Prayer Isn’t Enough, Action Is Sacred Too

BRAD HIRSCHFIELD: “The need to make a material difference, to clean up a mess when your whole world feels dirty – this too, is a holy need. Picking up dirty napkins, in this context at least, is a sacred act. Perhaps in its own way, it is also another form of prayer, one in which, [Read More…]

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Austrian Atheist Wins Right To Wear Collander In License Photo

BBC: An Austrian atheist has won the right to be shown on his driving-licence photo wearing a pasta strainer as “religious headgear”. [Read more…]

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Prairie Home Companion Parodies a Pagan Ritual

GARRISON KEILLOR: “You rewrote the midsummer ritual? The most sacred ritual of the year? The ritual honoring the Sun God, the source of all life? You rewrote it?” [Read more…]

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Prairie Home Companion Features A Pagan Lake Wobegone Tale

NPR: Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion features a Pagan Lake Wobegone tale. [Read more…]

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Sacred Rocks in Shinto

JAPAN TIMES: “You’ve probably heard Mount Fuji referred to as a sacred mountain. This is because it is believed that the kami descend and reside there. The kami tend to occupy places among concentrations of nature such as mountains, rocks, waterfalls and forests.” [Read more…]

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Stars of Polygamy Reality Show to Challenge Utah Law

CNN: “Kody Brown and his four wives – the stars of the reality TV show “Sister Wives” – will soon be the subjects of another real-life drama, this one at the federal court in Salt Lake City, Utah.” [Read more…]

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New Fables for Heathen Children

MARK LUDWIG STINSON, owner of the popular Polytheism page on Facebook, is compiling nature fables for Heathen children. [Read more…]

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Statue of Liberty Demonic Idol?

RIGHT WING WATCH: “Benefiel claims that the Statue of Liberty is in fact a “demonic idol” because it represents a “false goddess.” [Read more…]

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Do Paganism and Wicca Have Rules?

PATTI WIGINGTON: “Some people believe in the Threefold Law, and others don’t. Others say that the Wiccan Rede is only for Wiccans but not other Pagans. Plus, sometimes you say that one tradition does things one way but that other traditions don’t have to do things the same way. What’s going on here? Are there [Read More…]

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Icelanders Soothe Angered Elves With Song

ICENEWS: “It is hoped that elves and hidden people around the north-western Icelandic town of Bolungarvik will start to calm down again following their recent dangerous pranks and humans’ subsequent efforts to appease them.” [Read more…]

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