Scott Cunningham

Scott Cunningham was born in Royal Oak, Michigan on June 27, 1956. He moved to San Diego, California when he was quite young and remained there until his passing in March 28, 1993.

Scott Cunningham was a solitary Wiccan, though he occasionally practiced with others and was known to be initiated into several traditions. He believed that Wicca should be more open to new seekers and write many books to that end, making him one of the most influential authors in the American Wiccan community. In addition to Wicca, Mr. Cunningham explored a number of new-age topics in his life and his writing.

Books by Scott Cunningham

Shadow of Love (fiction)

Magical Herbalism: The Secret Craft of the Wise , with illustrations by Robin Wood. Llewellyn Publications ISBN : 0875421202, 1982

Earth Power: Techniques of Natural Magic, Llewellyn Publications, ISBN 0-87542-121-0, 1983, with illustrations by Robin Wood. Newer versions of this book lack her illustrations.

Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs Llewellyn Publications ISBN 0-87542-122-9, 1985

The Magical Household: Spells and Rituals for the Home with David Harrington Llewellyn Publications ISBN 0-87542-124-5, 1987

Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Crystal, Gem, and Metal Magic Llewellyn Publications ISBN 0-87542-126-1, 1987

The Truth About Witchcraft Today Llewellyn Publications, ISBN 0-87542-127-X, 1988

Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner,  Llewellyn Publications ISBN 0-87542-118-0, 1988

The Complete Book of Incense, Oils & Brews Llewellyn Publications ISBN 0-87542-128-8, 1989

Magical Aromatherapy: The Power of Scent with Robert Tisserand, Llewellyn Publications, ISBN 0-87542-129-6, 1989

Earth, Air, Fire, and Water: More Techniques of Natural Magic, Llewellyn Publications ISBN 0-87542-131-8, 1991 with art by Robin Wood in the original edition

The Magic in Food: Legend, Lore and SpellworkLlewellyn Publications ISBN 0-87542-130-X, 1991

Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Wicca in the Kitchen Llewellyn Publications. ISBN 0-7387-0226-9, 1993

Divination For Beginners: Reading the Past, Present and Future. Llewellyn Publications ISBN 0-7387-0384-2, 1993

Living Wicca: A Further Guide for the Solitary Practitioner Llewellyn Publications ISBN 0-87542-184-9, 1993

Spell Crafts: Creating Magical Objects (with David Harrington) Llewellyn Publications ISBN 0-87542-185-7), 1993

The Truth About Herb Magic Llewellyn Publications ISBN 0-87542-132-6), 1993

The Truth About Witchcraft Llewellyn Publications, ISBN 0-87542-357-4, 1994

Hawaiian Magic and Spirituality Llewellyn Publications ISBN 1-56718-199-6), 1995

Pocket Guide to Fortune Telling ISBN 0-89594-875-3, 1997

Dreaming the Divine: Techniques for Sacred Sleep Llewellyn Publications, ISBN 1-56718-192-9, 1999

Cunningham’s Book of Shadows: The Path of An American Traditionalist, Llewellyn Publications ISBN 0-73871-914-5, 2009

Herb Magic Video By Scott Cunningham

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Whispers of the Moon: The Life and Work of Scott Cunningham by David Harrington and deTraci Regula, 1996

The Magical Life of Scott Cunningham by Donald Micheal Kraig, 2012

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