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King James Bible: Numbers, Chapter 1
Chapter 1 1:1 And the LORD spake unto Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tabernacle of the congregation, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying, 1:2 Take ye the sum of all the...
Old Testament >> Numbers
What are the names for the thirteen moons of the year?
There are thirteen Lunar months in the year, the Full Moon is near the mid point of the Lunar Month. The Lunar Moons listed here may not always occur as given because the first New Moon of a new Lunar Year may not coincide with the first day of the first...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
King James Bible: Exodus, Chapter 28
Chapter 28 28:1 And take thou unto thee Aaron thy brother, and his sons with him, from among the children of Israel, that he may minister unto me in the priest's office, even Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron's sons. 28:2 And thou shalt make...
Old Testament >> Exodus
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
Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Beltane - The Lover's Holiday
ABOUT BELTANE | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT BELTANE Beltane is celebrated on May 1st and is one of the original Celtic festivals, Samhain being the other one. Beltane or May Day is also known as the Lover's holiday. Beltane is pronounced bel-tene, "...
Holidays >> Beltaine
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies

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Port Fairy Folk Festival Names New Program Director Ahead Of 40th Year
First names revealed for 2016 Cambridge Folk Festival
The first names have been revealed for this year's Cambridge Folk Festival, one of the longest established and most prestigious folk festivals in the world. Tickets are now on sale. For sheer class and integrity, it can't be beaten.
Folk festival society names new general manager
Michelle Demers-Shaevitz is the new general manager of the Mission Folk Music Festival Society. — image credit: Submitted Photo. The Mission Folk Music Festival Society has announced the appointment of Michelle Demers-Shaevitz as general manager.
Climate kids take on the feds
The suit names a lot of old people and institutions as defendants. There's President Obama, several federal agencies, including the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency, and the heads of some of those agencies. The complaint is ...
The alternative city guide to Pretoria, South Africa
It's awkward. A city stuck between one disturbing past, two names, and several diverse and conflicting identities. It's the city named after an Afrikaner folk hero and founded on the principle that God had granted the land to the Boers.

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