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Libri Nigromantici: The Good, the Bad, and the Ambiguous in John of Morignyﾒs Flowers of Heavenly Teaching
(University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012)
Christian Ritual Magic in the Middle Ages
This article gives a brief introduction to the area of medieval ritual magic, outlining the main kinds of texts likely to be understood as belonging to the category – image magic, necromancy, and theurgy or angel magic. ...
(Oxford University Press, 2013)
This section of The Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine explores magic. The author discusses: magic in Aug.'s thought; medieval reception-encyclopedic and legal; medieval reception-theological and ...
Shimmering Magic: Cross-cultural Explorations of the Aesthetic, Moral, and Mystical Significance of Reflecting and Deflecting Shine
(University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017)
This introduction lays basic theoretical groundwork that helps tie together these different articles on ritual uses of shimmer. Contributors examine not only how contemporary technologies of mass production (tinfoil, plastic ...