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The Religious Experience: A Wiccan Viewpoint
What is religion? Religion is a set of beliefs which allow us to understand and categorize our world and our place in it. A set of beliefs which define our culture, our expectations, our views of people and behaviors we expect. I have found several different...
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Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Aspects of Religion: A Wiccan Viewpoint
Among early Pagans, religion was a fact taken for granted, "requiring no explanation." There was no need to define religion because religion was a part of each persons being. "We have not yet encountered in Egyptian and Babylonian literature a...
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A Basic View of Paganism or Bambi Pagansim
"You people are all so nice! I like the idea of Paganism, but I don't think I could be that nice all the time." The writer was genuinely perplexed and driven to ask me if it is really possible that Pagans, Witches and Wiccans really lived such...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Asatru, an Ancient Religion Reborn
"Asatru" (often known as "Heathenism," "Germanic Paganism," "Elder Troth," and other names) means "faith in the Aesir", which are the Gods of pre-Christian Scandinavia. The other Germanic peoples (Goths,...
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Autonomous Spirituality and the Art of Being Your Own God
As we continue to develop in our religious thinking, we have begun to move away from the old mythological, doctrinal and heteronomous, externally controlling religions, and towards autonomous religion, totally relevant to the individual who develops himself...
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attention, folk religion remains a comparatively neglected field.
Responding to Split-Level Christianity and Folk Religion
Responding to Split-Level. Christianity and Folk Religion. Folk religion and split- level Christianity is found in young churches around the world.
1 FOLK RELIGIONS The mixing of two religions – one for Sunday
Folk Religions: they are the mixture of local expressions of Christianity or Islam with local animistic practices.
Yasukuni-Jinja and Folk Religion: The Problem of Vengeful Spirits
I declare that “Eschatology in African Folk Religion” is my own work and that all This study examines the eschatology of issues related to African folk religion.

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Folk religion and life after death part 2
A bigger problem than heresy: folk religion
However, I worry that a bigger problem for the American church, especially, is folk religion. Sure, the two concepts overlap somewhat.
Did I kill Jesus? Part two with references to books about the atonement
By rogereolson, August 19, 2011 10:54 pm In Part One of this multi-part message I discussed folk religion and the atonement. Virtually every doctrine of the Christian faith is subject to folk religious distortion. Let me be clear, though.
Did I kill Jesus? (With recommendation of some recent books on atonement)
And what I have called folk religion is rampant. It appears on bumper stickers, T-shirts, church marquees, even billboards.
The Hatfield Legacy

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Folk religion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For religions sometimes described as "folk religions" or "ethnic religions", see Ethnic religion.
Chinese folk religion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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What is Folk Religion?
May 4, 2011 Brief and Straightforward Guide: What is Folk Religion?

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