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Is there a Christian basis for using garlic, crosses, and holy water against evil? [closed]

In popular culture, it is believed that holy objects, such as garlic, crosses, and holy water, can protect against evil, like vampires. Also, Caleb's response to this question inspired me to ask ...
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What is the origin of the Evil Eye in Christianity?

My family owns several charms—such as necklaces, bracelets, and small stones—with the Evil Eye symbol on it. My family is Christian, and if I remember correctly the Evil Eye is of Turkish ...
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