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Author Topic: Worshipping non-gods as gods?  (Read 8040 times)
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« Reply #8: February 16, 2010, 05:35:33 pm »

If you honor as a deity a being/person who in the recorded mythology was not a deity, why do you feel that they are a god/dess? Is this because of UPG, or another interpretation of the tales that we have?

One of the Beings I honor is Scathach, who is mentioned in Irish mythology. I've been drawn to Her since before I was pagan. The Irish (and Welsh) stories I've read aren't really obvious about saying, "Hey, look, Deity over here!" She definitely seems to be supernatural, although She's never claimed to be a goddess. I make offerings to Her and do things in Her honor and keep a shrine to Her, which is similar to how I honor deities and other spirits like ancestors, Fae, and spirits of place.
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