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What is the biblical basis of the “goats are evil” trope?

Having spent some time cuddling and playing with goats, which are delightful creatures, I have to ask: What is the biblical basis of the association, common even among Christians, of goats with Satan ...
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Why do some Christians oppose Tarot cards?

The title should explain it all. Many (perhaps most) Christians view Tarot cards as evil, or at least something to be avoided. Why?
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Why are Christianity and occultism irreconcilable? [closed]

Occultism, both in subtle and patent forms, is everywhere in our modern societies. A workmate tells you about a ouija seance she attended (and what she saw there, to her surprise), another tells you ...
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Do Catholics celebrate Halloween?

I just read this apparent quote from Pope Francis on faithreel.com (accessed October, 2014): Most churches agree with what Pope Francis has expressed in this opinion, “Many think Halloween is a ...
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What kinds of supernatural beings are in the Bible?

The Bible mentions a number of supernatural beings, starting with the most commonly known ones - God, angels, spirits, but there are also ones that appear less often, like witches (Witch of Endor), or ...