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  • 1 enchant — v. a. 1. Practise sorcery upon, cast a spell on, throw under a spell, bind by incantations, fascinate, bewitch, charm, practise charms upon. 2. Charm, captivate, fascinate, bewitch, enamour, win, catch, lead captive. 3. Charm, delight, enrapture …

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  • 2 Cunning folk in Britain — A model of a nineteenth century cunning woman in her house, at the Museum of Witchcraft, Boscastle in England. The cunning folk in Britain were professional or semi professional practitioners of magic active from the Medieval period through to… …

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  • 3 Magical objects in Harry Potter — The following is a list of magical objects used in Harry Potter. These objects exist for the use of the characters in the series by J. K. Rowling. Contents 1 Communication 1.1 Enchanted coins 1.2 Howler …

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  • 4 Fetishism — • The word fetish is derived through the Portuguese feitiço from the Latin factitius (facere, to do, or to make), signifying made by art, artificial (cf. Old English fetys in Chaucer) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Fetishism      …

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  • 5 Ascetical theology — is the organized study or presentation of spiritual teachings found in Christian Scripture and the Church Fathers that help the faithful to more perfectly follow Christ and attain to Christian perfection . The word ascetic is from the Greek word… …

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  • 6 Ascetical Theology — • Briefly defined as the scientific exposition of Christian asceticism Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ascetical Theology     Ascetical Theology      …

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  • 7 Magic in the Greco-Roman world — The study of magic in the Greco Roman world is a branch of the disciplines of classics, ancient history and religious studies. In the ancient post hellenistic world of the Greeks and Romans (the Greco Roman world), the public and private rituals… …

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  • 8 Jewellery — (also spelled jewelry, see spelling differences) is a personal ornament, such as a necklace, ring or bracelet, made from gemstones, precious metals or other materials.The word jewellery is derived from the word jewel , which was anglicised from… …

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  • 9 Asian witchcraft — refers to any or all types of witchcraft practiced in Asia. Contents 1 Middle East 1.1 Ancient Near East 1.2 Hebrew Bible 1.3 New Testament …

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  • 10 Mental Pathology —     Mental Pathology     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Mental Pathology     This subject will be considered under the following headings:     I. Localization of Mental Faculties     II. Causes of Mental Disturbances     III. Varieties of Insanity… …

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  • 11 England (Since the Reformation) —     England (Since the Reformation)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► England (Since the Reformation)     The Protestant Reformation is the great dividing line in the history of England, as of Europe generally. This momentous Revolution, the outcome… …

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  • 12 Gnosticism — This article is part of a series on Gnosticism History of Gnosticism …

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  • 13 Plato: ethics and politics — A.W.Price I Plato followed his teacher Socrates into ethics by way of a question that remained central in Greek thought: what is the relation between the virtues or excellences (aretai) of character, and happiness (eudaimonia)?1 Both concepts… …

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  • 14 Ramakrishna — Infobox Hindu leader name= Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa caption = Ramakrishna at Dakshineshwar birth date= birth date|1836|2|18|mf=y birth place= Kamarpukur, West Bengal, India birth name= Gadadhar Chattopadhyay death date= death date and… …

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  • 15 Sabbatai Zevi — Sabbatai Zevi, (Hebrew Name 1|שַׁבְּתַי צְבִי|Shabbetay Ẓevi) (other spellings include Sabetay in Turkish, Shabbethai, Sabbetai, Shabbsai; Zvi; Sabbetai Tzvi; he was also known by the acronym ש״ץ Shatz) (August 1 1626 – possibly September 17 1676 …

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  • 16 Quidditch — For the real world adaptation of the sport, see Muggle Quidditch. Quidditch is a fictional sport developed by British author J. K. Rowling for the Harry Potter series of novels. It is described as an extremely rough, but very popular, semi… …

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  • 17 Shamanism — • A vague term used by explorers of Siberia in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries to designate not a specific religion but a form of savage magic or science, by which physical nature was believed to be brought under the control of man… …

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  • 18 Contemporary witchcraft — This article is about contemporary witchcraft, including, but not limited to, Wicca. Contemporary witchcraft refers to many different types of witchcraft practices of the 21st century. One of the most widely known witchcraft practices is Wicca, a …

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