Noun(1) a person who does not acknowledge your god(2) a person who follows a polytheistic or pre-Christian religion (not a Christian or Muslim or Jew(3) someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures
Adjective(1) not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam
(1) Casebolt offered 20 labels, including pagan , atheist and agnostic in his Midwestern survey.(2) She feels fulfilled by her mixture of pagan and Christian beliefs and sees no need for spells.(3) Persecution and absorption into popular Christianity served to cut short many pagan religious practices.(4) In fact Aurelian was a pagan who set up a religion dedicated to Sol the sun god.(5) Missionary zeal tends to offend the religious sensibilities of people by denouncing their native religions as false and pagan .(6) They sent up a fragrance of sweet oil and illuminated the soft wall-paintings of pagan heroes and gods.(7) Following a preliminary inspection of the site, Mr Downe said he believed the ruins were part of a prehistoric roundabout that may have also been used for pagan ceremonies.(8) I had a romantic notion that the roots of the Irish jig lay in far distant celtic, pagan roots, but it may be that it was just an import from 17th Century Continental Europe.(9) I was just researching Lady Godiva to see if I can find out whether there are any pagan religious roots to the story, because I feel like there must surely be.(10) I have noted that biblical religion opposed the supernaturalism of the ancient pagan .(11) To the south, in England, heathenism still reigned in the various kingdoms ruled by the Jutes, Angles, and Saxons, and pagan gods were worshipped.(12) Bealtaine, apart from being the Irish word for the month of May, was a festival in pagan Ireland celebrating Spring and heralding the arrival of Summer.(13) The date had long been held sacred as Imbolg, the Celtic festival of Spring, but after Christianity arrived, Saint Brigid was honoured instead of the pagan gods.(14) The pagan insisted that divinity was in trees and in all of nature.(15) Yet, it was at the hill of Tara that St. Patrick lit the first Paschal fire in 433, which local high king Laoighire regarded as defiance against his pagan gods.(16) My happiness, strengths, passive aggressive tendencies and insecurities are likely to be the same regardless of whether or not I currently identify as a pagan , atheist or Gnostic.
(1) pagan :: amaqaba
1. heathen ::
2. heathenish ::
3. heathen ::
4. hedonist ::
5. gentile ::
Different Formspagan, paganism, pagans
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