Dr Vivianne Crowley is an internationally renowned Wiccan Priestess, worldwide go-to authority on Wicca culture and bestselling author. She is a psychologist and was formerly Lecturer in Psychology of Religion at King's College, University of London. She is now a professor in the Faculty of Pastoral Counselling and Chaplaincy, Cherry Hill Seminary, South Carolina, and a sits on the Contemporary Pagan Studies program committee of the American Academy of Religion. She is the author of many books that have been translated around the world.
Utterly contemporary, yet drawing on ancient wisdom, this book speaks to all who are concerned about the fate of humanity and who are looking for meaning in their lives. -- Philip Carr-Gomm, author of 'The Prophecies' and 'DruidCraft: The Magic of Wicca & Druidry' This is the best book on the experience of magic that I have ever read, a result made possible by the author's equal prowess as a scientist and a poet, and her extraordinary variety of training and practice in different traditions. -- Ronald Hutton, author of The Pagan Religions of the Ancient British Isles Vivianne Crowley, a wise Witch and Priestess, has crafted a memoir of beautifully told tales about her magical and well-lived life that will awaken the magic within and guide you to the enchanted adventure that awaits. -- Phyllis Curott, Priestess of Ara, author of The Witches' Wisdom Tarot Wild Once is a delightful memoir of a magical life, a coming of age tale of mysteries, secrets, inner awakenings and outer experiences that offers entry ways into our own untapped potential for the mystical, beautiful, and sacred. From discovering the hidden life of nature to casting spells, Vivianne Crowley leads the reader into some unusual places indeed, and provides a friendly guide to getting to know their inhabitants. But surely the title is misleading? The author was clearly wild more than once. And if the reader of this book hasn't been, she soon will be after reading it. -- Gary Lachman, former Blondie bassist, author of Aleister Crowley: Magick, Rock and Roll, and the Wickedest Man in the World, Jung the Mystic, and The Secret Teachers of the Western World. Fortunately, there are luminous guides like Vivianne Crowley who know how to show us the hidden path to ancient magic, Wicca and Paganism. In Wild Once she combines profound spiritual knowledge with personal experiences and takes us on a magical journey. A field guide to the realm of magic and simply a must read. -- Oliver Satyr, member of Faun