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A History of Witchcraft in Thirteen Trials

Neil Spence
Courtesy of Marion Gibson

The scholar Marion Gibson is an expert on witches. Her latest book tells a centuries-long history through the stories of 13 witch trials.

Near the heart of the persecution suffered by the (mostly) women who have been accused of witchcraft is the practice of demonology—a theological science. Gibson explores the ways the idea took hold and changed over time. And the thing is, it’s still with us today. Join us for our conversation today at 9 a.m. and Saturday at 11 p.m.

Marion Gibson |Professor of Renaissance and Magical Literatures at the University of Exeter. Her latest book is “Witchcraft: A History in Thirteen Trials” [Amazon | Bookshop].

Airdate: Thursday, March 21, 2024, at 9 a.m. and Saturday March 23, at 11 a.m.

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