This is an absurd book, and I can't believe that there was ever an era in Western History when witches, covens, blood pacts with the devil or familiars were ever taken seriously by... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Tom M.
The subject of witches doesn't get a lot of research in Anthropology but it should. These women were medicine women and healers who were called witches and tortured and killed... Read morePublished 17 months ago by dreaming of the sun
Many People, both old and new, think that Dr Margaret Alice Murray did not prove her theory about witchcraft in 1921. Behold! Read morePublished on May 21, 2013 by william newmoon
H. P. Lovecraft includes this book in the villain's library of 'forbidden books' in "The Dunwich Horror" and several of his other stories. Read morePublished on February 13, 2013 by W. Abraham
Murray's thesis of a universal witch cult is now considered inaccurate, at least in the sense that it was a widespread, universal religion. Read morePublished on January 20, 2013 by Justin
I've chosen this book for reading on anthropology and for further information about witch cults in Western Europe. I loved the price it was sold and the quality of its print. Read morePublished on December 1, 2010 by Boriss Lariushin
During years of anthropological research, I've seen this book referred to again and again. But Murray lacks any credibility. This book is a terrible source. Read morePublished on September 12, 2007 by FYI