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Immanion Press/Megalithica Books, 2013
224 pages

Animism–the belief in spirits–is considered to be an integral part of many pagans’ paths. We call on these beings when we create our rituals, when we work magic, and even in our everyday lives. For some, though, spirits are the very center of their practices. This book collects writings from a variety of practitioners, exploring animism in nature, in technology, and even within the human psyche. Speaking from both theory and practice, in Engaging the Spirit World: Shamanism, Totemism, and other Animistic Practices, the authors present personal experiences to demonstrate concepts, and provide ideas and tools for the reader to work with. Featuring essays from Dawn M. Allenbach, Kali Black, Veronica Cummer, Kenn Day, jaymi elford, Taylor Ellwood, S. Kelley Harrell, Raven Kaldera, Erynn Rowan Laurie, Rhiannon Louve, Lupa, Bari Mandelbaum, Paleo, Pia Van Ravestein, Andrieh Vitimus and Mel White. The table of contents introduces what this exciting anthology offers:

Introduction

Shamanism

Ancient Spirits, New Era by Raven Kaldera
Remembering the Tradition by S. Kelley Harrell
Post-Tribal Shamanism by Kenn Day
Shaman and Scholar by Raven Kaldera
Perils and Possibilities of Modern (Neo)Shamanism by Lupa
Explorers of the Endless Mansions by Mel White

Totemism

Kin to the Lightning by Veronica Cummer
Animistic Spirits of your Body by Taylor Ellwood
Feral Magick by Kali Black
Spirits on the Move by jaymi elford

Other Animisms

A Word Among Letters by Erynn Rowan Laurie
Kitchen Animism by Paleo
Global Implications of Animism by Rhiannon Louve
Embodying the Sacred by Bari Mandelbaum
The Heart of Wonder by Dawn M Allenbach
Shinto, Paganism and Holistic Awareness by Pia Ravestein
Pragmatic Tree Spirit Magic by Andrieh Vitimus
Ecopsychology as Modern Animistic Practice by Lupa

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An autographed (by Lupa) copy of Engaging the Spirit World is available for $20.99 plus priority shipping in the U.S.

An autographed (by Lupa) copy of Engaging the Spirit World is available for $20.99 plus media shipping in the U.S.