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rs touch these are all signs of the gods working their will on the world, through the tools of the world itself. It is possible to misinterpret the belief that the gods and world are one as leaning more toward druidic religion than clerical. Nothing could be further from the truth. Worship of the Host has grown alongside civilization, and the two are inextricably linked. Even a cursory examination of the gods portfolios reveals a marked leaning toward the elements of civilized life, rather than more primitive of savage aspects. Law, the hearth, artifice, honor: These are moral constructs, not intrinsic elements of the natural world. Puma Fenty Black And Gold Only Arawai and Balinor claim portfolios of a more natural bent, and even these agriculture for one, beasts and the hunt for the other are viewed through the lens of civilization.
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of the Host's primary doctrines. Called the Doctrine of the Divine Host, it states:"The Sovereign Host is one name, and speaks with one voice.
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Host. The majority worship the pantheon in its entirety, calling upon whatever deity is most appropriate to their circumstances. Although primary, the Doctrine of the Divine Host is not absolute. That most Vassals worship the entire pantheon does not mean that they revere all the gods equally. Many .