Pagan/Wiccan Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. MAP: Todaya s eventsRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | The Brooklyn Paper

    'Dancing' fools: (from left Kelsey Formost, Therese Plaehn, Amanda McCallum, and Leigh Williams play four sisters who want to go to a pagan ritual (can't you tell) in The Gallery Players' production of "Dancing at Lughnasa," now through Dec. 19.


  2. Latvia elects Vejonis, EU's first Green presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Yahoo!

    Latvia's parliament on Wednesday elected Defence Minister Raimonds Vejonis as the Baltic state's new president, making him the 28-member European Union's first Green Party head of state. His victory comes as the small NATO and eurozone member of two million people is grappling with security concerns amid heightened tensions with Russia, and Vejonis acknowledged the troubled ties with the former Soviet-era master in his first speech after being named to the post.


  3. Did you know? #1. 19th Century Romantic NeopaganismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Views from the Cyberhenge

    I'm starting a series of brief blog posts about Pagan and occult history, called Did You Know? Hope you find them of interest The word neopaganism was first coined in the mid-19th century to describe a segment of Romanticism, which was an artistic response to the dawn of the industrial age. A subset of Romantic poets, playwrights, and artists used metaphors from a highly idealized European Pagan past to illustrate the dissonance between industrialization and their more recent rural past.


  4. Journey to the world's great ghost citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 |

    As we navigate a 3500-kilometre route between a swathe of alluring Aegean and Adriatic ports, we're overwhelmed with the opportunity to immerse ourselves in the history and culture of living cities like Istanbul, Athens, Venice and Dubrovnik. But for the ancient history aficionados aboard it's the four lost cities on the itinerary that we're anticipating the most.


  5. Institutional misogynyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | The Nation

    One hundred and twenty two years after adult women were first granted the right to vote in New Zealand, we're still having a debate on women suffrage in parts of Pakistan. Not to mention the fact that women still can't vote in Saudi Arabia or Vatican City, where canonical texts form the law.


  6. Julian the ApostateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 |

    Julian the Apostate was Constantine the Great's half-brother and grandson of Christians. Despite this, he abandoned Christianity for paganism .


  7. How atheists - and Satanists - are flipping right-wing Christian bigotry on its headRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | The Raw Story

    After decades in the doghouse , non-believers may finally be enjoying a resurgence. A new PEW poll found the number of Americans identifying as atheists has more than doubled in the past few years, while those describing themselves as religiously unaffiliated are expected to grow to a quarter of the U.S. population by 2050.


  8. Dracaena Paxx Pens the Sacred SpiralRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 |

    In her book, "The Sacred Spiral" , author Dracaena Paxx delves deep in the realm of mystical and pagan empowerment. She shares how these aspects can help people solidify their confidence in themselves.


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

    Jun 2, 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. In-home euthanasia becomes popular option for pet owners Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    When Dr. Meg McNabb, a veterinarian, arrived at our front door, I knew where I would find Echo, our dying tabby cat: upstairs in her favorite bedroom, beneath the chaise lounge. I climbed the stairs first while McNabb and my wife waited downstairs.


  11. 'I Was Always Really Attracted to Witchcraft'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Atlantic

    The musician Samantha Echo was born Samantha Margulies into a Jewish family, but found herself drawn to otherworldly spiritual practices as an adult. In this short documentary, the filmmaker Jenny Schweitzer explores why Echo pursues Wicca and life as a subway musician.


  12. 'Much less stress': In-home euthanasia becomes popular option for pet ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Portland, Ore. a When veterinarian Meg McNabb arrived at our front door, I knew where I would find Echo, our dying tabby cat: upstairs in her favorite bedroom, beneath the chaise lounge.


  13. Please help me deprogram my girlfriend.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Ask MetaFilter

    My GF is becoming ever more involved in Soka Gakkai International, to the point of major time & financial commitments. I've abided with her chanting for 2 years assuming it was a silly if harmless hobby, but now it seems threatening.


  14. How our ancestors took the waters in the old days in the Black CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Black Country Bugle

    A FEW days pampering at a spa hotel is on many a wish list and has been, ever since Cleopatra famously bathed in asses' milk. Modern spas offer relaxation and all manner of health and beauty treatments.


  15. Murder, myth and magic: where Sweden beganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Local

    Nowadays when people think of Sweden, chances are they think of Stockholm. But it hasn't always been that way.


  16. adam_taylorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The Islamic State's capture of the Syrian city of Palmyra has caused a great deal of concern around the world, and not just because of the considerable strategic importance of the city itself. Many around the world fear what the Islamic State could do the pre-Islamic ruins just by the city, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of Syria's most important archeological sites.


  17. The Charlie Challenge: Is It Just Harmless Fun?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | DFW Catholic

    If you haven't heard about the Charlie Challenge , then you haven't been keeping up with the viral trends on Vine and Twitter. It is a new phenomenon which has quickly taken over teen culture.


  18. Pope Francis' climate change beliefs compared to Aztec...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | The Raw Story

    Climate Depot publisher Marc Morano gives a presentation at The Heartland Institute's climate science and policy event outside the Vatican A prominent climate change denier compared Pope Francis' calls to protect the environment to pagan human sacrifices at recent Koch-backed event. "Aztec priests encouraged people to sacrifice blood to the gods to end severe drought," Marc Morano said at the event, which was aimed at convincing the pope to drop his support for United Nations action on the environment.


  19. Shiites Reel From Attack in Saudi ProvinceRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | US News & World Report

    Saudi authorities need to curb hate speech against Shiites and take positive action to help its Shiite community, as well. Saudi Shiites carry a coffin during a mass funeral on Monday held for the victims of a mosque bombing carried out by the Islamic State group in eastern Saudi Arabia on May 22. The Shiite community in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province suffered an unprecedented attack May 22, as the Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing during prayer in the Ali bin Abi Talib Shiite mosque in al-Qudaih, a village near Qatif, a predominantly Shiite town associated with a high level of Shiite dissidence, activism and demonstrations.


  20. Pagans gather for elaborate Wiccan funeral of celebrated Cornish wizardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 |

    Hundreds of people dressed as witches will pay their respects to Ian Wilson in a ceremony based on the four elements Eron the Wizard - real name Ian Wilson - died of cancer aged 62 and his last wish was for a Wiccan funeral. High priestess Julia Stoiber, a close friend of Ian, will be flying in from Austria to head the ceremony, which begins with four torch bearers representing the elements. 1 comment