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Defining Paganism : Paleo-, Meso-, and Neo- (Version 2.5.1) Copyright © 1979, 2007 c.e., Isaac Bonewits

The term “Pagan” comes originally from the Latin “paganus,” which appears to have originally had such meanings as “villager,” “country dweller,” or “hick.” The Roman army used it to refer to civilians. 1,362 more words


Similar Patterns:Santo Daime, Native American, and Roman Catholic Traditions

Sacred ceremonies are containers within which psychic forces and people are held.  The form of the ceremony might differ, but there are essential elements in all traditions.  1,041 more words

Native American Traditions

A Need to Be Special

A Wiccan teenager walked into the store today.  He wore a large pentacle around his neck, he had dyed his hair black and purple, and he wore black fingerless gloves.   299 more words


Out from under the Umbrella

The rain falls with a steady hiss.  It makes distant objects and people indistinct, isolating us, driving us into our own little worlds that extend no further than the reach of our fingers.  1,019 more words



Halloween, All Soul’s Eve, Samhain.

Samhain – a Pagan celebration? Yes and one that has taken on a significance for Neo-Pagans.

A celebration of evil? Please. 701 more words

Observations And Whatnot


I like the way in which the reviewer takes the discussion forward whilst also saying nice things about my book!

A review by Maria Ede-Weaving of  ‘Contemplative Druidry: People, Practice and Potential’ by James Nichol… 886 more words