Witchcraft in the United States

Source: The Times-Picayune

On October 31, 1999, The Times-Picayune published an
article on the growth of WiccaWicca is the name of one of the major streams of contemporary American Paganism. It is a form of religious witchcraft, sometimes simply called the Craft. Many Wiccans in America today call themselves “witches,” claiming the name under which women and ... in the United States.


Witchcraft in the United States

Source: The Atlanta Journal and Constitution

On October 30, 1999, The Atlanta Journal and Constitution
published an article on the Atlanta PaganThe term “pagan” (from the Latin paganus) originally meant “peasant” or “country dweller.” For many Pagans, the term suggests a life lived close to the land. Today, nature spirituality is an important thread in contemporary Paganism. Some Paga... community and the
national Pagan ecumenism that resulted from the criticisms of U.S.
Rep. Bob Barr (R-Georgia.). Despite the efforts by Barr to ban
witchcraft from military bases, PagansThe term “pagan” (from the Latin paganus) originally meant “peasant” or “country dweller.” For many Pagans, the term suggests a life lived close to the land. Today, nature spirituality is an important thread in contemporary Paganism. Some Paga... united to counter his efforts.
One result of this unity is the WiccanWicca is the name of one of the major streams of contemporary American Paganism. It is a form of religious witchcraft, sometimes simply called the Craft. Many Wiccans in America today call themselves “witches,” claiming the name under which women and ... Pagan Educational Association,
an Atlanta-based group that watches legislation that could have an
impact on Pagan worship. Ginger Wages of Atlanta operates Magickal
Cauldron, CQ, a Web site and newsletter dedicated to disseminating
information about court cases, legislative efforts, and media
depictions of WiccansWicca is the name of one of the major streams of contemporary American Paganism. It is a form of religious witchcraft, sometimes simply called the Craft. Many Wiccans in America today call themselves “witches,” claiming the name under which women and ... and Pagans. Wages commented on the efforts of
the Georgia Representative: “Bob Barr created a lot of good press for
us, as far as getting people away from the misconception that we’re
Satanists…He did more for us than we ever thought about doing.”
Ravenwood ChurchThe term church has come to wide use to refer to the organized and gathered religious community. In the Christian tradition, church refers to the organic, interdependent “body” of Christ’s followers, the community of Christians. Secondarily, church ..., the first public Wiccan church in Atlanta, is about
to buy its first congregationalThe congregational form of Protestant Christianity has traditionally affirmed the autonomy and authority of the local congregation in calling and ordaining its ministers and organizing its affairs. In the 17th century, the English Puritans introduced cong... property in DeKalb County, GA after
almost 25 years of existence. In addition, DeKalb County’s Lady
Galadriel has just begun her term as first officer of the CovenantA covenant (or brit) is a mutual promise or compact between two parties. In the Jewish and Christian traditions, covenant is of deep significance in describing the mutual relationship of God and the people of faith. The major covenants in Jewish scripture... of
the GoddessGoddess is a term used to refer to the female deity, either in the singular as the supreme divine reality, or in the plural as one of many particular or localized feminine deities. In the Hindu tradition, the Goddess refers to the very powerful, even supr..., a 24-year-old international organization of over 200
witches’ covensA coven is a community of Pagan witches (often Wiccans) who gather for ritual. It is usually a small, intimate group of no more than thirteen that meets privately. A coven may also offer open rituals to the public..


Witchcraft in the United States

Source: The San Francisco Chronicle

On October 29, 1999, The San Francisco Chronicle
published an article on the WiccanWicca is the name of one of the major streams of contemporary American Paganism. It is a form of religious witchcraft, sometimes simply called the Craft. Many Wiccans in America today call themselves “witches,” claiming the name under which women and ... community of Contra Costa County
in California.