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Religious Themes in the Shows We Love

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[Jul. 26th, 2006|04:58 pm]
Religious Themes in the Shows We Love

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I think this is appropriate to this community.  In the fic I'm currently writing I'm about to do some very involved spells to facilitate the climax.  I've got Wiccan friends who can help me but after Writer Con I face a conundrum.  I heard two opposing viewpoints.  Both started from the point that Joss obviously knew little about Wicca and that neither Willow nor Tara followed the tenets of that faith.  Some said this could be corrected in fic, others said it was disrepectful to pretend they were real Wiccans at this late date because that's not how they were represented in the show.  Opinions?  Discussion?
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[User Picture]From: harmonyfb
2006-07-28 01:01 am (UTC)
I agree with your assessment of Tara, as well (especially as Wicca is one of the most loosely-defined religions out there). Just because she didn't follow Wiccan tenets in the time we knew her, doesn't mean she never did

While that could be true, the way her character was written reminded me more of a looser FamTrad, and not a Wiccan. She was definitely more interested in spellwork than religious practice (I think that could be said of all the characters, really.)
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