Eric De Vries


Eric De Vries is a hedge-rider from the Netherlands. His interest lie foremost with Euro-centric witchcraft, "hexerei" and Germanic mysticism. And also has interests in Luciferian Gnostic mythology and everything related to Traditional Witchcraft..

Currently Eric De Vries studies Political Sciences in Amsterdam and in his free time he delves into Germanic myths, paganism, folklore and beliefs. He is a great fan of the Eddas, Grimm's fairytales and folktales in general.

His practice focuses on the native traditions of Northern Europe and he tries to reconstruct these through a well-balanced mix of spontaneity and scholarship. Meaning that practice and study are both important factors.

Currently, Eric is in the middle of writing a second book on the art of seiðr and will be publishing articles in HEX Magazine, Pentacle Magazine and the Crooked Path Journal. His hobbies include reading, writing and sailing. He also runs a Dutch website on traditional witchcraft, Germanic shamanism and heathenry.

Where to buy in print


Hedge-Rider: Witches and the Underworld
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Pendraig Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft & wicca
Hedgerider: Witches and the Underworld is a re-interpretation of (Hedge-) Witchery. Drawing from an extensive historical, folkloric and mythological body it re-attributes and re-defines Witchery as a Heathen Cult centred around the journey to the Underworld and contact with the Unseen.

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