Adler, Margot – Drawing Down the Moon
Paperback | Penguin Books | USA Edition | 1997
The only detailed history of a little-known and widely misunderstood movement. Drawing Down the Moon provides a fascinating look at the relious experiences, beliefs, and lifestyles of the Neo-Pagan subculture. Margot Adler attended ritual gatherings and interviewed a diverse, colorful gallery of people across the United States, people who find inspiration in ancient deities, nature, myth, even science fiction. Contrary to stereotype, what Adler discovered was neither cults nor odd sects, but religion groups that are nonauthoritarian in spirit and share the belief that there is no one path to divinity.