Are you a bad witch? Bad Witches is a new blog and it’s off to a strong start, with posts on hacking the tarot, and what Jove’s up to on Thor’s day and how you can make harness that money magick goodness. (Or is that badness?)
Mindfulness meditation centred around Baphomet? Count me in.
An amulet of Thor’s hammer dating from the 10th century was found Danish Island of Lolland with a runic inscription. Nifty.
A tarot spread based on the Sphinx Gate from The Neverending Story? Yes, please.
Integrating ancient Pagan ethics into modern life needn’t be a challenge (see Brendan Myer’s latest book, The Earth, The Gods and The Soul, or indeed any of his books!), and Cara Schulz does a great job of explaining how she finds arete in a football stadium, of all places.
Ethan Doyle White interviews Ronald Hutton about his life and work.
Photo series of the witch doctors and healers of Bolivia.
Is spirituality something that is solitary, or ought it be communal? Looking at the growth of those who identify as “spiritual but not religious.”
Your calendar not doing it for you? Give this one a try.
The apocalypse, medieval-style.
Ian Cat Vincent wrote the cover story for the latest issue of Fortean Times and we’re super proud of him. Check out his feature story on the Slenderman fakelore phenomenon in the August 2014 issue.Congratulations, Cat!
Cat writes a regular monthly column for Spiral Nature called The Hype that deals with occulture as portrayed in television, literature, and other media. His new article next week deals with cultural appropriation in Supernatural. Stay tuned.
In the comics world, Thor is debuting as a woman in October. Not She-Thor, not Lady Thor, not Thorita — this is the Marvel Universe’s new Thor. The previous dude was found to no longer worthy, and a new and mysterious character has taken up mjolnir. The artwork released thusfar looks pretty spiffy. This should be interesting.
The Associated Press Stylebook has been updated to include Wicca, though the word “Pagan” is still presented in lowercase letters. Well, at least It’s a step in the right direction.
776½ reviewed on the Hermetic Library Blog.
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