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Book Reviews: Two Roads to Magical Herbalism

Issue: Vol 13 No. 5 (2011) Issue Number 5, August 1998

Journal: Pomegranate: The International Journal of Pagan Studies

Subject Areas: Religious Studies

DOI: 10.1558/pome.v13i5.53


Writers of nonfiction often say that their books are made up of other books. That statement acknowledges the necessity of research. When it comes to herbalism, however, an unfortunate tendency at least three centuries old leads writers to take the saying too literally. Too many Pagan writers just recycle older published material without ever getting their hands dirty in the herb garden — or at least they convey that impression.

Author: Chas S Clifton

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