Reading List

Required Reading for Study Program

Ancient Wisdom Now by Linda Mae Costello

The Faery Teachings by Orion Foxwood

The Faery Seership CD (meditations)

One book from each category (5 in all):

  • Historical/Archeological
  • Mythological
  • Magical/Seership
  • Nature/Herbal
  • Celtic/Druid/Pagan general


Suggested Reading List


The Celtic Realms by Myles Dillon and Nora Chadwick

Celtic Heritage by Alwyn and Brinsley Rees

The Celtic Heroic Age, edited by John T. Koch

The Ancient Celts, by Barry Cunliffe

Blood and Mistletoe by Ronald Hutton

A History of Pagan Europe by Prodence Jones and Nigel Pennick

Pagan Celtic Britain by Anne Ross

The Druids by Ronald Hutton

Cattle Lords and Clansmen by Nerys Patterson

Sex and Marriage in Ancient Ireland by Patrick C. Power


The Mabinogion, translated by Patrick Ford

Ancient Irish Tales, edited by Cross & Slover

Comparative Mythology by Jaan Puhvel

Irish Fairy & Folk Tales by W.B. Yeats

Disctionary of Celtic Myth and Legend by Miranda J. Green

A Treasury of Irish Myth, Legend, and Folklore by W.B. Yeats and Lady Gregory

Celtic Mythology by Prionsias Mac Cana

The Encyclopedia of Celtic Wisdom by John and Caitlin Matthews

The Bardic Source Book, edited by John Matthews

Celtic Gods, Celtic Goddesses by R.J. Stewart


Celtic Sorcery by Ian Corrigan

The Druid Magic Handbook by John Michael Greer

The Celtic Seer’s Source Book edited by John Matthews

Ogam: Weaving Word Wisdom by Erynn Rowan Laurie

Celtic Tree Mysteries by Steve Blamires


The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries by W.Y. Evans-Wentz

A Druid’s Herbal by Ellen Evert Hopman

A Druid’s Herbal of Sacred Tree Medicine  by Ellen Evert Hopman

The Tree of Enchantment by Orion Foxwood

Celtic/Druid/Pagan general

Drawing Down the Moon by Margot Adler

The Druid Renaissance by Phillip Carr-Gomm

Sacred Fire, Holy Well by Ian Corrigan

The Druids by Stuart Piggot

Witches, Druids, and King Arthur by Ronald Hutton

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Paganism by Carl McColman

A World Full of Gods by John Michael Greer

Sacred Gifts by Kirk Thomas

The Druids by Peter Berresford Ellis

The World of the Druids by Miranda Green

The Triumph of the Moon by Ronald Hutton

Bonewits’s Essential Guid to Druidism by Isaac Bonewits

Rites of Worship by Isaac Bonewits

Deep Ancestors by Ceisiwr Serith

A Book of Pagan Prayer by Ceisiwr Serith

The Apple Branch by Alexei Kondratiev