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Science vs. religion: Mythology is poetry, not prose, by Heather Wiech

image enhanced from Education by Louis Comfort Tiffany How do you keep myth from becoming dogma?  Heather Wiech suggests it takes both science and religion.  –  B. T. Newberg Joseph Campbell said that religion is supposed to give meaning to…

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How Persephone killed the gods for me, by B. T. Newberg

As I poured a libation of barley tea, read aloud the Hymn to Demeter, and called out to the Two Goddesses, Demeter and Persephone, a dull frustration was in the air. The words rang empty. Then, as my fingers dug into the dirt and deposited the pendant into the ground, a rush came over me. Through my mind flashed a voice: “Let them die.”

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Words into action: A Humanistic Pagan retreat

image enhanced from original, original, and Demeter, Attic red figure, c. 480 BC – by B. T. Newberg It is time to put words into action.  I am taking the coming week, starting tomorrow, as a seven-day Humanistic Paganism retreat. …

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