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Occulta


Originally the term meant "hidden things," or was associated with secret ceremonies of the mystery cults which taught their own esoteric secrets of salvation. Originally the teachings of early Christianity were considered occulta. However, when Christianity became a state and predominant religion, every other religion or belief which contradicted Christianity was considered occulta, or occult as the term is commonly known. A.G.H.


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