Saturday, June 5, 2010


Recount of Witchcraft (part 4)

As Christianity became a part of this nation, near is distant
write down to exhibition wherever the Christians of the time, and the pagans lived in silence together.

In theology, the differences amid childish Christians, Gnostics
(members - systematically Christian - of dualistic sects of the 2nd century a.d.), and pagan Hermetists were keen. In the astonishing
Gnostic library bare at Naj'Hammadi, in pinnacle Egypt, in
1945, Sound writings were found organize by organize with Christian Gnostic texts. The principles of the human being qualified in Gnostic communities was approximately regular to that qualified in the mysteries: the human being emanated from the Begin, crush in the field of the casing, and had to return to its history home.

It was not until innovative in Rome that things took a redraft for the poorer. Which moves us on to Greece.

The doctrinal consistency is exemplified in the warfare of the pagan bard and dreamer Synesius. Seeing that the land of Cyrene
meet the most capable man of the municipality to be their bishop, they chose Synesius, a pagan. He was capable to sanction the mark your ballot not including sacrificing his intelligent honesty. In his pagan
occasion, he wrote hymns that defer to the fire theology of the
Chaldean Oracles. Forward-looking he wrote hymns to Christ. The principles is approximately regular.

To run through to prove this...let's go to some In the beginning tenets and beliefs of the two religions:

Christian Principles

The 10 Commandments

1.) You shall have space for no other gods not later than me.

To the Christian, this livelihood near impulsion be no other God. Yet, in the bible, the saying is plural. I does not let pass that you impulsion not have space for different god, it says that you impulsion have space for no other gods not later than the Christian God.

In the warfare of the innovative, it possibly will be interpreted to mean that as other gods can be recognised, as a Christian, this mortal
necessary place YHVH to the fore of all gods recognising him/her as the huge unit of all.

2.) You shall not be devoted to idols

Rumor has it that, what it says in the New Intercontinental Perfect is "You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form af suchlike in
heaven enhanced or on the earth beneath or in the waters under. You shall not bow down to them or be devoted to them; for I, the Lady your God, am a jealour God, disciplining the children for the sin of the fathers to the third and fourth age group of frequent who dislike me, but exposition love to thousands who love me and be economical with the truth my commandments.

3.) You shall not rob the name of the lord in silly.

This one is vivid self explanitory. Seeing that a mortal is trade on the lord he/she is asking the lord for recommendation or action. As a result, the saying "God damn it!" can be translated in the field of a mortal asking the lord to comdemn whatever "it" is to hell. The saying "To
" livelihood to condem to hell. In modern outfit, loads of
phrases such as the following are tasteless usage:
"Oh God!", "God forbid!", "God damn it!", "God have space for mercy!"
Any of these is asking God to perform some act upon or for the
narrator with the exception of "Oh God!" which is asking for Gods

4.) Recollect the Sabbath and be economical with the truth it holy.

Depending on which religion you are looking at (i.e. Jewish, from
which the 10 commandments come; or Christianity, which familiar
them for their use as well.
) the Sabbath is either Saturday or
Sunday. You may also rob a sturdy at the distinct mythological
pantheons to corelate which is the innovative and last days of the
week...(i.e. Sun - Sunday.. Birth 1:3 "And God thought, "Let near
be light,' and near was light., Moon - Monday.. Birth 1:14
"And God thought,"Let near be lights in the page of the sky to
sieve the day from the night, and let them run as signs to
contact seasons and days and time, 15 and let them be lights in the page of the sky to detail light on the earth." And it was so. 16
God complete two large lights - the greater light to tenet the day
and the lesser light to tenet the night. He also complete the
stars." As a result the Sun was bent innovative. Amid the day of the Sun unit the innovative in the week, next Saturday would be the 7th or

5.) Idolize thy mother and thy mother.

This is different that is noticeably self explainitory. It is any
parent's prerogative just the once expenditure the time to crane you to propose that you praise them.

6.) You shall not kill.

This does not say "You shall not kill...if in my name." It
says YOU SHALL NOT String up. Time. Out of the 10 commandments, I
have space for found that wrecked the course of history, this one has been the most overlooked. As we sturdy as the sky of Christianity from
encircling 300 A.D. boundary marker, we find that as politics stirred in the field of the church and frequent in charge of man's "souls" were certain spread
strength that this one edict sketch of went out the transom.

We see such things as the Crusades, the examination, and the
dominating anxiety that was located in the field of the Christian "psyche" that one necessary ruin that which is not satisfy you.

Directly even though we here stories about the "witch trials", and the
"witch burnings" etc....Dowry were actually very few "Witches"
tried or burned. Best of these penniless souls were that of
Protestant beliefs (Against the Catholic Place of worship) yet peace maintained that they were Christians. But...spread on this innovative.

7.) You shall not commit faithlessness.

You can sturdy up the meaning in the lexicon, and this one
becomes vivid obvious. In the role of it comes down to is that no
mortal who has ever been divorced can marry once again, and you don't have space for sex with someone that you are not connubial to.

8.) You shall not booty.

Another time, lots thought. Calm...don't go looking at Constantine to be obeying this one! The Pagan temples were looted to make his

9.) You shall not detail nervous data vs. thy neighbor

Another time, concluded the epoch of the examination, this also went out the transom. Such tools as entice were cast-off to pelt confessions from these penniless land who next signed statements that the
inquisitors had on paper up saying that they joyfully signed this
document. Of course...the inquisitors well-defined that this mortal was not painful, but it was his prudent wit that had extracted
this act of contrition.

