PAGAN CONSENT CULTURE Anthology Is Available!

How might a Druid understand consent? How about a Wiccan, a Thelemite, a Heathen, or a Polytheist? In PAGAN CONSENT CULTURE, Pagans of many traditions show how to ground good consent practices in Pagan stories, liturgies, and values. [Read more…]

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Why Dowsing for Divinity?

We decided that the title Sermons from the Mound no longer quite fitted the type of posts we are actually writing. Technically, a sermon is a reflection on a text, and an exposition of its meaning. That’s not what we are actually doing with our writing.

So we had a very enjoyable brainstorming session via email, with a total of fifty-five different suggestions for names for the blog. But we kept coming back to dowsing imagery, with its connotations of looking for hidden currents, connections with the unseen, hidden waters, and hidden patterns. [Read more…]

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Message of love for the Ásatrúarfélag

Dear Icelandic Pagan Association, I stand with you in your efforts to be allowed to conduct same-sex marriages, and to be inclusive of LGBTQIA people. I stand with you as you extend a welcome to people of any nationality and ethnicity. [Read more…]

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Terry Pratchett: an accidental Pagan theologian

As far as I know, he is the only writer to speculate on how deities come into being, first as particles of energy, then accumulating more energy from the minds of worshippers (in the book Small Gods). He was the inventor of the wonderful idea of the Dark Morris (the slow and silent dance that must be danced in the depths of the forest in order to make the wheel of the year turn again towards summer). [Read more…]

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Friends, May I Present to You… Your New Channel Manager!

Thank you all so much for the energy you lend to this space. I have learned so much from all of you, and I’m glad I will be able to go on doing so. Many blessings. [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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Tea Time Update and Chair Position at Cherry Hill Seminary

Pagan Tea Time sweeps the Internet! Plus, Cherry Hill Seminary is looking for a new chair of Theology and Religious History. [Read more…]

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