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« Topic Start: November 27, 2009, 07:53:28 am »

This is another reformed recon question. Sorry for the 20 questions, reformed recon just seems like a cool idea and Im curious. Hopefully I wont share the fate of the cat sating my curiosity with these posts!
Given the christian nature of the lit. and the christian origin of the half formed pantheons in the narrative of the early Irish lit we have, should we use the lit. and how much? Or should we strike out on our own completely?

Someone quoted the Reese brothers version of a pantheon to me on a forum the other day and it is a rationalisation of the narrative invasions from 'the book of invasions'. Everyone knows today that the narrative is a complete fiction constructed to fit Ireland into the world chronicle but its a good example of how pantheons can be influenced by the lit. Not to be disrespectfull to anyone, everyone is entitled to their own beliefs, go diversity! but I would say the Reese version is an example of taking the lit. too literally (puntacular Tongue )having a negative impact on the religion.

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