5 Top Posts for #Patheos5Yrs

Knowth spiral. Image by Christine Kraemer.

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

Image by Podengo via Wikimedia Commons

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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The Future of Paganism (Part Two): What Pagans Can Learn from Pioneer Mormons

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For Pagans who are interested in growing community and wielding political power in the service of minority religious rights, Mormons could be our teachers—particularly if we focus on nineteenth-century Mormons and the practice of gathering. [Read more...]

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Erotic Ethics and Pagan Consent Culture

Christine Hoff Kraemer, 2011

In times of crisis, we often focus on what we DON’T want. But if we are to create a healthy consent culture, our vision of our erotic ethics must be framed in positive terms. What does a Pagan consent culture look like? [Read more...]

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Vampires and Addicts

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Are vampires a metaphor for the way we are drinking other species, the land, and each other dry? Margot Adler’s new book considers the wild popularity of vampires in media and suggests that, in the twenty-first century, the vampires are us. [Read more...]

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The Future of Contemporary Paganism: Holding Paradox (Part One)

Image adapted from "Hobbit Home" by shes_so_high. Originally posted on Flickr. CC license 2.0

The challenge of contemporary Paganism’s future is to maintain an apparent paradox: to meet the needs of a growing movement without losing the passion and alternative vision that drew so many converts to Pagan traditions. [Read more...]

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Pagan Tea Times with John Halstead and Fritz Muntean

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I sit down with John Halstead and Fritz Muntean to talk about Paganism, the internet, babies, and subcultural norms. [Read more...]

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