The Lore vs. UPG – A False Dichotomy

tree and ruins - Ephesus 2012

Privileging lore and dismissing experience is the direct result of living in a Protestant-dominated culture. A religion with real Gods is messy, unpredictable, and scary. Even though I’m fond of order, I wouldn’t have it any other way. [Read more...]

Heaven Is For Real – A Pagan View

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What are we to make of those who say they died and went to heaven – or to hell? Are their experiences proof of Christian doctrines about the afterlife? Heaven Is For Real gives us an opportunity to examine unverified personal gnosis in a different religious context. [Read more...]

UPG and Religious Uncertainty

uncertain skies 07.25.13

The value of our religious beliefs and experiences does not come from their certainty. There is no certainty. The value of our religious beliefs and experiences comes from how well they help us live better lives. [Read more...]