Issues

Volume 6 | Number 2 | Summer 2020

    • Mythology, Monotheism, and Madness: Going Crazy with Mad Sweeney in the American Gods Television Series by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus
    • The Bewitched Queen: A New Translation by Tatyana Vitta
    • Forbidden Fruit: The Symbolism of the Fig in the Religions of Late Antique Jerusalem by Galina Krasskova
    • Thetis: Greek Goddess of . . . Eschatology? by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus
    • Jewelry Tools and Techniques of the Viking Age by Susannah Ravenswing
    • Not Your Granny’s Irish Pantheon: Confronting Ireland’s Immortals by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus

    Volume 6 | Number 1 | Winter 2019

      • Romanticism and Polytheism: The Modern Gaze  on the Ancient and
        Non-Western Other by Edward P. Butler
      • Plato and Dionysos: A Note on the Phaedo and Phaedrus by Galina Krasskova
      • Making Holiday in the West: Speculative Eschatology in Egyptian Mortuary Literature by Brandon Hensley
      • Ravens in the Meadhall: Pre-Christian Elements in the Heliand by Galina Krasskova
      • The Procession of Being by Steven Dillon
      • Review: Heresy and Dissent in the Carolingian Empire by Galina Krasskova

    Volume 5 | Number 2 | Summer 2019

      • Towards Hekate: The Prophetic Torches at the Crossroads of Meaning by Nate Speare
      • What has Athens to do with Jerusalem? Augustine’s Engagement with
        Pagan Culture by Galina Krasskova
      • Dancing with Khronos: Polytheism in Speculative Fiction by Kaye Boesme
      • Egypt’s Returning Goddesses: A Theological Inquiry by Edward P. Butler
      • Keep Art Wyrd by Lo
      • The Speech of the Eloquent Peasant: An Object-Oriented Investigation of Ma’at  in Ancient Egyptian Didactic Literature by Brandon Hensley
      • Review – Midsommar by Tatyana Vitta
      • Review – Philosophy of the Ancient Maya: Lords of Time by Edward P. Butler
      • Review – The Sabarimala Confusion – Menstruation Across Cultures: A Historical Perspective by Galina Krasskova

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    Volume 5 | Number 1 | Winter 2018

      • Opening the Way: A Brief Study of the Standard of Wepwawet in Three Contexts by Jennifer Wheatley
      • To Bow or Not To Bow: Physical Expressions of Piety in Contemporary American Heathenry by Galina Krasskova
      • A Metaphysical Reading of Stoic Ekpyrôsis by Edward P. Butler
      • Wathanism by Ali Omran
      • Attestations of Set as Re and Creator by S.E.B. Logan
      • Review – Pagans and Philosophers:  The Problem of Paganism from Augustine to Leibniz by Edward P. Butler

    Volume 4 | Number 2 | Summer 2018 : Miscellany

      • The Demonization of Loki in Modern Heathenry by Galina Krasskova
      • The Semantics of Ineffability by Steven Dillon
      • Ad Ultimum Terrae: Adamnan and Fire on the Island by Cathal Pratt
      • Perceiving Aphrodite: Empedoclean Metaphysics by Edward P. Butler
      • A Brazilian Philosopher on the Plurality of Afterlives: “Religion, Salvation and Immortality” by Vicente Ferreira da Silva by Antonio Vargas
      • Review – The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World by Kaye Boesme
      • Review – Profane Egyptologists: The Modern Revival of Ancient Egyptian Religion by S.E.B. Logan
      • Review – American Heathens: The Politics of Identity in a Pagan Religious Movement by Galina Krasskova

    Volume 4 | Number 1 | Winter 2017 : Text and Tradition

      • An Embarrassment of Riches;  Or, If There Aren’t Enough Hours in the Day…!?! by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus
      • The Gods and Brahman by Edward P. Butler
      • Text and Revelation by Lykeia
      • Dú Laugh!:  On the Roles of Seriousness, Sincerity, Solemnity, and Hilarity in Various Polytheistic Traditions by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus
      • Reweaving the Past:  Warp and Weft of Tradition and Improvisation in Women’s Folk Arts of Bulgaria by Laura Shannon
      • Text as Text, Text as Deity:  Reconciling Ritual Rules of Textual Traditions  with Devotion to the Gods by Āṅgīrasaśreṣṭha
      • When the Words Run Out: Pushing the Limits of Polytheist Religious Textual Traditions, with the Ancient and Modern Antinoan Cultus as Illustrative Test Case by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus

    Volume 3 | Number 2 | Summer 2017 : Divination and Oracles

      • The Role of Divination in Establishing a Ritual Tradition by Baal-Is-My-Help
      • From the Gods to Divination by Steven Dillon
      • Bibliomancy: A Brief Thumb-Through of Several Premodern Systems by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus
      • Ancient Greek Cleromancy by John Opsopaus, Ph.D.
      • At Sixes and Sevens: Further Thoughts on the Ephesia Grammata by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus
      • Kafemanteía: Coffee Divination as Women’s Prophetic Art in Ancient and Modern Times by Laura Shannon
      • Fidlanna in Old Irish by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus
      • Tricks that the Brain Plays: The 2016 Election for U.S. President by Virginia Carper
      • When the Gag Order Comes Down by Raven Kaldera
      • Review – Hunting Wisdom: A Bacchic Orphic Diviner’s Manual by Edward P. Butler

