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The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic
Judaism: An Overview
Judaism, the fundamental religion of the Jews, is the oldest and purely monotheistic religion of the world.
Religions >> Judaism
Origins of the Celts
Two new groups of people emerge in Central Europe during the late Neolithic (New Stone Age) period, one certainly immigrant. Each group may be distinguished archaeologically by characteristic artifacts found in their respective burial sites. One was a Bell...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Pagan Culture Never Died
Pagan culture never died. It changed, was hidden, became hushed -- but never died. We can look around and see that many of the Old ways are still part of everyday life. Here's a few examples. What others can you see in your own surroundings? A personal...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Religion & Philosophy >> Superstition
The 'W' Word (Witch), What Does it Mean?
The other day I sat down and again tried to define what it is that I am doing. We are talking about beginning our church next year, but a church of what? I am the type that is most comfortable with a clear and complete understanding, so I began at the...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca

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Is Jewish Culture More Appealing than Jewish Religion?
It would not have been possible to call oneself a "secular" or "cultural" Jew--the category simply did not exist.
The Secular Thought exchange, part 1: Toward a new ideology of Jewish secularism
Even Orthodox Jews outside of the State of Israel would probably agree with Moses Mendelssohn that church and state should be separated: religious in private, they are secular in public.
Major poll: About half of Israeli Jews want to expel Arabs
Secular Jews see their Jewish identity mostly as a matter of heritage or culture, and this reflects in their beliefs and customs. Few secular respondents go to synagogue every week or pray regularly, and 40 percent said they do not even believe in God.
Bernie Sanders: The 'Devout' Secular Jew
Leveling The Playing Field For Special Needs Learners
A.: For so long, special education was not part of the mainstream culture — there was a stigma and stereotype attached to students and programs.

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