Roma, Slavic, Kemetic, Hellenic, Minoan and more. Some contemporary Pagans do their best to strictly reconstruct what is known of pre- and non-Abrahamic religions. Others draw inspiration from past traditions or blend the past with new spiritual practices. Such spiritual creativity and bricolage characterize the 21st century religious landscape, as modern people continue to seek wisdom of the past while exploring their own ways of making meaning.
T6806 Pagan Reconstructionisms
Department of Theology and Religious History
Instructor: Alder MoonOak, Ph.D.
Class Meetings: Tuesdays, 7:00 PM ET
Class Begins: May 3, 2021
- Drawing Down the Moon by Margot Adler
- Researching Paganisms by Blain, Ezzy, and Harvey, eds. Rowman and Littlefield, 2004
- Magical Religion and Modern Witchcraft James R. Lewis, ed. SUNY, 1996