Winter issue available for Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft

MR&W winter 2014

The latest issue of the academic journal Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft (winter 2014) contains articles on Apollonius of Tyana, a late Medieval Sigillum Dei at Doornenberg Castle, and a version of John Buescher’s entertaining talk from this year’s ASE conference, “Cornering the Market on Fraud” in which Diss de Bar makes an unsurprising appearance.



Chardonnens & Veenstra. Carved in Lead and Concealed in Stone: A Late medieval Sigillum Dei at Doornenburg Castle.

Porreca. Appolonius of Tyana through a medieval Latin Lens.

Edsall. Anna Christi Rolls or Textual Amulets?: The Narrow Roll Format manuscripts of “O Vernicle”

Buescher. Cornering the Market on Fraud: Stage Magicians versus Spirit Mediums.


Richard Kaczynski

Richard Kaczynski is the author of the biography Perdurabo: The Life of Aleister Crowley (2002; rev exp ed 2010), the history Forgotten Templars: The Untold Origins of Ordo Templi Orientis (2012), the novel The Billionth Monkey (2015), Panic in Detroit: The Magician and the Motor City (2019), along with a bunch of other books, articles, and chapters that you can read about at his website,

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