Musings on the Fantasy Boom

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The other day I was at my local used bookstore and found an out-of-print edition of Rosemary Edghill's "Book of Moons," part of a trilogy of mysteries involving a Wiccan protagonist and a number of lightly-fictionalized real-life Pagans. While not fantasy in the slightest, as Wiccan and Pagan spells in the novels "work" much as they do in the real world, I can only imagine that these books, if released today, would benefit greatly from the current boom in fantasy, urban fantasy, paranormal … [Read more...]

Selena Fox Featured in Wisconsin Public Television Documentary

Selena Fox, founder and co-executive director of Circle Sanctuary, an international Nature Spirituality resource center based in southwestern Wisconsin, will be appearing in an upcoming documentary about the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway entitled "Rhythm of the River." httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4YUZwAmOAU"Explore the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway, a unique slice of our state that flourishes under a public/private land management plan." Fox appears in a segment dedicated to sp … [Read more...]

Spiritual and Archaeological Tourism Threatened in Egypt?

Osirid statues at Luxor.

Earlier this week I was talking about Pagan responses to threats against pre-Christian/pagan sites and artifacts, and now Chas Clifton points to an article from The Media Line (reprinted in several places) on rising hostility in Egypt against Western tourism, and calls to cover up famous objects from the Pharaonic period of ancient Egypt.Abd Al-Munim A-Shahhat, a spokesman for the Salafi group Dawa, has said that Egypt's world-renowned pharaonic archeology – its pyramids, Sphinx and o … [Read more...]

Pagan Community Notes: Drew Jacob, Abraxas, Fifth Sacred Thing, and More!

PNC-MN Editor Cara Schulz, tSruith Drew Jacob, and PNC Contributor Diana Rajchel

Pagan Community Notes is a companion to my usual Pagan News of Note series, more focused on news originating from within the Pagan community. I want to reinforce the idea that what happens to and within our organizations, groups, and events is news, and news-worthy. My hope is that more individuals, especially those working within Pagan organizations, get into the habit of sharing their news with the world. So lets get started!Drew Jacob's Heroic Path: PNC-Minnesota reports that Drew Jacob, f … [Read more...]


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