Occupy Spirituality: Reflections from a Once and Future Activist


_Occupy Spirituality_ makes me feel old. But I know that there will be a future when my children are no longer small, and with my own needs and desires firmly in mind, I will again try to create communities of alternative values beyond my household and the circle of influence created by my job. For now, it’s been good to remember how brightly that inner activist fire can burn. [Read more...]

Pagan Theology: Recommended Resources

The Spell of the Sensuous

Looking for resources that explore the theoretical and theological bases for contemporary Pagan practice? Look no further: here’s an annotated list. [Read more...]

Individuation in Pagan traditions

Yin and yang tree

The aims of Pagan traditions with regard to the self, soul, spirit, consciousness and its relationship with the Universe are different from that of other religions.
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The struggle is not over yet

LGBT Pagan mandala

I am delighted that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people can now marry someone of the same sex in England and Wales, and that some religious groups will be able to marry same-sex couples in their places of worship. [Read more...]

Seeking the Mystery: Giveaway Results and Review Round-up

Seeking the Mystery: An Introduction to Pagan Theologies

Congratulations to the winner of the Seeking the Mystery paperback giveaway, and thanks so much to all who spread the word about the book sale and wrote such kind reviews. Here’s a round-up of the reviews so far. [Read more...]

Pathways in Modern Western Magic (Review)

Pathways in Modern Western Magic

Pathways in Modern Western Magic has the most to offer to a reader who is just beginning a formal academic study of Western magic. When it broaches less-treated topics of study and connects its subject matter to broader discussions in religious studies, however, it is also potentially valuable for established scholars of esotericism or contemporary Paganism. [Read more...]

Virtue Ethics (Seeking the Mystery, Chp. 5 Excerpt)

Seeking the Mystery: An Introduction to Pagan Theologies

What are virtue ethics, and how do Pagans make ethical decisions? Learn more in this excerpt from Seeking the Mystery: An Introduction to Pagan theologies. [Read more...]