religion · Religious Liberty

Why the IRS and NSA scandals should matter to every Pagan and Heathen

If you follow the news, or watch Jay Leno, you’re probably aware that there are a number of scandals a-boiling within the Obama administration right now. Two in particular should be extremely worrying to every Pagan and Heathen, regardless of where you are on the political spectrum (and even if you consider yourself “apolitical”). I’m… Continue reading Why the IRS and NSA scandals should matter to every Pagan and Heathen

Book Reviews · History · Paganism

Mini-Review: Pagan Goddesses in the Early Germanic World

Subtitled Eostre, Hreda, and the Cult of Matrons, Philip Shaw’s 2011 book is a very interesting investigation that attempts to connect two rather enigmatic Anglo-Saxon deities mentioned by the scholar Bede with the well-attested cult of the matrones, which are largely known by a large number of inscriptions on Romano-Germanic and Romano-Celtic altars, mostly in… Continue reading Mini-Review: Pagan Goddesses in the Early Germanic World