The newest issue of The Pomegranate: The International Journal of Pagan Studies, has been published online and is at the printer.
Book reviews may be downloaded free. There is a charge for longer articles — or request them (after an interval) from your library’s interlibrary loan service.
Table of Contents:
Essay “Pagan Studies: In Defense of Pluralism” by Douglas Ezzy
“Impediments to Practice in Contemporary Paganism” by Gwendolyn Reece
“’You Took My Spirit Captive among the Leaves’: The Creation of Blodeuwedd in Re-Imaginings of the Fourth Branch of the Mabinogi” by Cara Bartels-Bland
“Conversion as Colonization: Pagan Reconstructionism and Ethnopsychiatry by Anne Ferlat
Field Report: “The Cult of Afro-Brazilian and Indigenous Gods in Brazilian Wicca: Symbols and Practices” by Daniela Cordovil
Douglas Ezzy, Sex, Death and Witchcraft: A Contemporary Pagan Festival (New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2014), 204 pp., $112 (hardback).
Jodie Ann Vann
Zohreh Kermani, Pagan Family Values: Childhood and the Religious Imagination in Contemporary American Paganism (New York: New York University Press, 2013), 235 pp., $27.00 (paper)
Liang Cai, Witchcraft and the Rise of the First Confucian Empire (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2014), 288 pp., $85.00 (hardback) $27.95 (paperback).
Graham Harvey, ed., The Handbook of Contemporary Animism (Durham: Acumen, 2013), 544 pp., $44.95 (paper), $140 (cloth).
John Bodel and Saul M. Olyan, eds., Household and Family Religion in Antiquity (Malden: Wiley-Blackwell, 2008), 346 pp., $50.95 (paper).
Caroline J. Tully