July, 2017

Thinking Theologically: Sacred Texts and Sacred Text

  Oh, you came out from the woods where you were waiting, said you were making time… Monical Heldal, “Boy from the North” In the pagan and polytheist communities, generally and across the board, I’ve observed a strange love/hate relationship with the concepts of sacred texts. Many in our communities express disgust, hatred, or apathy towards the idea of having a sacred text, mostly out of (mis)understanding a strong affiliation of sacred text and scripture often to the point of conflating the both of them. Many pagans express a pride of being liberated from rules, statutes, and stories from sacred […]