Hex and Spellwork: The Magical Practices of the Pennsylvania Dutch

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Karl Herr

Year 2002
Pages 160
Publisher Weiser Books
Language en
ISBN 9781578631827
File Size 1.82 MB
File Format EPUB
Download Counter 132
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In Pennsylvania Dutch country, among the Old Order Amish and the strict Mennonite congregations who live their lives parallel to modern society, there remains the remnants of one of the oldest European magical practices found in America: Hex, or Hex und Speilwerk, or Pow Wow. In Hex and Spellwork, third-generation Hexenmeister Karl Herr teaches the actual practices and examines the history of the Swiss-German traditions from which Hex and Pow Wow are derived.