Skip to comments.Pagan Pride at Syracuse U
Posted on 02/15/2010 7:55:40 AM PST by bs9021
Pagan Pride at Syracuse U Bethany Stotts, February 15, 2010
This month Syracuse Universitys Hendricks Chapel installed its first pagan chaplain, Mary Hudson, in line with its goal of being more inclusive of all religions on campus, reports The Daily Orange on Feb. 14.
Syracuse University may be only the second university in the nation to have a pagan chaplain, Hudson said. The only other one she was aware of is at the University of Southern Maine, writes Rebecca Kheel for The Daily Orange. She continues,
This is the first new chaplain since the appointments of the Buddhist and the historically black church chaplains and the 11th chaplain at Hendricks. As a chaplain, Hudson will work at Hendricks two days a week, sponsor community outreaches and be apart of the Chaplains Council.
Syracuse University may be only the second university in the nation to have a pagan chaplain, Hudson said. The only other one she was aware of is at the University of Southern Maine.
That would be Rev. Cynthia Jane Collins, a graduate of Christian Theological Seminary ordained Wiccan Elder, member of Silver Cauldron Coven, sponsored by Maine Pagan Clergy Association, according to the USM website.
Hudson said she hopes her appointment will help the SU community become more aware and understanding of the pagan community. ...
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BS! And here is the proof:
The Fey Dragon website.
Mary Hudsons Experience
January 2010 Present (2 months)
The Fey Dragon
January 2009 Present (1 year 2 months)
An online metphysical store.
These stories write themselves after a while. Here is the story of one of the first pagan chaplains at a college. This story writes itself because the undertone here is that we are showing how we’re very very liberal. We’re showing how tolerant we are. They want to show how tolerant and liberal and open-minded to all religions.
Next they will get a chaplain from Metropolitan Community Church, which is a denomination which is specifically friendly to the gay community. This too would be heralded as a major breakthrough, shows how liberal we are, etc. etc.
Sale on Bats blood ink at her store!
Just think how the idiots are shaping the minds of the young adults there. Besides, the University lives in their own little world. They really don’t care what us “townies” think.For many years they stayed to themselves and didn’t want to be part of the community unless they needed fans to go to their basketball or football games. In recent times they only need the community for buildings because they are running out of space. Just think when this University started it was a Methodist college.
Nice pentagram from this “wizard”:
City of Evil ping!
Well said. These “witches” prefer to be called “wiccans”.
What a bunch of fruits. Worshiping the created and not the creator. LOL.
So, are we FINALLY admitting that paganism is a “religion”? Then in that case why are we not applying the same separation of church and state standards as applied to Christianity, and so banning Halloween celebration in schools and government property?
We can’t have a manger or say Merry Christmas, so why is it okay to celebrate witches?
Have you ever thought that they believe you’re the “fruit”? Simply because their beliefs are different than that of yours doesn’t mean they are wrong. Are the native indians of the Americas “fruits”...afterall many still maintain the belief of different spirits and numerous GODS? Are the Jews a bunch of “fruits” because of the beliefs? What about the Buddist or the Hundi? Dude....you’re way off base.
You must be a Wiccan with that attitude.
Wiccans worship the created and not the Creator. We’ll see who’s “way off base” upon death.
“One man’s theology is another man’s belly laugh.” -—Robert A. Heinlein
You are 100%.....WRONG. My suggestion...don't worry too much about the "salvation" of others and learn about other religions and their practices.
Sorry, I am commanded by Christ to worry about the salvation of others. Everyone has a soul and unfortunately, universalism is the order of the day.
“Wicca” isn’t a religion. “Wicca” was created by robbing various existing pagan religions. “Wicca” didn’t exist until the 1940s. “Wicca’s” holy temple is the metaphysical section at Borders Books.
I agree that we should learn about other religions. Lets start by learning(well, I already know so I’m cheating a little) how Islam treats “Wiccans” and other infidels. The thought of a “Wiccan” in an Islamic country makes me heartily lol. But please, continue railing against Christians and their intolerance...lol again.
The jokes write themselves.
Overgrown children who believe in magic spells. It’s quite pathetic actually. I feel sorry for them.
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