Paganism for Beginners – Overview

Paganism is more of an attitude of mind than a fixed creed. It is always tempting to ask, “what do Pagans believe?” but a better question is “what do Pagans do?” [Read more…]

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One Pagan in the Season of Advent, the Season of #Ferguson #MikeBrown #EricGarner

Why have we been silent? [Read more…]

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Ten Pagan Writers I Am Grateful For In a Troubled Season

Among all the thoughtful and passionate voices I have encountered this year, here are ten I am especially grateful for at the moment, in no particular order. [Read more…]

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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…]

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Surviving Climate Change Requires Collective Action

Our desire that our groups or traditions be ideologically perfect will not serve us now. Whether we are ready to face it or not, we are in a life or death situation. It is time to embrace our imperfect allies, because that is all we have, and all we are. [Read more…]

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A tangled web

Whenever I confront my personal ethical choices around sustainability and ecology, I realise that everything depends on everything else. One choice may be more sustainable than another, but it may have other deleterious effects. You fix one part of the ecosystem, another gets broken. You try to fix poverty by donating clothes to charity shops (thrift stores) and then discover you have undermined small-scale indigenous clothing manufacture. You buy fair trade goods and then discover that they have been shipped over vast distances. [Read more…]

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Moving Beyond “Environmentalism”

The world is alive and aware and we are part of it. [Read more…]

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