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Journal Cover Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft
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   ISSN (Print) 1556-8547 - ISSN (Online) 1940-5111
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  • Defixiones and the Temple Locus: The Power of Place in the Curse Tablets
           at Mainz
    • Abstract: The study of Latin curses was greatly augmented in 1999 with the discovery of the sanctuary of Magna Mater and Isis in Mainz, Germany (Roman Mogontiacum).1 Like the curse tablets found at another sanctuary, that of Sulis Minerva at Bath, the tablets from Mainz seem especially connected to the sanctuary site and its eponymous deity.2 This paper looks specifically at the curse tablets, or defixiones, found at the sanctuary of Magna Mater and Isis in Mainz, which date from between 70 and 130 CE.3 The curse tablets found at this site are similar in their presentation: all are in the form of lead tablets, most were either rolled or folded (sometimes both), and most were intended to be burned in a firepit, with many ... Read More
      Keywords: Magic, Roman; Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany); Blessing and cursing; Inscriptions, Latin; Ointments; Roland,; Witchcraft; Lafitau, Joseph-François,; Indians; Iroquois Indians; Reuchlin, Johann,; English literature; Magic; Indians of North
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Cursus: An Early Thirteenth-Century Source for Nocturnal Flights and
           Ointments in the Work of Roland of Cremona
    • Abstract: It was in the mid fifteenth century that myths of witchcraft began to consolidate in intellectual sources, framing witches as members of an anti-Christian sect, united by diabolic pact, who flew to perform orgiastic rituals at the witches' sabbath. Scholars working on the consolidation of the witches' sabbath myth generally agree that it drew on a folk stratum of local narratives and customs already in existence before 1430. Flying ointments have a place in some early modern learned expositions of the sabbath myth, and are hypothesized either as the actual cause of flight to the sabbath, or as a physiological cause of the delusion of flight on the part of the women or men involved. The nature of this folk stratum ... Read More
      Keywords: Magic, Roman; Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany); Blessing and cursing; Inscriptions, Latin; Ointments; Roland,; Witchcraft; Lafitau, Joseph-François,; Indians; Iroquois Indians; Reuchlin, Johann,; English literature; Magic; Indians of North
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • What Père Lafitau Learned from the American Diviner
    • Abstract: An old woman cleared a space on the ground, laid down a fine layer of ash, and placed a few bundles of sticks upon the layer. After studying her work, she began to convulse. The woman was an eighteenth-century Wendat diviner. The ceremony would hopefully reveal the fate of seven warriors who had gone to war but whose long overdue return was by now worrisome.Her trance-like state was obviously painful, and the men gathered around her would compensate her if she lived up to her reputation as a soothsayer. Their eyes were riveted on her when, suddenly, seven flames rose from the bundle of sticks representing the warriors' village. (Each bundle stood for a different village; together they formed a map.) Following the ... Read More
      Keywords: Magic, Roman; Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany); Blessing and cursing; Inscriptions, Latin; Ointments; Roland,; Witchcraft; Lafitau, Joseph-François,; Indians; Iroquois Indians; Reuchlin, Johann,; English literature; Magic; Indians of North
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Building, Burning, and Rebuilding Bridges Anthropological and Historical
           Approaches to Witchcraft in Tanzania and Beyond
    • Abstract: In the late 1960s and early 1970s, influential studies of the European history of witchcraft started out from the assumption that witchcraft was a global phenomenon and thus could fruitfully be studied through a global lens, employing a perspective in which the study of specific (i.e., locally and historically particular) phenomena in early modern Europe was to be articulated with more recent anthropological investigations and their theoretical models.1 That was a novel insight, albeit one that was quickly discarded. The dominant opinion became that "non-Western social anthropology provides keys that do not fit European locks."2 Recently, however, the idea of witchcraft as a global phenomenon, based on the ... Read More
      Keywords: Magic, Roman; Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany); Blessing and cursing; Inscriptions, Latin; Ointments; Roland,; Witchcraft; Lafitau, Joseph-François,; Indians; Iroquois Indians; Reuchlin, Johann,; English literature; Magic; Indians of North
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Witchcraft and Folk Belief in the Age of Enlightenment: Scotland,
           1670–1740 by Lizanne Henderson (review)
    • Abstract: Historians of European witchcraft have, with some important exceptions, focused their attention on witch-hunting during its heyday in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. The traditional narrative, a testament to Keith Thomas's profound influence on the field, has maintained that after the witchcraft prosecutions reached their early modern apex, belief in witches (and the supernatural in general) faded as European worldviews grew "disenchanted" and more rational. In recent years, however, historians have begun to complicate and challenge this teleology by tracing how ideas about witchcraft evolved and endured in the generations after the witch hunts had ended. Lizanne Henderson's Witchcraft and Folk ... Read More
