Wiccan views of divinity Altar statues of the Horned God and Mother Goddess crafted by Bel Bucca and owned by the "Mother of Wicca", Doreen Valiente Theological views within Wicca are diverse, and the religion encompasses theists , atheists , and agnostics , with some viewing the religion's deities as entities with a literal existence and others viewing them as Jungian archetypes or symbols. Briefly, it may be explained that the personification of a particular type of cosmic power in the form of a God or Goddess, carried out by believers and worshippers over many centuries, builds that God-form or Magical Image into a potent reality on the Inner Planes, and makes it a means by which that type of cosmic power may be contacted. Gerald Gardner  Gardner stated that beyond Wicca's two deities was the "Supreme Deity" or " Prime Mover ", an entity that was too complex for humans to understand. Some accept the view espoused by the occultist Dion Fortune that "all gods are one god, and all goddesses are one goddess" — that is that the gods and goddesses of all cultures are, respectively, aspects of one supernal God and Goddess.
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University education It seemed like a fitting way to end the semester and celebrate the coming summer holidays. Writing on social media, the year-old said: We, along with most other branches of paganism druids, satanists, hedge witches etc celebrate the solstices every year and are usually the ones hanging out at [sic] stone henge every year in crazy robes and stuff. It emerged during the early s and began to develop a cult following in England through the teachings of Gerald Gardner, an amateur anthropologist and author. There are thought to be as many as 11, practising Wiccans in England and Wales, according to census data. Wicca Modern day witchcraft Ms Humphrey was unavailable for comment when approached by The Telegraph. Our theme is intended to highlight and celebrate the beauty of an astronomical marvel.