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Book: Pagan Religions in Five Minutes

Chapter: 14. Do Pagans Have a Holy Book Like the Bible?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.45481


Pagan religions differ from “religions of the book” like Judaism, Christianity and Islam as they do not adhere to a sacred text. Instead, Pagans draw spiritual guidance from various sources, including writings by influential figures, historical texts, and even modern literature. The Wiccan "Book of Shadows" is an influential text within a specific Pagan path. Central to Pagan belief is personal experience and nature, often viewed as a divine text.

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