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Profile on Native American Spirituality

Native American Spirituality Created by Michael Doak For the Religious Movements Homepage

Profile

The diversity of American Indian tribes precludes a comprehensive examination of their religions and their belief systems. Anthropologists have compiled a huge trove of information detailing practices and beliefs of many different groups; this information remains isolated from popular culture. While . . . → Read More: Profile on Native American Spirituality

Glossary of Wiccan Terms (basic)

Glossary of Wiccan Terms By: Keitha (FireWind) From: The Glass Temple

Altar – A small table or surface on which items meaningful to owner are placed. Can be an intricately carved table made only for this purpose, or as simple as a cardboard box or tree stump. Generally used during ritual. Can also be a . . . → Read More: Glossary of Wiccan Terms (basic)

The Chants Page

WiccanWeb.ca Chants Page Maintained and collected by Achriel

Ok this list is not a complete list of every chant I’ve heard of or received, it’s more like a list of chants I’ve heard used or people I know have heard and really liked. There is no danger of this list becoming the ‘be all and . . . → Read More: The Chants Page

Profile on Gnosticism

Gnosticism Created by Erin Potter For the Religious Movements Homepage

Group Profile

Name: GnosticismFounder: Some consider Simon Magus to be the Father of Gnosticism. However, Gnosticism has also been defined as a mystical religion said to be “as old as humanity itself.”(Ellwood and Partin: 95-96) Gnostic beliefs can be “found in all religions and religious . . . → Read More: Profile on Gnosticism

Profile on Wicca

Wicca Created by Karen Junker and Vernieda Vergara For the Religious Movements Homepage

I. Group Profile

Name: Wicca, Wicce, the Craft or Neo-Paganism; Wicca means “to bend or alter” from the Old English (Matthews, 339).The derivation of the word “Wicca” has been the subject of much debate among the people who practice it. Some think . . . → Read More: Profile on Wicca

Profile on Druidism

Druids Created by: Karen Junker For the Religious Movements Homepage

Group Profile

Name : Druids; also known as Druidry, Celtic Pagans, Neopagan Druidism, Celtic Reconstructionists, Christian Druids, Pagan Druids, Bards.Founder : No single founder is responsible for Druidism. It might be helpful to look at Druids in three categories in order to get a sense . . . → Read More: Profile on Druidism

Asatru (a brief description)

Asatru The Northern Way By Anthony Arndt

“Every speaker of English is an inheritor of a culture shaped by a Germanic (the Anglo-Saxon) world-view.” – Kveldulf Gundarsson

The spiritual way of the North is known by many names and traditions. Asatru, Heathenry, the Elder Troth, the Northern Way, Forn Sed, Theodism, and others.

Asatru, pronounced . . . → Read More: Asatru (a brief description)

Asatru & Wicca

Those Who Ignore Mythology Are Condemned to Relive It Heathenry / Asatru – Commentary By Volkhvy – 12/29/2002

There still exists between Wicca and Asatru a common misunderstanding of each other, even a certain degree of antipathy. Oddly enough, this has happened before, and is recorded in Norse mythology. Of course, given that myths . . . → Read More: Asatru & Wicca

Basic Meditation Techniques

Basic Meditation Techniques

By Bill Witt

The course is divided into three sections. Section one deals with what meditation is and how it plays a part in the lives of those who use it. Section two will go into the techniques and tools of meditation. Section three gives suggestions on how to use what . . . → Read More: Basic Meditation Techniques

Understanding the Religious Reich

The American and World-Wide Threat of Fundamentalism version 2.5.3 Copyright © 1990, 2002 c.e., Isaac Bonewits

“Deeply hath sunk the lesson thou hast given and shall not soon depart.”? – William C. Bryant

Introduction

In the late 1980s, Neopagan newsletters and journals were publishing articles about a religious freedom organization (now defunct), that had been . . . → Read More: Understanding the Religious Reich