One of the places a post-Christian conservatism can go

…is into the weirdest recesses of pagan race worship. A reader writes: Well, my college age nephew just left Catholic Church and joined some religion called “Asatru Folk Assembly” because he said that Christianity is becoming “Anti-Western” and a “stupid Third World religion”. Please say a prayer for him. The reader adds: I consider myself [Read More…]

John C. Wright on Paganism and Neo-Paganism

I seem to have missed it at the time it was posted (or else I am getting senile and have forgotten it) but anyway, John offers his inimitable reflections on paganism and on the pretend game of dress-up that is silly post-Christian neo-paganism. Makes me proud to be a member of the extremely exclusive Wright/Shea [Read More…]

My views on Paganism and Neo-Paganism

Neo-pagan blogger Jason Pitzl-Waters is mad at me for this. He writes: Hilarious that I’m “shouting down” the argument of demonic possession, but you see no problem with literally demonizing Pagan religions. Mark is arguing against a straw-man version of my piece, boiling it down to me “constantly claim[ing] credit for everything in Christianity,” or [Read More…]