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Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Pagan Musings
We're of the old religion, sired of Time, and born of our beloved Earth Mother. For too long the people have trodden a stony path that goes only onward beneath a sky that goes only upwards. The Horned God plays in a lonely glade for the people are scattered...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: Middle Kingdom
First Intermediate - Middle Kingdom (ca 2181 -1786 bc.) The powers that built the solar temples of the 5th dynasty and the pyramids of the 6th dynasty weakened towards the end of the Old Kingdom, perhaps as a result of eroding economics, leaving the King less...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
King Pentheus and his fateful encounter with the god Dionysus
The story of king Pentheus and his fateful encounter with the god Dionysus is both horrifying and carries a certain warning. There arrived one day in Thebes a dancing god of great beauty and magnetism. So strong was his pull that all the women in that town...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Astrology >> Pisces

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Rites of Passage: Jack and Jill honors young men
The elaborate ceremony, attended by more than 200 people took place March 5 at the Marriott Minneapolis Southwest in Minnetonka. The 18th Annual Rites of Passage Ceremony was the culmination of months of participation in the program that pairs ...
Rites of Passage: Two worlds intersect on one beach
Spring Break is an American rite of passage for many. It's a carefree time that represents some of the uninhibited last hurrahs before a young adult has to take on the mantle of responsibility that comes with growing up.
Terry Prone
Those scars were evidence of the rite-of- passage that is childhood. But they learned something else, too, that is not vouchsafed today's children. They learned separation.
Reading Rites of Passage II: Readers have their say
Last year, getreading came up with the Reading Rites of Passage, where we looked at things you must have done to deem yourself truly from Reading . Well since then, some of our readers have come up with some of their own suggestions of more things you ...
'Rites of Passage' Provides African-American Students Transition to Adulthood
The students enrolled in SYMBAA and IDILE programs discussed their challenges on and off campus and how to overcome them, during the annual Rites of Passage ceremony in OAB 251 on Feb. 16. Sponsored by the Black Faculty and Staff Association, the ...

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