Kenaz Filan is the author of The New Orleans Voodoo Handbook ( avg rating , ratings, 34 reviews, published ), The Haitian Vodou Handbook ( The Return of Conversations we Need to Be Having, or: More Reactionary Ranting from Kenaz Filan and Galina Krasskova. The rise of Donald. H. Jeremiah Lewis, Caroline Tatem, Kenaz Filan, P. Sufenas Virius Lupus, Virginia Carper, K.C. Hulsman, Sarah Kate Istra Winter, Ludwig Maisel, Lykeia.
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Many people will tell you that you are crazy, that you are delusional, that you are taking this too seriously. This has resulted in a widespread belief that.
Since that time Wright’s findings have been reproduced by many people wishing to “debunk” LaVey: I am hip deep in mediev. Of course, Vodou is not without its dangers, since “the lwa can wreak a frightening vengeance. I know who I relate filzn, speaking of divinity.
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The Haitian Vodou Handbook
I also never bought into the idea of a Golden Age when the Gods walked among us. I mingled with old friends, made new ones, and received much invaluable input on the LaVey biography. We have lessons kenwz learn from their triumphs as well as from their mistakes. A recent Patheos essay by John Beckett worried that conversations about piety and ritual impurity are bringing the concept of “Sin” into Paganism.
The crossroads is the point where possibilities intersect, the point where we must make a choice. He who knows all tongues sent His message in the language of scents and snarls: Like Liked by ,enaz people. I honor my ancestors. Late you started the rather controversial website polytheism uncucked. It’s a departure from my usual Vodou-oriented writing, but not so large as one might think.
Kenaz Filan (Author of The New Orleans Voodoo Handbook)
Well, firstly, it doesn’t affect me that much. This is our line in the sand and I agree with you, if this is too difficult an equation upon which to structure one’s religious life, then don’t call yourself a polytheist. The Magus “The Magician” in the Rider-Waite deck is consciousness and action put in the service of manifestation.
We know that in some regions Tyr was seen as leader of the Gods, while others gave that honor to Wotan, or to Nerthus, or to Frey and Freyja, the Lord and the Lady.
What we’re being asked to do is allow those who don’t care about our Gods, who refuse to give any thought to the most basic filn religious fundamentals like miasmawho moreover are actively hostile to the idea of restoring traditions carte blanche to trample all over them.
It’s been at least a decade since I could write off my failings as youthful indiscretions, and at least a decade before I can start blaming them on second childhood. What I find objectionable is not that these positions exist on the religious spectrum, but that those holding them are attempting to co opt polytheism and redefine it to accomodate their positions.
When he comes through for you, keaz likely to be in a totally unexpected and surprising way. Vodou is the central pillar of ksnaz practice: At “Station Legba,” as the sign says, you can ffilan up and leave a priest instructions to pray for you. That’s evident by how Rhyd is acting in this and other discussions, particularly when he continuously attacks the foundations and fundamentals of our religions.
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I understand that we rarely live up to these tenets, but that reflects more poorly on us than them. As I look at India’s ongoing sacred cow controversy, I see lots of concern about regional food shortages and on how Indian Muslims have no access to beef because of someone else’s religion. In the process, he shares the rich and at times disturbing history of its practitioners especially the oppression and racism faced during slaveryand offers a litany of everything necessary to practice Vodou on an individual level, from knowledge of the tradition’s most important symbols, rites, myths and spells, to gilan extensive list of further resources and Vodou-related Web sites, music and even charities.
Bad economic theory is not theology. Necessity and desire drove our ancestors from their homes: If we choose to travel down one path, we have also chosen not to travel on the other. It gives the Eddas a Scriptural authority which Sturluson never intended: Monotheistic double standard much? Who in telling you about your Important Cosmic Destiny.