Tag Archives: God

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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On Marriage – a Pagan Rebuttal to the Catholic Church

Marriage. What image does the word invoke when you contemplate its meaning? Most of you probably envision two people making a commitment to support each other through adversity and intimately experience every aspect of life together, united as one by … Continue reading

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The Olive Branch of Peace

I receive a significant amount of correspondence from well-meaning Christians expressing concern for my spiritual safety. Here is a quote from a letter sent to me several days ago from a wonderful young woman named Kristen: “Please reconsider your religious … Continue reading

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A Pagan Experiment Confronting Neocon Paranoia

Perhaps the most difficult issue we Pagans face on a daily basis is the popular fundamentalist misconception that our religion is nothing more than a satanic cult intent on destroying the Christian religion and supplanting it with one syncretic world … Continue reading

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A Pagan Response to Fundamentalist Hate

Recently, Kelly O’Connell wrote an article on the Canada Free Press website entitled “Is America Becoming a Pagan Kingdom?” My response to Mr. O’Connell’s obnoxious article is this – The answer is a resounding no, Sir. As I have previously … Continue reading

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On the complexity of life and perspective, theologically speaking

I have been preoccupied of late with the overwhelming complexities of life, not only on a personal scale but also how one relates to society as a whole vis-à-vis one’s individual worldview.  I believe this is doubly the case for those of … Continue reading

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International Religious Freedom Day

Today we celebrate International Religious Freedom Day. Americans often take the freedom of religion for granted as the right to freely worship is guaranteed in the First Amendment of the US Constitution. We forget that nearly five billion people live … Continue reading

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Death and the Immortal Spirit

Rarely is the study of religious philosophy black and white, with our various spiritual differences essentially categorized as many different shades of grey. Religion addresses a plethora of subjects, from the nature of God to subjective morality; many believe their … Continue reading

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God and the children of Adam

I have been troubled lately by the marked increase of violence in the world, particularly in the Middle East and Asia. I have never understood how religious political leaders of any faith can justify wholesale torture and homicide in the … Continue reading

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The Cosmic Dichotomy

The Cosmic Dichotomy. I don’t normally re-post other people’s blog entries but this is fantastic. Hands down one of the best posts I’ve read in a long while.

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