The Cauldron: A Pagan Forum (Archive Board)
July 11, 2020, 03:17:56 am *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: This is our Read Only Archive Board (closed to posting July 2011). Join our new vBulletin board!
 
  Portal   Forum   Help Rules Search Chat (Mux) Articles Login Register   *

Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
July 11, 2020, 03:17:56 am

Login with username, password and session length
Donate!
The Cauldron's server is expensive and requires monthly payments. Please become a Bronze, Silver or Gold Donor if you can. Donations are needed every month. Without member support, we can't afford the server.
TC Staff
Important Information about this Archive Board
This message board is The Cauldron: A Pagan Forum's SMF Archive Board. It is closed to new memberships and to posting, but there are over 250,000 messages here that you can still search and read -- many full of interesting and useful information. (This board was open from February 2007 through June 2011).

Our new vBulletin discussion board is located at http://www.ecauldron.com/forum/ -- if you would like to participate in discussions like those you see here, please visit our new vBulletin message board, register an account and join in our discussions. We hope you will find the information in this message archive useful and will consider joining us on our new board.
Pages: [1] 2 3   Go Down
  Add bookmark  |  Print  
Author Topic: Neo-Pagan Unity: Does it Exist, Should it Exist?  (Read 14674 times)
loneash
Master Member
****
Last Login:June 12, 2010, 12:58:45 pm
United States United States

Religion: eclectic pagan
Posts: 737

Blog entries (0)



Ignore
« Reply #9: January 24, 2008, 10:11:31 pm »

Does unity exist in any other religion? Take Christianity. All Christians believe in the divine resurrection of Jesus, among a few other core beliefs. I don't know if I'd call that unity... politically and ethically, Christians run the same wide spectrum that pagans do.

I don't think unity can exist on a grand scale. People are too good at villifying what they don't understand, or what is fundamentally different from them. But cooperation and tolerance *could* go a long way. I don't need to agree with someone's politics or religion to work beside them volunteering at the animal shelter. We'll share a common belief in animal welfare, and could ignore/tolerate anything else.

Karen

I far as I can tell there is no realunity within the Christian faith.  Even if there was, the only way to apply it to paganism would be to a specific pagan religion.  Possibly Wicca, since it appears to have the most, but very diverse, followers.  Certainly you can not lump the recon religions into one group, and a great many eclectic would be willing to fight you tooth and nail if you tried to lump them to gether.

We have had threads in the past talk about unity, but no agreement.
Logged

Welcome, Guest!
You will need to register and/or login to participate in our discussions.

Read our Rules and Policies and the Quoting Guidelines.

Help Fund Our Server? Donate to Lyricfox's Cancer Fund?

Tags:
Pages: [1] 2 3   Go Up
  Add bookmark  |  Print  
 
Jump to:  
  Portal   Forum   Help Rules Search Chat (Mux) Articles Login Register   *

* Share this topic...
In a forum
(BBCode)
In a site/blog
(HTML)


Related Topics
Subject Started by Replies Views Last post
Scientists Say Dark Matter Doesn't Exist
Science and Technology
Phoenix 8 3927 Last post November 01, 2007, 11:03:05 pm
by RandallS
Oh My Goddess. Does That Exist? « 1 2 ... 11 12 »
Teen Pagans SIG
Redhound666 175 41013 Last post July 14, 2010, 12:48:05 am
by mandystardust
Pagan Unity Festival of Middle Tennessee - May 15-18, 2008
Pagan Announcements
Lark 0 1425 Last post March 24, 2008, 11:58:17 am
by Lark
Would the Gods exist without us? « 1 2 3 »
Gods, Goddesses, and Mythology
Juniper 32 10233 Last post October 27, 2009, 11:46:07 am
by ehbowen
Do Muggles Really Exist? « 1 2 3 »
Magic and the Occult for Beginners
RandallS 43 11961 Last post May 25, 2009, 10:21:20 am
by senilorac
EU Cookie Notice: This site uses cookies. By using this site you consent to their use.


Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2006-2008, Simple Machines
TinyPortal v0.9.8 © Bloc
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.038 seconds with 38 queries.