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Hex and Spellwork: The Magical Practices of the Pennsylvania Dutch

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In Pennsylvania Dutch country, among the Old Order Amish and the strict Mennonite congregations who live their lives in parallel to modern society, there remains the remnants of one of the oldest European magical practices found in America: Hex, or Hex and Speilwerk, or Pow Wow. In this book, third-generation Hexenmeister Karl Herr teaches the actual practices and examines ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Red Wheel/Weiser (first published October 1st 2001)
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Quick read. Picked it up as part of my research on 19th century folk medicine. Interesting tidbits on practices of the Swiss-German origin Pennsylvania Dutch.
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