Religion and Spirituality Archive

Honouring queer and non-binary forms of nature

By Deirdre Riley
A queer Pagan seeks a form of nature worship they could relate to, and

God, Goddess, and Other: Fertility faiths and queer identities

By Deirdre Riley
Can Wicca and other fertility-based faiths be reconciled with queer and non-binary identities?

How to build an ancestor altar

By Susan Starr
In shamanism you learn fairly quickly about the constant presence and influence of the

How to plan a pilgrimage

By Jarred Triskelion
In this technological age, we can travel anywhere in relative ease and comfort. For

Of course Thelema is satanic

By Thomas Zwollo
Let’s get something straight. Thelema is most certainly satanic, but is in no way,

Mysticism: Nature or Nurture?

By Thomas Zwollo
"No spiritual development begins without that person having a mystical experience," claimed my friend

Embracing questions

By Thomas Zwollo
When Aleister Crowley stated “The Method of Science…,” he was referring to the way

Robert Graves’ fabrication of the Celtic tree calendar

By Brian Walsh
Robert Graves provides neither the original Irish poem, nor anyone else’s translation. He sets

100 Years of Fringe Religion: Thelema, Discordianism, Wicca, Satanism and…Atheism?

By Psyche
I was putting together a time-line for another essay when something occurred to me.

Salutation to the Heroes: November 11th or 12th

By boudiccaandarta
The Feast of the Einheriar or the Festival of the Einherjar is also known

Progressive Evolutionism

By Chirotus Infinitum
The Aquarian Age is allegedly upon us, despite what actual astrological events indicate. One

Thelemic Will: Its Positive and Negative Implications

By IAO131
The basis of Thelema is the Will (which is Thelema itself in Greek). The