Most Wiccans know that much of the material in Gerald Gardner’s various Books of Shadows was borrowed (but never published) from the writings of Aleister Crowley. He is often affectionately referred to as “Uncle Al” by us, as Gardner is considered the Father of Wicca, and Doreen Valiente the Mother. It’s quite a cool family.
Tempus Est Nunc
Thirty years ago, Paganism saved my soul.
More specifically, “A Book of Pagan Rituals,” written by Gardnerian initiate Ed Fitch, purchased from Steve Dey, at Las Vegas’ oldest occult shop, Bell Book and Candle, saved my soul.
Inner Circle Sanctuary
Inner Circle Sanctuary is a school for traditional style Wicca and holds eight sabbat festivals every year.