Clifton, Chas S. Her Hidden Children The Rise of Wicca and Paganism in America. Lanham: AltaMira Press, 2006. Many of us come to Paganism with an interest in ancient history. We wonder who and how our ancestors worshiped and we attempt to follow in their footsteps. I can speak for myself when I say that when I began studyingContinue reading “Her Hidden Children: The Rise of Wicca and Paganism in America”
Category Archives: Heathenism
A History of Pagan Europe
Jones, Prudence, and Nigel Pennick. A History of Pagan Europe. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1995. A side of history that has remained silent for many years is finally revealed in Prudence Jones and Nigel Pennick’s work A History of Pagan Europe. Through exploring the tomes of history, lore, and archaeology, the authors have put together an impeccableContinue reading “A History of Pagan Europe”
Folkish Heathenism vs All of Pagandom?
Having worked with many wonderful Pagans in an open network/group, I’ve experienced the frustration, sometimes even disgust, with other Pagan paths/traditions. I’ve also experienced the mental and social reconciliation that can happen when two people who believe very differently can come together, learn, and make something beautiful like a ritual or even a lasting friendship.Continue reading “Folkish Heathenism vs All of Pagandom?”
Great Outdoor Expo and a Different Perspective on Ancestor Veneration
As I said in my last entry, my husband and I saw “How to Train Your Dragon” this afternoon. After that we went to the Watertown Great Outdoor Expo.* The entrance fee was only $3 per person so I figured it would be a fun thing to check out. It’s true that my husband andContinue reading “Great Outdoor Expo and a Different Perspective on Ancestor Veneration”