1. As a noun, a person who practices Paganism; as an adjective, something to do with Paganism.
2. From the Latin Paganus, “those of the earth.” Originally it was a derogatory term used to described people of the land and their simplicity. Later, it focused on their choice of Pre-Christian deities. Today, many Witches and Wiccans consider themselves to be Pagans or Neo-Pagans.
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Cory Thomas Hutcheson, author of the new New World Witchery.
For those who take an interest in North American folk magic, it is impossible to learn for long without realizing very quickly just how...