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:
Recommended as the "useful link" at the end of an atricle on women and prejudice featuring an interview with a Witch. (All About Eve, BBC Magazines, 2002)
From Witchology.com Visitors:
Just wanted to say what a lovely site this is! So much information, no nonsense, and a great layout! Many Blessings of Isis be with you! (Rev. Louise Prendergast, 14 December, 2005)
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