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Discuss: are the gods and goddesses metaphor, allegory or metaphysical fact?

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  • Southeast Public Library

    1222 4th St SE, Minneapolis, MN (map)

    44.980873 -93.237701

  • We will be in the meeting room located near the library's back door. There is limited parking behind the library and metered parking on the street. Please feel free to bring your favorite covered beverage and snacks!
  • Are the gods and goddesses metaphor, allegory or metaphysical fact?

    Many in the modern pagan community are called by deities or feel that specific deities chose them. They draw on many cultures from the past, sometimes from their hereditary line and sometimes from ancient mythologies. How does this modern practice differ from the way primitive communities thought about deities? How do modern pagans interact with deities in their day-to-day lives? Is this is something that mainstream religion needs to include? Also, how does a non-theist reconcile a magical practice (which often includes elements of deity worship)?

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  • Matt R.
    Organizer,
    Event Host

    I created this group because I really like meeting people with interesting beliefs, but most of... more

  • Tessa
    Co-Organizer,
    Event Host

    I lead an aimless life of poetic magic.

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