What’s New on Patheos Pagan (May 2014)

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New blogs and columns at Patheos Pagan! Thelema, being a witch in the South, recovery resources for Pagans, Wayland, bioregionalism, dual Hindu/witchcraft practice, more. [Read more...]

Wyrd Words: Drawing the Line (Revisited)

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On Sunday, April 13th, three people were shot and killed in front of the Jewish Community Center of Kansas City. The suspect, 73 year old Frazier Glenn Cross, is an avowed white supremacist, ex KKK leader, and alleged Odinist. A number of groups within the Heathen community have spoken out against this violence. It’s time to take a stand. [Read more...]

Pray Naked For Freedom

Male Naturist, Ross Back Sands, Northumberland, UK - by Surefire, CC license 3.0

Stupid is happening out there. Arizona just passed a law that would legalize the kind of Jim Crow discrimination which was the subject of many a famous protest a few decades ago, “on religious grounds.” The intent is to allow businesses to refuse to serve gay people and not be sued for it, but the scope is far more wide-reaching than that. If those laws pass, I suggest that people gather from far and near on the next full moon at the state capital, cast circle, and take off their clothes. [Read more...]

Wyrd Words: Too Cool for Yule

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Parents complained about a Wiccan Yule display at a school in Oklahoma. In order to avoid conflict, the school’s superintendent claimed that they would remove all religious displays. But what they really did was replace everything with “Christmas.” [Read more...]

What’s New at Patheos Pagan (Nov 2013)

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New blogs and columns at Patheos Pagan! Voodoo and Santeria, worlding, Heathen women, Heathens and interfaith, birthing hereditary witchcraft, Pagan leadership, and The Witch’s Eight Paths of Power. [Read more...]

Druid Thoughts: Monarchy and the Druid

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We have a new heir to the throne of England. What would happen if our rulers came to the job with more of a desire to serve than a desire to be important — who were sovereigns in the old sense, married to the land? [Read more...]

Druid Thoughts: Tennis for Pagans

Nimue Brown

What the tennis debacle has shown us, is that bad manners and sexism are so embedded in our culture that a lot of people feel comfortable putting those kinds of views into the public domain. It is a tragedy for our culture, and for the individuals who have so lost touch with what it means to respect themselves and other humans [Read more...]


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