Guest Post: The Blood of the Earth

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[The following is a guest review by Paracelsian of John Michael Greer's new book The Blood of the Earth (Scarlet Imprint, 2012). Paracelsian is the pseudonym of a UK based Pagan whose practice explores engaged & embodied relationship with the spirits of the land. He is fascinated by the stories that we (as both Pagans and more generally as Humans) tell about ourselves and to give meaning to the world around us, and consequently is involved in interfaith work.] I've never been a great fan … [Read more...]

What the New Pew Forum Survey Tells Us About Pagan Religions in U.S. Prisons

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Yesterday the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life released the findings of a 50-state survey of prison chaplains. ¬†The survey, which was endorsed by the¬†American Correctional Chaplains Association, interviewed 730 prison chaplains, and has a lot of interesting things to say about religion in the American prison system. At first glance, there are no major bombshell revelations to drive the news cycle, leading to initial headlines like "a lot of religion goes on behind bars." However, if you … [Read more...]


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