Confucius drew heavily upon Chinese traditions about family and social behavior. He remolded these where necessary to fit into the situation of his time. The connections between Confucius' teachings and tradition probably helped his ideas gain their widespread acceptance.
An organized, structured, specific Wiccan subgroup.
The various 'versions' of Paganism or Witchcraft where the rituals and teachings are passed on from teacher to student. Some of the traditions are: Gardnarian, Alexandrian, Stregian, Wittan, Faerie, Dianic, Black Forest, just to name a few.
a varietal type, like 'denomination')
A branch of Wicca. Major traditions include Gardnerian Wicca, Alexandrian Wiccan, and Seax Wicca.
A set of specific rules, guidelines, ideals, and other Magickal information that is common to a path of Witchcraft. Various Traditions include Gardenarian, Alexandrian, Dianic, and Celtic.
a particular type of Wicca that a person practices
Denominations of Wicca or witchcraft. (see Organization)
a term used by Neopagans to indicate the group that is being referred to. It is analogous to "denomination" in Christianity.