Starhawk is a well-known figure in the field of modern Goddess religion and earth-based spirituality. She is the author or coauthor of ten books, including the classics The Spiral Dance and The Fifth Sacred Thing, as well as The Earth Path: Grounding Your Soul in the Rhythms of Nature. Starhawk is a veteran of progressive movements who is passionate about applying spirituality's approaches and creative force to political activism. She teaches magic, ritual instruments, and activism skills to people all around the world. www.starhawk.org is her website.