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Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft. Volume 3, Number 1. Summer 2008

Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft. Volume 3, Number 1. Summer 2008 (New)

by Penn Press Journals

Publisher: Univ of Penn Journals

Binding: Paperback

Book ID: MRW3.1, MRW3.1

Price: $20.00



  • The Age of Magicians: Periodization in the History of European Magic -- Michael D. Bailey
  • Shaping Superstition in Late Medieval England -- Kathleen Kamerick
  • False, Lying Spirits and Angels of Light: Ambiguous Meditation in Dr Rudd's Seventeenth Century Treatise on Angel Magic -- Egil Asprem

Book Reviews

  • Jonathan Barry and Own Davies, eds. Witchcraft Historiography. -- Michael D. Bailey.
  • Sarah Ferber. -- Lynn Wood Mollenauer.
  • Richard Godbeer. Escaping Salem: The Other Witch Hunt of 1692. -- Michael D. Bailey.
  • James L. Halverson, ed. Contesting Christendon: Readings in Medieval Religion and Culture. -- Sean L. Field.
  • Margaret Mills Harper. Wisdom of Two: The Spiritual and Literary Collaboration of George and W. B. Yeats. -- Jamie L. Olsen.
  • Maijastina Kahlos. Debate and Dialogue: Christian and Pagan Cultures c. 360-430. -- Ramsay MacMullen.
  • Gabor Klaniczay and Eva Pocs, eds. in collaboration with Eszter Csonka-Takacs. Christian Demonology and Popular Mythology. -- Michael D. Bailey.
  • Alexander Rodlach. Witches, Westerners, and HIV: AIDS and Cultures of Blame in Africa. -- Katherine Luongo.
  • Emilie Savage-Smith, ed. Magic and Divination in Early Islam. -- Robert Irwin.
  • Gyorgy E. Szonyi. John Dee's Occultism: Magical Exaltation Through Powerful Signs. -- Stuart Clark.
  • Merry E. Wiesner. Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe -- Michael D. Bailey.
  • Emma Wilby. Cunning Folk and Familiar Spirits: Shamanistic Visionary Traditions in Early Modern British Witchcraft and Magic. -- Marion Gibson

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