Do Witches worship the Devil?

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Do Witches worship the Devil?

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No. The concept of “the devil”, a personification of a supreme spirit of evil and unrighteousness, is a creation of Middle Eastern thought which is fundamental to the religions of that region, including Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Worship of this being as “Satan” is a practice of profaning Christian symbolism and is thus a Christian heresy rather than a Pagan religion. The gods of Wicca are in no way connected with Satanic practice. Most Witches do not even believe Satan exists, and certainly do not worship him. Historically, the gods of an older religion are often branded as the devils of a newer one in order to promote conversion.

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Witches do not worship nor do they believe in the devil and they are deeply offended by the accusation, and the stereotypes and discrimination that accompany it. There is no devil in the Old Religion of the Goddess. Satan is strictly a character from the Biblical pantheon, and only the religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam believe in him. This erroneous association of Witches and the devil arose out of the persecutions of the Catholic Church’s Inquisition against the Jews who were also falsely accused of worshiping Satan . These accusations and persecutions were also turned upon women and the practitioners of the Old Religion. During the 200 years of the Witch-hunts, several hundred thousand were tortured and killed, approximately 90% of whom were women. Women lost all legal rights during this prolonged period of terror. Legally, they were no longer legally considered people, but were instead deemed chattel or property to be disposed of by fathers, husbands or brothers. Women co

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. No. The concept of “the devil”, as a personification of a supreme spirit of evil, is a creation of Middle Eastern thought which is fundamental to the religions of that region, including Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Worship of this being as “Satan” is a practice of profaning Christian symbolism and is thus a Christian heresy rather than a Pagan religion. The gods of Witchcraft and Wicca are in no way connected with Satanic practice. Most Witches do not even believe Satan exists, and certainly do not worship him. Historically, the gods of an older religion are often branded as the devils of a newer one in order to promote conversion. We don’t venerate evil in any form: our chosen religion is a celebration and affirmation of life and living things, as opposed to their destruction or harm. As we believe that good or evil done will return upon the doer, this does not encourage doing evil. Satan is a figure in Judeo-Christian beliefs — originally not even an opponent o

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