Witchcraft today

Written by

hravan
witchcraft today
hravan

Genre

Year of first publication

1954

Estimated reading time

About this book

From the foreword:

I have been told by witches in England: ‘Write and tell people we are not perverts. We are decent people, we only want to be left alone, but there are certain secrets that you mustn’t give away.’ So after some argument as to exactly what I must not reveal, I am permitted to tell much that has never before been made public concerning their beliefs, their rituals and their reasons for what they do; also to emphasise that neither their present beliefs, rituals nor practices are harmful.

I write only of what takes place in the North, South, East, and West of England today in covens which I know. I have in addition shown the origin of some at least of the stories which have been told about the craft. I can only repeat the words of Lucius Apuleius in the Metamorphoses, xl, 23, who wrote a long account of his own initiation into the mysteries in cryptic language, saying: ‘I have told you things of which, although you have heard them, you cannot know the meaning.’

This book is available in:

Share this book!

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp
Share on email
What's the problem?

Please let us know what problem you are having with (one of) the downloads, and we’ll try to fix the issue as soon as possible.

Join the temple!

Join the online temple on discord and connect with other heathens!

A project by Europagan:

europagan logo
Recommend a book

What book would you recommend for someone that’s new to heathenry?

Let us know below, so we can build a great curated collection for beginners. We prefer books that are in the public domain.

Stay up to date. Follow us on social media!