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June 12, 2015
The Zen Pagan: The Only God to Whom Jupiter Must Bow
Boundaries in their role as both endings and beginnings are also on my mind because...
May 22, 2015
The Zen Pagan: The Fire Circle – All Kinds Magic Worked Here
In those discussions and debates -- and sometimes heated arguments! -- I'm come to the...
May 08, 2015
The Zen Pagan: Ares and Athena in the #BaltimoreUprising
Our society is too much like Ares and too little like Athena. We are too...
April 24, 2015
The Zen Pagan: I Don’t Know
Some teachers have called this "don't know" the very heart of Zen. There are many...
April 10, 2015
The Zen Pagan: You — Yes, *You* — Can Dance (If You Want To)
When I was a kid I was so uncoordinated that during gym class I was...
March 27, 2015
The Zen Pagan: The Politically Incorrect Pagan
Since no one else seems to want to say it, I will: the fake workshop...
March 13, 2015
The Zen Pagan: “What does a Zen Pagan Atheist ritual look like?”
A friend inquired, "What does a Zen Pagan Atheist ritual look like?" Which is a...
February 27, 2015
The Zen Pagan: What Does It Mean For the Gods to Exist?
To answer the question "Do the deities exist?", we need to answer two questions, just...
February 13, 2015
The Zen Pagan: My Best Superbowl Sunday Ever
A psychedelic can only act as a catalyst, speeding up a reaction that would have...
January 30, 2015
The Zen Pagan: Religion, Identity, Practice, Doctrine, Is, and Ought
Crouch suggests that if we applied critical thinking to religion the same way we apply...
January 16, 2015
The Zen Pagan: Gods Save Us From Glorious Struggles
Religion provides a ready-made us-versus-them narrative. This narrative often has little to do with the...
January 02, 2015
The Zen Pagan: Not Invulnerable
The idea that one should seek to distance oneself from the world is expressly refuted...
December 19, 2014
The Zen Pagan: Santa Claus and the Nature of the Gods
Sophisticated cynics know that it’s a bunch of bunk, of course. There is no jolly...
December 12, 2014
The Zen Pagan: Contemplative Druidry by James Nichol (Book Review)
Nichol came to be interested in a more contemplative approach to his Druidry after a...
December 05, 2014
The Zen Pagan: #Ferguson: Righteous Anger and Wrathful Deities
As a power hierarchy becomes more and more unjust, of course more brutal and repressive...
November 21, 2014
The Zen Pagan: Gratitude, Schmatitude
I’m not going to tell you to be thankful, even as you’re about to be...
November 07, 2014
The Zen Pagan: The Burners and the Pagans
All in all, there seems to be quite a bit of overlap between the values...
October 10, 2014
The Zen Pagan: Wild Naked Minds
Should we be afraid of wild mind? That is certainly the message of some religious...
September 12, 2014
The Zen Pagan: Wild Naked Pagans
In other words, we must get wild with our spirituality, untamed and direct. It seems...
August 15, 2014
The Zen Pagan: Martial Arts as Magical Practice
The martial arts are magic -- they use imagination to raise and direct psychological energy...
July 23, 2014
The Zen Pagan: Has Pagan Environmentalism Failed?
As we look around at the ecological crisis that faces us today, it's reasonable to...
July 18, 2014
The Zen Pagan: The Quiet Side of Magic
It seems to me that to be a great magician is to be able to...
June 20, 2014
The Zen Pagan: Festival Paganism as Pilgrimage
It's interesting to think that pilgrimage, travel for religious reasons, seems to predate civilization. The...
May 23, 2014
The Zen Pagan: An Introduction, and a Buddhist Earth Deity
Welcome to The Zen Pagan. "The what Pagan?" some Pagan readers may be wondering; and...
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