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Book: Pagan Religions in Five Minutes

Chapter: 30. How do Pagans Conceive of Gods?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.45497


Paganism presents a highly individualised and diverse range of beliefs regarding deities, reflecting a spectrum from hard polytheism to atheism. Influenced by social factors, Pagans may venerate various deities, including those from ancient pantheons, nature spirits, and broader divine concepts. Paganism is characterised by its flexibility, allowing practitioners to move between different theological perspectives. Central to Paganism is experiencing the divine rather than adhering to orthodox religious templates.

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