Explore the myths and misconceptions about Paganism in its various forms. The ways these misunderstandings have created problems for Pagans throughout the years. A valuable resource for groups engaging in public rituals as well as for law enforcement and government agencies working with alternative religious groups. It is a must read for people wanting to educate their families about their Pagan beliefs or speak to the press about their spirituality. Kerr, an expert on hate crime, exposes the lies, fantasies, and motives of individuals responsible for the “Satanic Panic” of the 80s and 90s, and covers a few “handbooks” that were published by government agencies during this time that disseminated misinformation based on urban legends.