Links on Witchcraft, Magic & Religion

by Christopher C. Fennell


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examination of the accused
A needle test in a Salem trial
by T. H. Matteson, 1853

The subjects of witchcraft, magic and religion encompass a vast array of issues and related studies. Listed below are some internet and bibliographic resources which approach these subjects from a variety of perspectives. Each of these sources should be read critically.

There have also been frequent incidents of witchcraft or sorcery accusations, and related strife and violence, in countries within Africa, southeast Asia, Europe and the Americas in recent years. Use search engines such as Nexis to search for news media articles on these occurences, using relevant keywords. You can also browse through the archives of the Anthropology in the News clipping service.

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European & American
Witchcraft, Magic and Folk Religions

Witchcraft Accusations & Trials

Research Guides on Witchcraft Accusations & Trials

European & European-American Folk Religions

European-American & African-American
Traditions of "Hoodoo" and "Conjuration"

Witchcraft and Divination in African Cultures

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Afro-Caribbean Religions

Neo-Paganism

Millenial Movements and Cults

Additional Religion Studies Links


  • African and African American Religions
  • Baha'i
  • Buddhism
  • Caodaism
  • Christianity
  • Confucionism
  • Cult of the Virgin Mary
  • Druse
  • Hinduism
  • Islam
  • Jainism
  • Judaism
  • Mayan Culture and Religion
  • Nacirema
  • Native American Religions
  • New Age
  • Pilgrimages
  • Scientology
  • Shinto
  • Sikhism
  • Taoism
  • Zoroastrianism
  • Myth and Mythology



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    Last Modified: April 7, 2010
    Maintained by Chris Fennell