Solar Deities Throughout History

For as long as humans have existed on this Earth, their various civilizations have developed religious beliefs surrounding the importance of the Sun. [Read more…]

Self Love and Polyamory

My path to being polyamorous started before I knew it had. If I am honest with myself and all of my past relationships and lovers, polyamory is something I always needed yet never had a term for. [Read more…]

On Inclusive Practice

The following is the transcript of a speech given by the author at the Berkeley Pagan Alliance Festival on May 7th, 2016. Some of you have heard the work that I’ve done on antiracism and antifascism in the Heathen community and the Pagan community.  Instead of talking about what we work against I think it [Read More…]

Hedge Crossing & Spirit Flight

Hedge-Crossing, Hedge-Riding, Wind-Riding, and Myrk-Walking; these are just some of the terms for Spirit Flight. It is a journey you take in Spirit form or in the Dream World in which we meet at the Witches Sabbath or join with our Fetch Beast in the making of magic. [Read more…]

Exploring Pagan Discernment

Discernment is the process of evaluating things for spiritual direction and understanding and of being willing to look critically at the experiences you have. [Read more…]

Finding Druid Deities

When we began the work of establishing spiritual connections with the land we quickly realized that we needed to gain an understanding of the spiritual character of our people. The work and discussions that followed culminated in a night of trance and divinatory work reaching out for a God to come forward to stand as our divine ancestor, a father to stand with us in a sacred marriage to the land.
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Understanding the New Right and Our Movement

Over the past few months, following the publication of a piece by Gods & Radicals on the New Right and the modern Pagan and polytheistic movements, there has been a great deal of debate and uproar on the subject.  Though there have been quite a few eschewing debate for personal attacks, ranging from a recent [Read More…]

Patheos Pagan Writers on Beltane

I think one of the most important things we can do as a community is share how we worship, celebrate, and observe our most sacred days. I asked our writers at Patheos Pagan for their Beltane thoughts and got a variety of thoughtful and inspiring replies. [Read more…]

Pagan Interviews: Rhyd Wildermuth

A conversation with author, activist and co-founder of Gods and Radicals Rhyd Wildermuth. [Read more…]

ADF Has a New Archdruid

Effective May 1st, 2016, ADF will have a new Archdruid, the Rev. Jean Pagano. [Read more…]


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