Truly A Witch: A Study In Cultural Patterns this research project looks at the Wiccan Religion and the differences from Christianity.

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This research project looks at the Wiccan Religion and the differences from Christianity. The Wiccans believe that the Wiccan Religion has been in existence for 30,000 years. Their proof is pictures found in a cave of a man with stag horns and a pregnant woman in a circle with eleven other people dated back to the Paleolithic people.

Truly A Witch

This project has been an interesting process. I have spent the last month reading, joining online chat rooms and corresponding with people that practice the Wiccan Religion. I have learned many things about witchcraft, spells, tools of the trade and the gods that are worshipped. While comparing the cultural patterns of the Wiccan Religion with my own version of Christianity I have found that Wiccans and Christians seem similar until you listen to the Wiccan ideas of life or see the Wiccan religious rituals. At this point the two religions become very dissimilar.

The history of Wicca, Wiccans believe was based on pre-Christian traditions started in Ireland, Wales and Scotland. Now Wiccans believe their religion can be traced back 30,000 years "with the discovery of cave paintings in France" (wicca, p 4). The painting depicts a man with a stage head and a pregnant woman standing in a circle with eleven other people. "These archetypes are clearly recognized by Wiccans as our view of the Goddess and God aspect of the supreme creative force" (wicca, p 4). In contrast the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints believe their religion is the same as the teachings taught to Adam and Eve by God and Jesus Christ both in the Garden of Eden and after they were cast out of the Garden of Eden.

Witchcraft in ancient history was known as "The Craft of the...