MAGONIA REVIEW: HOUSEHOLD INSURANCE

Brian Hoggard. Magical House Protection, the Archaeology of Counter-Witchcraft. Berghahn, 2019.

I learnt a new word reading this book: apotropaic, which is defined as “having the ability to ward off evil”, from the Greek αποτρέπειν, to ward off; from απο- ‘away’ and τρέπειν ‘to turn’) This is the term used to describe objects, signs and other indicators that are left in houses, stables and other buildings to ward off malignant spells and curses that may be placed upon then by malevolent agencies.
The book divides into two pa

Annual Solstice Faire and Celebration of the Winter Light

We invite you to join Coven of the Mystic Path, ASW for our Annual Solstice Faire and celebration of the Waxing Year. The merriment will begin with setting the intention of sacred space and a time for community. We’ll have… Food Decorations Yule “gifts” for sale, including plants a Gift Basket Raffle Yule Carols, and […]

Sacred Space Conference – Program Teaser: Diana Paxson – Ancestors, Appropriation and Affinity: In Search of a Pagan Identity

For over two centuries, American ancestors have worked to expand and apply our ideals and understand what they truly mean. We need to honor heroes from all the ethnic groups that built this land. How can we develop a relationship based on spiritual affinity without misappropriation? How can we work with all the ancestors to make our country a place of liberty and justice for all?

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Sacred Space Conference – Program Teaser: Diana Paxson – Ancestors, Appropriation and Affinity: In Search of a Pagan Identity

For over two centuries, American ancestors have worked to expand and apply our ideals and understand what they truly mean. We need to honor heroes from all the ethnic groups that built this land. How can we develop a relationship based on spiritual affinity without misappropriation? How can we work with all the ancestors to make our country a place of liberty and justice for all?

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Winter Solstice Celebration at the Library

Come relax and celebrate with the Friends of the South Philadelphia Library. Meet your neighbors, enjoy refreshments, make a holiday craft, and listen to live music. Interfaith Philadelphia will be honoring the Library as a Zone of Peace. We will also be collecting new, unused, brand-name items for our Hygiene Kits including baby wipes, liquid […]

Underpinnings of Wicca Tickets, Multiple Dates | Eventbrite

Eventbrite – Tenders of the Earth Temple, ASW presents Underpinnings of Wicca – Saturday, January 4, 2020 | Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 349 E Vernon Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19119-1949, United States, Philadelphia, PA.

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