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Wiccan Religion - Chapter Summary
From Wiccan beliefs to symbols, the lessons in this chapter cover all of the aspects of this religious movement. You can learn information about the history of the Wiccan religion and gain insight into religious symbol meanings and figures. Lessons are easily accessible at all times, from any Internet-connected device, and transcripts can be printed if you wish to have handy reference materials. Use your Dashboard to track your progress and the short lesson quizzes to test yourself on what you have reviewed. The lessons in this chapter will help you to:
- Discuss the history of the Wiccan religion
- Identify Wiccan holidays
- Describe Wiccan beliefs and rituals
- Name Wiccan gods and goddesses
- List Wiccan symbols and explain their meanings
- Provide details about Druidry history and beliefs
1. Wiccan Religion: Beliefs, Rituals & Holidays
Wicca is a rather modern religion whose origins are based on traditional practices of witchcraft. This lesson will discuss Wiccan beliefs, rituals, and holidays in order to provide an overview of the Wiccan religion as a whole.
2. Wiccan Religion Symbols & Meanings
Wicca is a contemporary religion with Pagan roots that worships the Moon Goddess and the Horned God. This lesson will examine seven of the most common Wicca symbols and their meanings, including the Triple Moon and the Horned God symbols.
3. Wiccan Religion Gods & Goddesses
This lesson introduces readers to the primary god and goddess worshiped by Wiccans. In addition, it covers the controversy over the use of non-Western gods and goddesses by Wiccans.
4. Wiccan Religion: Definition & History
This lesson will provide a definition of Wicca and detail its basic components. Wicca will be placed in the larger context of European polytheism, and the neo-pagan movements of the 20th century.
5. Druidry: Definition, History & Beliefs
In this lesson, we will explore the Druidic faith, its history, and its circles of influence. We also take a look at some of its primary tenets and at how modern Druids practice their faith.
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