Wicca


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a community of followers of the Wicca religion

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the polytheistic nature religion of modern witchcraft whose central deity is a mother goddess

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The Circles are communities where a positive female sociability is developed, informed by the cosmovision of the Wicca religion, but detached from a particular religion, since the participation in the Circle is not restricted to Wiccan women.
The bishop claimed pagans hoping to use occult powers "for good, for healing and for love" had led the wicca revival.
Followers of Wicca maintain the whole cosmos is alive, meaning the waxing (growing), waning and full moon are important in their religion.
resonate most closely with Diannic Wicca, and have been an out lesbian
Air Force Academy here attempted more openness earlier this month by announcing it had set up a worship space for followers of "Earth-centered" religions such as Wicca and Druidism.
The most comprehensive history of Wicca and its many offshoots is Ronald Hutton's The Triumph of the Moon, which articulates how Wicca shifted from a hierarchical, coven-based system to a more accessible and more solitary religious practice.
The ritualistic religion of Wicca emerged in almost every participant's interview.
As for the better-known witch meaning "sorceress," it goes back to Old English wicce, a counterpart to the masculine noun wicca, "sorcerer.
Any interested in the words and philosophy of Wicca and magic will find MAGIC WORDS a fascinating dictionary packed with magic words and phrases from around the world.
Co-authors Dillon Burroughs and Marla Alupoaicei have written "Generation Hex" in an effort to alert Christian parents of the subtle dangers of Wicca many teenagers are being exposed to.
McQuaide's (1999) case study involves a Wiccan client; Kennedy (2003) provided a brief overview of Neo-Paganism for counselors; and Wicca is briefly described in Canda and Furman (1999).
She breaks her arm tripping over her altar; the Wicca ceremony in the park turns out to be an AA meeting; and when she and her best friend Lisa try to channel the spirit of Michael Reddear, the boy who killed himself, nothing happens.
So there was an almost audible sigh of relief from the sold-out Apollo when the band stepped out on stage and launched straight into dark and foreboding new track Wicca.
This is all the more reason to applaud Skim as it manages to conjure a variety of tag words--like (first) love, friendship, suicide, family, goth, Wicca, depression and homosexuality--without losing focus, and without seeming insincere.