Re: [sig] Digest Number 428
- Jadwiga wrote...
>Not necessarily. Supersition, Fraizer to the contrary, isWell I did say "perhaps". ;-)
>not necessarily religion. [snip]
Nevertheless, a priest must regard doctrine/dogma as superceding
superstition, surely? To say that the "people don't believe the same thing"
actually agrees with my point, which was that the new religion had not yet
been fully accepted and/or understood.... And there is a difference between
noting "pagan practices" and calling someone a "pagan", of course...
- In a message dated 9/30/2000 2:01:46 AM Central Daylight Time,
> Nevertheless, a priest must regard doctrine/dogma as supercedingYes, and interestingly enough, it is the basis of the Russian Church's
> superstition, surely?
position (in period) on witches. Belief in witches is superstition, therefore
there are no witches.
Church officials actually defended women accused of witchcraft and protected
them. Yes, I do have some more specific refs, somewhere in my files, and I'm
too lazy to look them up.