Contemporary Druidry: A Historical and Ethnographic Study

Contemporary Druidry is one of the fastest growing religions in Western society. This book addresses the attempt by practitioners to bring an ancient spirituality into the mainstream. It examines ancient Druid beliefs and critiques the contemporary expression by comparing the two. Relying on eight years of research and more than 200 interviews, the book provides an outsider's look at this faith

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About Michael T. Cooper

Michael T. Cooper is associate professor of Religion and Contemporary Culture and program director of the Master of Arts in Communication and Culture. He earned his BED from Texas A&M University, his MA from Columbia Biblical Seminary and School of Mission, and his PhD from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has contributed numerous articles and chapters dealing with Christian engagement of Western society and the revival of Pagan religions. His publications are in Nova Religio, Pomegranate, Missiology, Journal of Nature, Religion and Culture, Sacred Tribes Journal, Mission Studies, Global Missiology, Common Ground Journal, and Christian Education Journal, and he has presented academic papers to at the University of Utah, London School of Economics, University of Bordeaux and many others. He is a research fellow of the Western Institute for Intercultural Studies and editor of Sacred Tribes Journal, as well as an academic advisor for the Lausanne Committee's Issue Group addressing new spiritualities in a postmodern world.

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