When Journalists are “Embedded” in Pagan Religions

NPR correspondent Eric Weiner is the latest in a long line of journalists to temporarily embed themselves within a Pagan practice in order to explore our religions first hand. In Weiner's new book, "Man Seeks God: My Flirtations with the Divine," he engages with a number of different religious traditions in order "to better understand faith, and to find the god or gods that speak to me." Eric Weiner in conversation with Lisa Napoli from Ted Habte-Gabr on Vimeo."Weiner, a longtime "spiritual voyeur" and inveterate traveler, realizes that while he has been privy to a wide range of religious practices, he's never seriously considered these concepts in his own life. Face to face with his own … [Read more...]