Pomegranate http://journal.equinoxpub.com/POM <p><em>Pomegranate</em>&nbsp;is the first International, peer-reviewed journal of Pagan studies. It provides a forum for papers, essays and symposia on both ancient and contemporary Pagan religious practices.&nbsp;<em>The Pomegranate</em>&nbsp;also publishes timely reviews of scholarly books in this growing field.</p> Equinox Publishing Ltd. en-US Pomegranate 1528-0268 <p>© Equinox Publishing Ltd.</p> <p>For information regarding our Open Access policy, <a title="Open access policy." href="Full%20details of our conditions related to copyright can be found by clicking here.">click here</a>.</p> The Pomegranate Readers' Forum http://journal.equinoxpub.com/POM/article/view/2774 Please contribute to our Readers’ Forum so that we may continue to present this valuable venue for the exchange of ideas. Letters may be edited to conserve space or to avoid repetition. Writers of published letters will have their subscriptions extended. The Editors Copyright (c) 2012 Equinox Publishing Ltd. 2020-08-11 2020-08-11 1 4 10.1558/pome.v13.i10.14598 Who Was Aradia? The History and Develpment of a Legend http://journal.equinoxpub.com/POM/article/view/2781 Legends are extraordinarily responsive to social change; in fact, they are one of the most sensitive indices of transformations in cultural values and worldview. Sabina Magliocco Copyright (c) 2012 Equinox Publishing Ltd. 2020-08-11 2020-08-11 5 22 10.1558/pome.v13i10.5 Women as Initiators and Crafters of Human Growth in the ‘Reclaiming’ Witchcraft Tradition http://journal.equinoxpub.com/POM/article/view/2785 A substantial piece of Reclaiming's initiation rite is inherted from the more ceremonial Witchcraft traditions and from privileged men's secret societies at the turn of the 20th century. These traditions have all made the 'dying and rising god' theme central to the rite. Jone Salomonsen Copyright (c) 2012 Equinox Publishing Ltd. 2020-08-11 2020-08-11 23 31 10.1558/pome.v13.i10.23 Traditionalism, Eclecticism, and Ecumenism http://journal.equinoxpub.com/POM/article/view/2790 ...the very real danger of dissolving, around our edges, into the larger movement of environmentally aware, goddess worshipping new agers and liberal Christians. Margarian Bridger Copyright (c) 2012 Equinox Publishing Ltd. 2020-08-11 2020-08-11 38 51 10.1558/pome.v13.i10.14607 The First Seven Trumps of the Major Arcana (and the Fool) as Patterns for Pagan Leadership: Past, Present and Future http://journal.equinoxpub.com/POM/article/view/2797 Covert leaders often insist on some version of the consensus method of decision making knowing (often intuitively) that consensus functions as a more or less subtle method of intimidation. Fritz Muntean Copyright (c) 2012 Equinox Publishing Ltd. 2020-08-11 2020-08-11 42 52 10.1558/pome.v13i10.42 Patient Counting: What Old Records Tell about the Battle for Souls in England and the English Witch Hanging http://journal.equinoxpub.com/POM/article/view/2800 How important is it for us to know the history of the beliefs and customs we weave into Neopaganism? You may be a lore maven or an experience maven or maybe both if you can find the time and energy. For lore mavens here are a couple of plums. Kate Slater Copyright (c) 2012 Equinox Publishing Ltd. 2020-08-11 2020-08-11 53 56 10.1558/pome.v13i10.53 Claiming Sacred Ground: Pilgrims and Politics at Glastonbury and Sedona http://journal.equinoxpub.com/POM/article/view/2803 Claiming Sacred Ground: Pilgrims and Politics at Glastonbury and Sedona by Adrian J. Ivakhiv Bl o oming t on: Indi an Uni ve r s i t y Pre s s , 200. 0 23 3389 9. x x1 + 326. Graham Harvey Copyright (c) 2012 Equinox Publishing Ltd. 2020-08-11 2020-08-11 32 33 10.1558/pome.v13i10.32 Wiccan Warrior: Walking a Spritual Path in a Sometimes Hostile World http://journal.equinoxpub.com/POM/article/view/2804 Wiccan Warrior: Walking a Spritual Path in a Sometimes Hostile World by Kerr Cuhulain Llewellyn, 2000 1 56718 252 6 Phoenix Pangaryk Copyright (c) 2012 Equinox Publishing Ltd. 2020-08-11 2020-08-11 33 35 10.1558/pome.v13i10.33 The Rotting Goddess: the Origin of the Witch in Classical Antiquity http://journal.equinoxpub.com/POM/article/view/2805 The Rotting Goddess: the Origin of the Witch in Classical Antiquity by Jacob Rabinowitz Automedia: New Yo r k Doug Ezzy Copyright (c) 2012 Equinox Publishing Ltd. 2020-08-11 2020-08-11 35 36 10.1558/pome.v13i10.35 The Twelve Wild Swans: Rituals, Exercises & Magical Training in the Reclaiming Tradition http://journal.equinoxpub.com/POM/article/view/2806 The Twelve Wild Swans: Rituals, Exercises & Magical Training in the Reclaiming Tradition by Starhawk and Hilary Valentine Harper San Francisco, 2000 326 pages, $24 cloth Chas S Clifton Copyright (c) 2012 Equinox Publishing Ltd. 2020-08-11 2020-08-11 36 37 10.1558/pome.v13.i10.14604