By Elani Temperance
[Snip] I’m going to say something now that I do not take lightly but I do stand behind. If practiced correctly and without prolonged suffering for the animal, I am in favor of animal sacrifice in religious worship. In all honesty, I think it’s a beautiful practice. I would not relish the . . . → Read More: When is Recon, Recon?
By Phil Hine
If there’s one topic guaranteed to get an argument going amongst pagans & occultists, its the topic of lineage – whether or not one has a connection to a lineage, whether its judged to be “authentic”, and so on. Its at its most obvious in modern Witchcraft or Wicca, with great store . . . → Read More: Some Thoughts on Lineage
By Aidan Kelly
Gerald Brosseau Gardner, that strange retired Englishman, created Wicca because he could not find an adequate religion elsewhere. His museum contained hundreds of pamphlets from various minority religions, and dozens of documents about his memberships, initiations, and ordinations; he had been actively searching for many years. He did not create it out . . . → Read More: Why Wicca Is a Major World Religion