Vol 13 No. 10 (2011) Issue Number 14, November 2000
Notes from the Underground
'Nature Religion' is a relatively recent academic construct under which a variety of religions have been grouped including Paganism, eco-spirituality, and indigenous religions.
Wiccan clergy psychotherapists encounter complex ethical dilemmas due to dual roles. In an attempt to understand the extreme complexity of the multiple roles, this discourse begins with an examination of current ethical codes of the professional societies. Recent literature related to dual relationships in rural and small communities is surveyed, as well as decisionmaking models effective in these situations. Common ethical complexities experienced by clergy psychotherapists are reviewed. Informal communication with Wiccan clergy psychotherapists confirms the multidimensional nature of the ethics. Options for Wiccan clergy psychotherapists are considere
This festival is an important cultural and religious site that exemplifies the migration of religious meaning-making activities out of American temples and churches into other spaces.
Two Reviews of The Truimph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft. By Ronald Hutton [+] 48-51
The Truimph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft. By Ronald Hutton. NY: Oxford University Press, 1999. 486 pages. US$32.50 cloth.
The Myth of Matriarchal Prehistory by Cynthia Eller Boston: Beacon Press, 2000 276 pp + illus. US$26.00
Nordic Religions in the Viking Age by Thomas A DuBois Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania Press, 1999 x + 271 pp, 5 illus.