Humanistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: August 2013


The HPedia: Symbol

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. In Naturalistic Paganism, deities and magic are often interpreted symbolically in some…

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Why is community the focus of HP?

– by B. T. Newberg The focus of HP is community. Why? Though this website started as an outlet for one guy’s thoughts (mine), it soon became clear that there were many others of like mind out there.  Pretty quickly,…

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The HPedia: Allegory

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. Allegory is one of several ways that naturalistic traditions have historically interpreted…

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Praying to the Goddess as good financial advice, by Thomas Schenk

  The rice planter’s mistake In China, there is a story told about a husband and wife who are rice farmers. They have just finished planting the crop.  The husband, though, is not content just waiting for the crop to…

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The HPedia: Archetype

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 archetype is perhaps the most common naturalistic interpretation employed by Neopagans.  Halstead…

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