Alternative ways to celebrate your wedding. Handfasting - or tying the knot - is an Ancient Celtic ceremony inspired by the Greeks, Etruscans, Romans and Norsemen, and is regaining popularity withing and beyond the Pagan community as modern couples seek alternative ways to honour their love-bond. Today, with the turn away from organized religion and the rise of nature based religions like Wicca, the market for alternative weedings like the handfasting ceremony is increasing. This book shows how it is done.
Joy Ferguson grew up in a bizarre family in which supernatural occurrences were an everyday matter of fact, and has been a professional astrologer since 1978 and she. As a graduate of the University of Toronto's Classics department, she has studied mythology, Pagan and Christian religions, and Ancient Greek, Latin, and Old English.