Religion and Spirituality Archive

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

A Note on LaVeyan Satanism

By Psyche
Far too long has the subject of Satanic magic and philosophy been written down

Thelemic Values: A New View on Morality

By IAO131
Ye Olde Morality Most Westerns are familiar with the Ten Commandments that Moses brought

Stepping out of the broom closet: Coming out as Wiccan or Pagan

By Psyche
In sharing one's Wiccan faith with another, one takes the very real risk that

The Broom Closet: In or Out?

By Psyche
Should you “stay in the broom closet”; or share your newfound spirituality of Wicca

Eris and the Discordians

By Psyche
The second of a two part series on Eris, Greek goddess of chaos and

Eris and the apple of discord

By Psyche
Eris is a Greek goddess, the Latin form of her name being Discordia. She

Southern hemisphere Paganism: How differing seasonal cycles affect sabbat dates

By Psyche
How do Pagans in the southern hemisphere accommodate the differences in their seasons when

The Pagan diet: A few thoughts

By Psyche
Paganism, in general, has no prescribed dietary restrictions, though it has developed a few