Religious Diversity News

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How millennials replaced religion with astrology and crystals – Los Angeles Times

“This is a worldwide, but certainly American, trend toward heterodoxy — toward individuals cooking up their own spiritual or religious stew and cooking it up their way,” Burklo said. “You’re seeing an aggregation of disaffiliation, people coming up with their own meaning-making and their own personal spiritualities.”

Source: How millennials replaced religion with astrology and crystals – Los Angeles Times

A Pagan credit union has entered planning stages 

A new group has organized with the hopes of creating a Pagan credit union.The project began as a conversation between Pagan leaders* at the 2018 Parliament of World Religions, and has made headway since then under the direction of Lawrence Lerner. Lerner is a Wiccan priest who serves the Washington State community, and he has extensive experience in business and finance.A former executive at PwC, also known as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Lerner has some 25 years as a digital payment pioneer and executive. H

Source: A Pagan credit union has entered planning stages | The Wild Hunt

Fire reveals religious intolerance and community strength

Last week a fire at Laughingbrook Spellcrafting & Ancestral Arts (LBSCAA) that was the result of faulty wiring and poor maintenance allegedly on the part the building’s owner and management has brought to light some religious intolerance within the Huntersville, North Carolina community.The fire started in the space of above the ceiling of LBSCAA and did little damage to the structure. Unfortunately, the contents of the store were affected by water damage when the fire was doused by firefighters.[court

Source: Fire reveals religious intolerance and community strength | The Wild Hunt

In the Bay Area, Jewish Witches Gather To Observe Shemini Atzeret 

Shemini Atzeret—the Jewish holiday that comes at the end of Sukkot—is a time when Jews around the world say Tefilat HaGeshem, a prayer for rain. And the people who will gather to mark the holiday at Jewitch Camp outside San Francisco on the evening of Oct. 4 are no exception. But this gathering, described as […]

Source: In the Bay Area, Jewish Witches Gather To Observe Shemini Atzeret – Tablet Magazine