Humanistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: July 2011


The indifference of nature, by Rua Lupa

photo by B. T. Newberg (gazing up the gummy trunk of a tree) Is Nature a loving mother?  This week Rua Lupa comes forward with an environmental message of freedom and responsibility. Pentamera Ardea 23 / 10 B.E. (Friday August…

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This Sunday Rua Lupa, creator of the Ehoah naturalistic path, joins us tomorrow with a message of environmental freedom and responsibility entitled “The Indifference of Nature.” The indifference of nature, by Rua Lupa Appearing July 31st on Humanistic Paganism. Recent…

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So a polytheist, a Voodoo priest, and a Humanist walk into the woods…

photo by B. T. Newberg by B. T. Newberg No, the title above isn’t the opening of a bad joke.  It’s what Drew Jacob, Urban Haas, and I are going to do this weekend. We’re setting out on a four-day…

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How Persephone killed the gods for me, by B. T. Newberg

As I poured a libation of barley tea, read aloud the Hymn to Demeter, and called out to the Two Goddesses, Demeter and Persephone, a dull frustration was in the air. The words rang empty. Then, as my fingers dug into the dirt and deposited the pendant into the ground, a rush came over me. Through my mind flashed a voice: “Let them die.”

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This Sunday Tomorrow’s piece shares the story of my journey toward Humanistic Paganism. Read “How Persephone killed the gods for me” tomorrow here on Humanistic Paganism.   Recent Work Being human when surrounded by Greek gods, by M. J. Lee…

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