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Pagan Christmas : the plants, spirits, and rituals at the origins of yuletide

Author: Christian Rätsch; Claudia Müller-Ebeling
Publisher: Rochester, Vt. : Inner Traditions, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Explores the Nature-centric traditions of Paganism for which Christmas is often regarded as the source.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Rätsch; Claudia Müller-Ebeling
ISBN: 1594770921 9781594770920
OCLC Number: 70158386
Notes: "Originally published in German by AT Verlag under the title Weihnachtsbaum und Blütenwunder."
Description: x, 213 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Ethnobotany of Christmas --
Pagan feast --
From the shamanic world tree to the Christmas tree --
Miracle blossoms for the winter solstice --
Christmas greens --
Aromas of Christmas: a shower of pheromones --
Christmas intoxications and other delights --
Christmas spices and christmas baking --
Rebirth of the sun --
New Year's Eve: the wild feast of Sylvester --
Happy new year --
Night of Befana, the christmas witch --
Three kings day: the end of the christmas season.
Other Titles: Weihnachtsbaum und Blütenwunder.
Responsibility: Christian Rätsch and Claudia Müller-Ebeling ; translated from the German by Katja Lueders and Rafael Lorenzo.
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An examination of the sacred botany and the pagan origins and rituals of Christmas.  Read more...

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"The illustrations and photographs are excellent. The text is concise, and accurate. Pagan Christmas is a fine reading experience!" * Lee Prosser, Ghostvillage.com, Dec 18, 2006 * "The authors and Read more...

 
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