Pagan/Wiccan Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Pagan woman openly vending in Kitsap CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 |

    Just outside of the city limits of Poulsbo , the town known as "Little Norway," an openly Pagan woman is crafting her way into the local vending scene. You may have seen her recently at a local craft fair or other event under the business name Gray Witch Wonders .


  2. C.S. Lewis on Inspired Adaptation and MythRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Times & Seasons

    I wrote recently that there's no reason why God, who spoke to ancient Israelites "in their weakness, after the manner of their language" could not adapt familiar myths so "that they might come to understanding" Here, I cite that prophet-with-a-small-p "Elder" C.S. Lewis, who argues that inspiration can include adaptation of uninspired sources. I have therefore no difficulty in accepting, say, the view of those scholars who tell us that the account of Creation in Genesis is derived from earlier Semitic stories which were Pagan and mythical.


  3. Palmyra Update: What will remain after Eid al-Fitr?Read the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Scoop

    The Muslim religious holiday of Eid al-Fitr, also known as the "Feast of the breaking of the Fast" marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and is the single day during on which Muslims are not permitted to fast. Muslims celebrate the end of fasting and thank Allah for divine help with their 29 or 30 days long act of self-control.


  4. Kiwi expert condemns Isis' 'abhorrent' actionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    The increasingly brutal and destructive actions of extremist group Isis have been condemned as "abhorrent" by a Kiwi expert on Islam. Islamic State militants have reportedly laid waste to two historic mausoleums in Palmyra, raising fears they could next target the town's Roman ruins.


  5. Introduction to Wicca workshop todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 |

    Rev. Amy Jean Gooslin C.HT/ High Priestess Morgana Moonwater shall be giving a workshop today, June 25, on the basics of Wicca. Entitled Which Witch is Which????: Wicca 101 Workshop , it will be held at the newest shop to hit the scene in a while, Sacred Elements.


  6. Artists weave some historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Bognor Today

    THE final tapestry in a series of seven hand woven over 14 years by West Dean artists was unveiled last week at Stirling Castle. The Mystic Hunt of the Unicorn was created by weavers at West Dean Tapestry Studio, part of the internationally renowned college.


  7. Thor's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | OpEdNews

    We speak the names of the gods on a daily basis without realizing it. Every day of the week, religious and non-religious people alike follow the old pagan tradition of giving thanks to ancient gods.


  8. Singing Down the SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Patheos

    To me, being Pagan is honoring Nature in all Her forms: humans, animals, plants, rocks, oceans, and the Earth Herself. A necessary part of that is paying attention to the rhythms of the World, the Sun, the Moon, the tides.


  9. Milo Minderbinder is Alive and Well and Working in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | American Reporter

    The question most likely to follow the name of the University of California at Berkeley physicist responsible for ruffling collars and generating tremendous banter amongst the physics community due to his new theory of gravity: A theory that may potentially re-champion the enlightenment absolutism of Newton. Interesting stuff considering that if the theory holds true it drastically restructures the conceptual understanding of the universe as we know it.


  10. You Can No Longer Pay an Etsy Witch to Hex Your ExRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | New York Magazine

    Bad news for anybody hoping to exact revenge on a voodoo doll shaped like their ex: Twee purveyor Etsy recently tweaked its rules, banning sellers from peddling " any metaphysical service that promises or suggests it will effect a physical change or other outcome is not allowed, even if it delivers a tangible item." The witches of Etsy are understandably upset, as the banning of spells, crystals, and various other magical goods has caused their sales to tank.


  11. What the Pope and Thousands of Pagans Have in CommonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Switched

    Pope Francis' much-anticipated environmental encyclical will be published tomorrow, but a draft of the statement was recently leaked to the press . In it, Pope Francis describes environmental stewardship as a Christian duty.


  12. Didn't they see this coming? For psychics and witches, anger brews...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Didn't they see this coming? For psychics and witches, anger brews after Etsy bans sales of supernatural services including tarot card readings and spell casting In the past, Etsy has been a supernatural shopper's paradise that sold everything from Katy Perry prayer accessories to exorcism ritual candles. But since the online retailer changed its policy on selling supernatural items and services, some witches say their anger is brewing.


  13. Religion 101: Studying ReligionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Daily Kos

    For many people, perhaps most, the idea of studying religion brings to mind two things. First of all, it involves the study of a religion, often their own religion or at least some formally-named religion.


  14. Unholy Alliance: Who is Advising Pope Francis on Global Warming?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Acton Institute

    Smiling, lovable, Pope Francis says and does the darndest things. Wildly popular, this Argentine pontiff provides the common touch that for millions, and not just Catholics, offers a welcome and very public picture of how the world's most influential religious leader can live, pray and lead as a humble pastor.


  15. Read this now: 'How Thor's Hammer Made Its Way Onto Soldiers' Headstones.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | NA Confidential

    As we learned yesterday, the Hammer of Thor is included among the VA-approved emblems for federal military cemeteries cited yesterday. The posting produced this comment from a blog reader.


  16. Examining Fear Surrounding The OccultRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 |

    NOTE: This article is a non-opinion, research-based article written to provide readers with information from a variety of sources for educational purposes for those interested in the subject matter. What you do or do not believe is always left up to you.


  17. Thirty NW Metal/Neofolk Bands are Honoring the Summer Solstice in a Forested Ghost TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    An animal's head on a funeral pyre, made as a ritual offering to the sun at last year's Thirst for Light. Photos by Nate Lore With Wolvserpent, Xasthur, Johanna Warren, Muscle and Marrow, Thunder Grey Pilgrim, Exquisite Corpse, With the End in Mind, Alda, Blood of Kvasir, and many more.


  18. Portraits from UK's Historic and Obscure Pagan FestivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Hyperallergic

    John Nicol as The Burry Man, George Topping and Steven Cannon as Attendants at South Queensferry, Edinburgh, Scotland Over a thousand years since Christianity rose to dominance in the United Kingdom, pagan traditions continue to thrive. Across England, Ireland, and Scotland, people regularly cover themselves in face paint, archaic garb, and even 11,000 thistle burrs to participate in rituals and processions whose Celtic, Germanic, and early Christian origins are often now too obscure to explain.


  19. What would you find offensive?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Northern Echo

    OFFENSIVE: What if foreigners came over and spat in the font in Westminster Abbey? That would be deeply offensive, surely? THE gods of Mount Kinbalu are right to be angry. No, I haven't turned into a religious fundamentalist: the mountain gods are not beings; they are the spiritual intuitions and sensitivities of the people who live on and beside the sacred mountain.


  20. Make My DayBRITISH Scholars Schooled on HandshakesRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2011 | American Reporter

    I don't mind receiving Christmas cards or being wished a "Merry Christmas" from friends, clerks, or even in junk mail trying to sell me something no sane person should ever buy. My wife and I even send Christmas cards, with messages of peace and joy, to our friends who are Christians or who we don't know their religion.