Christian Vs Wiccan Worldview Analysis

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This essay will be addressing the seven worldview questions of Christians versus Wiccan’s. Additionally, the common components of Wicca and Christianity practices including concerns when receiving healthcare, will be examined. Finally the writers own spiritual perspectives as well as what the writer learned during the research conducted for this paper will be discussed. There are a variety of religions, some such as Christianity, Catholicism, Judaism, the more commonly recognized. While others, Buddhism, Wiccan, or Shintoism are not as widely known. Wiccan, for example, has mistakenly been confused with witches and Satanism for many years. Prejudice against religions that people are uncomfortable and unfamiliar with have made it difficult…show more content…
The Bible is used for reference in knowing for Christians. To help in deciphering the complex language of the Bible Christians have preachers and churches that followers are encouraged to attend (Shelly & Miller, 2006). Wiccans, on the other hand, rarely practice in large groups and do not have churches or preachers. Instead Wiccans have priests and priestesses, who are more advanced in their practice, to help guide and teach younger followers (Slick, n.d.). In lieu of the Bible, Wiccans have thirteen principles. (Knowles,…show more content…
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