Happily Heathen: The Apples And Oranges Of Heathen Spirituality – Lore or Experience?

Something that has been coming up a lot for me in my personal musings on spirituality this past year is the disconnect between theory and practice: what one thinks, in theory, a deity should or shouldn’t be doing, and what it is that deity actually does. Scholarship vs. individual experience–who will win?

Answer: If this becomes an either/or battle, no one does. [Read more…]

Queer of Swords: Not God but god?

Not an atheist, but don’t believe in the literal reality of God(s)? Sarah Thompson discusses her route from Christianity to Paganism via many years of hard atheism. [Read more…]

Queer of Swords: Redaction for XXXX and XXXXXXX

Dogma is unreliable because mystical gnosis is noisy and susceptible to the bias of the listener. Redaction is therefore necessary in order for religions to live and grow as society evolves. [Read more…]

Making Light: All Religions are UPG

I’m a religious person who believes in the reality of the divine, but I’m also a scientist. Much of what I write about here stems from my own doubts and a struggle to reconcile these two aspects of my life. This is, in its essence, a story about how I worked through doubt for myself. [Read more…]


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