Humanistic Paganism

Category: atheism


Can we derive a secular spirituality from the seasons? by Bart Everson, in Standing Room Only

 Bart Everson, author of “Spinning in Place,” speaks at the Venue Fine Arts and Gifts on July 9, 2017. On July 7, Bart Everson spoke about eco-spiritual practices at The Venue in Bloomington. A longtime atheist, Everson emphasized the celebration…

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Our Peaceful and Harmonious Pagan Community – Really!

 I agree that it would be nice if we Pagans were completely harmonious and accepting of each other – but by comparison with practically anyone else, we are doing really, really awesome, and no one has killed or even physically attacked anyone, as far as I know.    

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PantheaCon Raises Questions About the Future of Non-Theistic Paganism

I am left wondering about what the future holds for the non-theist Pagan community. We began to coalesce under the pressure of extinction from an external force: evangelical polytheism. But now that open hostilities have ceased, will the non-theistic Pagan community thrive in this newly accommodating environment?

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“Peace and Harmony” by Richard E. Jensen, PhD, ABPP

In our times of quieting, reflecting, and stillness, could we enjoy the peace and harmony that is ours to experience and allow it to help us to let go of our fears? could we allow our fears and anxieties to “dissipate” in our stillness (and they do), as we contemplate in quiet? Could we make the changes and adjustments that are needed to grow and change to emerge to our best self? Could we see ourselves as natural beings, living in a natural world without a need to reach to external supernatural powers?

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“An Atheist’s Prayer” by Mark Green

Praise to the wide spinning world Unfolding each of all the destined tales compressed In the moment of your catastrophic birth Wide to the fluid expanse, blowing outward Kindling in stars and galaxies, in bright pools Of Christmas-colored gas; cohering…

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