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Pagan Renewal Seattle
A WitchVox Sponsor
Age Range/Type: Adult
Located in: Greater Seattle, Washington
Key Contact: Baldr Frostflame
Spiritual Path: Reform Pagan
Status: Established Group
Community Support: Open Circles... Teaching Available
Group Overview: We’re an inter-traditional group of Pagans reimagining and reinventing our Paganism to meet the human and spiritual needs of a broader range of human persons in today’s world.
= Practice: Five Elements =
Reform Pagan practice focuses on what we call our “Five Elements”:
- Fire: Ritual oriented around the solar year, the lunar months, certain devotional “hours” of each day, and rites of passage in human life
- Water: Fellowship in spiritual communities that work together to minister in compassionate lovingkindness and sympathetic joy to the entire human family
- Air: Study of all wisdom traditions and all fields of scholarship to seek truth with curiosity, wonder, and an open mind
- Earth: Attunement to the natural world and care for it and all that lives in it, including efforts to improve and transcend our own biophysical circumstances and condition
- Spirit: Actualization of self by channeling the best and highest muses within each person through creative endeavors and unending spiritual and human development
= Belief: Fifteen Theses =
Reform Paganism doesn’t have a prescribed creed or set of specific beliefs, but we profess our “Fifteen Theses”, which you can read in full at http://paganrenewal.org/what-we-believe/. The general theses that, one might say, most set us apart from other Pagans are:
- Eternalism: Reform Paganism regards not only the human past, as all Neopagans do, but also the human, transhuman, and post-human future, rejoicing at the accelerating advancement of science and technology.
- Realism: Reform Paganism pursues truth in all its aspects, embracing wonder at that which exceeds our present understanding, openness to new ideas, methodological skepticism, and active investigation of the world around us.
- Exotericism: Reform Paganism reveals spiritual truth radically to all, neither hiding nor reserving anything from any earnest seeker but rending all false veils.
- Syncretism: Reform Paganism gathers the scattered seeds of human wisdom from all spiritual traditions and secular fields of learning, not merely to compile a collection (Eclecticism) but rather to make from them something new.
- Egalitarianism: Reform Paganism demands no initiation or ordination of any person but regards all of us as inherently equal and equally qualified in matters of spirit.
- Integrationism: Reform Paganism unites all people and encourages adherents actively to integrate themselves into the world, rather than to separate themselves from it.
- Holism: Reform Paganism informs, guides, and enlivens the entire person, soma and psyche, as spirituality is a worldview and lifeway.
- Regenerationism: Reform Paganism lives and must grow and adapt as much as individual human persons live and must grow and adapt—reform and renewal are never finished.
Telephone: (307) 2748707
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