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Author Topic: Your religion, or your magic?  (Read 27378 times)
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« Reply #32: October 06, 2008, 01:44:15 pm »

A) I'm pretty clear that when I go to church and we burn incense, we're not "imitating" neo-Pagan magical use of incense.

I missed the incense thing initially.  Out of curiosity, do you know how far back the Catholic use of incense dates?  I ask because I'm betting the answer is somewhere in the neighborhood of "a whole hell of a lot longer than neo-Paganism", which makes it awfully difficult to claim that Catholicism is "imitating" neo-Paganism IMHO.  I'm not sure you (generic you here) can really imitate something that didn't come around until after your practice was already well-established.
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