      Keywords: Magic, Roman; Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany); Blessing and cursing; Inscriptions, Latin; Ointments; Roland,; Witchcraft; Lafitau, Joseph-François,; Indians; Iroquois Indians; Reuchlin, Johann,; English literature; Magic; Indians of North
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Shi'ism in South East Asia: 'Alid Piety and Sectarian Constructions ed. by
           Chiara Formichi and R. Michael Feener (review)
    • Abstract: There have been many academic studies examining the history and literature of minorities (e.g., Shi'is) in South East Asia, most recently the present work, produced by Chiara Formichi and Michael Feener, a collection of essays originating in a workshop held in the Asia Research Institute of the National University of Singapore in 2010. This book would have much to offer a reader approaching it through the lens of Southeast Asian Studies; nevertheless, given the context of this review I decided to highlight its references to Islamic rituals.The book is divided into four parts. Part One deals with the historical foundations of Shi'ism in Southeast Asia. It includes a comprehensive chapter by Biancamaria Scarcia ... Read More
      Keywords: Magic, Roman; Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany); Blessing and cursing; Inscriptions, Latin; Ointments; Roland,; Witchcraft; Lafitau, Joseph-François,; Indians; Iroquois Indians; Reuchlin, Johann,; English literature; Magic; Indians of North
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Johann Reuchlin (1455–1522): A Theological Biography by Franz Posset
           (review)
    • Abstract: Franz Posset's Johann Reuchlin (1455–1522): A Theological Biography is a monumental achievement. In just shy of nine hundred pages, the author proposes to correct certain long-standing misconceptions and misrepresentations concerning the great transalpine humanist, Johannes Reuchlin of Pforzheim. Posset makes these corrections in his introduction: Reuchlin was a devout and orthodox Catholic and not a proto-Protestant forerunner of Luther. Reuchlin was not an anti-Semite. Rather, he was an early model for positive Jewish Christian relations—even a sort of morning star of Catholic ecumenism of the kind reflected in Nostra Aetate (In Our Time) i.e., the declaration on the relation of the Church to non-Christian ... Read More
      Keywords: Magic, Roman; Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany); Blessing and cursing; Inscriptions, Latin; Ointments; Roland,; Witchcraft; Lafitau, Joseph-François,; Indians; Iroquois Indians; Reuchlin, Johann,; English literature; Magic; Indians of North
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • The Virtue of Sympathy: Magic, Philosophy, and Literature in
           Seventeenth-Century England by Seth Lobis (review)
    • Abstract: Captain Marvel, of Marvel comic book fame, wields the power of cosmic sympathy, as does the Silver Surfer, to similar effects. Dr. Strange, too. On a related note, Severus Snape levitates a cursed opal necklace and in season four's penultimate episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy harnesses galactic magic to defeat Adam, the cyborg-monster hybrid whose science proves far superior to hers but not superior to the deeper magic, which turns bullets into doves. When I read books about the decline of magic, scenes of this sort come to mind. And if they are not real enough, then I might just as easily refer to the geomancers on YouTube, the druids on pilgrimage to Stonehenge, or the Catholic priests who, in every ... Read More
      Keywords: Magic, Roman; Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany); Blessing and cursing; Inscriptions, Latin; Ointments; Roland,; Witchcraft; Lafitau, Joseph-François,; Indians; Iroquois Indians; Reuchlin, Johann,; English literature; Magic; Indians of North
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Cas Gan Gythraul: Demonology, Witchcraft, and Popular Magic in
           Eighteenth-Century Wales ed. by Lisa Tallis (review)
    • Abstract: "For Wales, see England" runs the legendary entry in a reference book. But not for witchcraft studies. Wales has much to offer those interested in witchcraft and magic. There were few prosecutions for witchcraft (for interesting reasons), but after the abolition of the witchcraft statutes all kinds of magical specialists emerged from the shadows. This publication by the South Wales Record Society introduces the worldview of an eighteenth-century Protestant divine rooted in south Wales who was concerned with the invisible world of spirits. Cas Gan Gythraul or "the Devil's hatred" was a tract addressed to the "amiable Welsh" in their own language as a warning to those who consulted wizards, soothsayers, and ... Read More
      Keywords: Magic, Roman; Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany); Blessing and cursing; Inscriptions, Latin; Ointments; Roland,; Witchcraft; Lafitau, Joseph-François,; Indians; Iroquois Indians; Reuchlin, Johann,; English literature; Magic; Indians of North
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Agents of Witchcraft in Early Modern Italy and Denmark by Louise Nyholm
           Kallestrup (review)
