From the June, 2001 issue of Touchstone
The Wiccan Myth by Donna Steichen

The Wiccan Myth

Goddess Unmasked: The Rise of Neo-Pagan Feminist Spirituality
by Philip G. Davis
Dallas, Texas: Spence Publishing Co., 1998
(350 pages; $17.95, paper)

reviewed by Donna Steichen

In what is deemed a scientific age, in an incontestably materialistic society, the fastest-growing religion is one built on pure fantasy. Where is this movement coming from, and what does it believe? What can be attracting educated, politically correct, technologically proficient men and women, and their adolescent offspring, to a belief system that is intentionally irrational, even anti-rational? What is the goal of their spiritual search? Many parents, pastors, and educators in society’s mainstream are . . .


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