Introduction to WiccaWICCAN INTRODUCTIONMore Like This
First off, what is Wicca? What is Paganism? Is there a difference? Well as the saying goes "Every Wiccan is Pagan, but not every Pagan is Wiccan". Make sense? Probably not.
A Neopagan religion and one of the many earth-based religions. Traditional Wicca was founded by Gerald Gardner of England in the 1940s.
There is no precise meaning to the word. Pagan is usually defined as someone who is a follower of a nature religion. But, basically from what I've been told, Wiccans practice magick (or witchcraft and you can spell magick however you'd like. but not all practice witchcraft) and Pagans don't. I really couldn't find much info on Paganism.
A Deeper Look Into Wicca-
Unlike Christianity, Wicca does not have a "Satan" or "Devil", and there is no such thing as "Hell". There is something called the Three Fold Law. Meaning, whatever you do will come back three t
What Is Wicca?What Is Wicca?More Like This
Wicca is a neo-pagan religion based on the pre-Christian traditions of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. Its origins can be traced even further back to Paleolithic peoples who worshipped a Hunter God and a Fertility Goddess. Cave paintings found in France (and dated at 30,000 years old) depict a man with the head of a stag, and a woman with a swollen, pregnant belly. They stand in a circle with eleven mortals. These archetypes of the divine are worshipped by Wiccans to this very day. By these standards, the religion that is now called Wicca, is perhaps the oldest religion in the world.
In 1951, the laws against Witchcraft were repealed in England. A man named Gerald Gardner was the first to come into the public eye with a description of what modern witches were practicing. His information came from the traditions of a coven called the New Forest Witches, and from Ceremonial Magick and the Cabballah. He began what is now called the Gardnerian Tr