The Witchs Athame

The Witchs Athame KINDLE The Witchs Athame Author Jason Mankey Bandcamptomp3.co.uk The Tools Of A Witch Help Her Connect With The Divine And The Magical Most Books On Witchcraft Briefly Discuss Those Tools, But Where Does A Practitioner Go For Detailed Information The Witch S Athame Takes A Deeper Look Into The Significance Of What Gerald Gardner Described As The True Witch S Weapon For The New Witch This Book Goes Through All The Steps In Finding Just The Right Athame, Consecrating It, And Then Using It In Ritual For The Experienced Practitioner The Book Serves As A Thorough History Of The Athame Tracing The Use Of Ceremonial Knives From Ancient Times To The Grimoire Tradition Of The Renaissance And Finally To The Modern Day The Past And The Present Of The Athame Are All Represented From Modern Athames Made Of Stone And Crystal To Folklore About Knives In Magical Usage, This Book Connects The Reader With Witches, Magicians, And Pagans From Across The Centuries.

  • 4.5
  • 084
  • 26 April 2018
  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • 0738746789
  • The Witchs Athame
  • Jason Mankey

10 thoughts on “The Witchs Athame

  1. Carrie (The Butterfly Reader) says:

    I love that this book was perfect for a beginner and for someoneexperienced The first couple of chapters are to go over what everyone but someone just starting out would know Then it jumps into so much I feel closer to this tool knowing so muchabout it Thanks NetGalley for this book

  2. Sable says:

    I was pleased to have received a proof copy of Jason Mankey s new book, The Witch s Athame, to review I wanted to save the review until right around the time that the book came out, and it was released this Friday Overall I was impressed by this book But I ll be honest I just finished it because I had books that I needed to finish first, and also because the first couple of chapters are very much at a Wicca 101 level and I consequently found them difficult to get into.This is necessary, an I was pleased to have received a proof copy of Jason Mankey s new book, The Witch s Athame, to review I wanted to save the review until right around the time that the book came out, and it was released this Friday Overall I was impressed by this book But I ll be honest I just finished it because I had books that I needed to finish first, and also because the first couple of chapters are very much at a Wicca 101 level and I consequently found them difficult to get into.This is necessary, and even important, in a book that is everything you ever wanted to know about a witch s athame but were afraid to ask, but I ve read a lot of 101 books by now and I found it a little slow An experienced...

  3. Elizabeth says:

    Useful and informative The introduction covers absolute basics, such as the pronunciations of athame, the names of the parts of an athame, how to get one, and why you would want one in the first place Mankey goes on to discuss the history of athames, the elemental associations, using an athame in ritual and out, the different materials an athame may be made of, ...

  4. Sam Stone says:

    This book is good to read cover to cover to get a full sense of what Athame s and other blades are and how they re used it witchcraft Then, after you finish, the book is a great one to keep as a reference book It is easy to read I also appreciate the contributions by Jenya and Angus, who ...

  5. Johanna says:

    I misplaced the book in my husbands car for a few month, hence the delay in finishing Great book and well written starts out with introductory lore and becomeselaborate as it goes a must have for any pagan home library

  6. Silas says:

    This was an enjoyable read that somewhat breaks the mold of many pagan books by focusing on a narrow topic, rather than trying to be an all in one primer This does cover many aspects of its chosen topic, covering history, use, correspondences, and related tools in both Wicca and traditional Witchcraft There were a lot of interesting new ideas as well as bits of information I hadn t known which, cons...

  7. Dev Sodagar says:

    This is a tough topic to write about Athames are hugely important to those that use them as a way of channelling energy and yet they are so personal it can be difficult to really find the material to write at length about them Mankey really covers a lot of key ideas in this book as well ...

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