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Wiccan Holidays Recognized by Vanderbilt University

Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2011 5:53 pm
by Librarian
It's too bad the writer couldn't take a positive of this. ... ity-54246/
Vanderbilt University is recognizing Wiccan and pagan holidays on its interfaith calendar.

Students at the Nashville, Tenn., school will be allowed excused absences to observe those holidays. The school already recognizes Christian, Jewish, Islamic, Baha'i, Hindu, and Buddhist days.

Wicca is a fast-growing religion in America though many Americans have never heard of it, according to a 2009 Barna Group survey.

Notably, those most likely to hold a "very unfavorable" view of Wicca were found among residents of the South and among born-again Christians.
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