Tag Archive for Podcasts

TWIH Episode 64: Tradition, Secrecy, and the Life of a Public Witch with Storm Faerywolf

Storm Faerywolf joins us in this episode to talk about the Feri Tradition, being a public witch (or warlock, in Storm’s case), and the role of secrecy and privacy in modern witchcraft. What does it mean to be a public witch? Why do humans have a need to define what other people’s paths are and […]

TWIH Episode 63: Druidism, Accessibility, and Music with Elly Hadaway

In this episode we talk to Elly Hadaway who is a musician, Druid, and Quaker, who is disabled. We talk about the intersections between Druidism and Quakerism, accessibility and sometimes lack thereof, in the pagan community, and her recently released EP “Tell Me Where the Ocean Went” (which you can buy through the BandCamp link below). […]

TWIH Episode 62: Taking a Third Path: Being an Atheist Pagan with Esther Bamberg

In this episode we talk to Esther Bamberg, a pagan atheist. What does it mean to be a pagan atheist? How does conversion contribute to misunderstandings? Can you be an atheist and still work magick? Does spiritual work necessitate a actual belief in a deity in order to give fulfillment? If someone identifies as part […]

TWIH Episode 61: Women of the Wall with Rachel Cohen Yeshurun

In this episode we talk with Rachel Cohen Yeshurun of Women of the Wall in Israel who regularly reads the Torah at the Western Wall in defiance of law on the New Moon with other women. We talk about the history of why women haven’t been allowed to pray equally at the Wall, the role […]

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TWIH Episode 60: Challenging the Articles of Faith with Dr. Matthew Becker

In this episode we talk to Matthew Becker who used to be a minister in the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS), a conservative denomination of the Lutheran church that does not ordain women. We talk about Matt’s personal growth in the LCMS, how he came to question the more conservative doctrines of the denomination (specifically […]

TWIH Special: Podcasting As Ministry #ThanksPodcasting @libsyn

The awesome folks over at Libsyn.com, who host the audio for This Week In Heresy, are trying to start a movement to help people know more about the power of podcasting. It’s also to help promote the larger podcasting world because: “Podcasts that are covered in mainstream media, as well as those that are highlighted and featured […]

TWIH Episode 58: Baptist, but not That Kind of Baptist with Paul Schneider

In this episode we talk to Paul Schneider, one of my good friends and Baptist seminarian about his journey, and his church’s journey into affirming LGBTQA people and radical inclusion. We also talk about the realities about the way that traditions can be used to harm people, regardless of faith path and how clergy need […]

TWIH Annual Samhain Special: The Descent by Mage of Machines

This week’s episode is our annual special Samhain edition of This Week in Heresy. This approximately one hour meditation is a journey to the Underworld and the Isle of Apples, under the protection of Inanna, to commune with the Beloved Dead. The music was written, composed, and performed by Sarah Thompson, also known as Mage […]