Witchcraft & wicca FAQs
* Can I follow the path of Wicca and witchcraft and still be a Christian?
There are many common factors of Wicca and being a Christian so the two are not worlds apart, so some say that yes the two can go hand in hand while others claim that there are no connections at all to Wicca and Christianity. The two do however seem to compliment each other and the most important issue is doing what feels right to you.
* Are witchcraft and Wicca the same thing?
People have different views regarding this; however, there are some main differences to the two which are worth noting, in general, Wicca's are free to review different systems of belief and take what they want from the different beliefs and blend them together. Pure witchcraft however relies on using magic and rituals to work with elemental and spiritual forces of nature. Some feel these differences are only slight and Wicca and witchcraft both have the same goals of working to achieve balance and harmony within nature.
* Whom does the witch worship?
Witches believe that there is a single force and this force is defined as "the one", with the force being the universe. This divine energy is usually personified and witches will call it the goddess or god; however, this title is only put there to make it easier for the human mind to comprehend. When some witches invoke the god or goddess, they might give those names such as Odin, pan, Dianna or Astarte, but this is only a matter of personal preference.
* Are witches anti-Christian?
Witchcraft and followers of Wicca are very tolerant towards other religions and views, Wiccan withhold the law of "harm no other" and as such allow others to speak their beliefs freely. Wicca's believe that there are many paths to the same destination and it doesn't matter which one you choose to get there as long as no harm is done along the way.
* Wicca's profess to follow the Wicca rede and this says, "harm no others and do as you will", does this mean that the witch can do anything they want as long as they can justify it?
The whole philosophy behind Wicca is based on living in complete harmony with all other things; this includes every living thing in the world around them. Following this rule, the witch has to make sure that no harm comes to any living thing in the world so the answer would be no, they could not please themselves if they thought that harm was going to come from something no matter how much it could be justified.
Witchcraft & wicca FAQs
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