Notes on Ancient Fire by Segomâros Widugeni (2018)

I picked up Ancient Fire, An Introduction to Gaulish Celtic Polytheism, by Segomâros Widugeni on a whim, and I have to say I enjoyed reading the book. Widugeni’s book is 1) blissfully concise, 2) clear, and 3) is full of citations. As people might intuit from other posts on this blog, citations and citational politics/ethics … Continue reading Notes on Ancient Fire by Segomâros Widugeni (2018)

My (New) Approach to Polytheism For Beginners

Super thoughtful blog post, not just for beginners but for long-time polytheists as well.

On Wings of Summer

Introducing people to Paganism is not a new task for me. Over the past 11 years, I have helped a number of friends navigate the unfamiliar waters of polytheistic faith, usually by providing the resources but letting them swim on their own. But I have grown, too. Looking back, I don’t think I would tell someone brand new what I used to tell people in the past. These days, I have a clearer understanding of unhelpful thinking within Greater Pagandom™ that I would want to excise from beginners right away — the sooner, the better.

These are the things I would do differently now:

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