Luke Babb reviews the recent collection of academic essays “Paganism and Its Discontents: Enduring Problems of Racialized Identity,” and considers whether an academic discussion can make much progress in the fight against racist forms of Paganism.
Today’s column is a guest submission by Tahni Nikitins, a long-time Pagan and writer in multiple genres. Tahni’s work has appeared at Gods & Radicals, Eternal Haunted Summer, and Nomad. Our weekend section is always open for submissions. Please send queries to email@example.com. Author’s note: Spiritual and magical practices should not be used as a substitute for seeking professional mental health support, but rather should be used as a supplement to professional support to create holistic psychological and spiritual healing process.