AgoraThe Lady’s Quill: Odin
Poet, wise man, grey-cloaked wanderer, one-eyed, wizard, warrior, king... when I decided to do Odin as my next “Divine Profiles” article, I was overwhelmed. For as much as the Lady is a complex, larger-than-life being, the Allfather has so very many names and stories attached to him that I was afraid that I couldn't do him justice.
AgoraThe Rantin’ Raven: Not My Elder
Recently, a few prominent authors, activists, and well-known personalities in the Pagan world did something unfortunate. Very publicly. Bloggers and Facebookers immediately took up sides, with the battle lines being drawn along “No Elder of mine!” and “We must respect our Elders even when they’re wrong.” And I got to thinking about the phenomenon of the Pagan Elder. It’s actually a very murky subject.
Through the GrapevinePagan Interviews: Segomâros Widugeni
Segomâros Widugeni is an author, blogger, and one of the leading lights of today's Gaulish Polytheism. He talked to our Sean Harbaugh about finding Paganism, the Polytheist movement, and where to begin when looking into the Celtic Recon path.
The Allergic PaganWhy Pagans Hate “Witches of America”
I wonder if perhaps what underlies some of the intensity of the Pagan condemnation of Witches of America is that, in the end, Mar didn't "convert" to Paganism.
Raise the Horns(More) Pagan Things Made by Pagans For Pagans
Last year’s Pagan Things Made by Pagans For Pagans broke some sort of record in the Pagan-gifting blogosphere, so it’s time to do it again! Would the world be better off if none of... [Read More]
Voodoo Universe10 Easy Holiday Recipes For Pagans
10 Easy Holiday Recipes for Pagans. Photo by Lilith Dorsey. All rights reserved. Last year when I wrote my popular Pagan Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup, people kept asking what’s... [Read More]
The Allergic PaganWe’re All Appropriating Dead Pagan Cultures
Ba’al Hadad prayer card by G. Palmer for sale on Galina Krasskova’s website I swore I was not going to get involved in the Cultural Appropriation Controversy here at Patheos Pagan.... [Read More]
John BeckettWorshipping Fearsome Gods
This is a Unitarian Universalist Sunday Service I presented twice: to Arlington UU Church on November 8, then to Pathways UU Church today. It’s an adaptation of my workshop at... [Read More]
AgoraThe Morrigan's Peace Prophecy
I had planned something else for today’s blog, but instead I’m going to share this from the Cath Maige Tuired: Excerpt of cover from Pagan Portals – Meeting the Great Queen by... [Read More]
Paths Through The ForestsFalling Out Of Christianity, Into Paganism, And Getting Up In Atheism
I was raised in a household that was Pentecostal Christian (an Evangelical form of Christianity), and I grew pretty depressed as I was taught that I was born broken, and that I... [Read More]
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