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April 16 is Margot Adler Day

April 16 – Margot Adler Day In Memoriam: Margot Susanna Adler (April 16, 1946 – July 28, 2014) This interview was first published in ACTION on Ostara 2009. Margot Adler is...

Goddess Calling by Rev. Dr. Karen Tate

John Hunt Publishing (Changemakers Books) announces the new title, Goddess Calling: Inspirational Messages & Meditations of Sacred Feminine Liberation Thealogy, by Rev. Dr. Karen Tate. Easy to digest and sometimes gently following the seasons of the year and holidays already on most people’s calendars, these messages and meditations use Goddess archetypes, ideals and mythology to provide content for education, inspiration and contemplation for anyone seeking to incorporate a feminine face of God within their spirituality, no matter what their faith.

Charlie Hebdo: When freedom of speech and expression are shot down

REV. KESS. The attack by Al Qaeda on Charlie Hebdo was not just an attack on a magazine. It was not just a retaliation against those who had maligned the image of the Prophet. It was a calculated attack on the Western ideals of freedom of speech and freedom of expression. I know that is a strong statement to make. But I feel it to be true. As do many others.

Not Born Sinners

FRANCISCO FUMAROLA. Illogical Christianity and the notion of ‘born bad’ has certainly left the world a very bizarre guilt trip as a legacy. Even early Christians did not all agree on the notion, but Augustine accepted it. The emotional ties to Jesus “dying for our sins” makes absolutely no sense either way.

Review: Skaldic Tales by Glenn Bergen

GREEN OWL. The book “Skaldic Tales” features 12 short stories reminiscent of the old Nordic sagas and will appeal to both Heathens and non-Heathens alike. In “Skaldic Tales” Glenn Bergen masterfully brings this ancient tradition to life with a new spin on some of the well-known sagas and the introduction of two modern tales.