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What Does “Naturalism” Mean to You?

With the new year, we are starting a new series called, “What Naturalism Means to Me”. It is an opportunity for our readers, like you, to share what Naturalism means for you.

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Spirituality Without Politics Is Lame

A politics without spirituality is blind, but a spirituality without politics is lame.  And that is why I worry about an apolitical spirituality.  I worry that individual spiritual practice in isolation from engagement with the world will never lead to real personal development and thus never lead to positive social change. And I worry about an apolitical spirituality which tells us that we need to accept the world as it is because we are powerless to change it. 

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Expand Your Pagan Cred This October, by B. T. Newberg

The annual online course designed for people just like us is back this October. SNS 101: Introduction to Spiritual Naturalism is a course for Naturalistic Pagans and others of like persuasion. Discover how our practices and beliefs fit into a…

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How I finally “got” ritual: A dialogue with DT Strain and B. T. Newberg, part 2

Today, we begin our late spring theme, Practice, with DT Strain, director of the Spiritual Naturalist Society, who shares how he learned to “get” ritual as a naturalist, and he asks B. T. to share his understanding in turn. Click above…

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Postpagan Ceremony & Ecology by Glen Gordon: “Sacred Seasonal Narrative for Today’s Humanism and Naturalism”

Religious humanists and spiritual naturalists are experts at finding meaning in the ordinary. Marking sacred days, such as the solstices and equinoxes, reminds us of the sacred mystery of life that we interact with everyday.

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