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The Odyssey: In My Own Words (Part 2)

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 08.26.2014 | Books
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Circe: Sleep with me. I'm a witch-goddess. Odysseus: Yeah. I like your singing voice. Listen-- Circe: I knew it. Odysseus: I haven't said anyt...

Saudi Women Drivers: Threat to State Religion and Politics

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 12.15.2013 | World
Ida Lichter, M.D.

For many women who want the driving ban lifted, the issue is a push toward wider reforms, supported by an increasing number of men. However, there are underlying religious and political potholes.

HORROR: Two Women Beheaded Over Witchcraft Claims

Agence France Presse | | Posted 06.08.2013 | World

Two elderly women were beheaded in Papua New Guinea after being tortured for three days, a report said Monday, the latest in a string of sorcery-relat...

Sorcerer's House Explodes During Supposed Healing Ritual

AP | GILLIAN GOTORA | Posted 01.30.2013 | Religion

HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Police in Zimbabwe said Wednesday they found traces of explosives at a tribal sorcerer's house where a massive blast killed six pe...

Saudi Man Executed For 'Witchcraft And Sorcery'

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.19.2012 | World

A man convicted of practicing "witchcraft and sorcery" has been executed in Saudi Arabia. According to SPA, the Saudi state news agency, Muree bin ...

Joseph Braude And Morocco's 'Honored Dead'

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 12.22.2011 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

The Honored Dead relates, with the quirky pace of a post-modern detective story, Braude's dedicated investigation of the murder of the poor and obscure Casablanca denizen Ibrahim Dey, by a Moroccan soldier, Al-Raddad Murtaziq.

Witchcraft Declared A Legal Profession In Romania

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUCHAREST, Romania — Romania has changed its labor laws to officially recognize witchcraft as a profession, prompting one self-described witch t...

Sorcerers and Wizards: Who's In Your Inner Circle?

Lorraine Roe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lorraine Roe

Why don't you pick up a book by Stephanie Meyer or Anne Rice, so you can read about vampires instead of having a relationship with one?

Where Violence Against Women Is Rampant

Zama Coursen-Neff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Zama Coursen-Neff

In Papua New Guinea, research indicates, two-thirds of women experience domestic violence, and 50 percent of women have experienced forced sex.