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A discussion of why Paganism is a true religion and why it is important for modern times and people.
We live in a world of instant information. We live in a world of global communication. We live in a world in which everything is changing - everything, that is, except the world's major religious institutions. We live in a time that has been dubbed the Postmodern era where truth is not considered the sole owner of one group or culture, where reason is not considered the only way to experience reality, where Earth is considered a precious and fragile ecosystem rather than an endless resource for creating riches, and where the concept of a single moral authority is rejected. We, as a society and global village, have matured but our religions have not. Neo-Paganism or Modern Paganism is a new religion born out of the Postmodern era. It embraces rather than rejects the new cultural paradigms such as pluralism, individual exploration, environmental stewardship, and universal salvation.
This book will explain what Modern Paganism is and why it is a real religion and an important spiritual path for the Postmodern world. This work will dispel many of the misconceptions and misunderstandings about Paganism and will describe some very simple practices that anyone can do to begin living a Pagan lifestyle. Modern Paganism is a spiritual alternative for those who need a religion that can engage, enhance, and enrich their lives in the 21st Century.