Tag Archives: Pagan

Reflection on Ritual

I was in a discussion a week ago that reminded me of another one sixteen years past. None of the same people were present, but there were two things strikingly similar: conflation of the different senses of the term “ritual,” … Continue reading

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New review: The High Magic of Talismans and Amulets

My review of Claude Lecouteux’s The High Magic of Talismans and Amulets: Tradition and Craft is up on Spiral Nature. “[T]he Faustian current which arose in early modern magick didn’t just appear without help. Apparently, it is as possible to … Continue reading

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Notice of Paganism 101

Review copyright 2014() Freeman Presson, all rights reserved I see that Paganism 101: An Introduction to Paganism by 101 Pagans just went up on Amazon. Apparently, this book is going to do rather well. There are sections for a variety … Continue reading

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One more Stonehenge clue

copyright 2013() Freeman Presson, all rights reserved Stonehenge has probably pulled ahead of Atlantis in the race to inspire the most speculation. The latest article, complete with audio files, demonstrates the acoustic properties of the bluestones which formed the first … Continue reading

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Defining Paganism, last try

I, too, have struggled in the past with the definition of that squirrelly umbrella term, “Paganism.” I wrote about it here and on other forums in the past. I have joined in the yearning for a better term (something with … Continue reading

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