By: Reverend Ashira Goddard
Pagan holidays are based upon nature. Surprise. As with all things, the forces of nature are to be celebrated and honored. Each date is given, but remember, most Pagans celebrate according to the moon. An example, December 21 is not always the full moon. Pagan's...
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By: Jennifer Smith - 373109
PAGAN HOLIDAYS CELEBRATED IN THE USThe US is host to many different peoples who are free to participate in whatever faith they choose. We have a long tradition of separating church from state, yet a powerful inclination to mix religion and politics. Throughout our nation's...
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By: Rex Trulove
Perhaps the best-known Pagan holiday that is celebrated in the US occurs every December 25. That's right; Christmas is a pagan holiday rather than a Christian one, though so many people around the globe don't know it.Biblical scholars for a long time have recognized...
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By: Bridget Webber
Pagan holidays in the United States center around the seasonal wheel of the year. This comes from the ancient Pagan belief that by recognizing the changes in the seasons and celebrating them, you can become aligned with earth energy. There are several different strains of...
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By: Tiffany Steele
Every religion honors special days of the year set aside forcelebrations of various events that are important to the specificreligion's theology, and Wicca is certainly no exception. The Wiccansannually celebrate eight special holidays, or Sabbats, derived from theFrench word meaning "to frolic and revel."...
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By: Sherrill Fulghum
The three biggest holidays celebrated in the United States and that are paganistic in origin are Halloween, Christmas, and Easter. To the average person the first reaction to that statement is that the writer has made a bit mistake; Halloween maybe, but not the others...
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By: Royce Radcliffe
Believe it or not there are a few pagan holidays that have infiltrated the US and are practiced openly every year. In fact many people who practice them have no idea that they are actually upholding a thousands of years old pagan tradition with their...
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By: Laura Gee
You've probably heard that the traditions surrounding several popular American holidays (including Halloween and Christmas) have pagan roots, and this is true. However, pagan holidays celebrated in the US take place throughout the year, and not all of these holidays are well-known. Of course, not...
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