Tag: paganism

Guest Post: Ronald Hutton on Shamanic Journeying

Ronald Hutton has graciously provided this concise perspective on the emergence of “core shamanism” and “shamanic journeying” as a core element in modern paganism. One of the goals of this project is to balance creative reception with historical awareness, so we are grateful to…

Archetypal Psychology and Aphrodite (2)

Last time I discussed the archetypal psychologist James Hillman’s comments about ancient myths of Aphrodite and pornography today. This time I’d like to focus on modern ritual. The connection between these topics, for me as for Hillman, is that polytheistic religion provides resources for addressing…