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The occult: Various viewpoints

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Overview:

The term "Occult" is one of those poorly defined terms (sometimes called "skunk words") which have many different, and often mutually exclusive meanings, often used to portray people negatively.

Unless a speaker or author clearly defines what they mean by the term, their listeners or readers are probably going to be confused.

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Topics covered in this section are:

bullet Trying to define "The Occult"?
 
bullet Conservative Christian beliefs about the Occult
 
bullet Occultists' beliefs about the Occult
 
bullet Occultism in the Bible

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Related essays on this web site:

bullet Are all Witches alike? Public confusion over terminology

bullet The Harry Potter books

bullet Witchcraft in the Bible

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Internet Sites about the Occult:

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Copyright 1995 to 2019 by Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance
Originally published: 1995-JUN-8
Last update: 2019-MAR-25
Author: B.A. Robinson

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