"William Rathouse wrote ".... I'm very curious as to what parallels you find between fundamental Christianity and contemporary Paganism..."
I apologise William, I don't seem to get notifications from this topic and I assumed…"
"I must admit, though well off my normal interests, I found attending a similar training event was a real eye opener. I'd be interested to read the book if you choose to upload it, to see how it looks from the other side, being in the UK."
"I am completely put of my depth here, being unqualified in anthropology but, to pick up a point of Elizabeth FWIW. In terms of hidden and shown personae, Jung made a comment on the rise of Nazism as resonating with the collective unconscious of the…"
"I am from the Uk, and am aware that mindfulness has become the latest idea in mental health here being a retired (through disability) social worker in that field. I personally use mindfulness for my own pain management a la Kabat Zin. I…"
"This is a rather quiet group! I am interested in neo-paganism in the UK from a personal perspective As I wandered away from the mainstream of christianity many years ago and found I had much in common with a group of Quaker Pagans. My interest is…"
"Thank you Piers, the references and advice are most welcome. My qualifications are in Applied Sociology and Psychology and I am not always sure whether I am framing my questions correctly in an anthropological milieu! But my interest in anthropology…"
"Ah, John, entetrtainment I do not seek, edification maybe. I am sure anything I might write would be too thin for chewing, drinking more like. But while I am here, I wonder, has there been any research on the rise of paganism in the US? I have read…"
A group for discussion of all aspects of the anthropology of religion. Discussion can concern cross-cultural analysis, or specific religions. Any other topic tangentially related to religion is also welcome, including folklore studies, etc.