A Guide to Politics at Patheos Pagan

If you are writing a blog here at Patheos, you are a Pagan leader, whether you like it or not. You have been given a platform, and consequently, you have a responsibility to others in our community. We must speak out. By all means, write about the gods and write about magic. But also write about what the gods and magic mean in the context of today’s political reality. [Read more…]

Call to Chicago Area Pagans: Come to Hammond on Jan. 13th

There are thousands of Pagans in the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana region. We Pagans have the responsibility to speak out at this critical juncture in history. Join us on Friday January 13 at 9am at the Lake Superior Court (232 Russell St.) in Hammond, Indiana. [Read more…]

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…]