Humanistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: November 2012


John Toland’s birthday

  The term pantheist was first coined by John Toland (1670-1721), whose birthday is November 30th.  Paul Harrison describes him:   Toland was the first modern pantheist to combine a religious reverence for the Universe, with respect for science, and…

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Which mythic pantheons resonate with you most?

2012 Thing on Thursday #10 The HP project is all about the marriage of science and myth.  By myth, I mean traditional stories usually involving supernormal beings, such as deities, ancestors, spirits, and so forth, such as Athena, the Dagda,…

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Working ritual with the Center, part 2

– by B. T. Newberg This is the second of a 2-part series exploring a new technique for creating special time and space.  Part 1 introduced the Center.  Now, this part details the technique and its basis in psychology. How…

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Working ritual with the Center, part 1

– by B. T. Newberg This is the first in a 2-part series exploring a new technique for creating special time and space.  This part introduces the key symbol, the Center. Last Samhain’s ritual script experimented with a new technique…

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Upcoming work

This Sunday A new technique for creating sacred space… Working ritual with the Center, by B. T. Newberg Part 1 appearing Sunday, November 25th, 2012 Part 2 appearing Monday, November 25th, 2012 Thing on Thursday This week, Thing on Thursday…

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