[ExI] Witch hunts

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Wed Oct 1 08:08:01 UTC 2008

2008/10/1 BillK <pharos at gmail.com>:

> Divination and sorcery is condemned in the Bible.
> These were very real fears thousands of years ago when the Bible was written.
> Fundamentalist Xian groups who believe every word in the Bible is
> literally 'true' must therefore fear sorcery, just like the primitive
> Hebrews or Greeks.

I don't know that the Greeks had anything against witches in general.
The Old Testament does mention witches as evil, but it wasn't until
the Christian Middle Ages that killing suspected witches became widely

Stathis Papaioannou

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