Ancient Christian Magic – Protection, Exorcism, and Love Magic from Ancient Coptic Texts – YouTube

While Christianity is often thought of as hostile to any form of magical practice, history reveals that magic has been practiced through all of Christian history. In this episode of Esoterica we explore the earliest Christian magic preserved in Greek and Coptic sources from late-classical Egypt. Here we find a wide range of magical practices from protection, exorcisms, love magic, curses – even a spell for a good singing voice. Studying early Christian magic gives us an important glimpse into a wider range of Christianity than just the world of theologians, monks, and priests.

The Religion and Rituals of the Nomads of Pre-Islamic Arabia – A Reconstruction Based on the Safaitic Inscriptions | Brill

This book approaches the religion and rituals of the pre-Islamic Arabian nomads using the Safaitic inscriptions. Unlike Islamic-period literary sources, this material was produced by practitioners of traditional Arabian religion; the inscriptions are eyewitnesses to the religious life of Arabian nomads prior to the spread of Judaism and Christianity across…

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Reminder: Twylah Nitsch Was A Fraud, but Please Let Her Rest in Peace | Evolving Post

This is an evolving post. Evolving posts are kind of like drafts but drafts that I want readers to know that I am working on. This post in particular will be a gathering of sources from tribal councils and elders on the subject of Twylah Nitsch, a teacher of spirituality…

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