Old World Witchcraft

Introduces the philosophy and practices of old world witchcraft, which relies on plant magic and the use of shadow, dispelling the myths about witches and presenting the tradition's tools, charms, spells, rituals, and correspondences.

Author: Raven Grimassi

Publisher: Weiser Books

ISBN: 9781578635054

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 272

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Introduces the philosophy and practices of old world witchcraft, which relies on plant magic and the use of shadow, dispelling the myths about witches and presenting the tradition's tools, charms, spells, rituals, and correspondences.

Witchcraft

This comprehensive manual sets forth the tenets of Witchcraft, and explains in depth why and how magic works.

Author: Ly De Angeles

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 156718782X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 256

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Explains the tenets of witchcraft and its methodology, and describes how to invoke and utilize powers of nature, identify and interpret omens, and practice simple spells.

Indian Witchcraft

Mention is made of a number of spells used by monks and named after peacocks , cats , tigers , lions and so on.89 MODERN WITCHCRAFT RITUALS Some demons are ...

Author: Rajaram Narayan Saletore

Publisher: Abhinav Publications

ISBN: 0391024809

Category: India

Page: 216

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The Meaning of Witchcraft

It was the first sympathetic book written from the point of view of a practicing witch. The Meaning of Witchcraft is an invaluable source book for witches today.

Author: Gerald Brosseau Gardner

Publisher: Weiser Books

ISBN: 1578633095

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 288

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Thought to be the father of modern witchcraft, Gerald Gardner published The Meaning of Witchcraft in 1959, not long after laws punishing witches were repealed. It was the first sympathetic book written from the point of view of a practicing witch. The Meaning of Witchcraft is an invaluable source book for witches today. Chapters include: Witch's Memories and Beliefs, The Stone Age Origins of Witchcraft, Druidism and the Aryan Celts, Magic Thinking, Curious Beliefs about Witches, Signs and Symbols, The Black Mass, Some Allegations Examined. The Meaning of Witchcraft is a record of witches' roots-and a tribute to a founding pioneer with the courage to set that record straight.

Gay Witchcraft

With Gay Witchcraft, Penczak joins the ranks of his forebearers in spirit, gay writers who have taken a tradition and made it home. This is a complete book of theory and spiritual practices of Witchcraft for the gay community.

Author: Christopher Penczak

Publisher: Weiser Books

ISBN: 1578632811

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 265

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When Christopher Penczak was introduced to Witchcraft, he found a spiritual path that hononred and embraced his homosexuality. Now he has written a book of clearheaded theory and practice that is bound to become a classic. With Gay Witchcraft, Penczak joins the ranks of his forebearers in spirit, gay writers who have taken a tradition and made it home. This is a complete book of theory and spiritual practices of Witchcraft for the gay community. Penczak's writing will make it much easier for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people interested in practicing any form of Witchcraft. Exploring the history of Paganism and offering a compendium of spells, meditations, ceremonies, and affirmations that will enrich both the novice and the experienced practioner seeking out new views of myth, ritual, and healing.

Witchcraft Sorcery Rumors and Gossip

Geschiere comments that “ as soon as a new political space is opened , it is overrun by rumors about the use of sorcery and witchcraft ” ( ibid . ) .

Author: Pamela J. Stewart

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 052100473X

Category: Political Science

Page: 228

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This book demonstrates the role gossip plays in accusations of witchcraft and in widespread social violence.

The Door to Witchcraft

The key to unlocking it is in this book. Open it--and invite magic into your life. The Door to Witchcraft teaches new witches everything they need to know to start their witchcraft practice.

Author: Tonya A. Brown

Publisher: Althea Press

ISBN: 1641523999

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 202

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Imagine a door between the world you know and a world where tradition, ritual, and the occult lie. The key to unlocking it is in your hands. Open it - and invite magic into your life. The Door To Witchcraft teaches new witches everything they need to know to start their witchcraft practice. From harnessing your psychic abilities, to manifesting your desires with timeless spells, this book guides you through every step of the magical process. Witchcraft Through The Ages: Learn the history and evolution of the craft up to the present day. Know The Traditions: Understand the techniques, rituals, and ceremonies that are available to you. Tap Into Your Powers: Decide what kind of witch you want to be and start practicing. Cast Spells: Manifest your intentions with spells for love, health, career, friends and famly, spiritual work and protection. - back cover.

