Author Archives: William Knox

About William Knox

Rev. William Knox is the founder and current Chancellor of the Contemporary Pagan Alliance. Ordained in 1995 as an interfaith minister, he serves as senior priest at the Sanctuary of Light in Ravenswood,WV. and is an invested brother in the Shanddite Order of Pagan Secular Monks.

Lunchtime Meditation for Relaxation and Stress Relief

Introducing ‘Spirit of the Rainforest’, a single from my new meditation CD ‘Spirit Journey – Into the Elements’. The single is now available on Youtube and the complete CD will be available soon for digital download at most online music … Continue reading

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Religious Persecution is Not a Myth

I am writing this post in response to an article on Huffington Post where Candida Moss discusses the ‘myth’ of Christian persecution. Ms. Moss makes several valid points in this article but I think it wise to actually review the … Continue reading

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And The Burning Times Continue Unabated

I have already addressed this on my liberal politics blog, The Second Beast, but I wanted to post here as well since this is a clear religious issue. A young woman named Kepari Leniata was recently tortured, branded and burned … Continue reading

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Please help preserve the integrity of the popular vote.

The Huffington Post reports that “On Wednesday, Virginia’s Republican-controlled legislature became one of the first to advance a bill that would allocate electoral votes by congressional district. Last week, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus endorsed pushing through similar proposals … Continue reading

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The Debate on God – A Pagan Perspective

Any argument attempting to prove or disprove the existence of a personal God inherently presents a false dichotomy. God is a subjective concept and therefore cannot be reified, rendering the use of logic insufficient as a means to resolve this … Continue reading

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A brief comment on religious equality

I find it highly offensive and distinctly un-American when fundamentalist Christian bigots lobby elected officials to legislate in favor of prejudicial restrictions on personal conduct required by scripture while simultaneously complaining that socially liberal policies infringe upon their right to … Continue reading

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The Pagan Creed

To you who do not understand, these words describe our way: we journey on the spiral path from dusk to dawn each day. We do not heed the words of Mark nor Matthew, Luke or Paul; Creation is our holy … Continue reading

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