Why Pagans Can Save the World

Nemesis_square

Magic-users know that every problem invokes its own solution. I submit that we Pagans were invoked into existence by the crisis humanity is undergoing right now. We are especially suited as the catalyst that will reify a successful future for humanity. [Read more...]

Who is Pagan?

Allegory of Hope, by George Frederic Watts (1886)

‘Pagan’ has a vague and confusing definition that keeps us from understanding who we are and our importance at this time in history. Taking a historical view we can, however, eliminate a number of false definitions and come to focus on our unique nature. This contradicts many of the colloquial and even academic ideas about what and who is Pagan, but this deconstruction is a necessary process for us to attain to our rightful place in the world. So I ask: Who is Pagan? [Read more...]

Pagan Ministry: Serving the Pagan People/s

Golden Gate Bridge being built

Ministry is fundamentally about serving the ‘congregation,’ in contrast to being primarily about serving the Gods, as in Priesthood. The metaphorically upward movement of priesthood differs from the downward movement of ministry. [Read more...]

Pagan Priesthood: Setting the Table, Restoring the Way of the Gods

Temple of Aesculapius, Waterhouse

Priesthood in the ancient world was a call to service and a coveted honor. The Priestfolk were responsible for maintaining the rhythm of society through worship and festival, nurturing the culture’s connection with the Gods. Pagan Priesthood is far from there, but we can rebuild… [Read more...]

Restoring Idolatry to Iconolatry

The ancient icons of the Gods were destroyed in order to break worshippers’ contact with their deities. Animating icons will make the Gods’ power and blessings more accessible again. [Read more...]

Pagan Restoration in New Format

Sam Webster

As of June 2013, Pagan Restoration will appear in this space on the third Wednesday of the month. Don’t forget to update your RSS links and e-mail subscriptions! [Read more...]

Toward the Pagan Restoration of Sacrifice

It is time for Pagans to restore sacrifice to its ancient and central place in our rites. The world needs the Gods in Their fullest presence. [Read more...]


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