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Review: The Wicca Handbook, by Eileen Holland

By Gesigewigu's | December 7, 2008 | Leave a comment

The Wicca Handbook, by Eileen Holland
Weiser Books, 9781578634385, 309 pp. (including index, and glossary), 2008

The introduction to this book describes it as “both a tutorial for new witches and a reference book for experienced practitioners”, and the foreword described it as an introduction, yet I feel I must disagree with idea that this book is meant for the absolute beginner. One of the first things I noticed about this supposedly introductory book is the lack of depth on many of the included topics, and the assumption on the reader’s knowledge. For example, Holland recommends meditation as one of the foundations required to perform successful magic as a witch, which I agree with, but to quote: Continue reading