Are Witchcraft and Freemasonry related? You see many parallels in accompanying video. You may also read brief History of Wicca by Julia Phillips, a Wiccan High Priestess, if you want more. Gerald Gardner considered the Father of Wicca, beginning with 1939 initiation into New Forest coven in England, is central focus. An article follows the history written by a Freemason, who is also a Wiccan, sees similarities, "Freemasonry is an ancient and venerable institution with many centuries of history behind it. Likewise, Pagan traditions fade into the most distant recesses of time... Yet there are striking liturgical similarities and historical ties. "What is Wicca?" webpage states,"Wicca is a new age religion, that has roots from the times of Neolithic paganism, information taken from traditional Italian witchcraft, that survived the burning times, and aspects of rites from the masons." It's fair to say there are ties between Freemansonry, Neopaganism and Wicca. It's time to raise your occult IQ and you can do it in just over three minutes!