Since the start of Christianity, pagans have been scrutinized and hunted into silence. The most infamous period of witch hunts is the Salem Witch Trials in Salem, Ma. In the spring of 1692, Elizabeth Parris and Abigail Williams began having fits of hysteria, contortions, and outburst of screaming. The ton
With Christmas being on of the most reverent holidays in Christianity, it comes as a shock to many followers that Christmas Day has pagan origins. Christians celebrated the birth of Jesus Christ on Dec. 25, but it was not always so. According to Judaism Online, Christians began celebrating on Dec.
During medieval times, pagans were viewed as Satanists and witches by the Catholic church. As a way to combat this, the church began altering pagan holidays to fit their Catholic ones. Halloween is the Christian holiday with the most obvious pagan influence. Halloween, or All Hollow’s Eve, originated from the
Kennesaw State student Luke Gardner felt himself pulling away from Christianity. He felt this intense itch he could never scratch, and a pull from the center of his chest. Gardner never quite felt comfortable in church, and never truly saw himself represented in scripture. He always believed in questioning authority,