesses of Antiquity (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2010) 267 pp., $110 (cloth), $36.00 (softcover), $24.99 (ebook) reviewed by Lisa Crandall
Michael D. J. Bintley and Thomas J. T. Williams (eds.), Representing Beasts in Early Medieval England and Scandinavia (Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK: The Boydell Press, 2015), xii and 295 pp., €84.99 (cloth) reviewed by Carole M. Cusack
Jean La Fontaine, Witches and Demons: A Comparative Perspective on Witchcraft and Satanism (Oxford: Berghahn, 2016), 150 pp., £60 (cloth), £17.50 (paper) reviewed by Ethan Doyle White
F. S. Naiden, Smoke Signals for the Gods: Ancient Greek Sacrifice from the Archaic through Roman Periods (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015), 442 pp., $82 (cloth) reviewed by Sam Webster