curiosity: An interesting play of ocean waves and clouds. (Picto: Blue Clouds)
From: [personal profile] curiosity
This may be a somewhat disjointed post. Coherency is at 80%.

There was a pretty stern dressing-down blog post from part of the Jewish community to the Pagan community on Tumblr, basically ripping Pagans a new one for appropriating a Jewish holiday.

I forget the specifics but the broad strokes are that the -only- Easter goddess is Ostara, who was made up by a monk who only mentioned her once so that invalidates our claim.

The details of their version of the holiday explain the rabbit and the egg and so theirs is the just claim, etc.

This post reminds me that I wanted to read up on the Jewish holiday for my own personal interests.

At one of my jobs, two women were discussing it and I mentioned this theory and got shut down swiftly for suggesting it was Jewish. It was Ishtar's day, etc.

Soooooooooo. I'll be doing my own research just as soon as I wade through everything else on my list.

Personally, I don't really do anything for holidays anymore except tend my internal altar, light some candles, and do a more focused meditation before going to sleep.
From:
Anonymous( )Anonymous This community only allows commenting by members. You may comment here if you're a member of goddessfolk.
OpenID
Identity URL: 
User
Account name:
Password:
If you don't have an account you can create one now.
Subject:
HTML doesn't work in the subject.

Message:

 
Notice: This account is set to log the IP addresses of everyone who comments.
Links will be displayed as unclickable URLs to help prevent spam.

Profile

goddessfolk: (Default)
Goddess Folk

May 2017

S M T W T F S
 1 23456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   

Most Popular Tags

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags
Page generated Sep. 23rd, 2017 12:08 am
Powered by Dreamwidth Studios