Argumentative Essay On Witchcraft

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“And do you not know you are an Eve? The sentence of God on this [gender] of yours lives in this age: the guilt must of necessity live too. You are the devil 's gateway: you are the unsealer of that tree: you are the first deserter of the divine law: you are she who persuaded him whom the devil was not valiant enough to attack. You destroyed so easily God 's image, man. On account of your desert -- that is, death -- even the Son of God had to die.” Many women whom lived between the 15th and 18th century faced indictions such as this for the horrid crime known as witch craft. Witch craft was a massive felony, and could result in death. If witch craft was such a major conviction, what exactly is it? What would people do once they found a witch? Perhaps a witch hunt? And what groups are ostracized today like witches were in the 15th century? Let’ s dive in. Witch craft: “magical things that are done by witches: the use of magical powers obtained especially from evil spirits” As stated, witch craft’s often connected with the devil, or demons. Supposedly, the so-called witches would summon the devil, and together, they would fabricate malevolent situations and curses; like…show more content…
Along with witch craft, came witch hunts, which targeted the suspect. Just as the witches were hunted and ridiculed back around the 1600s, many groups are today. One in particular being the homeschooling crowd. Why? Why are so many people choosing to ostracize groups not in the cultural norm? Why do they exclude different and weird people, actions, and ideas? Though it may be a sunday school answer, they need the love of and reason of God. A colossal number of people out in the world need Jesus. We live in a free country. We live right now. And we have the power to share the love and grace of God with all whom need
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