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Margaret Murray, Witchcraft and Murder - Episode 58

Today we talk about murder most fowl and about Margaret Murray's investigations into what she thought might be motive by witchcraft. We talk about Murray's research into witch cults and how that research influenced what we know as modern Wicca practices.

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Corrections First:

  • It's not King Phillips War (that's earlier) it was King Williams War that is believed to have kicked off Salem. That idea is outlined in the book In The Devil's Snare, which I have linked below
  • The bad journalist was not Robert McCormick, it was Donald McCormick, link below

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Witches, Shamans, and Looters with Stacy Dunn - Episode 39

Today we talk with Dr. Stacy Dunn about her chapter in Jeb's upcoming book, Lost City, Found Pyramid. Her chapter is entitled "Witches, Shamans, and Looters: Alternative Uses and Contemporary Ritual Reuse of Archaeological Remains in the North-Central Coast of Peru".

We talk about the interesting and unfortunate looting practices in Peru, the reasons behind them, and the cultural implications that surround them. We discuss how Archaeology might be contributing to the looting and the supernatural reasons behind it.

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