Chapter

Dancing between Binary Poles

Nikki Bado-Fralick

in Coming to the Edge of the Circle

Published in print July 2005 | ISBN: 9780195166453
Published online October 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835799 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195166450.003.0001

Series: An American Academy of Religion Book

 Dancing between Binary Poles

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This chapter presents the author's thoughts about Wicca and philosophy. The chapter talks about the author's initiation into the Craft, the insider/outsider dichotomy, and her study of religion and philosophy. The author believes that philosophy is not exactly a particular thing, a discrete disciplinary subject in a course of study at the university. Rather, philosophy is itself a doing, a practice, a temperament, an engaging of oneself with the world, a way of living in the world, a way of asking questions, a deep curiosity about the ways we are and why.

Keywords: Wicca; the Craft; initiation; Witchcraft; philosophy

Chapter.  9047 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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