Witchology, the history of Wicca & Witchcraft
by Dr Leo Ruickbie
Study and learn the history of Witchcraft, Wicca, Paganism, Magic and the Occult with our courses and resources
Read Dr Ruickbie on witchcraft and magic in Paranormal magazine.
What is Witchcraft?
That's what this website is here to find out. Witchology.com is the website of WICA - the Witchcraft Information Centre and Archive - founded in 1999 by Dr Leo Ruickbie as a research and education provider specialising in the areas of Witchcraft, Wicca, Paganism, Magic (Magick) and the Occult. We have been online continuously since 2000.
WICA Recommended by:
Course material comes in the form of pdf files which you can download online. This course is not free and costs money but it looks like it's worth it. Check it out. (Enchanted Forest, 2003)
From Witchology.com Visitors:
I think you are doing an excellent job. (Ed, 16 July 2001)
About Leo Ruickbie's Books:
Get Involved with WICA:
Want to investigate magic (Magick), review a grimoire, or write for this website? We are looking for people to join us in our work. Whatever your level of skill or experience you can help.
Other Opportunities at WICA:
Want to make some money? We'll help you do it now.
Free Witchcraft Newsletter:
Plus special offers, secret events and a free gift! Enter your e-mail address and click the button to get the free newsletter.
Spread the Word about WICA:
Witchcraft to Go:
News on Vampires
Read all about it! with the web's best international news service on Vampires, Vampirism and related issues. Regularly up-dated , this unique service is free, which means that you will never miss the stories that shape the world around us.
Features on Witchcraft, Magic and the Paranormal
Does magic work and if so how? Dr Leo Ruickbie examines the evidence for magic and the theories on how it is supposed to work. Read it in Paranormal magazine, July 2010, pp. 56-59.
Top News Stories on Witchcraft, Magic and the Paranormal
A minister in Northern Ireland has blamed Voodoo for the earthquake catastrophe that has hit Haiti, saying that Voodoo was a dangerous and destructive religion, involving the worship of evil spirits.
Witches across the world joined forces to cast a global spell to help the people of Haiti. Rev Terry Power, a High Priest of the Correllian Nativist Tradition of Wicca, issued a call to all witches to join him in performing a ritual for Haiti.
American evangelist Pat Robertson called the earthquake that has devastated Haiti a blessing in disguise. Speaking on the Christian Broadcasting Network on Wednesday 6 January, Robertson told viewers that the Haitians got together and swore a pact to the Devil.
When Wookey Hole Caves advertised for a witch they were inundated with 3,000 applications for the Ł50,000 job. In scenes reminiscent of a Witches Sabbat, some 300 finalists with broomsticks and pointed hats queued for hours to take part in what one newspaper called the Hex Factor.
Has Michael Jackson come back fom the dead? Speculation reaches fever pitch as reports of sightings come in from all over the world. Are we witnessing genuine paranormal phenomena or mass hysteria?
All News Categories
Click on the links below for the up-to-the-minute news.
Breaking News: Vampires
We search the world's media using the keyword vampires to bring you the latest breaking stories on blood suckers and vampirism. Please be aware that these links will take you away from the Witchology.com website and we bear no responsibility for their content.
Check back often as this page will be updated frequently.
vampires - Yahoo News Search Results
vampires - Yahoo News Search Results
Houston vampires thirst for understanding more than blood
HOUSTON, TX â Watching vampires on TV or in the movies, youâd think being a vampire was all about having super powers or shimmering in the sunlight. Oh, and sucking peopleâs blood, of course. But real vampiresâ yes, they do existâ say itâs different. âWe donât sparkle. Weâre not this cliche that Hollywood has portrayed us to [âŚ]
Energy Vampires are Attacking Your Home â Hereâs How to Stop Them
October 20, 2014 Energy Vampires are Attacking Your Home â Hereâs How to Stop Them Stop energy vampires from sucking your wallet dry by switching off power strips and unplugging appliances when not in use.
How âThe Strainâ made vampires scary again
The season finale of âThe Strainâ aired Sunday night on FX, and I watched it diligently â through the cracks between my fingers. Iâm an avid fan of the horror...
The Wild Evolution of Vampires, From Bram Stoker to Dracula Untold
With Dracula Untold arriving in theaters, we look back at more than a century of vampire evolution in our books, movies, and TV. The post The Wild Evolution of Vampires, From Bram Stoker to Dracula Untold appeared first on WIRED .
Pirates, Princesses, Witches And Vampires: Stocking Costumes Is Serious Business
Costume shop owners think about stocking their shelves like investors think about putting together stock portfolios. They need a diverse mix of classic costume favorites and risky hot new things.
'Dance of the Vampires' ('Le Bal des Vampires'): Theater Review
Roman Polanski himself directs this first French-language incarnation of the flop Broadway musical based on his 1967 film, "The Fearless Vampire Killers" read more
Vampires take up residence in the NZ Portrait Gallery
Three vampires have taken up residence in the New Zealand Portrait Gallery in Wellington after playing their parts in the hit mockumentary movie What We Do in the Shadows. Paintings of the immortals played by actor-directors Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi and Jonathan Brugh in the movie are the galleryâs most unusual additions to its collection of portraits of living and dead New Zealanders.
Fenton Tower transforms into harrowing haven for vampires for Halloween
Garlic, mirrors, sharp wooden objects and bibles will be off limits along with anything else the undead are averse to for the 'Big Vampire Weekender' at Fenton House, near Edinburgh.
SR Geek Picks: Horror Movie Dating Profiles, âStar Trekâ Facts & More
Welcome to Screen Rantâs âGeek Picks,â where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today youâll find out what horror movie villain online dating profiles would look like; Vampire Lawyer with Chris Pine; The Most Iconic Vampires of All-Time; and 15 Things You Might Not Know About Star Trek . All that and more on this edition of SRâs Geek Picks!
Sink your teeth into this
Vampires are a popular part of the Halloween season and the West Pittston Library is offering people the chance to learn more about them.No, not vampires like Edward Cullen of the âTwilightâseries. The ârealâ ones.
Newsfeed display by CaRP