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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...
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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.
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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
Everything you always wanted to know about the beliefs of the Founding Fathers that your Congressman will never tell you!
Through the Dark Ages, civilization and learning languished under the iron rule of the church. Finally, through the rediscovery of the Pagan Classics, Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Plotinus and many other philosophers, the west began to see a glimmer of the...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
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

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Pagan Traces in Syriac Christian Onomastica
Pre-Christian influence over Syriac onomastica is detected in three cases. First, names of pagan deities have often been used by Christians as personal names.
The Dream of the Rood – A Blend of Christian and Pagan Values
dream vision to integrate also pre-Christian elements within the poem.
Shawn Daggett, Harvard Divinity School, Pre-Christian Origins, Pt 2
cures and other miraculous interventions, analogous to pre-Christian pagan cult practices, spread and flourished.
A Shared Pre-Christian Past?
Sep 22, 2007 They are therefore distinct from the trained 'priests' of more complex societies. ( Pentikäinen 2007b).
Halloween: Treat Or Trick
pre-Christian paganism and can involve occultic rites and practices that Christians should have absolutely no dealings with.

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The 'War on Halloween': A Trick or a Treat for Conservatives?
As a Christian website puts it, “Halloween is based upon modern Wiccan interpretations of pre-Christian paganism and involve occultic rites and practices that Christians should have no dealings with.

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Germanic paganism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The information can be supplemented with archaeological finds and remnants of pre-Christian beliefs in later folklore.
Paganism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
POCM Pagan Origins of the Christ Myth
Along with miracle working sons of God, born of a mortal woman, they were common elements of pre-Christian Pagan religion. Mithras had 'em.
The Pagan Roots Of The Fascist Culture
Easter: Christian or Pagan?
Or is it an ancient Pagan holiday? Antiquity of Christian Doctrine . to use the " devil got there first" excuse for the motif's presence in pre-Christian paganism.

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