Humanistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: August 2014


“Atheopaganism: An Earth-Centered Religion without Supernatural Credulity” by Mark Green

Atheopaganism provides the fulfillment benefits of a traditional religion, yet is rooted in what is true and open to learning, change, and constant reconsideration of itself. While it does not make promises of eternal existence, a cosmically-determined plan or magical powers, it also does not ask us to sacrifice the unique and marvelous capacities of our cognitive minds in the name of living with a pretty story.

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The Wheel of Evolution, by Eric Steinhart: Lammas

Dr. Eric Steinhart draws on his philosophical background to create a naturalistic foundation for the Pagan Wheel of the Year.  To better understand axiarchism, the philosophy on which Dr. Steinhart draws to create a Naturalistic Pagan theology, see Part 1…

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August Cross-Quarter

In the Northern Hemisphere, the Autumn cross-quarter or “summer thermistice” is celebrated on August 1 as Lughnasadh/Lammas.  Astronomically, the event occurs around August 6th or 7th.  Due to the seasonal lag, this is the hottest time of the year in many…

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A Pedagogy of Gaia: “How Lammas Changed My Life” by Bart Everson

What can we learn, and how can we teach, from the cycles of the Earth — both the cycles within us, and the cycles in which we find ourselves? The Dog Days of Summer Do you know that time in…

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Musings of a Pagan Mythicist: “Walking Sacred Paths in Hellas″ by Maggie Jay Lee

I recently fulfilled a dream of mine to visit some of the sacred sites of ancient Greece, the land of the Hellenes.  Hellas has been for me a sustaining source of inspiration.  I am a naturalistic, pantheistic Pagan.  I do…

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