The Wiccan Rede: A Historical Journey

Part 7: Commentary

by John J. Coughlin

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  • Letter from newsgroup about Thelema and Crowley (Worked into essay)
  • Letter from Moondancer, a Georgian Tradition and NECTW Elder about pre-1975 Porter/Thompson Rede publications
  • Additional Commentaries:

    This is part of a letter from author Cheri Scotch dated January 13, 2002. I'll have to look into the dates and see if there was any influence from Francois Rabelais' novel Gargantua published in 1534.

    I read your very interesting web page and have some information you might want. In St. Augustine's tract "On the Gospel of St. John," Augustine writes: "Love, and do what you will." Later churchmen edited it to "Love god, and do what you will."

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