A neopagan is a practitioner of neopaganism. The prefix neo means new, referring to ancient pagan ideologies, which were revived and reconstructed both in the beginning and at the end the 20th century. A neopagan can be a follower of Germanic Neopaganism, Wicca, Ásatrú, Odinism, Theodism, Neo-Druidism, Norse Tradition, Teutonic Religion, The Elder Troth or Forn Siðr.
All these movements have incorporated different ideas from pantheism, polyteism, animism, indigenous folk religions, occultism, mysticism and ancient mythologies.
Neopaganism is a very fast growing religion, and therefore the blogosphere blooms with neopagan content. Among other topics, one can read about neopagan magic and moon phases, check out neopagan book reviews or hear the confessions of an urban druid. One can even learn about gay neopagans or how reviving old pagan habits feels.
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BY MIRANDA SCOTT — Under the fluorescent lights, a circle of tables sits filled with a number of different people. Some have brightly dyed hair, others are dressed as though they are attending church and everyone is bundled up because of the cold air outside. The conversation is loud and friendly, the topics ...3 weeks ago