Charleen Nix
Charleen Nix voted up Dark Majinn's answer

Serpents and Snakes have been symbolic in many religions.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serpent_(symbolism)

The definition of "Cult" fits all religions if one regards its initial meaning:


Charleen Nix
Charleen Nix voted up Anonymous' answer

I looked up "Serpent cult" wondering if that's an actual adjective used to describe a group of religions.  It is not.  But the closest thing I came to was "Snake worship".  Christianity and Judaism is not a religion that worships snakes as gods or overly wholly creatures.

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Charleen Nix
Charleen Nix voted up Ancient Hippy's answer

The instances you stated in your question are just stories passed down through thousands of years. I'm sure the word serpent is just a synonym for something else.

Charleen Nix
Charleen Nix voted up Dark Majinn's answer

Serpents and Snakes have been symbolic in many religions.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serpent_(symbolism)

The definition of "Cult" fits all religions if one regards its initial meaning: