Stories about magical powers can suggest how they might occur, but they don’t necessarily tell you what will or ought to happen.
The BBC is going to increase its religious programming. Will this mean all religions? Will we see things about Paganism, Thelema, or Satanism? That could be cool.
Is your table conscious? I think I’d like to take a look at their research methods before I draw any firm conclusions from this article though.
On animism and tree rights.
Yvonne Aburrow has created a petition to create a code of conduct for Pagan events and organizations, and the time is long since passed. For an interview conducted by Sable Aradia, see “A chat with Yvonne Aburrow about diversity.”
On the mythological origins of the Olympic Games.
Magical Folk reviewed.
Betwixt & Between reviewed. Also check out Susan Starr’s review of Betwixt and Between.
Calls for submission
The Religion and Theology Colloquium has put out a call for papers on the topic “Towards a Different Reformation.” Deadline: 6 April 2018.
Even if they’re historically accurate and had a different connotation at the time, maybe incorporating swastikas on your reenactment outfits is something you should rethink in light of how the symbol has been used since, yeah? As Donyae Coles writes in “Reclamation after cultural appropriation,” reclaiming symbols that have become associated with such negativity isn’t easy, if it’s even possible.