Circling Alone: Paganism’s Solitary Eclectic Future?

Helen A. Berger presenting at the AAR.

Perhaps one of most thought-provoking presentations I attended at the American Academy of Religion's Annual Meeting in San Francisco was that by sociologist Helen A. Berger at the Contemporary Pagan Studies Group panel "Pagan Analysis and Critique of Religion." Her talk, "Fifteen Years of Continuity and Change within the American Pagan Community," was a flurry of statistical information ¬†gleaned from a 2009¬†re-visitation¬†of the Pagan Census project. This isn't the first time Berger, co-author of … [Read more...]