Faith in interfaith?

What is the deal with the word ‘faith’ in interfaith? As a board member of Interfaith W-S, when reaching out to the community, on an individual basis, to ask for a general opinion of how to invite interest among the Nones and Spiritual But Not Religious (SBNR) communities, a lot of the feedback received was that our initiative was going to be a hard one to achieve, as the word ‘faith’ is a part of our name.Apparently, the second half of the word interfaith raises some serious issue with what … [Read more...]

Travelling Together

This past weekend, the Wild Hunt ran a column entitled Institutions vs. Counterculture in Modern Paganism. I highly recommend reading it, it's both thoughtful and thought provoking.  But, in summary, it explores the tension in our community between the wild and the mystical and the more staid and sedate.  Some in the comments, myself included, proposed possible resolutions or middle grounds.  John Becket, another author here on the Patheos Pagan Channel, shared some of his thoughts in his essay, … [Read more...]


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