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    The Wicca Religion

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    Wicca I. History a. When was it founded? i. The exact date of Wicca’s founding is unknown, but is traced back to the 1950s. b. Who founded it? i. Gerald Brousseau Gardner founded the Wiccan religion. c. How it all began? i. The Wicca religion is a modern form of an ancient way of life, or system of worship that has been around in Europe for thousands of years. d. Other relevant foundational information i. Each Wiccan community is called a coven, and it usually consists of 10 to 15 members. As a member of the coven, there are three degrees of initiation possible for each person in the coven. The first two are more basic and are for becoming an expert in the magic and rituals. The third; however, is for a member who wants to be in the priesthood.…

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    The Wicca Religion

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    Wicca is a tradition that takes place in Europe before Christianity and can be linked back to worshiped of Hunter God, and a Fertility Goddess of the Paleolithic people. The religion can be traced back to 30,000 years and predate Christianly by 28,000 years. A sculpture was found of a Goddess or Great mother, and her consort stating that this religion was a matriarchal and free of male domination. The goddess is one of the earliest deity from the Stone Ages in Europe. Wicca is a spiritual belief…

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    Ancient Wicca Religion

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    Wicca is the second-fastest-growing religion in the United States with the first being Islam. When we here Wicca we usually think of straight up black magic but there is much more to Wicca then magic. Wicca means “wise ones” or “to bend or shape”. Wicca is a predominantly Western movement whose followers practice witchcraft and nature worship. The people involved in Wicca see themselves as a religion of pre-Christian traditions of Northern and Western Europe. The origins of the ancient Wicca…

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    Ancient Wicca Witchcraft

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    Wicca frequently uses the god and goddess to perform magical acts. Wicca is one of the true forms where witchcraft is practiced by the ancients. Wicca is where it honors both the god and goddess and the changing of the seasons also known as the Wheel of the Year. They believe in a law that they call the Wiccan Rede where Harm None is their belief. Witches are concerned folk healers as well as mediators who do practice folk magic. They sometimes use magic to manipulate the energy to…

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    Wicca Vs Paganism

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    The big money question in today's society is really "What is Wicca". Isn't it the same as Paganism? Paganism is basically the mother branch of all religions. While the two have some similarities, they are considered different. Wicca is a nature based religion that follows the Goddess and the God. Some individuals put a face to the Goddess and God or some just leave them named as they are. A lot of individuals (if not all) follow a rule of ethics called the Wiccan Rede. Most individuals who are…

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    Wicca And Atheism Essay

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    cores, humans long to cling to and have confidence in something. Many are polytheistic, believing in more than one individual deity; some are monotheistic, worshipping a single divine being, or as in the case of Atheism, some believe in no higher power whatsoever. Wicca is an example of polytheism, where a goddess is the main deity, with a god as the secondary divinity. The heart of worship that Wiccans have is clearly shown in their religion’s ritual system and reverence for the gods over…

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    What I Know Before beginning the research process, my knowledge on witchcraft, Wicca, and Paganism was very limited. I gathered that witchcraft is part of Wicca and that Wicca is part of Paganism. I had no knowledge on witchcraft at all. I struggled to separate fact from fiction regarding the practice of witchcraft. I was familiar with caricatures and fictional portrayals of witches and wizards like Hocus Pocus and Harry Potter, but I knew not to rely on those inaccurate representations of the…

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    Wicca: A Misunderstood Religion Most people know them as witches. Some are terrified that they might cast a spell on them. Others might want to be like them so that they could have the power to make someone fall in love with them. And the rest of the population does not even know who they are. Who are they? Wiccans. I spoke with one only a couple weeks ago. And no, she didn’t cast a spell on me. As a matter of fact, the Wiccans are opposite of what many people imagine about them; they are just…

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    The first video Britain's Wicca Man: Modern Pagan Witchcraft Documentary was very interesting. The documentary's main focus is the history of the Wiccan religion and the man behind it all. In 1939 Gerald Gardner was initiated into a coven of witches. Throughout his life he studied the tribal culture of the places where he traveled to but what most intrigued him was tribal ritual magic. Once he was back home, he began taking part in rituals. They even went as far as casting a spell to prevent…

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    and wondering about Wicca and interesting in looking into what they believe. I was raised where any pagan beliefs and witchcraft were believed to be evil and satanic. However, the more I looked into it and less religious I’ve become, the more I understand what it is that Wiccans really do and think. While doing this research and thinking about Wiccans, I’ve realized that it fits my morals and the way in which I think as well; additionally, I’ve seen how poorly Wiccans have been treated by…

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