The Superstitions of Witchcraft

August 4, 2016 - Comment

‘THE SUPERSTITIONS OF WITCHCRAFT’ is designed to exhibit a consecutive review of the characteristic forms and facts of a creed which (if at present apparently dead, or at least harmless, in Christendom) in the seventeenth century was a living and lively faith, and caused thousands of victims to be sent to the torture-chamber, to the

‘THE SUPERSTITIONS OF WITCHCRAFT’ is designed to exhibit a consecutive review of the characteristic forms and facts of a creed which (if at present apparently dead, or at least harmless, in Christendom) in the seventeenth century was a living and lively faith, and caused thousands of victims to be sent to the torture-chamber, to the stake, and to the scaffold. At this day, the remembrance of its superhuman art, in its different manifestations, is immortalised in the every-day language of the peoples of Europe. The belief in Witchcraft is, indeed, in its full development and most fearful results, modern still more than mediƦval, Christian still more than Pagan, and Protestant not less than Catholic.

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jaded14470 says:

I enjoyed it I truly enjoy reading a variety of books that shows me different and insightful views along my chosen path.This book was very informative, showing me yet another vision of the faith.With each writing and the author’s take on things, gives me more and more information that allows me to make my ideas and decisions on how I wish to walk.I do not recommend taking each book at its face value, accepting everything as written in stone. Instead, I allow all information in,…

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