    • Abstract: The book under review compares witchcraft prosecutions in a small town in Southern Italy (Orbetello) with those in Jutland, Denmark (Viborg) during the seventeenth century. The former prosecutions were handled by the Roman Inquisition, the latter by secular courts. This meant that the distance between the two locales was not only geographic but also confessional, demonstrating the differences between Catholic and Lutheran approaches to the witch phenomenon. Basing her detailed examination on numerous court records in both jurisdictions, Kallestrup shows that accusations of witchcraft do not only differ in substance, but also in severity of punishment.A semantic exploration of what exactly is meant by the witch ... Read More
      Keywords: Magic, Roman; Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany); Blessing and cursing; Inscriptions, Latin; Ointments; Roland,; Witchcraft; Lafitau, Joseph-François,; Indians; Iroquois Indians; Reuchlin, Johann,; English literature; Magic; Indians of North
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Magic in Islam by Michael Muhammad Knight (review)
    • Abstract: Michael Muhammad Knight is best known for several books through which he has sought to expand the notion of what "Islam" can mean for believers and practitioners. His earlier works include novels like The Taqwacores (about punk rock Muslims); memoirs like Tripping with Allah: Islam, Drugs, and Writing; and books that combine manifesto, memoir, and history like Why I Am a Five Percenter and Why I Am a Salafi. Like these earlier works, Magic in Islam is aimed at a popular audience and challenges assumptions about what Islam can be. Specifically, in this book Knight asserts that magic is and has been a legitimate part of Islam, despite efforts to create barriers between "religion" and "magic" or "Islam" and ... Read More
      Keywords: Magic, Roman; Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany); Blessing and cursing; Inscriptions, Latin; Ointments; Roland,; Witchcraft; Lafitau, Joseph-François,; Indians; Iroquois Indians; Reuchlin, Johann,; English literature; Magic; Indians of North
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Realizing the Witch: Science, Cinema, and the Mastery of the Invisible by
           Richard Baxstrom and Todd Meyers (review)
    • Abstract: Realizing the Witch is an unusual, intriguing, and demanding book. It is made so in part by a heady interdisciplinary mix of, to use the authors' inventory, cinema studies, film theory, anthropology, intellectual history, and science studies (9). The authors see this array of approaches as necessary in order to engage with an unusual, intriguing, and demanding film. Benjamin Christensen's Häxan (1922) deserves, but has not—until the publication of this book—received a critical account equal to its ambitious peculiarity.The authors' rich account of Häxan's fields of reference involves delving deeply into the medieval sources to which Christensen had recourse, as well as surveying contemporary scholarship on European ... Read More
      Keywords: Magic, Roman; Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany); Blessing and cursing; Inscriptions, Latin; Ointments; Roland,; Witchcraft; Lafitau, Joseph-François,; Indians; Iroquois Indians; Reuchlin, Johann,; English literature; Magic; Indians of North
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Witchcraft, Witch-Hunting, and Politics in Early Modern England by Peter
           Elmer (review)
    • Abstract: In this book, Peter Elmer fleshes out the "'highly speculative' conjectures and assertions" from his 2002 essay, "Towards a Politics of Witchcraft" (1). Elmer's contention is that, in England, "from the first series of witchcraft trials in the second half of the sixteenth century, it is apparent that accusations of witchcraft frequently arose from within communities beset by religious and political tensions that reflected wider debates in the body politic" (16). Over eight chapters, Elmer works his way through the politics of witch-hunting, and witch-hunting politics, beginning in the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods, and continuing through the Civil War, Interregnum, Restoration, and on into the late seventeenth ... Read More
      Keywords: Magic, Roman; Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany); Blessing and cursing; Inscriptions, Latin; Ointments; Roland,; Witchcraft; Lafitau, Joseph-François,; Indians; Iroquois Indians; Reuchlin, Johann,; English literature; Magic; Indians of North
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Beliefs and Rituals in Archaic Eastern North America: An Interpretive
           Guide by Cheryl Claassen (review)
    • Abstract: Cheryl Claassen has undertaken a monumental task in this overview of indigenous spirituality and ritual during the ca. 8,000-year-long Archaic Stage of American deep history (which Claassen dates from 11,000 to 3,000 years ago). I applaud the tremendous amount of time and effort she invested to produce this compendium of multi-regional ceremonial sites and ritual behaviors represented in the archaeological record.The book is divided into three parts. Part I, "Archaic Social Life" is a wide-ranging essay touching on a variety of topics that include pre-New World and Pan-American spiritual beliefs, early migrations, alliance formation, ritual place-making, violence and murder as ritualistic behaviors, structure of ... Read More
      Keywords: Magic, Roman; Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany); Blessing and cursing; Inscriptions, Latin; Ointments; Roland,; Witchcraft; Lafitau, Joseph-François,; Indians; Iroquois Indians; Reuchlin, Johann,; English literature; Magic; Indians of North
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
 
 
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