SOURCE: The Conversation
by Valerie Kivelson
In Orthodox Russia, unlike Catholic and Protestant western Europe, the nature of hierarchy and power meant that the majority of people accused of witchcraft were men, and the popular image of a witch was male.
by Ed Simon
A history of magic as a way of seeing the world offers perspective on the urgent need to reconsider humanity's relationship to the natural world.
A magician named Belinda Sinclair offers visitors performances that weave in lessons on the women who held séances in the area a century ago.
SOURCE: The Daily Beast
A silver scroll found in Jordan is a reminder of how big the market for ‘magic’ objects was in ancient Christianity, Islam, and Judaism.
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