(The Conversation) — Early Christians worked to distinguish the miracles of Jesus from the magic of local sorcerers.
(RNS) — Buzz on social media is forecasting a more robust celebration this year for Ostara, the pagan holiday adapted as Easter by Christians.
(RNS) — ‘Having used online resources for the past year has allowed us to think of community in new ways,’ said one ritual leader.
(RNS) — The one-women show turned film has been described as a ‘mystical meta-musical about the biggest financial fraud in history.’
(RNS) — Lawyers for Lisa Mead, Maryam Halcrow and Angel Grace argued the trio had a ‘reasonable excuse’ to enter a restricted area at the prehistoric monument, based on their religious beliefs.
(RNS) — Pilgrimage is about traveling, about being a stranger in a strange land, according to the director. The pandemic flips that on its head.
(RNS) — Norton is a figure who may offer a few lessons for society today, when radical personalities and movements abound.
(RNS) — The move at least temporarily halts the transfer of Chi’chil Biłdagoteel, known widely as Oak Flat, to Australian mining company Resolution Copper.
Exploring the unusual spiritual ties unifying the Capitol insurrectionists.
(RNS) — ‘Some have compared it to Mount Sinai for the Jews,’ attorney Luke W. Goodrich told Religion News Service.
(RNS) — Though magic is a cornerstone of modern-day witchcraft, many who practice spells are not witches but seekers looking to make positive change in their lives.
(RNS) — The question is not really whether we can achieve national unity. It is whether we are willing to do the work.
(RNS) — Many Imbolc traditions revolve around the Celtic goddess Brigid, who shares the sabbat’s associations with transformation, inspiration, wisdom, fertility and the hearth fire, among other things.