What is Pagan theology, and why do we need it?

Pagan theology is the discussion of pagan ethics and values and a discussion on the nature of the gods, and our relationship with them and the world. [Read more…]

Stay in touch! Like Patheos Pagan on Facebook:

Paganism for Beginners: Theology

Pagan theology is non-dogmatic, experiential, and descriptive. You are ‘doing theology’ whenever you explain how magic works, describe what you think a deity is, talk about the soul, or what happens after death. You are ‘doing theology’ when you wonder why bad things happen to good people. [Read more…]

Stay in touch! Like Patheos Pagan on Facebook:

“No One Understands About Black”

Light without dark is the intolerable bright glare of torture and interrogation. We need our shadows. We need the dark. We need black. [Read more…]

Stay in touch! Like Patheos Pagan on Facebook:

Stephen Fry, burrowing insects, and lions and tigers and bears

Christianity assumes that humans are the pinnacle of “creation” and that the world exists for our benefit. Atheists often turn this on its head and claim that the universe is hostile, but fail to notice that we are just one species among other species. The universe is neither 100% hostile, nor is it 100% benign.

[Read more…]

Stay in touch! Like Patheos Pagan on Facebook:

The Three Brigits of the Ulster Cycle and the Forgotten Origins of Neopagan Theology

This week, we are pleased to once again host an original research article by Christopher Scott Thompson, exploring an alternative origin for the “maiden, mother, crone” Goddess theology that has been so influential in contemporary Paganism. [Read more…]

Stay in touch! Like Patheos Pagan on Facebook:

Dancing and Dowsing: Moving Into Polytheism

I went to a dance class for the first time in years a few days ago. [Read more…]

Stay in touch! Like Patheos Pagan on Facebook:

On the Nature of Green(s)

Recently I’ve been thinking again about Greens. [Read more…]

Stay in touch! Like Patheos Pagan on Facebook:

CLOSE | X

HIDE | X