Saturday, August 23, 2008

Sarah Michelle Gellar: A Beautiful Slaying Of The Church The Wiccan Way

Sarah Michelle Gellar as Buffy Summers in the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer Photo: BBC

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Slaying Church Attendance Among Women, Study Claims

The old-fashioned attitudes and hierarchies of churches are causing a steep decline in the number of female worshippers, according to an academic study.

By Martin Beckford, Religious Affairs Correspondent
Last Updated: 10:24AM BST 23 Aug 2008

For entire article click here


50,000 Women Abandoning Church Every Year As Buffy The Vampire Slayer Turns Them On To Witchcraft

Christian churches in England have lost at least 50,000 women from their congregations every year since 1989, says a sociologist.

Dr Kristin Aune, from the University of Derby, said many young women are put off going to church because they link it with traditional values.

She also said television icons such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, who promote female empowerment, discourage women from attending services.


Witchy Women

By Lianne George | Email | August 22nd, 2008 at 6:45 pm

“Because of its focus on female empowerment, young women are attracted by Wicca, popularised by the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

“Young women tend to express egalitarian values and dislike the traditionalism and hierarchies they imagine are integral to the church.”

Huh. Clearly, Buffy was a very powerful (and sassy!) spiritual muse. But I was under the impression that Hollywood was after us to take up Scientology and yoga and Catholicism and Kabbalah and The Secret.

Make up your mind, TV and movies!

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