Paganism for Beginners: Levels of Symbolism

The hearth fire: a universal symbol of warmth.

According to CG Jung, there are three levels of symbolism: personal, cultural, and universal. Personal symbolic associations are not “wrong” or “incorrect” – but they don’t necessarily have any meaning for anyone else, unless they happen to share those associations. Poets and novelists often make use of personal symbolism to create new and interesting metaphors and imagery in their poems and stories. [Read more...]

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Occult Knowledge and Gnosis (Seeking the Mystery, Ch. 3 Excerpt)

Seeking the Mystery: An Introduction to Pagan Theologies

What is the occult? Esotericism? Gnosis, and UPG? Learn more in this excerpt from Seeking the Mystery: An Introduction to Pagan Theologies. [Read more...]

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