The Pagan Book Of Living And DyingView Larger Image. Ask Seller a Question. Birth,growth,death,and rebirth are a cycle that forms the underlying order of the universe. The Pagan Book of Living and Dying is the pagan omnibus on death, much more than just a history of various cultural rituals and beliefs regarding death. This collection of essays, prayers, and songs is a living document that draws on the resources of today's entire pagan community and fills the void left by ancient sacramental rites lost over the centuries.
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It provides valuable and compassionate guidance for dealing with such varying situations as deaths of small children, of parents, and deaths in battle or by violence. - Birth,growth,death,and rebirth are a cycle that forms the underlying order of the universe. The Pagan Book of Living and Dying is the pagan omnibus on death, much more than just a history of various cultural rituals and beliefs regarding death.
Copyright by the Lumen Foundation. Macha NightMare, National First Officer of the Covenant of the Goddess, along with a group of writers mostly affiliated with Reclaiming, deal with death in terms of theology, magic, and practicality. During the first years of the Pagan revival, the community mostly consisted of the young. Today, although young people continue to pour in, death has become significant as the movement's demographics begin to reflect those of the larger society. The Pagan Book of Living and Dying is addressed to this need. Because our spirituality is rooted in the earth, we honor and embrace the natural cycles of birth and death.
Growing from the smaller, self-published Reclaiming book, Crossing Over, The Pagan Book of Living and Dying is a compendium of information on coping with death and dying. It provides valuable and compassionate guidance for dealing with such varying situations as deaths of small children, of parents, and deaths in battle or by violence. I wish I had it several months ago when my father died. I love the simple and elegant writing, and the way death is described in relationship to the cycles of the natural world. I found the book enormously comforting, and even suitable to lend my very non-Pagan stepmother as she goes through her own grieving process.