Gardnerians, Sacred Lands, Climate Marches, and Other News of Note

What’s on my mind and on my reading list this month? Sacred Lands; British-Wicca.com; Sex, Death, and Witchcraft; the People’s Climate March, and more. [Read more…]

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Call for Papers: Pagan Consent Culture – Building Communities of Empathy and Autonomy

Yvonne Aburrow and I are pleased to announce that we will be co-editing an anthology entitled Pagan Consent Culture: Building Communities of Empathy and Autonomy. Your contributions are invited. [Read more…]

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Surviving Climate Change Requires Collective Action

Our desire that our groups or traditions be ideologically perfect will not serve us now. Whether we are ready to face it or not, we are in a life or death situation. It is time to embrace our imperfect allies, because that is all we have, and all we are. [Read more…]

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Why I Dislike “-Ist”s but Love Raven Kaldera

When I teach, I do my best to downplay my personal beliefs, since my aim is to help students think critically and encounter texts and ideas with minimal bias from me. Here’s the secret truth, though: of the maybe two dozen books and essays we look at in my introductory theology class, my favorite is Raven Kaldera’s Dealing with Deities. [Read more…]

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Combative Comments Interfere with Readers’ Critical Thinking

A recent study suggests that allowing readers to be exposed to combative comments interferes with their ability to process new information and think critically about it. In fact, readers exposed to such comments tend to double down on their existing beliefs, i.e. their beliefs about the topic become more polarized than before, while their perceptions of the negative aspects of the topic being discussed increase. [Read more…]

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5 Top Posts for #Patheos5Yrs

Happy 5th Anniversary, Patheos! To celebrate, here are the top 5 most-read posts on Sermons from the Mound for Christine Kraemer and Yvonne Aburrow (respectively!). [Read more…]

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Consent Culture 101: Basic Practices and Teaching Games

What is consent culture, and how do we build it? Here are some basic practices that Pagans can use for teaching consent culture to both children and adults. [Read more…]

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