Humanistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: July 2013


Why is the ancient history of naturalism important to our future?

– by B. T. Newberg Does it matter whether naturalism is ancient or modern?  What difference does it make as we march toward the future? The importance of naturalism’s history may not be immediately obvious.  After all, it’s what we…

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The HPedia: Mental illness argument

Your help is needed!  Please critique this entry from the HPedia: An encyclopedia of key concepts in Naturalistic Paganism.  Please leave your constructive criticism in the comments below. The “mental illness argument” is a proposed label for a dismissive strategy…

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Emotional Pantheism: Where the logic ends and the feelings start, by Áine Órga

I don’t take many leaps of faith intellectually, everything is based in reason. In this way I am a naturalistic Pagan. Where I do take those leaps of faith is in the emotional sphere. By engaging in this spiritual practice, I open myself up to experiencing things beyond the mundane. In many ways, it is in exercise in allowing myself to feel without judgement. My spirituality is my way of allowing my pantheism a space in my life.

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The HPedia: Hubris

Your help is needed!  Please critique this entry from the HPedia: An encyclopedia of key concepts in Naturalistic Paganism.  Please leave your constructive criticism in the comments below. The term hubris indicates over-reaching.  Modern usage points to overweaning pride or…

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Meaning and truth, by Treeshrew

I just came across this brilliant post from one of my favourite online druid writers, John Beckett, who writes at Under the Ancient Oaks. Check his blog out if you haven’t already! I think it is so important that we,…

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