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I Stand With Those Against the AFA

#notinmypaganism

In case you have not seen or heard of the Asatru Folk Assembly and their bigoted Facebook statements look below.

As you can read this “pagan” organization has publicly used religion as their defense for racism and bigotry. 84 more words

Wicca

Gods and Myths of Northern Europe by H.R. Ellis Davidson

Davidson’s Gods and Myths of Northern Europe is unquestionably one of the most read secondary-sources in the Northern Paganism sphere. Even though it is nearly forty years old, it is almost always at the top of any “recommended reading” list, and continues to be one of the most widely referenced works among both scholars and pagans alike. 922 more words

Anglo-Saxon

Non-Pagans

I would not involve more than one non-pagan in a group which is doing pagan work. I have found that non-pagans are often there only because they are curious and if there is more than one talk turns to non-pagan subjects and the essence of the group is diluted. 50 more words

Quercus Robur

Innangeard and Utgeard

Due to the heavy Judeo-Christian influences in our culture, concepts like religion and its associated ideas such as cosmology and ethics are seen as universal. Divinity is usually interpreted as either omnipresent or far-beyond-this-world. 1,074 more words

Anglo-Saxon

MGW and Amor Fati

Well, I’m late to the game, but it doesn’t feel right to post anything to the blog without first talking a little bit about my experiences at Many Gods West. 1,522 more words

Polytheism

Witchcraft 101: Cultural appropriation

Many Wiccan primers will provide you with the basics, one that you will likely learn when you begin to research more about Wiccan theology, and that I don’t feel it’s necessary to cover here: how to cast a magic circle, how to call quarters and invoke elements, and so forth. 3,744 more words

Pagan

Editorial: The Witch Hunt That Wasn't

Five months ago, we published a piece called, “Confronting the New Right,” an information page designed to supplement an essay about a Fascist candidate for elected office in Florida, Augustus Sol Invictus. 2,021 more words

Paganism