Asian witchcraft
Asian witchcraft refers to any or all types of witchcraft practiced in Asia.
The belief in witchcraft and its practice seem to have been widespread in the past. Both in ancient Egypt and in Babylo...
Lilitu
Lilith (Hebrew: לִילִית‎ Lîlîṯ) is a Hebrew name for a figure in Jewish mythology, developed earliest in the Babylonian Talmud, who is generally thought to be in part derived from a historically...
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Christian views on witchcraft
Christian views on magic vary widely among denominations and among individuals. Some Christians actively condemn any form of magic as satanic, while others simply dismiss it as superstition. Conversel...
Witchcraft and divination in the Hebrew Bible
Various forms of witchcraft and divination in the Hebrew Bible are mentioned in a generally disapproving tone. The Masoretic Text of the Torah forbids:The exact difference between the three forbidden...
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Shedim
Shedim is the Hebrew word for demons. The word shedim appears only twice (always plural) in the Tanakh, at Psalm 106:37 and Deuteronomy 32:17. It was possibly a loan-word from Akkadian in which the wo...
Arslan Tash amulets
The Arslan Tash amulets are talismans found at Arslan Tash, literally meaning "Stone Lion" (Turkish; Arslan - Lion, Taş - Stone) in northwest Syria, the site of ancient Hadatu. They are to be distingu...
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Treatise on the Left Emanation
The Treatise on the Left Emanation is a Kabbalistic text by Rabbi Isaac ha-Kohen, who with his brother Jacob traveled in Spain and Provence in the period of 1260-1280.Isaac may be the pseudepigraphic ...
Alphabet of Ben Sira
The Alphabet of ben Sirach (Alphabetum Siracidis, Othijoth ben Sira) is an anonymous medieval text inspired by the Wisdom of Sirach. It is dated to anywhere between 700 and 1000 CE. It is a compilatio...
Christian mysticism
Christian mysticism refers to the development of mystical practices and theory within Christianity. It has often been connected to mystical theology, especially in the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox tr...
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Lamia (mythology)
In ancient Greek mythology, Lamia (/ˈleɪmiə/; Greek: Λάμια) was a beautiful queen of Libya who became a child-eating daemon. Aristophanes claimed her name derived from the Greek word for gullet (λαιμό...
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Early Christianity
Early Christianity is the period of Christianity preceding the First Council of Nicaea in 325. It is typically divided into the Apostolic Age and the Ante-Nicene Period (from the Apostolic Age until N...
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Witch trials in the Early Modern period
The witch trials in the early modern period, alternately known as the Great Witch Craze, were a period of witch hunts that took place across early modern Europe and the European colonies in North Amer...
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