Sure, we all know about broomsticks and cauldrons … Which only has a very small basis in the historical and modern reality of witchcraft. Learn your Wicca from your warlocks and test your knowledge of the culture of witchcraft through history.
Listen, there's no definitive witch test so don't bother trying to see if one floats like they tried in Salem.
After all, who wants to turn away good magic?
As Christianity spread, witches were seen as servants of the devil.
It's still unknown what exactly was going on with the two young women.
More than 100 people were imprisoned.
Any religion that doesn't worship monotheistically is considered pagan.
Magic might include card tricks; magick involves spells, energy and the like.
Also called "skinwalkers."
The magick isn't caused by an external force, in other words, but is just an inherent part of the practitioner.
It's important to remember that although some cultures attribute misfortune to witchcraft, they aren't lacking reason.
Northern Italy, France and Switzerland also had significant hunts.
Not a terribly effective method.
The festivals (and orgies and animal sacrifices and the like) were later open to men.
Wicca was invented in the 20th century and doesn't have roots in any traditional pagan culture.
They also recognize other deities, but the Goddess is the main figure in the Wiccan religion.
The memberships usually require initiation.
Circles are more open and fluid than covens, but witches also have individual worship practices.
Although all of the sentiments are pretty much encompassed in the Rede.
The end of summer marked a time when the spirit world showed up on earth to play tricks.
It's also referred to as "hoodoo," or granny magic.
Kitchen and cottage witches use household items for magick that centers around the home.
While it has roots in earlier traditions, Kabbala mostly developed after the 12th century.
So really: Wiccans aren't worshipping Satan, since they don't believe in the guy in the first place.
Men and women are both called witches in Wicca, as "warlocks" has a negative connotation traditionally.
So be good, people.
Nobody is flying on a Wiccan broom, folks.
Most covens and circles are going to make skyclad an option when performing rituals, and make sure everyone involved is comfortable with it.
It's the symbolic celebration of Goddess giving birth to the God.
Every couple months, a Wiccan holiday occurs.
Depending on the relationship of the participants, the union is usually just symbolic. (And private, if it's not.)