Re: [SCA Newcomers] Religious SCA Persona's???
- Oh yes! My very first persona was a monk called Friar Fles. Who I
might add become the Patriarch of Ansterroa by appointment by Sir
Sean McFlamm (long before Ansterrora became a kingdom in it's own
--- In email@example.com, "Tirloch O'Riordain"
> John wrote:
> > My question is: do SCA members ever take religious personas? That
> > clergymen, monks, Knights Templar, Knights Hospitaller, etc.religious
> Yes, there are many folk that will adopt monastic orders and
> persona. Due to the strictures of the Society, they are not asvocal as
> they might actually be, but there are no restrictions against it.current
> > It seems
> > to me that there is a disconnect between period practices and
> > practices: whereas religion was deeply ingrained into mostmedieval
> > and renaissance people, today we live in a pluralistic,politically
> > correct atmosphere that de-emphasizes personal expressions ofages
> > religion in the public forum (usually).
> The way that the SCA has ignored the religious aspect of the middle
> has always bothered me. For a decade and a half I kept tellingpeople I
> was going to have an event that just paid heed to this importance.[gratuitous
> Finally this year I got off my duff and got going on it.
> plug for event] This September 18th in the Barony of Jararvellir,All
> Kingdom of the Middle we are having a Medieval Religions Symposium.
> day classes on religions of the period,a pilgrimage, and anadopt
> ecclesiastical court instead of a Baronial court. So if you do
> that religious persona, and you can make it to Madison Wisconsin,check
> us out.atheist. I
> Oh, and for the record, I am a deist bordering on just going
> am not doing this to promote religion, just to study it andrecognize it
> for the important impact it was.
> Your Servant,
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