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A Preface to Apocalyptic Witchcraft

Peter Greys' Apocalyptic Witchcraftwills hotly be out in Portuguese in Brazil by Penumbra Livros and I was in this regard invited to write a preface for Apocalyptic Witchcraft, which yo cand read below:

Much has been written about witchcraft, its practices and beliefs, its history and the witchcraft processes. The sheer amount of literature gives us a steady red thread of the witch as malefica and venefici – and it is this that became the icon of the witch proper. The witch is a votary of Circe and Medea, a child of Cain and it is this icon of the witch as ‘other’, as opposer, as danger Peter Grey is paining out for us on the backdrop of modernity.
Peter states that the witch is what we find at the end of a pointed finger and at the end of the pointed finger we find the unruly and the rebellious bound by the otherworldly, the scapegoat and the dangerous. Hence “witchcraft is the work of the enemy. Witchcraft is the sex that other people have, witchcraft the drug other people take, w…