Hellenic response to Mr. Jordan Peterson regarding polytheism and monotheism

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtJHEY-3VZY Mr. Jordan Peterson, It has come to my attention that in a lecture which you gave some years ago, you stated that you like the idea of a relationship «between polytheism and psychological confusion» and «monotheism and psychological unification,» an idea you ascribed to Carl Jung. I don't know about you, but the ancient … Hellenic response to Mr. Jordan Peterson regarding polytheism and monotheism weiterlesen

25 Great Articles & Essays on Cultural Appropriation in Paganism, the New Age and Nationalism

Alexander, Timothy Jay: Interview with Hellenist Timothy Jay Alexander, in: Hellenic magazine Ideon Antron, issue number 2, 2010, 40-45. Araujo, Michael: Capitalism and New Age, Sacred Heart University, April 2020. Barnett, Lisa: DNA Tests, Indigenous Identity, and “Playing Indian,” University of Chicago Divinity School, January 2019. Butterfield, Nancy: New Age Movement Stealing American Indian Ceremonies, … 25 Great Articles & Essays on Cultural Appropriation in Paganism, the New Age and Nationalism weiterlesen

Hellenic religion, cosmotheism and polytheism

Hellenic religion is not only «polytheism.» I consciously avoid using the term «polytheism,» since it's surrounded by odd stereotypes. In addition to that, I avoid calling myself a «polytheist.» Polytheism refers to religion, but the Hellenes are not a religion or religious community. We are an ethnicity. It would be irrational to reduce a whole … Hellenic religion, cosmotheism and polytheism weiterlesen

The real problem of cultural appropriation

The picture below addresses the real problem of cultural appropriation. Hellenes face this colonial attitude every day. In the case of paganism, for example, Hellenes are criticized for their ethos, the way they live, think and practice their ancestral religion. Pagans want us to think like them, live like them, behave like them. And if … The real problem of cultural appropriation weiterlesen

Pagan depravity and Genocide denial

The cultural appropriation* and commercialization** of Hellenismos by the West, in particular by paganism and nationalism, takes on increasingly imperialistic and pathological features. They deny our right to self-determination, deny our right to be ourselves. And now they also deny the Greek genocide. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8aq9gaceZ8 My mother's grandmother lost five children to the genocide of the … Pagan depravity and Genocide denial weiterlesen

Panagia Aphroditissa, die Allheilige, die Mutter

Aus dem Englischen ins Deutsche Haben Sie schon einmal von «Panagia Aphroditissa» gehört? Aphroditissa ist einer der vielen Beinamen der Jungfrau Maria in Griechenland und Zypern, bekannt in beiden Ländern als «Panagia» (Die Allheilige) und «Ourania mitera» (Himmlische Mutter), wo sie in ihrer Eigenschaft als «Mutter» hoch verehrt wird. Im Dorf Kouklia auf Zypern steht … Panagia Aphroditissa, die Allheilige, die Mutter weiterlesen

Panagia Aphroditissa, the most holy, the mother

Did you ever heard of «Panagia Aphroditissa»? Aphroditissa is one of the many epithets and cults of the Virgin Mary in Greece and Cyprus, known in both countries as «Panagia» (The most holy one) and «Ourania mitera» (Heavenly mother), where she is highly venerated in her capacity as «the mother.» In the Cypriot village Kouklia … Panagia Aphroditissa, the most holy, the mother weiterlesen

French Wikipedia is misrepresenting Hellenismos

September 28, 2021 It has been repeatedly shown that Wikipedia is spreading false information about Hellenismos. Both the English entry on Hellenismos and the German one on Neopaganism are characterised by the lack of unbiased evaluation, lack of respectable sources, and pagan propaganda. But the French version took the cake. In their entry «Hellénisme (religion),» … French Wikipedia is misrepresenting Hellenismos weiterlesen

Discerning the pseudo-Hellenes and pseudo-Hellenists

As Angelo Nasios rightly said, the dominant voices «in the anglosphere in regards to Hellenism aren't Greek, and that is why everyone is confused about nearly everything Greek.» Many of the relevant sources regarding Hellenic life haven't been translated into English. Most books on Hellenismos available in English are not written by Hellenes, and also … Discerning the pseudo-Hellenes and pseudo-Hellenists weiterlesen

Hellenismos ist viel mehr als Religion

Aus dem Englischen ins Deutsche von Stilian Korovilas Dieser Artikel soll eine sanfte Erinnerung oder eher ein «Aufklärer» für die Leser sein, bei denen der Eindruck erweckt wurde, beim Hellenismos handele es sich um Religion oder dass es ihm ausschließlich um die anzestralen Kulte gehe. Leider gibt es sehr viele falsche Informationen im Internet, so … Hellenismos ist viel mehr als Religion weiterlesen