Buckland s Complete Book of Witchcraft

"---Back cover This classic text is the most complete self-study course in modern Wicca available, written by the author who first went public with "The Old Religion" in the United States.

Author: Raymond Buckland

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 9780875420509

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 251

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Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft has influenced and guided countless students, coven initiates, and solitaries around the world. One of modern Wicca's most recommended books, this comprehensive text features a step-by-step course in Witchcraft, with photographs and illustrations, rituals, beliefs, history, and lore, as well as instruction in spellwork, divination, herbalism, healing, channeling, dreamwork, sabbats, esbats, covens, and solitary practice. The workbook format includes exam questions at the end of each lesson, so you can build a permanent record of your spiritual and magical training. This complete self-study course in modern Wicca is a treasured classic—an essential and trusted guide that belongs in every Witch's library. Praise: "A masterwork by one of the great Elders of the Craft. Raymond Buckland has presented a treasure trove of Wiccan lore. It is a legacy that will provide magic, beauty, and wisdom to future generations of those who seek the ancient paths of the Old Religion."—Ed Fitch, author of Magical Rites from the Crystal Well "I read Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft with much pleasure. This book contains enough information and know-how for all approaches: the historical, the philosophical, and the pragmatic . . . quite entertaining, as much for the armchair enthusiast as for the practicing occultist."—Marion Zimmer Bradley, author of The Mists of Avalon "Never in the history of the Craft has a single book educated as many people, spurred as many spiritual paths, or conjured as much personal possibility as Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft."—Dorothy Morrison, author of The Craft

Witchcraft Gender and Society in Early Modern Germany

Explaining the vulnerability of older women to accusations of witchcraft in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries has preoccupied historians for the past ...

Author: Jonathan Bryan Durrant

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004160934

Category: History

Page: 288

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Using the example of Eichstatt, this book challenges current witchcraft historiography by arguing that the gender of the witch-suspect was a product of the interrogation process and that the stable communities affected by persecution did not collude in its escalation.

Witchcraft and Gender in Early Modern Society

Witchcraft is a special case here , because it so clearly combines the uses of court decisions as weapons to put down enemies and as an arena to argue over ...

Author: Raisa Maria Toivo

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 0754664546

Category: History

Page: 231

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With a sharp eye for detail, Raisa Maria Toivo explores the gender implications of the complex system of household management and public representation in which seventeenth-century Finnish women and men negotiated their positions. From specific case studies of Finnish peasant women, Toivo broadens her narrative to include historiographical discussion on the history of witchcraft, on women's and gender history and on early modern social history, shedding new light on each theme.

Witchcraft

Many useful insights into European witchcraft phenomena may be adduced from studies of the brujos of the Amazon Basin , for example ( see ch . 8 below ) .

Author: Charles Alva Hoyt

Publisher: SIU Press

ISBN: 0809315440

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 189

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Considers the origins of witchcraft, and discusses the practices of seven distinct "schools" of witchcraft

Witchcraft

of how one elderly man sparked a revival that has made Witchcraft what it is today—one of the fastest-growing religions in North America and the rest of the ...

Author: Michael Streeter

Publisher: White Lion Publishing

ISBN: 9780711252240

Category: History

Page: 256

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Witchcraft: A Secret History unravels the myth from the mystery, the facts from the legends. Meet all the witches of your imagination and discover the meanings of their rituals and rites, their lore, and their craft. Discover the significance of their sabbats and covens, their chalices and wands, their robes and their religion. Unlock the secrets of the legendary witches of mythology and folk tales and find out how these early stories influenced the persecutions and witch-hunts of the Middle Ages. Learn about the people who inspired the pagan revival and how their work in literature and magic rekindled the fires of the sabbats across Europe and the New World today.

Salem Witchcraft and Cotton Mather

2x Antiquarian Society ; and with never having Witchcraft prosecutions , look in
the opposite di" read " the Memorahle Providences , or " seen rection . When
John Proctor , in his extremity the Wonders of the Invisible World , or “ heard " of ...

