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“The Parable of an Atheist at a Temple” by Trent Fowler

This essay was originally published at Trent Fowler’s blog, Rulers To The Sky and at RoguePriest. Meditating with the Buddha As I sit writing this I have just finished a three day retreat at a Buddhist monastery nested in the mountains…

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What Atheists Believe Too, by Trent Fowler

Atheism requires you to have reasons for what you believe but does not require you to throw away everything that usually falls within the purview of religion. Atheists can be spiritual, mystics, or even religious.

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Yes, Virginia, I’m a Pagan Atheist, by James Rhett Aultman

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All of this is to say that I find the question of the gods being “real,” and indeed discussions of their ontological nature in general, somewhat silly. It doesn’t matter if they’re “real” if they’re meaningful. So, yes, I am an atheist because I don’t believe in the existence of a deity. I’m also, however, a Pagan, because I have a personal relationship to the same things that Pagans have relationships to. Once you get past the word games of ontology, being an atheist Pagan isn’t so silly after all.

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Samhain Special: Why Witch? by Telmaris Green

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Care and feeding of your atheist Pagan, by Rhett Aultman

I’ve been meaning to write an article like this for a while now, and in my mind, I’ve done it under a number of different titles.  It started life as “What is an Atheist Pagan, Anyway?”  Over time, though, I’ve…

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