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Par Aldous Huxley. 1952
A reconstruction of sensational occurrences at the Ursuline Convent in Loudun during the early 1600s. After a group of nuns…were swept into a prolonged state of frenzy, they accused Urbain Grandier, Loudun's parson, of witchcraft. Huxley includes insights of modern psychology as well as his own speculations on good and evil. 1952.
Par Frank Donovan. 1971
Par Liliane Crété. 1995
Etude historique basee sur une celebre affaire de sorcellerie a Salem, en 1692, ou la fille et la niece d'un…reverend demontrerent des symptomes de possession diabolique. Au proces, les declarations des fillettes secourerent toute l'Amerique. Trois siecles apres l'histoire continue de fasciner. 1995.
Par Lois Bourne. 1985
The author, a "white" witch who uses her powers to cure illness and solve problems, recounts the experiences and visions…that convinced her of her powers, and the ways she has used her gift. 1985.
The vision & the voice: with commentary and other papers : the Equinox, volume IV number II (Equinox Ser. #Vol. 4)
Par Aleister Crowley, Victor B Neuburg, Mary Desti. 1998
This text is the record of Aleister Crowley's exploration of the 30 Aethyrs of the Enochian system of magick developed…by the Elizabethan magicians Dr John Dee and Edward Kelly. Crowley obtained these visions in Mexico in 1900, and in Algeria in 1909. They are the source of many key spiritual doctrines of Thelema. They give an account of the transcendence of the Ego by crossing the Abyss, and the attainment of the grade of Master of the Temple. 1998. Uniform title: Equinox (New York, N.Y.)
Par David Carroll. 1974
A journey into the world of magic and the lives of its magicians, from ancient times to the present. Explains…the difference between white and black magic and where magic begins and where it ends. 1974.
Par Robert-Lionel Séguin. 1978
Par Jules Michelet. 1966
Michelet, historien et poète, nous raconte la sorcière médiévale. Pour lui, la sorcellerie était tout simplement une protestation de l'esprit…de liberté contre celui de soumission représenté par l'Église Inquisitrice. 1966, c1862.
Par Milton Meltzer. 1999
Examines witch-hunts around the world from medieval Europe to the present day. Reveals how innocent people become accused of imaginary…crimes due to fear, ignorance, and mass hysteria. Includes the Salem witch trials, Shakespeare's witches, and twentieth-century examples of persecution. For junior high and older readers. c1999.
Par Christine Brouillet. 1991
Par Augusten Burroughs. 2019
From the number one New York Times bestselling author comes another stunning memoir that is tender, touching...and just a little…spooky. "Here's a partial list of things I don't believe in: God. The Devil. Heaven. Hell. Bigfoot. Ancient Aliens. Past lives. Vampires. Zombies. Homeopathy. Bigfoot. Canola oil, because there's no such thing as a canola. Note that "witches" and "witchcraft" are absent from this list. When really they should be right there at the top. The thing is, I wouldn't believe in them, and I would privately ridicule any idiot who did, except for one thing: I am a witch."-From Toil & Trouble For as long as Augusten Burroughs could remember, he knew things he shouldn't have known. He manifested things that shouldn't have come to pass. And he told exactly no one about this, save one person: his mother. His mother reassured him that it was all perfectly normal, that he was descended from a long line of witches, going back to the days of the early American colonies. And that this family tree was filled with witches. It was a bond that he and his mother shared - until the day she left him in the care of her psychiatrist to be raised in his family (but that's a whole other story). After that, Augusten was on his own. On his own to navigate the world of this tricky power; on his own to either use or misuse this gift. From the hilarious to the terrifying, Toil & Trouble is a chronicle of one man's journey to understand himself, to reconcile the powers he can wield with things with which he is helpless. There are very few things that are coincidences, as you will learn in Toil & Trouble. Ghosts are real, trees can want to kill you, beavers are the spawn of satan, houses are alive, and in the end, love is the most powerful magic of all.
Par Mary-Grace Fahrun. 2021
Italian folk magic is a beautiful, powerful, and effective magical tradition that is accessible to anyone who wants to learn…it, including Italians who want to regain their magical heritage. Containing magical and religious rituals and prayers, this book explores divination techniques, crafting, blessing rituals, witchcraft, and, of course, the evil eye, which is known as malocchio in Italian and which the author thoroughly explains, including what it is, where it comes from, and, crucially, how to get rid of it. Such insights will help listeners learn unique methods of magical protection, divination, and spells for love, sex, control, revenge, and more
The green witch: your complete guide to the natural magic of herbs, flowers, essential oils, and more (Green Witch)
Par Arin Murphy-Hiscock. 2017
A practitioner of Wicca explores the healing powers of herbs, flowers, and essential oils and provides instructions on making simple…potions and elixirs. Also discusses how crystals, gems, stones, and even twigs can help you find balance within. 2017
Par Malcolm Gaskill. 2010
Professor of early modern history explores the origins and history of witchcraft, from prehistory to present day paganism and popular…media, asking why it still features so heavily in our culture. Considers the classic period (1500-1900) of witchcraft trials and witch-hunting, including the infamous Salem panic of 1692. 2010
Who were the accused witches of Salem?: and other questions about the witchcraft trials (Six questions of American history)
Par Laura Hamilton Waxman. 2012
Recounts the events that led up to the 1692 witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts. Discusses the incarceration, guilty verdicts, and…execution of many of the villagers. Details the accusations of the young girls who fell ill. Includes timeline, facts, and resources. For grades 5-8. 2012
Par Claude Lecouteux. 2003
Professor of medieval literature analyzes the origins of several fantastic beings in the lore of Western Europe and examines their…impact on the collective psyche. By exploring the concept of the soul and its "double," he posits ancient unifying themes across various cultures, including Celtic, Scandinavian, and Germanic. 2003
Par Margaret Murray, Margaret Alice Murray. 2005
Examines the history of an indigenous European cult, the Little People, and the worship of the Horned God through the…centuries. Discusses the deity's change of status during the rise of Christianity. 1933
Par Margot Adler. 2006
Journalist examines the origins and resurgence of paganism and polytheistic myths, legends, and spirituality. Includes a guide to wiccan, neopagan,…druid, heathen, and other groups; festivals; publications; and other resources. Some descriptions of sex. 2006
Par Margaret Starbird. 1993
The author, a Roman Catholic scholar, set out to refute the belief that Jesus was married to Mary Magdalen but…instead found new and compelling evidence for the existence of the bride of Jesus. She presents indirect proofs to support how this tenet of heresy widely believed in the Middle Ages survived in spite of relentless persecution. This book is a courageous exploration of this delicate question
Par Leigh Ann Henion. 2015
Leigh Ann Henion was shaken by the birth of her son. The lack of sleep, shrinking social circle, and health…difficulties collided and forced her to ask hard questions. Convinced that the greatest key to happiness, her own and that of her family, lies in periodically venturing into the wider world beyond home, Henion set out on a global trek to rekindle her sense of wonder