From Witch to Wicca

From Witch to Wicca

by Leslie Ellen Jones
     
 

Author Leslie Ellen Jones explores the historical shifts, the social and religious context, and the thoughts of people through the ages to the realities and mysteries of ancient witchcraft and modern Wicca. Dr. Jones looks at the portrayal of witches and Wicca in literature, from the ancient Greeks to Shakespeare to J.K. Rowling, and examines the images presented to… See more details below

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Author Leslie Ellen Jones explores the historical shifts, the social and religious context, and the thoughts of people through the ages to the realities and mysteries of ancient witchcraft and modern Wicca. Dr. Jones looks at the portrayal of witches and Wicca in literature, from the ancient Greeks to Shakespeare to J.K. Rowling, and examines the images presented to us by Hollywood in both films and TV. The historical record is also laid bare, including the centuries of persecutions and witch trials in both Europe and America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593600082
Publisher:
Open Road Publishing
Publication date:
02/03/2004
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.60(d)

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