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Re^3: Religion in the Monastery.

by jdporter (Canon)
on Jul 22, 2011 at 14:32 UTC ( #916148=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Religion in the Monastery.
in thread Religion in the Monastery.

Snakes figure prominently in many religions. See snake worship and snake god, for example(s).

Snake handling

Yeah, but that's not snake worship. And those snakes -- like the serpent in the Garden of Eden -- are venomous vipers, not constrictors like the python.

On the other hand, "python" itself is named for an ancient Greek deity, Pytho.

Bottom line: "Python would have to be Satanism" is a rather silly thing to say. And "What other language is associated with a snake?" is an utter non sequitur.

I reckon we are the only monastery ever to have a dungeon stuffed with 16,000 zombies.


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