Devil's Stones and Midnight Rites: Megaliths, Folklore, and Contemporary Pagan Witchcraft

  title={Devil's Stones and Midnight Rites: Megaliths, Folklore, and Contemporary Pagan Witchcraft},
  author={Ethan Doyle White},
  pages={60 - 79}
During the middle years of the twentieth century, British pioneers of Wicca, the neopagan witchcraft religion, adopted prehistoric megaliths as ‘sacred sites’ and appropriated the folklore that surrounded them for their own magico-religious purposes. In turn, Wiccan interpretations of such sites resulted in the creation of a new ‘alternative archaeological’ megalithic folklore. 
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