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Eric Scott

Columnist

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Eric Scott was raised in St. Louis by Coven Pleiades, a Wiccan group based in the Alexandrian tradition. His fiction and memoir explore the joys and doubts of being a second-generation Pagan in the modern world. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Missouri. His work has appeared in or is forthcoming in Ashe! Journal, Kerouac's Dog Magazine, Caper Literary Journal, and Witches & Pagans. He is also a Contributing Editor at Killing the Buddha.

Family Traditions

Picking Lots

I happened to draw the lot of being born to Pagans. I honestly did not realize how strange a fate that was until I was almost twenty. Read More »

Best Man

As an American, I know what a wedding looks like, and a handfasting ain't it. Read More »

Looking for the Elders

Tracing your spiritual lineage in Paganism is very difficult, but we need to know where we come from. Read More »

Belief in Doubt

I'm not sure any religion -- even my own -- is the way up the mountain. I'm not sure the mountain itself exists. Read More »

Ways of Looking at a Cross

The unlikely appearance of a cross-bearing evangelist at the St. Louis Pagan Picnic. Read More »

The "Right" to Worship Almighty God

Missouri's Prayer Amendment would make it possible for students to simply opt-out of anything that challenges their previously held beliefs. Read More »

Recent Articles

Picking Lots

I happened to draw the lot of being born to Pagans. I honestly did not realize how strange a fate that was until I was almost twenty. Read More »

Best Man

As an American, I know what a wedding looks like, and a handfasting ain't it. Read More »

Looking for the Elders

Tracing your spiritual lineage in Paganism is very difficult, but we need to know where we come from. Read More »

Belief in Doubt

I'm not sure any religion -- even my own -- is the way up the mountain. I'm not sure the mountain itself exists. Read More »

Ways of Looking at a Cross

The unlikely appearance of a cross-bearing evangelist at the St. Louis Pagan Picnic. Read More »