Tag: Witchcraft

The Real Merlin

The Real Merlin

by John Hayward Poisonous mandrake plants are due to be hurled into the River Danube and queen witch Bratara Buzea has devised a spell involving cat dung and a dead dog. No, this isn’t the plot from the next series of Merlin. This is the response of some in Romania to the imposition of new […]

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Unmasking Witchcraft

Unmasking Witchcraft

John Hayward, December 2010 ‘Magic’ and ‘sorcery’ conjure up images of Harry Potter, Disney’s Fantasia, or perhaps Macbeth. However, while modern secular society dismisses witchcraft, Dr Jonathan Burnside explains in our new Cambridge Paper, Covert Power, why we should take witchcraft seriously. From a biblical perspective, magic and divination is what happens when we try […]

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