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I, Universe by Darryl Sloan

“The search for truth is not for everyone. It is not for those who accept without question the beliefs they inherited by accident of birth. It is not for those whose natural tendency is to mimic the thoughts and attitudes of their peers. … Continue reading

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A De-fencing of Agnosticism amid the Imprisoning Structures of (Ir)Religious Semantics

There is a certain well-known social media site where one is asked to declare ‘religious status,’ giving one the opportunity to ‘come out’ in a spiritual sense and hoist a particular creedo flag in all its splendour. Of course, many … Continue reading

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Limpley Stoke: A Dion Fortune Connection

During July, Daniel and I were lucky enough to have a guided tour of the Limpley Stoke valley with the wonderful Alan Richardson, author of Dion Fortune’s biography Priestess. A magical area in its own right, and full of faery … Continue reading

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The Groundlings of Divine Will by Daniel Staniforth

“We are the collective pronoun not to be named; the sacred amalgam, the response harbingers around the fringes of refinery. We are informers and fetishists, sycophants and revolutionaries, the pliant in the trenches of experience, the silent mummers in supplication … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Faith: The Witness of the Celtic Saints by Anthony Duncan

It must be said at once that there is no such thing as ‘Celtic Christianity’ as something other than the Christian Faith as it is properly handed down to us. What there is, however, is a Celtic Spirituality which is … Continue reading

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Scourging and Buffeting: Jurors in the Court of Torture and Blame!

Anyone who has seen Mel Gibson’s films will know that he is quite fond of accentuating torture scenes – almost to the point of fetishisation.  Whether it’s Detective Riggs, William Wallace, or an emaciated Jesus Christ, we have become accustomed … Continue reading

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