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Our covenstead is in a
big old house in northern
As with the covenstead, so this site: here you will find links to many articles and essays that might be of use and interest to you in your exploration of our Path. For your convenience, we have sorted them into a few broad categories and many sub-categories. Enjoy!
Although most Pagans were raised
in other faiths, we typically feel like we didn't
change our religion. Instead we found a name for the
religious impulse we always had, and a community of
other people who share the same feelings. We call
this discovery the "Pagan homecoming" experience. If
you have just recently found your way home, welcome!
This site is your homecoming gift from Proteus
Coven. We hope what you find here will be useful as
you deepen your knowledge and practice of the
written back in 1970, this is a classic and foundational neo-Pagan text
a thoughtful description of three different concepts that people have about Deity.
The most important religious
question is also the most basic: what does it mean
to live by this?
Here are some preliminary explorations of that question.
The Rede is ours. Here is an analysis of what the Rede teaches us.
a very important discussion for newcomers and for all of us
explains a method for working with any Goddess or God
Witchcraft is not so much a separate religion as a closely-related cluster of dedicated Pagan religious orders. When a Pagan seeks Wiccan training and Initiation, this is not a religious conversion; it is a deepening, an intensification of practice. It is also a commitment to serve the Gods, the people and the Earth as Witch and Priest/ess. If you feel drawn to make this additional commitment, here are some things to ponder as you begin your preparation.
Many different words in the Hebrew Bible all got translated as "Witch."
Learning to resolve linguistic confusion
a useful tool to help you identify, and avoid, dysfunctional or pathological groups
Please note: Proteus Coven, and the covens descended from it, comprise a distinctive branch of the larger Gardnerian family tree. This section explores what identifies us as Proteans. It does not imply any severance from our Gardnerian rootstock.
Proteus is the shape-shifter. Our daughter covens are fully autonomous. Although we share common core values and ethics, they may well have their own notions about how those values are expressed in training, ritual style, etc.
The Wild Hunt: Pagan news blog featuring in-depth reports on news about Pagan issues
The Witches' Voice: open forum for Pagan news, resources, and opinions
a good site for current events affecting our community.
Michael Nielsen's Psychology of Religion site
anyone who fully uses the resources of this amazing site
will get an excellent education in the psychology of religion.
the address of this page is: http://proteuscoven.com/library.htm
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