CHAPTER 10- STEIN AND STEIN
Witchcraft- Definition; It is a term that defines what is wrong and immoral.
A witch is someone who brings misfortune to members ofa community.
A witch wills death and destruction. The source of the evil is a supernatural powe
Witch Trials Lecture Notes
small-scale societies animism the belief in spirits reciprocal relationship to nature nomadic
agrarian societies/agricultural polytheistic relationship between human beings and nature more positive
more veneration of t
Magic (k) :
2 general stream at definitions
1) Sleight of hand (stage entertainment)
- Predigitation, quick hands
2)(Force) that people believe is in the
- Can be used and manipulated
- Cultural origin, exists in all
SRS 1101 March 23rd Notes
All States of Consciousness
- A.S.C (altered state of consciousness)
o Thinks like sleepwalking and daydreaming is not a part of A.S.C because they lack
o Highway hypnosis: not all their consciousness is considered
Outline and Calendar: SRS 1110A (Fall 2016), Dr. Shelley Rabinovitch, lecturer.
31 Oct. Alternative Magical Religions I: Goddess Worship/Feminist Witchcraft.
The growth of alternative Womens religion outside the mainstream religious framework.
July 26 movie: Nazi Occult Conspiracy
Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
Russian princess, left royalty, and joined circus
Interested in Hindus philosophy, and how it fit into Western Christianity.
Came out with 2 books: The Secret Doctrine and ISIS Unveiled (e
Goddess: main focus of ritual for neo-pagans, she is immanent, she is
female, and everything about that specific goddess is a metaphor to
-she signifies female power, female strength, beauty and validates
Introduction: The Cross-Cultural Approach
Myth: is a story or example believed as true from a religion or culture group
(usually an origin story) (The Prophet Mohamad PBUH is true for all Muslims)
myth comes from the greek word "muthos" which means word: