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Book: Pagan Religions in Five Minutes

Chapter: 23. What is the Difference between Druidism and Druidry?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.45490


Druidism was the more common term in the early 20th century, mainly referring to fraternal organisations modelled on freemasonry, with connotations of being a unified system. These Fraternal Druid groups are one type of modern Druidry and Cultural Druid groups is another, such as the Gorsedd of the Bards of Wales. Religious or spiritual Druidry, a third type, emerged in the twentieth century and is more fluid.

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