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isnt there a talking donkey in the bible?
and a talking snake
i communicate with animals quite well

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it's 'possible', but there's absolutely nothing about shamans or anything like it in the bible. coming from a christian stand point, i dont think it would be right.

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Shamanism isn't about talkikng to animals.
It is a religion based around nature. As it is a religion entirely separate to Christianity, no, you cannot be a Christian Shaman. Just as no one can be a Christian witch and I don't care what people say...
It's like saying you are a druid-viking. Just doesn't happen.
Edit: Obviously, I meant talking lol. Not talkikng

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A Shaman is a holy man or woman who journeys between the worlds to the Other Side to gather answers and effect cures. There is no reason why a Christian couldn't be a Shaman, any more than a Christian can also practice witchcraft. There is no 'religion' in shamanism.
I don't see what the so-called 'talking donkey and talking snake' have to do with anything, however.
I personally see the Bible simply as a collection of history, folktales, laws and morality stories.

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... ? So.... Basically, you want to fuse a religion that wants you to believe and have faith in a single God and Him only with a religion that believes in ancestors that live on in animals? Not sure if they're compatible, but I guess it's worth a try.

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Why would you want to be? Wouldn't that be kind of like a Christian rabbi?
I am unaware of talking animals in the Bible; although Jesus did cast the demons from a possessed man into a group of swine. Perhaps they spoke after that to tell Jesus that was a lousy thing to do since any god of one creature would be the god of all creatures. Probably not, since there aren't any gods, but that's what I would have said had I been one of the swine and had the story any basis in reality.
Maybe you refer to the serpent in the Garden of Eden who spoke to Eve and tempted her to eat the apple. Of course, you realize that the serpent was not really a snake, but Satan, who assumed the identity of a snake to fool Eve.
Perhaps you are confused because of children's stories and songs. I am thinking of "The Friendly Beasts", a song with talking animals generally sung in Sunday Schools around Christmas time, but they are a human conceit and not from the Bible.
I don't know the Bible well, but I seem to know more than you and I am not a Christian.

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Sure, most christians are too judgemental for their own good and dont do what christ said. Infact christ was a shaman or the best shaman ever. Dont you think john the baptist, elijah and moses practiced shamanism?

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