Re: Meaning of Terms in 16th-17th Cent. Europe
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>and sorcerers, what kind of meaning did they pour into those nouns?
> When the Protestant Church of Christ spoke or wrote against witches
Is it the same way we think of them today, i.e. diviners,
palm-readers, wiccans (although this is neo-paganism goddess worship
of today), communioners with the dead, or something else and/or
Tim-All the above, definitely as these fall within scripturally
> include drug use where one's mental state is altered? (I heard thatTim-If any of these were included there were no biblical grounds to do so.
> being included a long time ago). How about the use of potions and herbs
> to heal when such women were not known to be or were allowed to be
> doctors; and like many do today with the home remedies and the adversion
> to modern chemical medicine?
> Just wondering...in trying to sort out pouring our cultural knowledge
> into that of times past which many times is not a good thing.