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39 "religion and rituals" Tagged Articles


Friday, Nov. 26th, 2021

The Wedding Ring Finger - Which Finger, Which Hand, and Why!

Wondering “Which finger does a wedding ring go on,” and why? Learn what hand a wedding ring goes on and the romantic history of the ring finger, from the Egy...
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Monday, Nov. 22nd, 2021

‘Naming Ceremonies’ at Any Stage of Life: How Celebrants Create Space for Authentic Identity

Learn about the Naming Ceremony tradition for adults at any stage of life, and how Celebrants and Officiants create space for authentic identity through this...
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Wednesday, Nov. 10th, 2021

Nobel Prize winner Malala gets married! Plus a look at the Nikah Ceremony

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala married Asser Malik this week. See photos from the couple’s wedding and learn about the Muslim Nikah (nikkah) ceremony and Is...
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Thursday, Nov. 4th, 2021

Signing the Ketubah - All About the Jewish Wedding Contract

Learn about the ketubah signing ceremony, traditional and modern Jewish wedding contracts, how ketubah reading takes the place of wedding vows, options for m...
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Wednesday, Oct. 13th, 2021

Wiccaning Ceremony - A Guide to Welcoming a New Witch

A ‘wiccaning’ is the deeply joyful ritual celebration of welcoming a new Pagan into a spiritual community, with a promise and blessing to protect them agains...
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Monday, Oct. 11th, 2021

Norse Runes for Wedding Altars, Rings, and Invitations - The Full Elder Futhark Alphabet

The ancient magic of Norse runes is used in Viking weddings and other Pagan weddings and handfastings as blessing and protection. Add these runes from the El...
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Thursday, Oct. 7th, 2021

Viking Weddings: Magic, Swords, Runes, Ritual Sacrifice, and More

Learn about Viking wedding traditions, including wedding swords, blot rituals, Norse runes and spell casting, handfasting, cleansing rituals, what to wear, h...
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Tuesday, Oct. 5th, 2021

Will the Mormon Church approve same sex marriages?

The Mormon Church opposes same-sex marriage, but a rising number of LGBT + members, including vocal Millennial and Gen Z members, could change that. A summar...
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