Humanistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: January 2019


A Naturalistic Pagan’s Case for MAID and the Humane Treatment of the Old Human Animal, by Renee Lehnen

On March 27, George and Shirley Brickenden died holding hands in bed after dining on lobster, salmon, and champagne. George, 95, and Shirley, 94, married since the final year of the Second World War, “flew away” (their words) to the…

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The Super Blood Wolf Moon Lunar Eclipse Arrives! Here are some Ritual ideas. [Stardust, Contemplating]

Even though it will be more than 220,000 miles away, the stunning spectacle of the Super Blood Wolf Moon will soon capture the gaze of many millions of people.  What do you have planned for this magical time?

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The Winter Cross-Quarter (Winter Thermstice) Approaches!

  In the Northern Hemisphere, the Winter cross-quarter (Summer Thermstice) is traditionally celebrated on February 2 as Imbolc.  It is near the midpoint between the Winter Solstice and the Spring equinox, which this year happens on February 3rd.  It is one of…

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Paganism Hasn’t Returned (Yet)

Paganism represents a potential challenge to a paradigm which has dominated the West since the ascendance of Christianity, a paradigm which seeks to transcend the natural world and which has driven Western civilization to the brink of collapse. What would it take for paganism to really become a challenge to the Christian paradigm?

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Bearing Witness to Social Injustice as A Spiritual Practice: Moving from Pain to Taking Compassionate Action, (Part 2 of 3) by Wayne Martin Mellinger, Ph.D. [The Dionysian Naturalist]

Bearing witness enables us to publicly testify about the suffering of our world based upon firsthand observation.  It informs our actions to change the world and to alleviate suffering. 

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