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Lleminawc  Lleminawc is offline
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Originally Posted by mercury8
And then there's that cross on the back, which besides being stylistically Mexican, also is apparently a Catholic symbol. The England in which Frieda Harris lived would have been episcopalian, and I do not believe they use the cross the same way that Catholics do.
The cross itself is a very common symbol in English churches of all denominations. The particular cross on the back of the Thoth cards is usually said to be a Rosicrucian cross or Rosy Cross and so is definitely rooted in European traditions.
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