Neo-Paganism.org is now (also) Neo-Paganism.com

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I’m pleased to report that Neo-Paganism.org is now Neo-Paganism.com !  Come by and check it out.  I’m hopeful that this will bring even more seekers to our community.  There have been two dozen new pages added to the site recently. And we’re continually adding new entries to the Neo-Paganism Timeline, which is now approaching 500 entries, dating from [Read More...]

Call for a Pagan Community Statement on the Environment

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Where is our declaration on the environment? Where is our action plan on climate change? We’re too busy scattering the proverbial cats to notice that the ale for our “Cakes and Ale” is in styrofoam cups. In 1986, Isaac Bonewits told Margot Adler that, while many Neo-Pagans were very concerned about environmental matters, “Most Neo-Pagans are too loose and liberal to be fanatic about anything, including their own survival.” Little seems to have changed. Prove me wrong. Let’s start with a Pagan Community Statement on the Environment. Anybody interested? [Read more...]

Are monism and polytheism a matter of temperament?

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It would be beneficial if we as a community would stop looking at one another as deficient because we perceive the divinity differently. It’s natural, when we discover something beautiful, to want to share it, and even to get frustrated when other’s can’t see it. But the fact is that our perceptions are selective. And by attending to one for of beauty, we necessarily cut ourselves off from other forms. The problem comes when we start insisting that our limited vision is all there is to see, rather than a piece of the puzzle. [Read more...]

An alternative conception of divine reciprocity

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I have a new post up at Humanistic Paganism entitled, “‘As the gods pour, so do mortals’: An alternative conception of divine reciprocity”.  Come over and check it out. [Read more...]

Why this Pagan cares about the LDS Ordain Women movement

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Change is coming. It’s not going to come as quickly or as completely as I want, but it is happening right now. And we Pagans have played and continue to play a role in that change. [Read more...]

Single File Spirituality: Community for Spiritual Introverts

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I need to let go of this abstract idea of what participation in a religious community should look like. Instead of thinking of community as a cocktail party — which is overwhelming for me — I need to think about community more in terms of individual relationships. [Read more...]


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