Editorial: Occupying Everything

What I love about having conversations with vibrant, intelligent, people is that you often find yourself verbalizing your beliefs in a distilled and succinct manner that may never have occurred in solitude. In this case, I was having lunch with a retired Lutheran minister, a member of my wife's family, and our conversation turned to social justice and the Occupy movement. Specifically, we were talking about "Occupy faith" initiatives that have been springing up to support the movement, and  what … [Read more...]

On Faith: Gary Johnson and the Pagan Media

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I have a new piece up at the Washington Post's On Faith section examining the importance of the recent video Pagan media press conference with Republican presidential candidate, and former New Mexico governor, Gary Johnson.Here's a short excerpt: "What does it all mean? I think it represents two opportunities. First, there’s an opportunity for politicians to realize that America’s religious diversity isn’t simply a stock phrase to pull out when describing the virtues of our country. Acco … [Read more...]

On Faith: My Response to ‘The Response’

My latest response at the Washington Post’s On Faith site is now up.Here’s this week’s panel question: Texas Governor, and possible GOP presidential candidate, Rick Perry has endorsed ‘The Response’ a prayer event scheduled for August 6 in Texas. “As a nation, we must come together and call upon Jesus to guide us through unprecedented struggles, and thank Him for the blessings of freedom we so richly enjoy,” Perry wrote on the event’s official Web site. Perry’s critics are concerned about hi … [Read more...]

Fifth Sacred Thing Film Update and other Pagan News of Note

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Top Story: The planned movie adaptation of Starhawk's novel “The Fifth Sacred Thing,” has officially launched its Kickstarter fundraising campaign (complete with fundraising pitch video featuring Starhawk). They are looking to raise $60,000 dollars in 60 days. There has been just over $10,000 dollars pledged in the first two days. The money will be used to make a professional pitch video to the major film studios.[iframe http: … [Read more...]


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