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The Pagan Roots of Democracy
I stepped into the voting booth with civic pride and religious inspiration. The pastors urged the congregation to renew America and vote for a good Christian man, Ronald Reagan. I voted a straight Republican ticket. Those godless Democrats were no better than...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Christ's Role, As He Might Have Meant It: a Discussion
It seems that organized religion has assumed the role of Christ in the dispensation of Truth, be it relating to the church itself or in the very Word of God. The Pope, when speaking in his official capacity, is considered to be the mouthpiece of God."...
Religions >> Christianity
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
Our Pagan Village: The Importance and Persuit of Honor
Candlelight flickers over the Beltaine revels. Food is laid out in the circle for the feast. Only one rule – no one can feed themselves. Each is dependent on friends and loved ones for sustenance, joy and delight. After an hour of laughter and revels and way...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
Truth, Lies and the Holocaust
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well. -Samuel Butler Over the years, I have heard many tales of tragedy and persecution committed against Neo-Pagans around the country. From folks losing jobs, losing...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
The Skeptical Witch
The Choir finished the last notes of the worship service. I sit down in unison with 3000 other people preparing to hear the word of the Lord from Apostle Benjamin. The worship service does not touch me. The words of the Apostle are empty for me. My mind is in...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
The First Congregational Church of Wicca
Witchcraft is a religion of field and grove, river and stream. In coven or individually, we perform rituals to renew our connections with the Goddess and God. However, what suits one may not answer the needs of another. This need is being satisfied by a new...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca

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Demanding Dignity: Epworth woman lobbies for aid-in-dying law
"I think the biggest obstacle is religion," she said. ...
Michigan reverend protests United Methodist Church laws against same-sex marriage
UMC's Director of Communications for the Michigan area, Mark Doyle, sent us a statement in which he said, "church members represent a diverse spectrum of belief on all sides of this matter.
Tom Harrison: Being civil in a (sometimes) uncivilized world
We all have core beliefs that may never change, but arrogance isn't appealing. We don't know ... Tom Harrison is senior pastor of Asbury United Methodist Church of Tulsa and a member of the Tulsa World Community Advisory Board.
Church leaders, politics an uneasy mix
During an event sponsored by the church's Young Adult Ministry earlier this week, the pastor spoke with some of the 18 to 25-year-olds in his congregation — “since it may be their first time participating in the election of a U.S.
Beliefs Planner: Drama coming to Falls
Wesley United Methodist Church, 823 Union Ave., Sheboygan, will host its monthly free community meal at 5 p.m.

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