Humanistic Paganism

Category: practice


Walking the Labyrinth, by Anna Walther

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The cicada song in the trees above intensified as I approached the center. Coincidence, I’m certain, and yet…

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PantheaCon Raises Questions About the Future of Non-Theistic Paganism

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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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Happy Darwin Day!

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Happy Darwin Day! This commemorates the birthday of the one who contributed the theory of natural selection to our understanding of evolution, Charles Darwin.

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Naturalistic Paganism’s Spectral Challenge – Part Two: Calling the Specters by Émile Wayne

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We cannot continue to live in ignorance of each other’s stories, or fail to hear the wailing of each other’s specters. What other specters haunt our landscape, our shared social and ecological flesh? Who struggles most under the weight of these legacies? Might this practice of listening to specters reshape our collective relationships to each other and the land? A whole haunted history is implicated in our traumatically fractured, complex present.

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Revolutionary Ideas for Imbolc, by Renee Lehnen

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Like simplicity and socialism, Paganism, Naturalism, and Humanism, are also very old, very good ideas. They offer us spiritual sustenance and inspire courage to try old and new ideas as we dig ourselves out of a planet-sized pile of our own night soil. I think afternoon skaters and readers of Humanistic Paganism know that already. Have a blessed Imbolc!

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