Restoration gone Wild, Hunt that is. . .

Wild Hunt

For a bit over a year we have been outlining the emerging Pagan Restoration, the creation if not renewal of Pagan culture and society and the activism that drives it. I am deeply grateful for the attention you have given me. However, my own work is shifting. I must consolidate my public writing for a time and so I must say good bye to this wonderful audience. [Read more...]

Institutions in Paganism: the Coin is for All

Edwin Howland Blashfield - The Angel with The Flaming Sword (1893)

Counter culture, or up and coming? Are we a religion of individuals or do we have collective will? Will the Pagan community build institutions to project our Way though time, or are we just the florescence of our time, to be superseded as the individuals coalesce into a new and different form? [Read more...]

Pantheon Foundation: building 21st Century Pagan infrastructure

Pantheon Foundation Logo

Pantheon Foundation, a California non-profit religious corporation providing IRS group exemptions for Pagan organizations, developing Pagan ministry, studying the history, promoting the culture, and advancing the social welfare of Pagans and the Pagan community was launched at PantheaCon 2014. [Read more...]

Monist? How are you using the word?

The Fall of the Titans

I’ve been noting over that past year the use of the term monist to designate a bad kind of paganism, at least from the point of the writer, particularly when they are of the so-called “hard” polytheist variety. Frankly, I’m never really sure what they mean other than monism is somehow bad. Its use also (apparently) contradicts the technical meaning of the term. Perhaps you help me understand how they mean to use it… [Read more...]

Restoration Reviewed

The Night Escorted by the Geniuses of Love and Study (1886) - Pedro Américo

This is the twelfth post of the Pagan Restoration blog, a worthy time for reflection and assessment. Using the resources of theology, history, reason, experience and intuition, I have been examining critical ideas and practices in the Pagan community with the intent to render our community better able strengthen ourselves and face the challenges before us. What’s been done…what’s to come? [Read more...]

Leadership is Relationship

Penguin Leadership

Leadership is a two way street. Those who lead only do so because of those they serve. Leadership is inalienably about service, or it is tyranny. Leadership is also risky. There are lessons to be learned from penguins and the language of ordination. [Read more...]

How Pagans can Save the World: the Pagan Restoration

dawn

Civilization totters; it needs a new Hierophant to show forth the Sacred, the values that bring about a successful life for All. Pagans are positioned with the skills to fulfill this holy task, and as the Shadow of Western Civilization, we have the power… [Read more...]


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