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Friday, February 22 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Magical Medicine

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Since prehistoric times, magic has been used to heal the sick and revive the dying. The historical line between enchantment and medicine is elusive at best. A mind-boggling array of methods and theories have been employed throughout the ages. Grimoires which banish the demons of disease, enchanted poultices, wound talismans, amulets and mojos, baths and potions—all are based on the seductive premise that the spiritual can restore the corporeal. In this class we will explore many of these systems, survey healing recipes, investigate eras when the doctor and witch doctor were one and the same, and discuss methods which may be used as complementary medicines today.

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Clifford Hartleigh Low

Clifford writes at http://sorcerer.blog and holds a B.A. in Psychology from NYU. An accomplished practitioner of several schools of magic for over 35 years, he is an expert in Medieval and Renaissance astrological magic, and grimoires such as the Picatrix. Merging his interest in... Read More →


Friday February 22, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm PST
Dearborn
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