Veiling: A Different Take On Pagan Womanhood

A tichel is a scarf Jewish women use to cover their hair.

[I apologize for the length of this post. You might want to save this for later if it's too long to read on a phone or on a lunch break.] You can't move an inch within Paganism without stumbling across paradoxes, anomalies, or just things that make you tilt your head to the side and ponder. We are a diverse and wonderfully strange people. Within our our small minority (in relation to world religions)  there exist myriad majority/minority distinctions. It fascinates me when Paganism moves … [Read more...]

13 Things I Like About Islam Revisited

With the 10th anniversary of 9/11 around the corner, I'm considering old and new articles to share. This is an old one, but if a little good-natured interfaith understanding is all I share for 9/11, I will be content. Originally published September 10, 2010. 13. Algebra So maybe I don't like algebra but I definitely respect it. Muslim scholars made significant contributions to mathematics. Well done! 12. Cat Stevens Now known as Yusuf Islam, this is an artist that has had a lot of … [Read more...]