I’ve written a couple of times before about the devotional work I do with Tarot. One thing I haven’t much discussed, though, is the notion of myth-making as it factors into my personal Tarot practice. Religion involves myth. Before we have theology (and arguably before we have praxis) we have stories, which structure the things […]Read more "A Tarot Fairy Tale"
The early German sociologist Max Weber had a lot of really important ideas that shaped the way we think about the world. One of those ideas, which I find particularly useful in my day-to-day life, is the distinction between understanding and explanation. The German words for these concepts are verstehen and erklaren, respectively, and there’s a great Wikipedia article […]Read more "Why I Use Tarot: Understanding vs. Explanation"
This is going to be a bit of a strange post. Quite a while back, I posted about the Tarot altar I have set up in my apartment. I think that setting up such an altar is an excellent idea for any Tarot reader, and I’m actually not the only one to have had such an […]Read more "Tarot, Polytheism, and a Sprinkling of Nietzsche"