The Etymology of Religion

Did you know that the word religion means to bind or limit an adversary? It comes from the Latin word and verb “religare”, which means “to bind”, “to hold back”, and “to bind fast”. In magic, it is a “class of spells intended to thwart and hold back the progress of an opposing force or practitioner.” Where religion is more external and exoteric, Aline and I find that we’re more attracted to the esoteric and […]
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