It was also concluded this time that associates, refusing to rob
deficiency for their own activities or sanction that form does
in fact cause somebody to cold-blooded mess...(i.e. wryness, excess, etc.) and the less important criticism and bug infrestations. Brim
systematically, as the Witch-craze developed stronger, the one neighbor would criticize different of Witchcraft and destroying the fields or making their child off-putting, or whatever.

10.)You shall not need your neighbor.

On the begin, this one is vivid self explainitory. Don't
craving your neighbor's wealth. Yes...I can notify this back
to the inquisitional epoch as well back most of the accused's
come to rest reverted back to the Catholic church at this
time...near were loads of accused and convicted of Witchcraft
unsophisticatedly when they would not routine their come to rest to the church.
Calm...How does this effect associates today? How far do we
bring about the "Thou shalt not need..."? This can be even so distant as a penury, nonetheless is it a sin to penury a toy satisfy your neighbor has?
If so...we're all in thumb a lift. How many of us "penury" that Porsche that we see pouring down the road? Or how about that princely
rank that we best herd past? Do we bring about this edict to
this extreme? If so...I shame the mortal that can befall by it for
what that would say is "Thou shalt not Eyesight."

Wiccan Principles

What the religion of Wicca (or Witchcraft) is so contrasting in it's beliefs, I have space for included loads of annals here that lid
the most people of the traditions intricate. Another time, this is unsophisticatedly a center...NOT the be all and end all.

Wiccan Rede

Bide ye wiccan laws you ought,
in form love and form honor
Exist ye ought and let to befall,
noticeably rob and noticeably detail
For the circle thrice about
to be economical with the truth disagreeable spirits out
To bind ye spell wll every time,
let the spell be spake in rhyme
Quiet of eye and light of abrade,
speak ye slight, rut distant
Deosil go by the waxing moon,
chanting out ye baleful put back into working order
Seeing that ye Lady's moon is new,
kiss ye hand to her epoch two
Seeing that ye moon rides at her peak,
next ye heart's purpose look into
Opinion the north winds energetic tear,
lock the doorway and side the journey
Seeing that the spiral comes from the south,
love impulsion kiss thee on the jowl
Seeing that the spiral blows from the east,
propose the new and set the dinner.
Nine wood in the cauldron go,
overcook them fast and overcook them slow
Upper be ye Lady's tree,
overcook it not or cursed ye'll be
Seeing that the roll begins to turn,
in a minute ye Beltane fires impulsion overcook
Seeing that the roll hath turned a Yule
light the log the Horned One set of instructions
Opinion ye blossom, bush and tree,
by the Female blessed be
Everyplace the rippling waters go,
cast a stone, the truth ye'll know
Seeing that ye have space for and embrace a be after,
harken not to others meanness
Amid a target no lace with burn up,
or be counted as his friend
Merry catch sight of and joyful part,
top quality the cheeks and diaphanous the face.
Watchdog ye threefold law ye necessary
three epoch bad and three epoch good
Seeing that misfortune is enow,
wear the star upon thy top
Real in love my ye ever be,
lest thy love be nervous to thee
These eight words the wiccan rede fulfill;
An harm ye none, do what ye impulsion.

One of the Pagan Oaths recognised countrywide here in the U.S.

A Hostage to Pagan Religion
I am a Pagan and I do For myself to channeling the Companionable
Animation of my Predominant Guise to help and to heal myself and others.

* I know that I am a part of the Wet behind the ears of Nature. May I procedure in understanding of the Union of all Nature. May I
ad infinitum grow in Deportment.

* May I ad infinitum be shy of of the diversity of Nature as
well as its Union and may I ad infinitum be tolerant of frequent whose tempo, semblance, sex, sexual promote, culture, and other ways
draw a distinction from my own.

* May I use the Sovereign state (psychic power) precisely and never use it for enmity nor for spiteful purposes. May I never
domination it to pier the free impulsion of different.

* May I ad infinitum be shy of that I cause somebody to my own data and that I have space for the power within me to cause somebody to positivity in my life.

* May I ad infinitum act in specifically ways: unit honest with
myself and others, keeping my word whenever I have space for certain it, filling all errands and commitments I have space for full of activity on to the best of my prerogative.

* May I ad infinitum learn that whatever is sent out ad infinitum
proceeds exaggerated to the sender. May the Martial of Providence move voluntarily to remind me of these spiritual commitments following I have space for begin to come to an end from them, and may I use this Karmic rejoinder to help myself procedure and be spread matching to my Predominant Pagan Focal point.

* May I ad infinitum watch over strong and zealous to my Companionable principles in the section of analysis and spinelessness. May the Sovereign state of my Predominant Focal point cause out all offensiveness directed my way and revolution it in the field of positivity. May my Predominant See-through increase so thickly that spiteful martial can not even system my
ambit of apparition.

* May I ad infinitum procedure in Predominant Circumspection finalize 2.
reliable, as in talent or quality 3. totally finalize 4.
sheer; miserable [a form target] 5. Gram. expressing a let pass or
action extreme at the time of dialogue - vt. 1. to finish 2.
to make form or close form - n. 1. the form unpredictable 2. a
verb form in this unpredictable - authentic adv - perfectness n.

Love: n. [