Malcolm Leigh’s 1969 documentary film on British Witchcraft, featuring extensive contributions from Alex Sanders and his coven with extremely controversial footage of him performing animal sacrifice and divination by entrails as well as a rather elaborate and unusual ‘Black Mass’. Truly the enfant terrible of modern British Witchcraft or ‘Wicca’. We also see some nice . . . → Read More: Witchcraft Myths and Legends
By Frater Barrabbas Tiresius
[Snip] There are basically two dimensions that rule how a ritual magician will collect and/or develop his or her ritual lore. Wide ranging or narrow and deep. Combinations of these two dimensions often represent whether one is attempting to integrate too many dispirit elements without a sufficient depth or whether one . . . → Read More: What Price Is Eclecticism or Depth?
By Athmey M. Richter
Isis may be the more famous “witch-deity” of ancient Egypt, and Thoth is viewed in later mythology as her assistant, but Thoth is actually the older of the two; and perhaps: the more subtly powerful. Indeed, in the Old Kingdom, at a period when the city of Hermopolis/Khmun ruled over the . . . → Read More: Thoth
Reviewed by Fire Lyte
February’s book club selection for my local book club – the Spineless Book Club here in Chicago – was the Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman. If that name sounds familiar, it’s because she is the writer behind that paragon of pagan entertainment Practical Magic. According to all the press for the book, . . . → Read More: The Dovekeepers, by Alice Hoffman