Four “Godless Pagan” Authors on Pagan Musing Podcast Tonight at 8pm ET / 7pm CT

Join us tonight at 8pm ET / 7pm CT / 6pm MT / 5pm PT on Pagan Musings Podcast. KaliSara and RevKess take an in depth look at Atheopaganism, or atheist Pagans, by having a conversation with John Halstead, Cat Chapin-Bishop, Áine Órga, and Tom Swiss. John is the editor of a book called Godless Pagans: voices of Non-Theistic Pagans. The others are all contributors to this anthology. [Read more…]

Lowered Expectations Is Not the Answer to Bad Pagan Rituals

Who says that public rituals aren’t about transcendence? Good rituals can be experienced on multiple levels at once. And people know transcendence when they feel it, and they know when they don’t feel it. And that’s why they don’t come back. [Read more…]

What’s A Nice Atheist Like Me Doing At Gods & Radicals?

My worldview does not accommodate supernatural beings that exist separately and independently of human beings. In that sense I am an atheist. And yet, my world is full of gods — from the sun, the source of all life on earth, to the god Indra, the personification of the sun within me. These gods call my back to my true self. And from that place of connectedness, I am better able to resist capitalist disenchantment. [Read more…]

5 Reasons You Should NOT Sign the Pagan Environmental Statement

There’s perfectly valid reasons for choosing not to sign the Pagan Community Statement on the Environment. These are not among them … [Read more…]

Can “God” be Castrated?

When we say that a historically male-gendered term is genderless, there is the risk that all we are really doing is normatizing masculinity, i.e., reinforcing maleness as the standard by which all other genders are judged. But while “God” is gendered in most Abrahamic discourse today, that can change … and Pagans can help it change. The word “God” doesn’t have to be gendered, and certainly doesn’t have to be male-gendered. [Read more…]

Enroll in Living Systems at Cherry Hill Seminary

Living Systems Science has its roots in the ecological and biological sciences, and attempts to explain how all living systems work by exploring dynamic patterns of the relationships of organisms with their environment. This class is for the non-scientist who wants to understand the scientific principles of the Web of Life, how the relationships within the web are responding to climate change, and what we can expect given a variety of scenarios. [Read more…]