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Fertility Cults

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Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Horned God in India and Europe
Of all of the Gods that we honor in Paganism today probably the most revered is the Horned God, in the shape and form of Cernunnos. Pick up some modern Pagan literature and chances are he is in there, listen to conversation at a Moot and you will hear him...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Deities & Heros >> Indic
Welcome to the Rune-of-the-Month Club! Ingwaz is the sixth rune of the third aett, and the twenty-second rune of the Elder Futhark as a whole. Its sound is that of the English “ng.” Like Thurisaz, it represents a sound written by two letters in the Roman...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Ostara - The Vernal Equimox
ABOUT OSTARA | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT OSTARA Ostara (pronounced Oh-star-ah) is also called Eostre, Easter, Vernal Equinox, Spring Equinox, and the First Day of Spring. This is the time of year when day & night are equal, and heralds the return of...
Holidays >> Ostara
The Elements of Color Magick
"Color is the place where our mind and the universe meet each other." Paul Cezanne In magick colors represent a certain energy, goal, person (someone you're working for) or a non-physical being (deity, spiritual force). The magickal color meanings...
Symbology >> Colorology
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

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The Jar and the Blade: Fertility Myth and Medieval Romance in
fertility cults such as the cults of Tammuz, Isis and Osiris, and Adonis and Attis.
The Role of Women in Ancient Fertility Cults and the Origin of Sports.
Cults and the Origin of Sports by. George Eisen. University of Maryland.
wider milieu of the Canaanite fertility cults. 7. Biale's work, while short on the forms of the term, is long on the contextual evidence.
Cult Prostitution in New Testament - Evangelical Theological Society
It is widely held that cult prostitution in connection with fertility rites was commonly practiced throughout the NT world.
Biblical Views of Sexuality and Homosexuality
behavior which was related to the surrounding fertility cults.

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Spring equinox at one of humanity's oldest structures
Might ironic jokes about failed modern roofing technology, whispered stories of ancient fertility cults, and the drift of pagan songs over barbed-wire fences and an archaeology lecture be examples of our attempts to capture Mnajdra for ourselves?

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Fertility rite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search. Sao Goncalo Pastries. erotic pastry from Portugal claimed to have originated with celtic fertility rites.
Fertility Cults of Canaan
Dec 22, 2008 Much of our knowledge of the origins and character of these fertility cults remains tentative and widely debated.
FERTILITY CULT - Holman Bible Dictionary on
Fertility cults attribute the fertility of the cropland and herds to the sexual relations of the divine couple.
fertility cult -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
The third characteristic is the fertility cult. Here the primary force is the personified earth, called Mother, with all her functions and characteristics.
Fertility cult | Define Fertility cult at

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