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The Rise Of The Rede
A Change In Emphasis The Wiccan Rede currently enjoys an extremely visible role in Paganism. As of this writing, a browser search using the term "Wiccan Rede" will generate no less than 4,000 listings. Go to a specific Web site with a "basics...
Paganism & Wicca >> The Wiccan Rede
A View on the Wiccan Rede
I was listening to radio evangelist Bob Larson talk to a witch on his radio show. The witch mentioned the Wiccan Rede "as you harm none, do as you will." He snorted and ridiculed the idea that such a simple idea could be a legitimate basis for...
Paganism & Wicca >> The Wiccan Rede
Principles of Wiccan Belief
In the spring Witchmeet held April 1974 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Councel of American Witches adopted this statement entitled "The Principles of Wiccan Belief." The statement was created in hopes to bring awareness to the general public as well...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Wiccan Mysteries
My best friend asked, "So explain this Wiccan Mystery to me about drums". Now I have never equated the term Wiccan Mystery and drums together before. I have been working on some Mysteries this week, coincidentally. Actually, some of the God...
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...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
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...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions

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A Balancing Act: A Discussion of Gender Roles Within Wiccan Ritual
Elizabeth Shuler: Gender Roles in Wiccan Ritual. 47. Elizabeth Shuler is a ...
Mapping the Wiccan Ritual Landscape: Circles of Transformation
Mapping the Wiccan Ritual Landscape: Circles of Transformation. Nikki Bado- Frcrlick. Wicca, or Witchcraft,' is a religion without a sacred architecture.
Resurrecting Pagan Rites
The popular, separatist, men's movement uses pagan rituals to define manhood. ... jargon, and its use of motifs like “sages,” “warriors” and “rites of passage” ...
A Balancing Act: A Discussion of Gender Roles within Wiccan Ritual
Wiccan Ritual. The liminal space of Wiccan ritual modifies practitioners' gender identities by inscribing both masculine and feminine identities upon the ...
The Gendered Wiccan Altar: Examining the Wiccan concepts of ...
WICCAN CONCEPTS OF GENDER AND RITUAL OBJECTS by ... the interaction of these primary ritual actors and the gendered objects they manipulate. As a.

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Erie-area religion calendar, March 12 and later
SPRING EQUINOX/OSTARA/EOSTRE: Sunday, March 20; Wiccan/pagan celebration of the rebirth of spring. Info: www.bbc.
Go Vouch Yourself
For a while now, if seekers have been looking for verification of a Gardnerian teacher's line, they've been able to ask said teacher (or the greater Gardnerian community) to vouch for their qualifications.
Geena Davis Cast as Lead in Fox's The Exorcist
This has soooome basis on reality as according to The Rite anyway, most exorcisms in the Catholic Church are performed on women, although the case The Exorcist was reportedly based on involved a boy being possessed.
Erie-area religion calendar, Feb. 20 and later
SPRING EQUINOX/OSTARA/EOSTRE: Sunday, March 20; Wiccan/pagan celebration of the rebirth of spring. Info: www.bbc.
Weddings legalised for Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster in New Zealand
The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster is now legally recognized as being allowed to carry on wedding ceremonies. Touched by His ... Other groups that can solemnise marriages include Druids, Wiccans and those who practise yoga or spiritual healing.

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General Wiccan Rite Information - Get Ordained - Become a Minister ...
Followers of Wicca follow one cardinal rule, known as the Wiccan Rede: “An Ye Harm None, Do What Ye Will”. There are several rites of passages of a ...
Overview of Wiccan practices, rituals, tools, etc. - Religious tolerance
May 6, 2009 Many, perhaps most, Witches are solitary practitioners; they perform their rites alone. Others form covens which are informal groups of Wiccans.
Great Rite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The "Great Rite" is a Wiccan ritual involving symbolic sexual intercourse with the purpose of drawing energy from the powerful connection between the male and ...
Wiccan Full Moon Ritual - YouTube
Aug 10, 2006 Wiccan Full Moon Esbat Ritual with the Temple of Astral Light. Held at Trinity Temple Metaphysical Church and Community Center on August 8, ...
Rituals and Ceremonies - Paganism and Wicca - About.com
Wiccans and Pagans have a number of rituals and celebrations that they use. ... circle, Sabbat and Esbat rites for Samhain, Yule, Imbolc, Ostara, Beltane, Litha, ...

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