'It is good to see this degree of academic research applied to one of the more neglected aspects of our native spirituality and magick. Highly recommended.' - The Cauldron
'... this is an extremely honest attaempt by Blain to remain true to both her academic training and her faith as a seidr preistess.' - Jan Henning, Wood and Water
'Jenny Blain's Nine Worlds of Seid-Magic: Ecstacy and Neo-Shamanism in North European Paganism is a rich and engaging addition to the growing literature on Neopagan religions and modern-day shamanism.' - Nova Religio
About the Author
Jenny Blain is a senior lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University where she leads the Master of Research programme in Social Research. Her research interests centre on issues of identity, gender, paganism and shamanism, social theory and experiential ethnography.