Author: Charles Wentworth Upham

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105001661342

Category: Salem (Mass.)

Page: 91

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Lectures on Witchcraft

Hallywell gives the following account of the means by which a person may place himself beyond the reach of the power of witchcraft . It is possible for the ...

Author: Charles Wentworth Upham

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:32044010381515

Category: Salem (Mass.)

Page: 280

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Witchcraft

Witchcraft. Welcome to the world of witchery! The powerful words inside this tome will allow you to effect great change through potions, spells, charms, ...

Author: Anastasia Greywolf

Publisher: Wellfleet Press

ISBN: 9781627889568

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 274

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Tap into the magic all around you with Witchcraft, an illustrated guide to ancient potions, spells, chants, rituals, and incantations from around the world. Learn how to form a spirit circle with coven members, what instruments you need for your craft, special conjurations for each day of the week, and hundreds of crafty spells and potions that will allow you to: Banish headaches Keep your home safe Envision your future spouse Win riches Communicate with animals Conceive a child Summon the dead Make it snow Separate lovers Know your future And more! Spells are conveniently organized by purpose: safekeeping spells, healing spells and potions, spells against enemies, counter-spells, luck and fortune spells, love and matchmaking spells, weather and earth spells, spells to cast on animals, power spells, and communing with the dead. With stunning linoleum-cut illustrations by artist Melissa West that bring the magic of the past to life, this comprehensive compendium is also a delightful page-turner that's full of unexpected treasures. Place it in a sacred place in your home—and make sure no enemies find it to access its inestimable powers! The Mystical Handbook series from Wellfleet takes you on a magical journey through the wonderful world of spellcraft and spellcasting. Explore a new practice with each volume and learn how to incorporate spells, rituals, blessings, and cleansings into your daily routine. These portable companions feature beautiful foil-detail covers and color-saturated interiors on a premium paper blend. Other titles in the series include: Love Spells, Moon Magic, Knot Magic, Superstitions, and House Magic.

Advanced Witchcraft

Instead, this book challenges you to think critically about your beliefs and practices, what they mean to you, how they've changed, and where you're going.

Author: Edain McCoy

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 9780738705132

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 336

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In the beginning everything is fresh and new. Learning how to cast a circle, work magick, compile a Book of Shadows, and honor the God and Goddess on esbats and sabbats can be exhilarating. But once you've mastered the basics of Witchcraft comes the real challenge of living your faith every moment of every day. Living as a Witch is knowing that youare the magick. Advanced Witchcraftdoesn't contain any “Wicca 101” information—it assumes that you're already familiar with the nuts and bolts of the Craft. Instead, this book challenges you to think critically about your beliefs and practices, what they mean to you, how they've changed, and where you're going. Along the way you'll also learn many techniques for intermediate and advanced Witches, including: —Meeting your shadow —Advanced warding and psychic self-defense —Power animals, familiars, and shapeshifters —Working the labyrinth and the maze —Advanced tree spirituality —Advanced augury and divination —Magick and ritual using the fine arts of storytelling, dance, music, art, and drama —The art of Wishcraft —Spirits and lost souls —Banishing and closing portals —The healing arts

Salem Witchcraft

Children accused of Witchcraft . – John Laundry , aged ten years ; Deborah
Faulkner , ten years ; Abigail Faulkner , eight years ; Mary Lacy jun . , fourteen
years ; Stephen Johnson , thirteen years ; Abigail Johnson , eleven years ; Sarah
Carrier ...

Author: Samuel P. Fowler

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:32044024596454

Category: Witchcraft

Page: 450

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Demonology Religion and Witchcraft

Although 90 to 95\ of the Dutch trials" foi maleficent witchcraft concerned women, more men then women were usually prosecuted for harmless witchcraft.

Author: Brian P. Levack

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136537998

Category: History

Page: 350

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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Magic witchcraft animal magnetism c

A work in two volumes has just issued from the press , entitled “ An History of
Magic , Witchcraft , and Animal Magnetism , by J. C. Colquhoun , Esq . , author of
Isis Revelata , ' & c . " The author has brought a flood of light to bear upon his ...

Author: James Braid

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:600068315

Category:

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