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The Religious Experience: A Wiccan Viewpoint
What is religion? Religion is a set of beliefs which allow us to understand and categorize our world and our place in it. A set of beliefs which define our culture, our expectations, our views of people and behaviors we expect. I have found several different...
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Aspects of Religion: A Wiccan Viewpoint
Among early Pagans, religion was a fact taken for granted, "requiring no explanation." There was no need to define religion because religion was a part of each persons being. "We have not yet encountered in Egyptian and Babylonian literature a...
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Autonomous Spirituality and the Art of Being Your Own God
As we continue to develop in our religious thinking, we have begun to move away from the old mythological, doctrinal and heteronomous, externally controlling religions, and towards autonomous religion, totally relevant to the individual who develops himself...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 7
MAKING FRIENDS WITH NATURE AND NATURAL LAW The fall of human society has not occurred overnight. It has taken many centuries, many millennia in fact, for the Divine potentials and inherent genius of the human being to degrade into the modern...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Everything you always wanted to know about the beliefs of the Founding Fathers that your Congressman will never tell you!
Through the Dark Ages, civilization and learning languished under the iron rule of the church. Finally, through the rediscovery of the Pagan Classics, Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Plotinus and many other philosophers, the west began to see a glimmer of the...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology

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Ancient and Modern - The Association of Religion Data Archives
Ancient and Modern: What the History of Religion Teaches Us ... us repeatedly that contemporary trends that we believe to be modern and unprecedented are in  ...
History and Religion in the Modern Age - University of Chicago
this essay seeks to clarify the relationship between history and religion in the ... antiquity of religion and the novelty of the modern age, it is hardly surprising that.
The modern religion?
To say that nationalism is the modern religion has become a cliche.1 The ... Both essentially secular nationalism and the transcendental religions are ways to ...
Truth in Flux: Goddess Feminism as a Late Modern Religion
Apr 22, 2002 Goddess feminism is a new emancipatory religion which appears to typify postmodern religion, but which, using Anthony Giddens' social theory ...
secular substitutes for religion in the modern world - CEEOL
2; 322; 299.5. Department of Sociology, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom.

Suggested News Resources

Alvernia professor gives his take on modern presidents and religion
In modern American history, Tim Blessing, Alvernia University history professor and presidential scholar, said there is little evidence that religion plays a major role when people actually vote for president.
Religion and Secular Liberalism Should Enrich Each Other in a Modern Democracy
Ideologies/religion in modern empire builder?
The leaders for a faction could have non-religous dogma while the faction next to it persuits a dogma with the traditional religion of the region (to make clashes more likely).
Pope calls nuns killed in Yemen modern-day martyrs
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says the four nuns killed in an attack on a home for the elderly in Yemen are modern-day martyrs and victims of indifference.
7 key findings about religion and politics in Israel
For a small country, Israel holds a place of great importance for three of the world's major religious groups. The modern Jewish state is not only the “Promised Land” for Jews, but the only country in the world where they form a majority of the population.

Suggested Web Resources

Modern religion - Patheos
Jul 14, 2006 In modern societies with multiple overlapping social roles and fragmented identities, religions as complete ways of life would seem less ...
Islam - The Modern Religion: Index Page
An overview of Islam, many articles to introduce different aspects of the religion.
Six Modern Religions for Freethinkers - Huffington Post
Apr 27, 2015 If you're looking for a religion, here are six suggestions that are much more fun and in some ways make more sense than the mainstream ones.
Religion in Modern Society - David Baron
Religion in Modern Society. The existence of religion in all of the world's major societies is the result of the process of Darwinian natural selection. Religion is a ...
10 Post-Modern Religions - Listverse
Apr 12, 2008 Of the post-modern religions I'm writing about, this is the one with the most richness to it's background. They have many holidays, including ...

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