Wicca vs Paganism - What's the difference?

wicca | paganism |


As a proper noun wicca

is a neopagan religion first popularised in 1954 by british civil servant , involving the worship of god and goddess and the observance of eight sabbats.

As a noun paganism is

indigenous and polytheistic religions.

wicca

English

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • A neopagan religion first popularised in 1954 by British civil servant , involving the worship of God and Goddess and the observance of eight Sabbats.
  • Hyponyms

    * Eclectic Wicca, Alexandrian Wicca, Gardnerian Wicca, Odyssean Wicca, Dianic Wicca, Celtic Wicca, Faery Wicca

    Derived terms

    * Wiccan, Wiccanism, Wiccanist *Wiccanize, Wiccanizing *Wiccaphobia, wiccaphobe

    See also

    * (Wicca) * (Witchcraft)

    References

    paganism

    Noun

  • Indigenous and polytheistic religions.
  • Most people in that region practise their own form of paganism .
  • A class of religions often associated with nature rituals.
  • While paganism is a broad term, most forms pay close attention to the lunar and solar cycles.

    See also

    * Christianity * heathen * heathendom * heathenism * gentile