Posts Tagged ‘publishing’

New Issue of The Pomegranate Published

Issue  19.1 Table of Contents Articles “Discourses of Paganism in the British and Irish Press during the Early Pagan Revival” G.J. Wheeler “Pagan Leaders and Clergy: A Quantitative Exploration” Gwendolyn Reece “From Folklore to Esotericism and Back: Neo-Paganism in Serbia” Nemanja Radulovic “Contemporary Germanic/Norse Paganism and Recent Survey Data” Joshua Marcus Cragle Book Reviews — open […]

Being an “Oxbridge Scholar”

Yesterday’s mail brought my contributor’s copy of The Cambridge Handbook of Western Mysticism and Esotericism, to which I contributed an article on contemporary Paganism. There ought to be a long German compound word for “fear of looking at something you wrote several years ago.” The back cover of this hefty (2.5 lbs.; 958 g.) volume […]

Assessing a New Book on Jesus’ Wife

I used to think that of course Jesus was married — what normal 1st-century small-town Jewish man would not be married? Answer: most of the Essenes, to name one group. The perennial interest in an actual bloodline of his descendents is periodically stoked by books like Holy Blood, Holy Grail, The Da Vinci Code, and […]

CFP: “Pagan, Goddess, Mother”

DEMETER PRESS Seeking submissions for an edited collection entitled Pagan, Goddess, Mother Editors: Sarah Whedon & Nané Jordan Deadline for Abstracts: September 1st, 2016 Pagan spirituality and Goddess spirituality are distinct, yet overlapping movements and communities, each with much to say about deity as mother and about human mothers in relationship to deity. The purpose […]

Core Books in Pagan Studies

I recently completed an article on contempoary Paganism for the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion, so when it appears, I can at least say that I have been published by Oxford UP. Yay me. But is there still a market for academic encyclopedias in this day when undergrads must be taught how to use reference […]

The Passing of Carl Weschcke

First, the official announcement from Llewellyn, then my comments. It is with profound sadness we share the news of Carl Llewellyn Weschcke’s passing. He passed peacefully on Saturday, November 7 surrounded by family. He was 85. Carl Llewellyn Weschcke was Chairman and the driving force behind Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd., the oldest and largest publishers of […]

Polyamory and the Secret History of Wonder Woman

Snow is falling, and I am elbow deep in putting together the next Bulletin for the Study of Religion, which among other things carries an article called “What is a Superhero? How Myth Can Be a Metacode,” by Kenneth MacKendrick of the University of Manitoba. So, with comics on the mind, here is “The Surprising […]

New Pomegranate Published

Issue 16:2 of The Pomegranate: The International Journal of Pagan Studies has now been published online, with print copies coming soon. The publisher does charge for articles (but try to see if your library can get them), although book reviews are free downloads. Contents “Deepening Conversations between Ritual Studies and Pagan Studies” Michelle Mueller “Becoming […]

‘Sacred Lands and Spiritual Landscapes’

 Sacred Lands and Spiritual Landscapes, papers from the spring 2013 Cherry Hill Seminary symposium, edited by Wendy Griffin, is now available for purchase from CHS. Contents Preface, Holli Emore Introduction, Ronald Hutton The Land Within, Wendy Griffin Song of the Cattahoochee: On Being a Southern (Pagan) Witch in Atlanta’s Urban Landscape, Sara Amis Glastonbury Syndrome: […]

What Does the New AP Stylebook Say?

Last December I reported on an effort spearheaded by Oberon Zell to get Pagan (in the religious sense) capitalized in both the Associated Press Stylebook and the University of Chicago Press’s Manual of Style. The first is used mainly by journalists (when they remember), the second by writers and editors for university presses and other […]