The Egyptian Gods and You! ( Kemetic Roundtable #03 )

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For the third question for the Kemetic Roundtable: The Egyptian Gods and You! Do I need a main deity to practice Kemeticism? No, I don’t think you do. However, many people want to find a main deity for several reasons. … Continue reading

Kemetic Storytellers, Episode #01

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Wouldn’t it be great if there was a group of people who’d produce “radio dramas” of ancient Egyptian stories, and new ones set in Kemet? Well, there is! Here’s Episode #01 featuring Beauty and the Beak, and Bring the Flood. … Continue reading

Link: Bringing Back the Gods

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P. Sufenas Virius Lupus has written a thoughtful post on the place of the gods in modern paganism (or lack thereof.) Bringing Back the Gods. It dovetails nicely with my previous Faith & Hubris link. “For a long time now, … Continue reading

Setken: Yesterday, Today and the Future: Kemetic Re-Manifestation

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My friend Setken, one of my fellow Kemetic Interfaith Network bloggers, wrote an interesting post that posed several questions and invited comment. Take a look!¬†I’m putting my responses here. I think we Kemetics are making something very new. We can’t … Continue reading

Kemetic Meme #2 – Moo-mass.

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This year, the holiday of “The Establishment of the Celestial Cow” falls on December 25th in the Kemetic Orthodox calendar. It’s been dubbed “Moo-mas,” and it gives members an excuse to use up some of their time off to plan … Continue reading

Monolatry, Syncretisicm, and the Theology of Booze.

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How separate are the Netjeru? Do they all come from one source? Are they all just reflections of the One? What’s the difference between Monolatry and Henotheism? What about the whole Amun-Ra / Ra-Horakhty / Mut-Aset-Nekhbet Syncretic thing? These are … Continue reading

Shrine Beautiful! (Offering for Wenut)

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I’ve started a second website/blog called shrinebeautiful.com,¬†Enspiring, Enchanting Sacred Spaces- Altars and Shrines from Many Pagan Paths. Its goal is to go beyond being a photo collection, have people discuss the “why” and “how,” and categorize each shrine by path(s), … Continue reading

Link: Religio Romana

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Here’s an interesting blog post on Pantheos, summarizing Religio Romana. It’s interesting to see the similarities and differences with Kemeticsim.

The Frog Goddess #2 (Pagan Blog Project #10b)

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In part 1, I shared some photos of the Heqet statue in the Cleveland Museum of art. Now we’ll talk about some of her aspects. One of Heqet’s associations is with fertility, probably because of the large number of eggs … Continue reading

The Frog Goddess #1 (Pagan Blog Project #10a)

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If you’re visiting Cleveland, Ohio, the Cleveland Museum of Art has a nice Ancient Egyptian collection. One of the notable items is this statue of Heqet, reputed to be the largest in the world. She towers a full 15 cm … Continue reading