Why is it that Gandalf can't be the pope?
Magic vs religion
Magic and witchcraft and the occult tend to get cast as something that is fundamentally NOT
A lot of times when these things are spoke of, it is made clear that they may loo
Studies in Witchcraft and the Occult.
is the occult?
What is magic?
are these three terms related?
Why do people engage in them?
How do they relate to religion and
What is The Burning Times
trying to convince us of?
did the witch hunts happen
(according to Read)?
Attack on paganism
Paganism focused on feminine powers,
Attack on women
Burning Times review
does this e
themes in popular representations:
Those accused of witchcraft werent really
Witches look a certain way (nose, pointy hat,
Those doing the accusing were stupid, ignorant,
fearful; unusual logic used t
Magic from the POV of
refers to methods that somehow
interface with the supernatural and by
which people can bring about particular
outcomes (Stein and Stein 136).
= antisocial magic
Witchcraft = i