In fact, she writes that “This book is not necessarily intended to sell you on Traditional Wicca. I believe that sincere, dedicated seekers will still find their way, without the need for prodding and proselytizing. There’s also a whole world of incredible Witchcraft and Pagan traditions that are worth exploring.
Traditional Wicca: A Seeker’s Guide by Thorn Mooney is one of those books that I’m surprised hadn’t been written before, but greatly needed. The book isn’t about embracing Wicca as a personal eclectic practice, but rather a guide for someone who is seeking out a Traditional Wiccan path (a term
A Ghanaian numerologist, mystic and psalmist, Paa Kwesi, has argued that Easter is a pagan event. In a report by rainbowradioonline.com, he stated that Easter is a celebration that was recognized to honour a female goddess. Speaking with Prince Kwesi Dadzie, better known as Mr. Handsome, … Read the original article.
SALT LAKE CITY — When it comes to a lot of Christian holidays, it doesn’t take much digging to uncover pretty obvious remnants of the pagan festivals they replaced still lingering in the ways we celebrate today. The same might easily be assumed about … Read the original article.
The Codex Regius, an Icelandic collection of poems about pagan gods, contains a version of the Vǫluspá. Credit: Werner Forman/Universal Images Group/Getty A series of Earth-shattering volcanic eruptions in Iceland during the Middle Ages may have spurred … Read the original article.
Many people are motivated by their religion to give to charity or do other good in the world, and Pagans are no exception. Trying to do good for the world is an important part of my own practice as a form of worship in its own right. I’m sure many
I have had skeptics of the Christian faith tell me that very little of the New Testament story of Jesus is original. According to some critics, like novelist Dan Brown in his “The DaVinci Code,” first century Christians just copied ideas about Jesus from a … Read the original article.
In mid-January, the snow made the little coastal town of Šventoji in north-west Lithuania feel like a film set. Restaurants, shops and wooden holiday cabins all sat silently with their lights off, waiting for the arrival of spring. I found what I was … Read the original article.
For most outsiders, “Pagan” is a single religion. It is also normally seen as being synonymous with Wicca. The reality of Neopaganism is very different from this simplistic view. Neopagan traditions tend to be very different from each other. While most … Read the original article.
No one dares to speak as smoke from a massive bonfire billows and twirls into a thick haze in the remote mountain town of Mamoiada. Flaming logs crack open, echoing through central Sardinia’s rugged massifs and twisting valleys, shooting sparks toward a … Read the original article.