Chapter Three

Missionary Expansion Beyond Carleton College. In the spring of 1964, Druidism really looked as if it would die with Cherniack retired, Nelson about to graduate, Fisher slowly distancing himself from Druidism in preparation for Episcopal Semi-nary,107 and the Chapel requirement about to be rescinded. Frangquist & Nelson, however, came up and asked to enter Fisher's mysterious Third Order with the realization that they had a good thing going with the RDNA. Frangquist & Nelson had decided...

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Cherniack, a prominent protester at Carleton40, commented to the Triumvirate that his parents did not like filling in government forms that they were Jewish, so they had the custom of putting down Druid instead.41 The Triumvirate liked the name, because it was both exotic sounding and linked to a historical religion concerned about Nature and one that had opposed a powerful centralized power (Rome). Because none of them knew much more on Druids42 and thus feared being discredited, the...

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Neo-Pagan group before claiming to competently understand it. I possessed certain knowledge and experience which greatly helped to research American Druidisms and to study Celtic Neo-Paganism 1. A great deal of familiarity with the many reputable (& unreputable) published studies on Ancient Druidism and Celtic Religions. I also have done a great deal of reading of the published materials of modern Druid movements both those descending from and those independent of RDNA origins. I therefore...

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BIG, PROMINENT DISCLAIMER TO OTHER DRUIDS This work is not to be assumed to be THE definitive, nor official, statement of the history of Reformed Druidism, regardless of my previous position as ArchDruid of Carleton. This paper is a composite of conversations and documents from past Druids that has been molded by the imposition of my personal thinking processes. It is one history, yea, one history among many of what was and is and may be Reformed Druidism. I disagree with some of the trends,...