Witchcraft and Black Magic (Paperback)

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This fascinating volume delves into the history of witchcraft and demonology. Witchcraft and Black Magic gives an extensive history of what Montague Summers deems to be Satanic practises.

First published in 1946, this handbook gathers vivid detail from a wealth of sources and references that enhance its overview of black magic. Montague Summers' research explores numerous court records, personal accounts, and classic works of literature, as well as taking evidence from the Bible. A devout Catholic, Summers writes about witchcraft in great detail, examining historic events, such as the Salem witch trials, with a close eye.

The chapters in this chilling volume include:

  1. - What is Witchcraft? How Does One Become a Witch?
  1. - The Familiar, in Human Shape and Animal
  1. - Witchcraft at Cambridge and Oxford
  1. - The Origins of Witchcraft
  1. - The Library of Witches
  1. - The Magus (1801) of Francis Barrett
  1. - Sympathetic Magic

Complete with an introduction to the folklore and history of witchcraft, Read & Co. Books has republished this classic guide to black magic in a brand new edition. A must-read for conspiracy theorists and those with an interest in the historical background of witchcraft.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781528716543
ISBN-10: 152871654X
Publisher: Obscure Press
Publication Date: March 11th, 2020
Pages: 248
Language: English