Magic Resistance: Michael M. Hughes reflects on four years of witches casting spells to ‘bind’ Trump
(RNS) — ‘No matter what magic that people do, the real magic is when you walk into the voting booth and change the course of America,’ said Michael M. Hughes, author of ‘Magic for the Resistance.’
Election stress? Check out these spiritual self-care activities designed for the day
(RNS) — Take a break from ‘doomscrolling’ and join a prayer vigil, a guided meditation, a poetry reading or even a sing-along.
Author Kristen J. Sollée takes a journey to the ‘witchy history places’
(RNS) — Kristen J. Sollée’s book ‘Witch Hunt’ is part travelogue, part memoir, with a dash of historical fiction, and it comes at a time when, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, readers aren’t able to travel.
How QAnon uses satanic rhetoric to set up a narrative of ‘good vs. evil’
(The Conversation) — QAnon’s conspiracy rhetoric goes beyond the level of ‘us versus them’ to a matter of cosmic good versus monstrous evil.
‘Reluctant cultist’ survives an end times cult turned pet rescue group to find his own faith
(RNS) — The journey of a ‘cult orphan’ from an apocalyptic sect to the LDS church shows how people can get lost when we try to change the world.
Did RBG beat Trump in cosmic court?
(RNS) — As social justice takes on the character of a religion proper, it requires demigods like Ginsburg. It’s a valorization that threatens to rob her, and us, of her humanity.
In Oregon, churches and anti-fascists unite to provide mutual aid to fire evacuees and others in need
(RNS) — Mutual aid groups are partnering with churches to set up donation drives and tent distribution centers with hygiene kits, school supplies, clothing and food.
Will Tammy Duckworth be the first deist veep since Thomas Jefferson?
(RNS) — If the Illinois senator becomes a national candidate it’s likely the Founding Father’s faith tradition will come to be as controversial as it was in the 19th century.
In emerging role, chaplains are providing spiritual care for activists in movements across the nation
(RNS) — Movement chaplains are providing spiritual and emotional care to activists before, during and after a protest or demonstration.
Don’t be fooled by QAnon’s post-apocalyptic fury. It’s really spiritual hunger.
(RNS) — Followers of the online Q and white supremacism yearn for a world in which everything makes sense and where they at last have a role to play.
The K-pop election
(RNS) — On the eve of the 2020 elections, Gen Z-ers are on the verge of using their digital tools to counteract the political establishment.
How millennials make meaning from shopping, decorating and self-pampering
(RNS) — We are experiencing a dot-com bubble for spirituality, a free marketplace of innovation and religious disruption.
Black Lives Matter is ‘a spiritual movement,’ says co-founder Patrisse Cullors
(RNS) — Lifting up the names of victims ‘is literally almost resurrecting a spirit so they can work through us,’ Cullors said.
How white spirituality, religious or not, allows racism to grow
(RNS) — Christians and New Agers alike tend not to concern ourselves with human bodies, and too often talk of actual justice is hushed for the sake of unity or good vibrations.
How COVID-19 and the fight against Big Oil is reviving one Alaskan people’s spiritual traditions
(RNS) — How indigenous women are leading the fight to protect one of North America’s last wild places, sparking a cultural and spiritual renaissance.