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June 09, 2016
Politics, Pagan religion and the 2016 elections- up at Public Square
I was asked to contribute to a public square discussion on faith and politics over...
January 31, 2016
The role of esotericism in Pagan religion
I had the good fortune to just come across a two-part article in Patheos by...
August 23, 2014
A response to Niki Whiting’s review of my book, Faultlines
Replying to reviews with which an author disagrees is in many ways a waste of...
February 11, 2014
Don Frew on saving Pagan lives, ‘Wiccan privilege’ and interfaith
Few if any NeoPagans have been more active than Don Frew in our interactions with...
February 04, 2014
What is Paganism? Part VI: The New Age and the Limits of Pagan Religion
Despite many similarities and considerable overlap at a personal spiritual level, New Age religion is...
January 30, 2014
What is Paganism? Part V: ChristoPaganism and the Limits of Pagan Religion
Jesus could become a part of a Pagan narrative, and from my perspective, he is...
January 27, 2014
What is Paganism? Part IV: Interfaith Recognition
The most convincing evidence supporting the definition of Pagan religion that I have discussed in...
January 23, 2014
What Is Paganism? Part III: Pagan Religion from a Historical Perspective
When I write about "Pagan religion," I am writing about religions with the oldest roots...
January 20, 2014
What is Paganism? Part II: A Spiritual Taxonomy
Categories arise from out of the questions we ask and are only as useful as...
January 16, 2014
What is Paganism? Part I: The Basics: Religion, Spirituality, and Stories
Theology arises from people trying to figure out the abstract concepts behind the basic story...
December 09, 2013
Faultlines Book Release, and Why Pagans Should Work with Other Religions
We are undergoing a fundamental shift in humanity’s spiritual orientation: from one rooted in agricultural...
August 28, 2013
A Personal Note on Abortion
Because my friend did not choose an abortion as I suggested, her decision ultimately changed...
August 06, 2013
Pagan Abortion Ethics: Pre-existing Spirits Seeking Birth
Some might argue that abortion is wrong because incarnating spirits have the right to choose...
July 15, 2013
On Abortion: A Pagan Ethical Response
A pro-choice position is compatible with honoring life as sacred. Treating other beings with respect...
April 22, 2013
Earth Day 2013
Earth Day is a reminder that we are not the only beings that matter and...
April 11, 2013
The Transforming Power of Pagan Religion in a Christian World
By seeking harmony in our lives, in our communities human and more-than-human alike, and in...
April 01, 2013
Why I Am a Pagan
The priest walked to the center and invoked the Goddess. She came. Her presence was...
March 26, 2013
A Pagan Perspective on Wilderness
Land can be understood as a temporary house, as a permanent home, or as a...
February 15, 2013
The Mirage of Monotheism
Monotheism never evolved from polytheistic roots, nor did it triumph because of its persuasive power....
February 07, 2013
If Thought Forms Exist, What Can We Do About Them?
Thought forms are dependent on the people who generate the mental energy empowering them. Like...
January 26, 2013
Thought Forms and the American Crisis: Esoteric Insights
For thousands of years, human societies were based on ideas of hierarchy, subordination, and obedience....
January 11, 2013
Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and Thought Forms
I was party to an amazing series of incidents that took place during the 1980s....
December 26, 2012
How the ‘Christian’ right is destroying Christianity in the Middle East
Christians are at risk of disappearing from the Middle East. The usual reason given is...
December 04, 2012
Looking Back on the Election: A Pagan Perspective
The American right wing hit its high-water mark in the 2012 election -- and then...
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