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The meaning of witchcraft

Gerald Brosseau Gardner

The meaning of witchcraft

by Gerald Brosseau Gardner

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Published by Magickal Childe Publishing in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Witchcraft

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography : p. 286-288.

    Statementby Gerald Brosseau Gardner ; introduction by Dr. Leo Louis Martello.
    ContributionsMartello, Leo Louis.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p. :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23824643M
    ISBN 100939708027
    OCLC/WorldCa271772185

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Witchcraft as a religion was born in Britain after World War II and came out of the closet when the anti-witchcraft laws there were repealed in It is argued that GeraldFile Size: 5MB. Witchcraft (or witchery) is the practice of magical skills and abilities. Witchcraft is a broad term that varies culturally and societally, and thus can be difficult to define with precision.

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This book, by an actual member of one of the few surviving witch-covens, gives the correct meaning lying behind the age-old practices and beliefs of the witch-cult. Dr Gardner shows that in Witchcraft we have the remains of a pre-Christian religion, which has been distorted and mis-represented by its enemies throughout the centuries/5(31).

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