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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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[texanfan]
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: texanfan
2006-07-30 01:40 pm (UTC)
That's an extremely good analysis of Willow's character. She believes in things only in so far as they are useful to her. You never see her, or Tara for that matter, with a shrine or altar. BTW, the Jewish tradition you're looking for is Kabbala (Probably horribly misspelled) and no, it's nothing like what Willow and Tara do.
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