what are some good books about witchcraft because i need some for my i-search project?

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  • 10 years ago
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    I have books on both Witchcraft and Wicca because I did a report comparing 10th c Witchcraft and modern Witchcraft and Wicca (these are my books from the bibliography that I used for my paper):

    Ankarloo, Bengt and Henningsen, Gustav. Early Modern European Witchcraft: Centres and Peripheries. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print.

    Ashliman, D.L. "Merseburg Incantations or Merseburger Zaubersprüche." N.p., 1998. Web. 13 Dec 2010. <http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/merseburg.html>.

    Bailey, Michael D. Magic and Superstition in Europe: A Concise History from Antiquity to the Present. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2007. Print.

    Breuer, Heidi. Crafting the Witch: Gendering Magic in Medieval and Early Modern England. New York: Routledge, 2009. Print.

    Briggs, Robin. Witches & Neighbors: The Social and Cultural Context of European Witchcraft. New York: Viking Penguin (Penguin Books USA Inc.), 1996. Print.

    Buckland, Raymond. Buckland’s Complete Book of Witchcraft. Woodbury: Llewellyn Publications, 8th Printing 2007.

    Cantrell, Gary. Wiccan Beliefs and Practices. St. Paul: Llewellyn Publications, 2003. Print.

    Carlson, Marc. "Canon Episcopi." N.p., 9 June 2004. Web. 13 Dec 2010. <http://www.personal.utulsa.edu/~marc-carlson/witch...

    Clark, Stuart. Thinking with Demons. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print.

    Cunningham, Scott. Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner. Woodbury: Llewellyn Publications, 41st Printing 2008. Print.

    Edwards, Kathryn A. Werewolves, Witches and Wandering Spirits: Traditional Belief & Folklore in Early Modern Europe. Kirksville: Truman State University Press, 2002. Print.

    Farrar, Janet and Stewart. A Witches’ Bible: The Complete Witches’ Handbook. Washington: Phoenix Publishing, Inc., 1981. Print.

    Halsall, Paul. "The Anglo-Saxon Dooms, 560-975." Medieval Sourcebook. N.p., June 1998. Web. 13 Dec 2010. <http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/560-975dooms...

    Levack, Brian P. Articles on Witchcraft, Magic and Demonology. New York & London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1992. Print.

    Mackay, Christopher S. The Hammer of Witches: A Complete Translation of the Malleus Maleficarum. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Print.

    Maggi, Armando. In the Company of Demons. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006. Print.

    Medieval Wicca & Sorcery - Witchcraft, Satanism, Practices - Dark Ages." Medieval Information. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Dec 2010. <http://medieval-castles.org/index.php/medieval_wic...

    Monter, E. William. European Witchcraft. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1969. Print.

    Pócs, Éva. Between the Living and the Dead: A Perspective of Witches and Seers in the Early Modern Age. Budapest: Central European University Press, 1999. Print.

    Tanner, Norman. The Church in the Later Middle Ages. New York: I.B. Taurus & Co. Ltd, 2008. Print.

    Remember, some of these are about REAL witches and others are about old-time conceptions of witches and so on.

    Source(s): Wiccan/Witch/Pagan/Historian
  • 10 years ago

    Josh McDowell has written a number of good books on subjects like witchcraft and cults. Type his name in a search engine and you'll find the titles of his books. Most local libraries will have a few of his books you can check out.

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

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