Naturalistic Paganism

Category: Bart Everson


Can We Talk About the R-Word?, by Bart Everson

The philosopher Alain de Botton once noted that, “religions merit our attention for their sheer conceptual ambition.” But what is a religion anyhow? We all seem to have different ideas. I was raised in a doctrinally and politically conservative denomination…

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from the CCL Earth-based Spirituality Action Team: Your chance to help get a Carbon Price in the Budget!

Here is an opportunity to put our Naturalistic Pagan spirituality into action to help slow climate change! If we are going to slow climate change, we’ll need a number of actions, which together are more powerful than any alone.  Putting…

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from the CCL Earth-based Spirituality Action Team: Conference and Video!

You might remember from 2019, when the founding of the Earth Based Spirituality Action Team (a chapter of the Climate Change Lobby – CCL) was announced here on the Naturalistic Paganism blog.  Both CCL and our Earth-based chapter are going…

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How the larger community sees altars and why it matters, by Lexi Phillips

Your altar can be considered a spiritual hub of your home. Depending on your traditions there is a great flexibility about how you decorate your altar and the symbols you use.  But what happens when the neighbors come to dinner…

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On “coming out” to my Catholic Community, by Bart Everson [A Pedagogy of Gaia]

Mornings of Prayer When I saw the announcement about a Morning of Prayer for staff at the university where I work, with “persons of all faith traditions… encouraged to attend,” I was curious but also skeptical but also hopeful. I’d…

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