I worship the blind God

You weary Nations, perhaps I am some new being you’ve never encountered before. Yet there is nothing about me you can’t recognize. I live in the place where you perceive nothing. Look again! – Geoff Bartley, “The Language of Stones” Recently, P. Sufenas Virius Lupus published an essay at Patheos entitled “Bringing Back the Gods”.  [Read More...]

The next time you walk into your bookstore …

… you may find your Pagany books in the Religion section, instead of in the New Age section.  Elysia over at Llewellyn has posted about “The Biggest Pagan News that No One is Talking About”. The BISAC code [the codes developed and maintained by the Book Industry Study Group] that used to be OCC036020 Body, [Read More...]

Naturalistic Pagans, Jungians, and Polytheists, O my!

1.  B.T. Newberg has published a fascinating breakdown of the Naturalistic Pagan Community: Jungians, cognitive-evolutionary types, Pantheists, Cosmic types (Sagan’s Pagans), cultural/philosophical types, environmental types, and other atheists/agnostics.  I’ve recently been educated a little about the diversity of the Polytheistic community when I wrongly assumed that all Polytheists approach their gods in the same way.  [Read More...]

My (Neo-)Pagan Elevator Speech

Jonathan Korman (whose post I can’t seem to talk enough about) recently described an awkward interaction he witnessed at a Pagan festival: I was at a public Pagan festival a while ago and a passing non-Pagan asked one of the people working at the information booth who we all were and what we were doing. [Read More...]

Your One-Stop-Shop for Pagan-Polytheist Controversy (Updated 1-26-13)

Star Foster recently added her name to the growing list of Polytheists who have dropped the Pagan label.  [It looks like her post has now been taken down.]   (It wasn’t too long ago she was telling everyone how much she loved being Wiccan.) Jason Mankey says there’s no running from the Pagan label (There’s [Read More...]

(Neo-)Pagan Sensibility

I want to take a time out from my 2012 blogroll review and talk briefly about the latest attempt to resolve the Pagan identity-crisis.  No, I don’t mean Star Foster ditching the Pagan label a few of days ago — something which was not at all surprising given her attitude toward other Pagans six months [Read More...]


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