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Laughing at Legends

Three more Tom Holt books this time: Grailblazers – I think this one is a clear improvement over the last few Holt books, showing the author honing his style. As usual, it focuses on one element of folklore, in this … Continue reading

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Goats for Azazel

While there are many different ways of depicting the Devil, it’s quite common to show him with the features of a goat. Why a goat? After all, the Bible says that Satan appears as an angel of light, not a … Continue reading

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Pan Theism

I’ve been planning for a little while to write a post on the association of Satan with goats, and the god Pan plays pretty heavily into this. Before I get to that, though, I think Pan deserves his own post, … Continue reading

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Bless My Soul, Herc Was on a Roll

We now take a look at Disney’s Hercules. The two previous animated features, while they did contain some humor, tackled some pretty serious issues. This one, on the other hand, is wacky all the way through. It’s not a total … Continue reading

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The Wicca Warehouse

While at least ostensibly blamed on age-old practices of witchcraft, Wicca really only emerged as a religion unto itself in the twentieth century. The movement seems to have first gained prominence in the United Kingdom, which is probably part of … Continue reading

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