    Volume 3 | Number 1 | Winter 2016 : Ecstatic Practices

      • Heathen Magico-religious Traditions by K.C. Hulsman
      • Ecstatic Practices and Brain Injuries by Virginia Carper
      • The Most Dangerous Ally by Kenaz Filan
      • The Roots and the Vine: Discovering the Spirituality of Irish Mumming by Caroline Tatem
      • Deities of Dream Incubation in Late Antiquity: Two Overlooked Examples by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus
      • The Shamanic Ecstasies of Becoming a Mother by December Fields-Bryant
      • Cleansing the Doors of Perception by H. Jeremiah Lewis
      • Varieties of Ecstasy in Medieval Irish Texts by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus
      • Sleep as Altered State of Consciousness by Sarah Kate Istra Winter
      • This Feminine Thing: Ecstasy and Identity in Catullus 63 by Galina Krasskova
      • Ecstasy and Trance in the Cult of Apollon by Lykeia
      • Who Is Invoked By the Gods’ Names? by Ludwig Maisel

    Volume 2 | Number 2 | Summer 2016 : Philosophy and Polytheism

    • The God of Queer Theory: A Dionysian Exegesis by Neve Antheus
    • Polytheism and the Euthyphro by Edward P. Butler
    • Romans, Gods, Politics, and Bathrooms by Virginia Carper
    • An Ontological Argument for Polytheism by Steven Dillon
    • The Polytheism of the Epicureans by Paul Terence Matthias Jackson
    • The Paradoxical Ambivalence of Giving: Seneca and the Virtue of Clemency by Galina Krasskova
    • Iðunn: Goddess of the Heart by Dagulf Loptson
    • “Would the Real Philosopher-King Please Stand Up?”: Hadrian and the Philosophers by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus
    • Presocratic Theology and the Great Tablet of Thurii by Ludwig Maisel
    • Cheaper by the Dozen: On Swinburne’s Argument Against Polytheism by Julie Mccord
    • Theisms by Erik Meganck
    • The Dawkins Delusion by Wayland Skallagrimsson
    • Hearing the Roar of Godzilla: Looking for the Gods in Pop Culture by Virginia Carper

    Volume 2 | Number 1 | Winter 2015 : Magic and Religion

    • The Irish Drui as Magicians Rather Than [Gaulish] ‘Druids’ by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus
    • Hoenir’s Hlautvidr by Dagulf Loptson
    • Pazuzu: Exorcist and “Good Demon” by Tamara L. Siuda
    • Navigating the Cosmos: Traveling Through Time by Virginia Carper
    • Odinn as Shaman by K.C. Hulsman
    • The Art and Power of Evocation: Working the Places In Between by Sophie E. Reicher
    • Serbian Magico-Religious Folk Beliefs Surrounding the Start of Winter and the Saint of Wolves by Anna Applegate
    • Toward a Magical Enlightenment: Notes on Bruno’s Magic by Edward P. Butler
    • Magical Practices of the Modern Northern Tradition Pagan by Raven Kaldera
    • Pancrates/Panchrates of Heliopolis: Portrait of a Poet/Priest/Magician in Second Century CE Graeco-Roman Egypt by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus
    • A Polytheist Look at Magic: The Taking Up and Use of Power by Sarenth Odinsson
    • The Magic of Words by Cat Treadwell

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    Volume 1 | Number 2 | Summer 2015 : Building Regional Cultus

    • Lares Alcobacenses: Naming the Gods of My Homeland by Hélio Pires
    • A Regional Conflict in Religiosity: Translating Worship Across Geographic Boundaries by Lykeia
    • Books Written on Soil: Developing an Irish-Based Practice of Inhabiting Sacred Landscapes by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus
    • A Typology of Spirits by Sarah Kate Istra Winter
    • Departed Countrymen:  Grave Tending and the Chinese in California by Heathen Chinese
    • Adventures in Active Listening:  Connecting to the Neighborhood by Virginia Carper
    • The Lobsterman of Portland, Maine: Urban Cult Objects in a Heathen Context by Wayland Skallagrimsson
    • Religions of Relation: Place, Hospitality, and Regional Cultus in Modern Polytheist Religion and Practice by Theanos Thrax
    • Ghost Stories of Gaul by Morpheus Ravenna
    • Olympos on the Banks of the Nile by H. Jeremiah Lewis
    • Universality and Locality in Platonic Polytheism by Edward P. Butler
    • Syncretism as Methodology of Localization: A Short Note on Antinoan Cultus in Antiquity and in the Syncretistic Present by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus
    • Sea, Earth, and What Came of It: Devotional Practice on the Information Ocean by Raven Kaldera
    • Awakening the Land: Madness and the Return of Welsh Gods by Rhyd Wildermuth

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    Volume 1 | Number 1 | Winter 2014 : Ancestors and Hero Cultus

    • Dead Does Not Mean Gone: Restoring the Ancestors by Tamara Siuda
    • Doíni, Dé 7 An-Dé: Hero Cultus in Celtic Reconstructionist Polytheist Practice by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus
    • Askr and Embla: Microcosms of the Macrocosm by Dagulf Loptson
    • Time and the Heroes by Edward Butler
    • The Consequences of Ancestor Worship by Sarenth Odinsson
    • Women as Warriors and Culture Builders in Herodotus by Galina Krasskova
    • Toxic Ancestors by K. Fenrirsson
    • Assuming the Mantle: The Lessons of Queen Anne Boleyn by Beth Wodandis Lynch
    • On Being Fed on Boar and Lion Entrails and the Marrow of Bears:
      Antinous and Hadrian, Heroes and Hunting by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus
    • The New Wine We Were Promised by H. Jeremiah Lewis
    • “That Which is Remembered Lives”: To Establish a Cultus for Extinct
      Animals by Virginia Carper
    • Preserving a Legacy by Sarah Kate Istra Winter
    • Eternity is Between Seconds: Honoring our Dead by Jason Thomas Pitzl