Religion and Spirituality Archive

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

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