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  • Censorship
    Thieves target occult titles in Oregon library
    Stolen library books are a common issue in a number of libraries across the nation. Interestingly, the types of books thieves demonstrate a preference for often share a similar theme: The occult. A recent article published on Jan. 29, 2015 on the...
  • Odisha, India
    A victim lodges witchcraft torture complaint in India’s Odisha Ganjam district
    A person living in the Odisha’s Ganjam district in India has lodged a complaint with the police: The victim alleges being tortured because some villagers suspected the individual was practicing witchcraft. On the Press Trust of India (PTI)...
  • Location of Tanzania
    Witchcraft ban in Tanzania to end albino murders
    In an article appearing on Voice of America on Jan. 14, 2015, it is revealed that the government of Tanzania has decided to ban witchcraft in an effort to put an end to the senseless, needless and brutal killing of albinos in the region. According...
  • Healing Magic A Green Witch Guidebook to Conscious Living
    Robin R. Bennett on 'Healing Magic A Green Witch Guidebook to Conscious Living'
    Brought to you by North Atlantic BooksYou can find this book on Amazon1. What was your prime inspiration and motivation in creating your book, "Healing Magic A Green Witch Guidebook to Conscious Living"?My life has been so deeply...
  • Ghana
    Ghanaians Asked to Stop Attacking the Elderly With Witchcraft Allegations
    According to an article appearing on GhanaWeb online, published Jan. 7, Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, the Former First Lady of Ghana, is asking the country’s people to keep the elderly safe instead of labeling them as wizards and witches....
  • Hedgewitch Book of Days
    Mandy Mitchell on 'Hedgewitch Book of Days'
    Hedgewitch Book of Days can be purchased on Amazon.1. What was your prime inspiration and motivation in creating your book, "Hedgewitch Book of Days: Spells, Rituals, and Recipes for the Magical Year"?I think my prime motivation for the...
  • Hexenkopf Rock
    Hexenkopf Rock
    Hexenkopf Rock is a large, hilly cluster of rocks which you’d probably walk right past if you didn’t know its long history of witchcraft, evil spirits, death and curses.Ancient Indian tribes performed rituals of healing there, drawing...
  • Psychological stress in 1692 Salem Village
    Psychological stress in 1692 Salem Village
    With a long and difficult winter, political uncertainty, ongoing Indian attacks, religious disagreements, strange illnesses, unexpected deaths, land feuds, and squabbles among neighbors, the people of Salem Village were feeling the pressure of the...
  • Face down skeleton
    Remains of medieval ‘witch girl’ discovered in northern Italy
    Archaeologists working in northern Italy recently unearthed the skeletal remains of a 13-year-old girl who was buried face-down in her grave, suggesting that despite her age, her community feared her as a witch. The skeleton, which has been dubbed...
  • The Witch's Eight Paths of Power
    Sable Aradia on 'The Witch's Eight Paths of Power'
    Brought to you by Red Wheel Weiser.This book can be purchased on Amazon.1. What was your prime inspiration and motivation in creating your book, "The Witch's Eight Paths of Power A complete course in magick and witchcraft"?I was...
  • Kali Ma by Alice Popkorn
    Mabon, the equinox:Time to welcome the dark mother goddess
    Mabon, the second harvest and autumnal equinox, marks the time when the nights begin to be longer than the days. In the northern hemisphere that happens sometime between September 21 and 23. It is a time of celebration, but also of preparation....
  • Haxan
    HÄXAN Remains A Horror Classic Of The Silent Era
    When Benjamin Christensen found a copy of the treatise, "Malleus Maleficarum", in a local bookstore, he was immediately inspired, creating a documentary film entitled Häxan on the subject of witches and witchcraft, with fully realized...
  • witchy witch
    An atheist reviews a modern Christian witch-hunter's book
    Destroying the Works of Witchcraft through Fasting & PrayerBy Ruth BrownImpact Christian Books, Inc., 1994ISBN #0-89228-110-3From ghoulies and ghostiesAnd long-leggedy beastiesAnd things that go bump in the night,Good Lord, deliver us! (Old...
  • 'House of Ivy and Sorrow' leaves room only for joy
    'House of Ivy and Sorrow' leaves room only for joy
    Natalie Whipple has a knack for drawing a clear and interesting world through the eyes of her main character with a few simple sentences. It is done with a mastery of language that engages the reader while be simple and compelling. Reading any of...
  • Kiki's Delivery Service DVD cover art
    Classic film review: 'Kiki's Delivery Service' is magically sublime
    Hayao Miyazaki's "Kiki's Delivery Service" is all about Kiki's black cat, Jiji. Not in the sense that Jiji is the main character or that the story revolves around him but that the main thematic core that Miyazaki is trying to...