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The Pagan Roots of Democracy
I stepped into the voting booth with civic pride and religious inspiration. The pastors urged the congregation to renew America and vote for a good Christian man, Ronald Reagan. I voted a straight Republican ticket. Those godless Democrats were no better than...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Christ's Role, As He Might Have Meant It: a Discussion
It seems that organized religion has assumed the role of Christ in the dispensation of Truth, be it relating to the church itself or in the very Word of God. The Pope, when speaking in his official capacity, is considered to be the mouthpiece of God."...
Religions >> Christianity
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
The First Congregational Church of Wicca
Witchcraft is a religion of field and grove, river and stream. In coven or individually, we perform rituals to renew our connections with the Goddess and God. However, what suits one may not answer the needs of another. This need is being satisfied by a new...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Martin Luther
Martin Luther was a German theologian, a priest and a monk, a scholar and a writer. He was the leading figure of the Protestant Reformation.
Saga of Times Past >> Biography
Story of the Celts: The Celts of Ireland
The Celts of Ireland [ 33 ] The Celts arrived in Ireland by 350 B.C (some say earlier) and they thrive there to this day. A claim might be made that the Celtic Irish are among the world's oldest nationality groups. Despite periods when foreigners tried in...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
The Sacred Wheel: The Sabbats
The Wheel of the Year honors the never ending cycle of life, death, and rebirth. It expresses the belief which Pagan religions hold that time is circular, not linear. The Sabbats are derived from the rich traditions of seasonal festivals as celebrated by...
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays

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“Peace” Dictionary of the Apostolic Church, Vol. II:159-160 The
Dictionary of the Apostolic Church, Vol. II:159-160. The etymology of the Greek word ειρηνη is variously given as from ειρειν (= Lat.
What on Earth is Worship?
'something more' is tradition which the Orthodox claim they have handed down in pure form from the early church.2. 1 Chambers Etymological Dictionary, p.
The Meaning of Holy Trinity
Coptic Orthodox Church of Saint Mark . the tree. It is for the tree its origin and invisible being.
CANNONS AND DECREES OF THE - Heritage Bible Church
The Doctrine of Ecclesiology is the Doctrine of the Church. It is the study of its origin, its nature, its constitution, its ordinances and its activities.

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church - Online Etymology Dictionary
The Online Etymology Dictionary. Search: O.E.
Christian Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bible Studies: Etymology of the word 'Church', origin of the word
Aug 31, 2008 origin of the word church, good news of jesus, origin of the word: I have never heard of such a meaning for the word church .
[B-Greek] Etymology of the word kurios
Jan 27, 2006 I delved into this word some time ago when I researched the etymology of the word "church".
Jon's Journey: Church Etymology
Jun 12, 2011 Church Etymology. It is common for the meaning of words to change over time.

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