X
OOPS!
VIEW CART
CONTINUE SHOPPING
X
ADDED!
VIEW CART
CONTINUE SHOPPING
X
OOPS!
MANAGE WISHLISTS
CONTINUE SHOPPING
X
ADDED!
CANCEL
(0)
Llewellyn is committed to keeping our staff and customers healthy and safe, as well as being good corporate citizens, during this time. Click to read how we are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Online Reference For Body, Mind & Spirit

Term: Witchcraft

DEFINITION:
Among modern practitioners Witchcraft can be defined as the practice of magick and Paganism as it relates to pre-Christian European Paganism. The arts of Witchcraft include herbalism, divination, magick, ceremonial ritual, healing, potions, and spirit-world contact (familiars, elementals, etc.). Witchcraft, as depicted by the Church during the Middle Ages and Renaissance periods, is considered by many modern Witches to be a deliberate distortion of the facts.
SOURCE:  Encyclopedia of Wicca & Witchcraft, by Raven Grimassi
Related Encyclopedia Articles
Witchcraft: By Charm and Spell
Folk magic was born in an age of wonder. Tens of thousands of years ago, nature was a mysterious force. Points of light swung far overhead in the sky. Invisible forces ruffled matted hair and kicked up dust storms. Water fell from above. Powerful forces, inconceivable to humans, sent flashes of ...
READ MORE  
Witchcraft: Death and Resurrection
Soon the leaders of the new religion, determined to wield absolute control over all aspects of human life, sought to stamp out such crimes of heresy as foretelling the future, psychic healing, spiritualism, the creation of protective amulets and love-attracting charms, and everything else which ...
READ MORE  
Witchcraft: What is it?
Candles gleam. Incense smoke swirls. Robed figures, chanting in a long-dead language, whirl around a rustic wooden table. On it sit sacred images??"a robust female wearing a crescent Moon on her forehead, a horned male holding a spear in his upraised hand. All movement stops. A woman standing near ...
READ MORE  
SHARE:    /   PRINT
IN OUR BLOGS
A Card for Our Times: The Wheel of Fortune
Kitchen Table Tarot: Pull Up a Chair, Shuffle the Cards, and Let’s Talk Tarot Melissa Cynova At the time of this writing (late March 2020), I keep thinking about the Wheel. I wonder where we will be on the Wheel when this is posted....
What's New
$23.95 US
  /  
$17.99 US
  /  
$16.99 US
  /  
        
Copyright © 2020 - Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.