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White Oak Hellenic in 2017

White Oak Grove CUUPs is happy to announce that dates have been confirmed with the church for our 2017 Hellenic Special Interest Group.  We will meet on the third Friday of each month in the church’s library from 6:30 – 9pm, with the lesson starting at 7pm. 111 more words

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Religion in Daily Life, Part I: A Broken Caduceus

For the next series of posts on this blog, I want to focus on identities and religious obligations. This is something that I have thought about for the past few years privately, and I have said some things publicly that haven’t really done justice to how complicated this is. 1,906 more words


Hymn to Asklepios

From the old KALLISTI:

Secrets of nature burnt in your breast, consuming all.
As a spark ignites oil, surging in an explosion of light,
so you let the flickering gold on the table consume… 171 more words


The brainstorm of divine origins

For those of you who are unaware of it, I’m not a fan of immediate equations of gods. That is to say, that I’m not into the simplistic argument that similar iconography or overlap in functions is enough to conclude that two or more deities are the same. 2,498 more words

Roman Polytheism


Miasma is the impurity we as humans naturally accumulate and posses. It is not something we need to stress about getting away from us every moment of every day, and it is good to know that we will always be a little miasmic. 291 more words


How to Make Khernips/Lustral Water

Khernips, or Lustral Water, is a mixture used in Hellenic Polytheism to ritually wash away miasma. It is not hard to make, and is an incredibly rewarding addition to any ritual. 156 more words


Ancient Greek Offering Ritual

This ritual is based on what Walter Burkert suggests was the ancient method in his book, “Greek Religion” for an ouranic sacrifice. I’ve made it fireless/almost fireless due to my circumstances, bit I’d like it noted that fire was traditionally used. 287 more words