What are the scariest monsters ever to debut in tabletop roleplaying games? Is The Nightmare Before Christmas a Halloween or Christmas movie? And did you know that Silent Hill was inspired by a real town? Airy Monday takes a spooky turn this week as we look at horror and other creepy fiction in preparation for Samhain and Halloween. All this and more for the Pagan News Beagle!
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Jews struggle to coexist with Arabs in Israel and Palestine. The Parliament of World Religions is assessed. And the differing leadership style of Pope Francis and King Salman are analyzed. It's Faithful Friday, our weekly take on faiths and religious communities from around the world! All this and more for the Pagan News Beagle!
Pagans lament some of the "witchy" fashions in vogue in October. Heathens make a strangely secular comeback in Norway. And the problematic aspects of the famous Europa myth are considered. It's Watery Wednesday, our weekly take on news about the Pagan community. All this and more for the Pagan News Beagle!
Is it okay for white Americans to practice the Day of the Dead? What impact could the TPP have on Japan's position in the globe? And how can we best oppose religious violence? It's Fiery Tuesday, our weekly take on social and political issues from around the world. All this and more for the Pagan News Beagle!
The inimitable allure of witchcraft is considered by a skeptical writer. The history of the Devil in comics is examined. And nine of the weirdest horror films from Italy are listed just in time for Halloween. It's Airy Monday, our weekly take on magic and religion in pop culture. All this and more for the Pagan News Beagle!
Hindus around the world celebrate the divine feminine. Vietnamese activists work to improve religious freedom in their country. And what happens to mainstream Christianity when American culture shifts? It's Faithful Friday, our weekly discussion of faiths and religious communities from around the world. All this and more for the Pagan News Beagle!