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Embracing the Witch and the Goddess

Embracing the Witch and the Goddess

Author: Kathryn Rountree

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415303583

Category: Religion

Page: 240

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Embracing the Witch and the Goddess is a detailed survey of present-day feminist witches in New Zealand. It examines the attraction of witchcraft for its practitioners, and explores witches' rituals, views and beliefs about how magic works. The book provides a detailed portrait of an undocumented section of the growing neo-pagan movement, and compares the special character of New Zealand witchcraft with its counterparts in the United States, Great Britain, and Australia. Kathryn Rountree traces the emergence and history of feminist witchcraft, and links witchcraft with the contemporary Goddess movement. She reviews scholarly approaches on the study of witchcraft and deals with the key debates which have engaged the movement's adherents and their critics, and ultimately presents what Mary Daly declared was missing from most historical and anthropological research on witchcraft: a 'Hag-identified vision'. Based on fieldwork amongst witch practitioners, Embracing the Witch and the Goddess is an important contribution to the emerging profile of present-day witchcraft and paganism.

The Witch's Family

The Witch's Family

Author: JJ Page

Publisher: FriesenPress

ISBN: 9781039156692

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 44

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The Witch’s Family is an inspirational story for young children about the power of kindness, patience, and compassion. The witch cares for a band of problematic pets until she’s run herself ragged. She takes care of everyone but herself, until she gets completely burnt out and falls into a depression. Now it’s the pets’ turn to take care of her. A gentle and accessible introduction to mental health, this story illustrates the importance of returning care to those that have cared for us. The Witch’s Family is a children’s picture book that will delight children aged eight and under. It may be of particular interest to pagan parents looking for positive witch role models for their children.

The Witch of Whoomph!

The Witch of Whoomph!

Author: Ivy Blyth

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781465303288

Category: Fiction

Page: 120

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Griselda lives with her eccentric Aunt Hetty in a crazy, colourful town called Whoomph until one day her life changes completely and she is suddenly thrust into a scary, exciting adventure. The people expect her to protect them and she needs the gift of magic to do this. Where can she find it? Who will teach her? On her spellbinding journey she discovers the dark truth behind the town’s name and unlocks surprising mysteries, meeting odd creatures like a know-it-all talking spider called Priscilla. This is a tale of magic and fantasy, suitable for age group 9-11.

The Witch's Face

The Witch's Face

Author: Eric A. Kimmel

Publisher:

ISBN: UTEXAS:059173000217663

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Don Aurelio falls in love with a witch who has a beautiful face but fails to heed her special instructions.

Witch Hunts in Europe and America

Witch Hunts in Europe and America

Author: William E. Burns

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313321429

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 359

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Covering witch hunts from Germany to New England, this concise encyclopedia is a fascinating reference on the hunt to find and persecute those who practiced witchcraft.

Moll Dyer and Other Witch Tales of Southern Maryland

Moll Dyer and Other Witch Tales of Southern Maryland

Author: Lynn J. Buonviri

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 9781439668153

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 144

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According to legend, Moll Dyer was chased from her burning home by a mob in St. Mary's County in the year 1697. Blaming difficulties from weather to sickness on witches was common in colonial times. Rebecca Fowler was tried as a witch in St. Mary's in 1685, and in 1674, John Cowman became the only man ever charged with witchcraft in Maryland. In Moll Dyer's case, locals took the law into their own hands. Was she just an ordinary woman blamed for problems beyond her control? Or was she a witch whose curse lingers on? Author Lynn Buonviri uses period records and local lore to discover the truth behind the legend of Moll Dyer and her curse.