A War of Witches



A War Of Witches Is An Astonishing Account Of A World Of Magic And Sorcery That Echoes The Deepest Roots Of Aztec Mysticism What Begins As An Innocent Ethnographic Encounter Ends In A Revelation As Knab Uncovers The Ghoulish Dimensions Of A Blood Feud That Has Left Dozens Of Sorcerers Dead Wade DavisAuthor Of The Serpent And The Rainbow A War Of Witches Represents A Uniquely Original And Authentic Piece Of Research Into One Of The Most Difficult Topics To Penetrate And Evaluate The Highly Sacred Rituals Concerning The Gods And Lost Souls Of The Modern Aztecs It Will Long Stand As A Milestone In Anthropology Richard Evan Schultes, Harvand Botanical Museum Author Of Plants Of The GodsA War of Witches

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  • Hardcover
  • 224 pages
  • A War of Witches
  • Timothy J. Knab
  • 21 September 2018
  • 0788195867

10 thoughts on “A War of Witches

  1. says:

    Wow This was totally awesome, but difficult to wrap my head around An anthropologist gets immersed in local culture in remote Mexico He begins learning the ways of the curandero Indian folk healers and gets caught up in tales of sou...

  2. says:

    Absolutely fascinating book If you re expecting a repeat of Carlos Castaneda, then don t It s not like that, even though it starts off that way Yes, it s an anthropologist finding out about Mexican sorcery and being taught their ways, but that s only half the story The real story is what he uncovers about Mexican history a war over land, between rich landowners who wantedcoffee production, and peasants who wanted to grow food to live The war was fought not just with gunmen, but with Absolutely fas...

  3. says:

    A book sitting in my library for years Witches have always interested me, probably prompting me to pick it up years ago In this story, we follow the author an anthropologist in his quest to learn the old Aztec ways from his mentors, Do a Rubia and Don Inocente.Do a Rubia is ill, and as he learns the old methods of Aztec healing while mixing in modern day treatment Whether the old healing really works is part of the story, but it certainly is important to Rubia and Inocente Rubia and Inoc A book sitting in my library for years Witches have always interested me, probably prompting me to pick it up years ago In this story, we follow the author an anthropologist in his quest to learn the old Aztec ways from his mentors, Do a Rubia and Don Inocente.Do a Rubia is ill, and as he learns the old methods of Aztec healing while mixing in modern day treatment Whether the old healing really works is part of the story, but it certainly is important to Rubia and Inocente Rubia and Inocente live in the ...

  4. says:

    So, Carlos Castenada had us all fooled Timothy Knab treds the same ground, but comes up with a muchbelievable, if fantastic account A good read I m not sure what to make of it, but then, I ve learned to go with the flow.

  5. says:

    I re read every few years It is an interesting insight into one thread of modern Aztec shamanic practices or witchcraft, as they call it in the book and the people who practiced it.

  6. says:

    I meet my nagual, the possum, at every crossroads in my life since reading this booksometimes even on top of vehicles or AT MY FRONT DOORno bsread it

  7. says:

    This was a very interesting book that provided great insight into the traditional practices of healing and witchcraft that took place pre Columbian times in Mexico This book in particularly was a recount of an anthropologist s experience in a small rural part of Mexico in the 1970s as he learned the ways of the healers and eventually the juicy details of the War of Witches that had occurred many years before.I think that this was a very insightful book filled with lots of detail and informati This was a very interesting book that provided great insight into the traditional practices of healing and witchcraft that took place pre Columbian times in Mexico This book in particularly was a recount of an anthropologist s experience in a ...

  8. says:

    It started out well, but it seemed to drag on toward the end While I got a good anthropological view of the times and the people, I didn t feel like I came away with much of a deeper understanding of the culture, the world of the witches, or the Aztec people I found the underworld journeys the author goes on to be the most interesting part of the book, but even those seem disjointed without a true follow up to the original purpose in going there I might have marked this book lower, but it is It started out well, but it seemed to drag on toward the end While I got a good anthropological view of the times and the people, I didn t feel like I came away with much of a deeper understanding of the culture, the world of the witches, or the Aztec peopl...

  9. says:

    This book was one of the most exciting page turners that I read as part of a college course It starts out as an analytical description of contemporary Mexican beliefs and customs Before you know, however, it takes you on a spirit journey, of which the researcher gives first person account Before I was through with it, I was seriously wondering about what to believe as real and what to see as the author s personal experience In the end I had to admit that the lines are not that clearly dr This book was one of the most exciting page turners that I read as part of a college course It starts out as an analytical description of contemporary Mexican beliefs and customs Before you...

  10. says:

    This is a memoir of an anthropologist that studied the modern descendants of the ancient Aztecs in Mexico Mostly it chronicles the dualism of their beliefs in Catholicism as well as the ancient religion of their ancestors The Aztecs believed in an underworld and practiced witchcraft and some of the people living there today still do I was a little unnerved that the author participated in some of the ceremonies, even if it was to get a further understanding It just seemed to me that he ought This is a memoir of an ...

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