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
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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.
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Presumably Buffy was born with her powers, but we are not all that lucky. Study for your diploma in witchcraft at http://www.wica.org.uk. (The Guardian, 2001)
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The best organised, most authoritative site on Occult Studies that I have found. (Emil, 23 March 2003)
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This is what people have been saying about the Witchology website, our courses on Witchcraft and the other services we offer. We want to know what you think of the website too, so send in your feedback and see your name here.
I would like to congratulate you on the amazing homepage. I've been looking long and hard for something like it and finally found it. It's great to be informed with the latest pagan news and events. Great job! Keep up the good work!
Sven, e-mail, 29th April, 2001.
I think you are doing an excellent job.
Ed, e-mail, 16th July, 2001.
I would like to say thank you to you for sharing your knowledge of that you have learned and providing the teachings of the Old Ways to me and others as well that seek the knowledge of The Old Religion. Blessed Be To You All
Briena, e-mail, 17th July, 2001.
I'm well impressed with the site keep up the good work!!! Blessed Be
Morven, e-mail, 27th August, 2001.
I found your site to be very informative, unlike any other. Please add me to your mailing list. Blessed Be.
Ravenclaw, e-mail, 3rd March, 2002.
You've put together an impressive site. Please put me on your list.
Tom, e-mail, 4th March, 2002.
I must congratulate you on a wonderful site. It is refreshing to see Wica "move with the times" so to speak.
Penny, e-mail, 12th March, 2002.
Keep up the good work.
Ginnylee, e-mail, 1st October, 2002.
... looks really good.
Ceri, e-mail, 10th December, 2002.
I love magic, this is good.
Max, e-mail, 6th February, 2003.
I'm enjoying the course thoroughly.
Denise, e-mail, 14th May, 2003.
The information you give is very interesting and you get to the point.
Helen, e-mail, 18th May, 2003.
I am enjoying the course very much. Thank you.
Cerridwen, e-mail, 27th May, 2003.
You have a great site...
Ed, e-mail, 11th June, 2003.
I am extremely impressed with the feedback and the presentation of your course.
Barbie, e-mail, 4th July, 2003.
I am a Wiccan that needs guided... thank you for your valuable time.
Heidi, e-mail, 13th July, 2003.
I just wanted to say keep up the good work. You are providing a service to everyone who is a little different from the norm and I would just like to thank you. You are really coming along with what you offer and I am proud of your progress. Keep up the good work especially when there are so many people out there that need you.
Amanda, e-mail, 5th March, 2004.
Many thanks for the wonderful newsletters and for the openmindedness you wear so well. May the spirits guide you.
Wendy, e-mail, 21st November, 2004.
While exploring the ways of Light and Spirit within the seas of cyberspace I was blessed to find your Refreshing and Wonderful site. Its Depth and Character are to Savor and Enjoy. Well done. [...] Your pages are a Celebration of the Now, a Wellspring of Creativity for all to enjoy. I wish for you a Spirit which Soars on the Wings of an Eagle. May yours be a Divinely Inspired Dance that leads to the Sacred.
Michael Teal, e-mail, 26th December, 2004.
I've done A LOT of research on Wicca mainly through the internet but I also read quite a few books. I've never seen anything like [Witchcraft Out of the Shadows] out in the market.
Emilia, e-mail, 28th January, 2005.
This [Witchcraft Out of the Shadows] is so great! It was just what I was hoping for! You have done so much for all of us! Thanks, many times over!
Rose, e-mail, 27th March, 2005.
... many thanks for all the lectures, I am thoroughly enjoying my studies!
Ali, e-mail, 24th April, 2005.
I just wanted to thank you for your mail, it cheers me up whenever I receive one, especially when I'm at work.
Maharet, e-mail, 26th April, 2005.
The site is awesome... Thanks for the site. It is very helpful.
Toniann, e-mail, 16th May, 2005.
Keep up the good work!
Janette, e-mail, 16th May, 2005.
The Site is great. I love your newsletters, the knowledge of them made me a hero in the eyes of my brother mages in the order that I serve. Like the elders had said one's "Information is power!". :)
Marten, e-mail, 16th May, 2005.
Keep up the good work.
Annette, e-mail, 17th May, 2005.
Love the site and keep up the great work.
Cal, e-mail, 18th May, 2005.
The site looks great by the way!
Naurfea, e-mail, 10th June, 2005.
Leo, congratulations on the new site, it looks good, informs well and works just fine for me. I know how much hard work and frustration it will have cost you and duly empathise. Blessed be.
Peter, e-mail, 10th June, 2005.
Real nice site! keep up the good work. I'm glad to be part of this family.
Faith, e-mail, 17th June, 2005.
This is my first chance to see the new site...and i love it...thanks for all your hard work.
Aleta, 26th September, 2005.
Greetings, 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, 14th December, 2005.
You never fail to keep me up to date of the forthcoming sabbats! And on top of all the little remimders, there is always a boat load of info just to remind me of why I need to remember such ancient traditions! As a nurse, nights are my domain, which means days merge very swiftly into other days, leaving me clueless as to where I am! Thanks to you, I now put little reminders around after reading my e-mail. Thank you xXx
Jo, e-mail, 29th January, 2006.
... great resource site, that I just ran across. Very diverse information on just about everything Wikkan.
Matt Turner, http://peiwitchcraft.blogspot.com/, 4th April, 2006.
A Pagan for many years, always looking for ways, sites and more information to grow and thrive from. Your site seems ideal for this.
Mei, e-mail, 27th June, 2006.
Thanks for such an interesting site.
Erica, 15th November, 2006
I'm glad your around to do this, don't stop.
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