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The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Historical Christian Jewelry
The art of jewelry making evolved though the centuries. In a sense, jewelry is any ornamentation or adornment on the body. Jewelry has been used not only for aesthetic reasons but also as an indication of a person’s status in life.
>> Body Mysteries
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Festival Cycles, Christian Feasts and the Sabbats
A Miscellany of Festivals : Christian Equivalents for the "Sabbats" There's a number of reasons why the "Wiccan" wheel of the year and the Christian Calendar don't match. The most important is all too often overlooked. The Christian...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Am I Damned?: Part 2
CAVEAT: It is impossible to answer a "theological" question simply and correctly at the same time. The reason for this is the fact that the theological arena involves reality not only beyond our capacity to adequately express, but even beyond that,...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Am I Damned?: Part 1
(Excerpted from a planned website, much of this material has already appeared in answer to various questions on the boards, especially in General Earth Spirituality. I will attempt to redact it for this forum, as much of the arguments contained here are basic...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Truth, Lies and the Holocaust
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well. -Samuel Butler Over the years, I have heard many tales of tragedy and persecution committed against Neo-Pagans around the country. From folks losing jobs, losing...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology

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Remembering India's Christian martyrs should be a Church priority
We've had two reminders this week that the same point applies to victims of other kinds of abuse, including anti-Christian persecution.
Anti-Christian attacks continue
While much of that may be beyond the ability of the church to control directly, one step that could be taken immediately is to fast-track the beatification and canonization of the martyrs of Kandhamal. One such martyr is the Rev.
Pope Francis: Ecumenism of Christian martyrs in Middle East is a call for
The bloodshed of Christians in the Middle East and Africa have allowed once-divided Christians to grow closer to one another, Pope Francis said.
Recalling Christian Martyrs through Music
Thousands of churches across the globe are lifting up their voices in song this weekend. They are doing so to draw attention to Christian persecution. But not just any song.
TERRY MATTINGLY: The new Christian martyrs
“We bow before the martyrdom of those who, at the cost of their own lives, have given witness to the truth of the Gospel, preferring death to the denial of Christ.

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