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Modern Christmas: A Patchwork of Traditions

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Despite the fact that Christmas has traditionally been considered a Christian holiday, the fact is the version we collectively celebrate is actually a combination of the traditions of many different religions and cultures. We hope ULC ministers are able to … Continue reading

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Season of Death

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There are a variety of holidays celebrated to remember the dead and as an interfaith minister of the ULC, you should explore their histories and the relationships between them. The holidays discussed here have influences from Pagans and Christianity, as … Continue reading

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How ULC Ministers View Halloween

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With Halloween fast approaching, we asked our ministers for their thoughts on the holiday. In particular, we asked our Wiccan ministers how they felt about the caricatures of witches with grotesque green faces that are seen in abundance this time … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th: Rooted in the Histories of Cultures, Religions and Peoples Worldwide

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One of the most well-known superstitions throughout the world is the mysticism surrounding Friday the 13th. The superstition spans across centuries, continents and cultures. From pre-Christian beliefs that Friday was a sacred day (later condemned by Christianity) to present day … Continue reading

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The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need

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A staple in the libraries of astrologers and the astrologically curious, The Only Astrology Book You’ll Ever Need has recently been updated and republished in order to be more applicable to today’s reader. The revamped astrological guide contains all of … Continue reading

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