The Alchemical Mysteries of Daisy

Few people know that Harry Dacre, the author of the song Daisy Bell, was an accomplished alchemist. He was a shy and retiring man – indeed Harry Dacre was a pseudonym for Frank Dean, his real name. Another artist recorded the song which was to be his chief monument in the world – but what a song: one that clearly shows that he attained that rarest of gifts, the crowning glory of the Great Work of the alchemist. [Read more…]

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Notes toward a Pagan Theology of Fiction

Pagans widely agree that fiction has spiritual power. But what roles does fiction play in different Pagan traditions? Must a myth or legend have a historical basis in order to be significant? [Read more…]

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