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  • Evil Black Magic
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    The European witch craze is easily understood when placed within the historical context of the seventeenth century. Explain this statement, supporting your answer by discussing issues of gender, politics, economics, and religion. At this time, there were economic hardships, religious rivalries, and troubled politics. Also, during this time, most Europeans were looking around for any sort of answer to their most pressing problems. Between 1550 and 1660, one of the most common answers to their pro...
  • Causes Of Witch Hunting
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    THE WITCH-HUNT IN MODERN EUROPE By: Brian Levack The Witch-Hunt in Modern Europe by Brian Levack proved to be an interesting as well as insightful look at the intriguing world of the European practice of witchcraft and witch-hunts. The book offers a solid, reasonable interpretation of the accusation, prosecution, and execution for witchcraft in Europe between 1450 and 1750. Levack focuses mainly on the circumstances from which the witch-hunts emerged, as this report will examine. The causes of w...
  • Practice Witch Craft
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    It seems that in today's society, new religions and practices are popping up all over the place. One of the oldest, yet fastest growing faiths today is witchcraft. This earth-based, nature oriented belief has been established since the thirteenth century, but it is not until recently that it has began to spread across the world. Everywhere we look we see something associated with the practice of wicca. The new movie release, Blair Witch Project, for instance, is a good example of the growing bel...
  • Of The Many Views Of Witches
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    Witchcraft is a phenomenon that has captured the minds of millions since the beginning of history. These so-called witches have caused fear, hatred, interest, widespread panic, and a variety of other emotions in other people from all over the world. Every society and civilization on this planet have all some form of witchcraft in their history. Witchcraft itself has a deep history of its own causing it to be recognized in literature and modern society. First, witchcraft has a very fascinating hi...
  • Previous Article
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    Wicca Jan Phillips article The Craft of the Wise tells of how she came to learn of one of her ancestors who was hung during the Salem Witch Hunts. This lit an interest in her mind to further research the subject of Wicca, the craft of the wise. By consulting many books about witchcraft, she learned that Wicca is more of a nature and imagination based religion than the spell casting voodoo practicing stereotype it has been made out to be in the past. Through her research, she finds out that Wicca...

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