Guest Post: Theology in Motion

[Pagan, mystic, and activist T. Thorn Coyle is founder and head of Solar Cross Temple and Morningstar Mystery School and lives by the San Francisco Bay. For information on her writing, podcasts, blog, and new video teaching series - Fiat LVX! - please visit http://www.thorncoyle.com]“We have a society in which money is increasingly concentrated in the hands of a few people, and in which that concentration of income and wealth threatens to make us a democracy in name only.” - Paul Krugman, Economist“The occupy movement is important to Pagans because we understand just how important the right to a voice is and how it is essential in meeting the needs of all people... The voice and p … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Spotlighting Denver’s Charitable Pagan Community

[Teo Bishop is a Druid hailing from Denver, CO. You can find his blog at Bishop in the Grove.]As a long-time follower of the Wild Hunt, I've found it encouraging to read posts about the different ways Pagans across the country are gathering, celebrating, and organizing. The Pagan community, from my experience, is a charitable one. We have a real desire to take care of our own, but we're also willing to reach out to others who may not share our world view or religious tradition.So, in the spirit of Pagan Community Notes, a regular feature on The Wild Hunt, my guest post will showcase some of the important charity work taking place in the Pagan community of my hometown, Denver, … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Pagan View of Social Justice

[Laura LaVoie is a contributor to The Juggler and PNC-GA. She lives in Atlanta, GA with her partner and cats, blogging about brewing beer, tiny houses and Hellenic polytheism.]I was a Unitarian for a while. I went to church and enjoyed the community. Then we got a new pastor and I didn’t like that church anymore, so I stopped going. But the Unitarian Church was one of the first times in my life I had really been exposed to the concept of Social Justice. I had been raised Catholic, and there was plenty of Social Justice to go around, there just wasn’t a committee for it. Among my Pagan friends, it wasn’t something that my circle discussed on a regular basis. Things changed for me lately to … [Read more...]