A Gift to the Community

An anonymous artist has gifted the two beautiful images below for non-commercial usage of the Atheopagan community. Enjoy–print for your Focus or wherever you’d like a reminder of your Atheopagan practice! The artist would like to acknowledge https://www.myfreetextures.com which provided background textures. Advertisements

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THE WINNER! Your New Atheopagan Symbol

We gotta winner! We went through an extensive process and considered many possibilities, but in the end this symbol was the overwhelming favorite in the final round of voting to select an Atheopagan symbol. Congratulations to Linden Weaver and Rua Lupa for the concept and the finalization of this beautiful design! Now, nothing can please … Continue reading THE WINNER! Your New Atheopagan Symbol

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Ritual Practice of an Hellenic Atheopagan

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Pagan path of Atheopaganism as it is generally described on this site is free both of credulity in literal gods and of “soft theism”, or the usage of god-images, names and meanings as metaphorical in religious practice. But for some, this soft theism adds a valued layer of meaning to their practice. Here, … Continue reading Ritual Practice of an Hellenic Atheopagan

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Innovation Versus Tradition in Paganism

The mainstream current of modern Paganism has made much of celebrating “Ancient Ways” and “Old Gods”. This creates an inherent tension between old (or putatively old) practices and beliefs and the innovations and achievements of modernity. Elements of the broad Pagan umbrella range widely across this expanse. At one pole, you have Reconstructionists, for whom … Continue reading Innovation Versus Tradition in Paganism

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Ave Fortuna!

A guest post by Kaigi-Ron Ave is the principle of gratitude. Of recognizing, in each moment, how incredibly lucky you are…because it could’ve gone another way.  It could be so very much worse…but, fortunately, it isn’t. Ave Fortuna! It all started with the Focus to Fortuna.  In this world ruled by chaos, she rolls the dice.  They cannot be unrolled.  So … Continue reading Ave Fortuna!

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Atheopagan Rites of Passage

Traditionally, rituals have not only been for holidays or personal practice. They also mark milestones in life, when something major is occurring and the community wants to acknowledge that change. Naming ceremonies, passages into adulthood, weddings, and funerals are all examples of rites of passage. This is a tradition that appears to go back a long … Continue reading Atheopagan Rites of Passage

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