About Yvonne Aburrow

Yvonne Aburrow has been a Pagan since 1985 and a Wiccan since 1991. She has an MA in Contemporary Religions and Spiritualities from Bath Spa University, and lives and works in Oxford, UK. She has written four books on the mythology and folklore of trees, birds, and animals, and two anthologies of poetry. She is the editor of the Theologies of Immanence wiki, a collaborative project for creating grass-roots Pagan theology. Her most recent books are "All Acts of Love and Pleasure: inclusive Wicca" and "Pagan Consent Culture: Building Communities of Empathy and Autonomy" with Christine Hoff Kraemer.

Moving House

Dowsing for Divinity is moving to dowsingfordivinity.wordpress.com. I would like to thank Jason Mankey and Christine Hoff Kraemer for their excellent editorship of the Patheos Pagan Channel, and the support they have always offered to all the writers here. I would also like to thank everyone who has read and commented on my posts here, and my [Read More…]

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Review of Queer Paganism by Jo Green

This book would definitely be of interest to queer Pagans and open-minded heterosexuals, as it is not only about queer Paganism, but is about an inclusive practice. [Read more…]

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Imagining Other Possible Worlds

Science fiction, particularly the writings of Ursula le Guin, explores hypothetical alternative societies, cultures, futures, and histories. I am currently watching Babylon 5 again on DVD, and would highly recommend it as an exploration of what happens when a totalitarian and xenophobic government takes over, and how people come together to resist. Alternative visions of [Read More…]

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You say you want a revolution? (Review)

The exhibition tells the story of social change in the sixties through music, fashion, posters, propaganda, a very grainy video of the Moon landings, a piece of Moon rock, and much more. It includes album covers, clothes, furniture, a Wiccan sword, a goat head mask made by Arnold Crowther, The Lord of the Rings memorabilia, music, design, and architecture. [Read more…]

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A Pagan Requiem

I have been thinking for a while that we need more liturgical poetry in Pagan traditions. I have been thinking for a while about the beautiful pieces of music composed for the Requiem Mass, and thinking how great it would be to have a Pagan Requiem – something life-affirming, but acknowledging grief and death. So [Read More…]

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New Book Coming Soon!

Inner work is a name commonly given to the inner processes that happen in ritual. However, the best kind of inner work also has an effect outside the individual and outside the circle. When rituals are focused only on self-development, they tend to be a bit too introspective. Ritual is about creating and maintaining relationships and connections – between body, mind, and spirit; with the Earth, Nature, the land, the spirit world, the community, and friends. [Read more…]

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A Meditation: The Trees and the Forest

A Meditation: The Trees and the Forest [Read more…]

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