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Hoodoo and Conjure Quarterly, Volume 1, Issue 1: A Journal of New Orleans Voodoo, Hoodoo, Southern F

Hoodoo and Conjure Quarterly, Volume 1, Issue 1: A Journal of New Orleans Voodoo, Hoodoo, Southern F (Used)

by Alvarado, Denise (ed)


Binding: Paperback

Book ID: 9781456484675, 1456484672


Hoodoo & Conjure Quarterly is a Journal of the Magickal Arts with a Special Focus on New Orleans Voodoo, Hoodoo, Folk Magic and Folklore. It explores historical and contemporary information about the conjure arts, including magico-religious practices, spiritual traditions, indigenous healing and herbalism, and religions with their roots in the African Diaspora. Features articles by notable authors and practitioners including Denise Alvarado, Sharon Marino, Aaron Leitch, Alyne Pustanio, Byron Ballard, Chad C. Balthazar, Dorothy Morrison, Madrina Angelique, Mathew Venus, Carolina Dean and Papa Curtis. Richly illustrated by celebrated New Orleans artists Denise Alvarado and Ricardo Pustanio, ritual pop artist, Karen Miranda Augustine, and gnostic conjure artist Chad C. Balthazar.

Volume 1 includes the following articles and more:

  • Conjure Artist profile: The Georgia Mojo Man;
  • The Origin of the Root;
  • Dirt Dauber Nests;
  • Magickal Doll to Raise the Ghost of a Loved One; by Denise Alvarado
  • Curio Spotlight: Bat's Blood;
  • Secrets of Sex Magick: Explore your Sexual Fantasies with the Help of the Guede;
  • St. Martha Dominadora Love Domination Candle by Sharon Marino
  • Cove-Witches and Curanderas: Traditional Healers and Magic-Women in Modern Appalachia by H. Byron Ballard
  • A Short Look at Witchcraft and Self-Defense in the Diaspora by Papa Curtis
  • Haunted New Orleans Folklore: The Devil Baby of New Orleans: Fact or Fiction? by Alyne Pustanio
  • Planetary Magic and Hoodoo: The Venus Love-Tub Lamp by Chad Bathazaar
  • The Real Dirt on Visiting the Dead by Dorothy Morrison
  • Buying Cemetery Dirt by Madrina Angelique
  • What is Real Hoodoo?; and Bottle Spell for Prosperity by Matthew Venus
  • Shoe and Foot-Track Magick by Carolina Dean
  • The Return of Psalm Magick and the Mixed Qabalah by Aaron Leitch

Volume 1 also contains gris gris charms and formulas, a free doll baby template, and a little lagniappe, of course.

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Fulgur Limited

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Angell, Tony
Yale University Press

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Grant, Kenneth

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Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.

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Jailbreaking the Goddess is a revolutionary revisioning of the feminine divine. Where the maiden, mother, crone archetypal system is tied to female biology and physic...

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