Humanistic Paganism

Category: De Natura Deorum


DE NATURA DEORUM: “What is this whole ‘deity’ thing, anyway?” by Blue

De Natura Deorum is a monthly column where we explore the beliefs of Naturalistic Pagans about the nature of deity. Today’s essay essay was originally published at Garden of the Blue Apple: Musings About Aphrodite. You know, I don’t have a good answer…

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DE NATURA DEORUM: “Polytheism, Emergence and the One” by Gus DiZerega

De Natura Deorum is a monthly column where we explore the beliefs of Naturalistic Pagans about the nature of deity. This essay was originally published at Gus DiZerega’s blog, Pointedly Pagan.  Readers are reminded of HP’s comment policy: This site is for…

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DE NATURA DEORUM: “Why I pray to Isis” by B. T. Newberg

For our monthly installment of De Natura Deorum, where we explore the beliefs of Naturalistic Pagans about the nature of deity, B. T. Newberg shares why he prays to the goddess Isis. If there is no Isis outside my mind, why…

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DE NATURA DEORUM: “The Mystic Demystified: Making theistic language serve the religious naturalist” by John Halstead

De Natura Deorum is a semi-seasonal column where we explore the beliefs of Naturalistic Pagans about the nature of deity. For the rest of this month, the theme here at HP is “Inspiration”.  Some of our contributors have shared their…

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DE NATURA DEORUM: “The Revelation of an Uncaring God” by Scott Oden

I have never had a supernatural experience.
I have never seen a ghost, a spirit, a wraith, or a shade.
I have never witnessed an inexplicable omen.
I have never heard the voice of a god.
My god box is empty.

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