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Pagan News Beagle: Watery Wednesday, June 8

Australian Pagans in Tasmania plan for a midwinter festival (yes, it is winter in the Southern Hemisphere). A prominent Pagan critiques her spiritual brethren's misuse of science. And a Shinto-Pagan writer considers the nationalistic associations of her religion. It's Watery Wednesday, our weekly segment on news about the Pagan community around the world! All this and more for the Pagan News Beagle!

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    Zen as a national religion is wise because it covers the total scope of power - - it's reality, not the face value crap to no end
Pagan News Beagle: Faithful Friday, May 6

A Shinto shrine seeks holy water in the wake of an earthquake in Japan. A Vodou healer becomes the subject of a new documentary. And the surprising Muslim contributions to American history are remembers. It's Faithful Friday, our weekly segment on faiths and religious communities from around the world! All this and more for the Pagan News Beagle!

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Pagan News Beagle: Faithful Friday, February 19

Take a look at the Hindus of Myanmar in Southeast Asia. Learn about Japan's so-called "fox god." And delve into the world of traditional Filipino religion. It's Faithful Friday, our weekly segment on news about faiths and religious communities around the world. All this and more for the Pagan News Beagle!

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Pagan News Beagle: Watery Wednesday, February 3

South African authorities rule that laws enacted against witchcraft are unconstitutional. Greek Pagans dedicate a new temple in their native country. And what does it mean to be an "armchair magician?" It's Watery Wednesday, our weekly segment on news about the Pagan community! All this and more for the Pagan News Beagle!

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Pagan News Beagle: Faithful Friday, October 30

Sacred objects swept away by a tsunami return to their original home. Sikhs celebrate their belief in absolute equality by serving lunch to thousands. And the likely impact of France's policies towards the Muslim community is explained. 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!

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I’m always nervous when I need to write about an unknown divinity and especially when it comes from a culture where I have to rely upon transliterated information. Kojin is the next deity from the atheist’s graveyard. I find him interesting in that he is a male divinity of the hearth.

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Pagan News Beagle: Airy Monday, September 14

Hayao Miyazaki opens a nature sanctuary for children. A colorful comic deconstructs the magical girl genre made famous by Sailor Moon. And one woman learn how to balance femininity and feminism through tabletop gaming. Welcome to Airy Monday, our weekly take on news about magic and religion in popular culture. All this and more for the Pagan News Beagle!

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