Contemplative Wicca

Reflections on Contemplative Practices for Pagans

Reddit icon
e-mail icon
Twitter icon
Facebook icon
Google icon
LinkedIn icon
Teresa Chupp
  • Chicago, IL: 
    IPG Academic
    , November
     2018.
     144 pages.
     $13.99.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781911597094.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.
Review coming soon!

Review by Chas S. Clifton forthcoming.

Description

Contemplative Wicca is an exclusively contemplative practice of Wicca based on science, the concept of Oneness, and the traditional Wiccan veneration of nature. This book offers a contemplative, monotheistic, pagan theology, and provides a unique and forward-thinking theological viewpoint upon which to base spiritual practice, extending the current discussion of Wiccan practice and belief. 

This book explores how Oneness provides the logical underpinning for contemplation and the spirit of unity which is so essential to healing society today. Little formal pagan theology has been done to date, and doing it is necessary to further interreligious dialogue and to establish paganism in general and Wicca in particular as legitimate religions. This book is intended to remedy this lack, and contribute to the discussion of Wicca among pagan scholars and serious practitioners who may be seeking to incorporate contemplative ideas and meanings into their work and the construction of their faith.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Teresa Chupp has practiced Wicca as a solitary and in various covens since 1989. She holds an MA in Theology from the Graduate Theological Union, and an MA in Psychology from the University of California, Riverside.

Add New Comment

Reading Religion welcomes comments from AAR members, and you may leave a comment below by logging in with your AAR Member ID and password. Please read our policy on commenting.

Log in to post comments