Humanistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: November 2011


Naturalistic meaning and purpose, by Jon Cleland Host

This week’s piece is special in a couple of ways.  First, Jon is the moderator of the yahoo group Naturalistic Paganism, which may be the community most closely resembling our own.  Second, it’s Thanksgiving weekend for Americans (Canadians had it…

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Ucoming work

This Sunday On the weekend of Thanksgiving (for Americans; the Canadians’ was last month), Jon reveals what a marvelous universe we have to appreciate. Naturalistic meaning and purpose, by Jon Cleland Host Appearing Sunday, November 27th, on Humanistic Paganism. Thing…

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What should our next projects be?

Thing on Thursday #9 Recently, we identified our top goals: help naturalists reflect on their beliefs and practices, connect naturalists to each other, and develop and debate a new way of being-in-the-world Then we identified our best allies to help…

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Deities as role models, by Eli Effinger-Weintraub

photo by B. T. Newberg For months, I’d been trying to develop a relationship with a sun goddess. One day, I looked at the sun and thought, Why am I bothering with sun goddesses, when the sun is real and…

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Upcoming work

This Sunday How can naturalists relate to deities?  Eli shares how she makes sense of them while still taking part in her mainstream Pagan community. Deities as role models, by Eli Effinger-Weintraub Appearing Sunday, November 20th, on Humanistic Paganism. Thing…

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