Soul Retrieval in Kabbalah: Who Knew?

I’ve never been a big believer in trans-cultural phenomena or agreed with some popular thinkers that human culture is always reacting to the same spiritual environment in the same ways no matter which historical epoch we are talking about. But lately, due to my adventures poking around in Jewish mysticism, I have found some interesting […]

Lecouteux’s Witches, Werewolves, and Fairies

After my dream featuring an enraged werewolf who was a witch and also myself, I thought I should learn more about werewolves. The only serious bit I knew about them stemmed from Carlo Ginzburg’s work, which mentioned in particular a 17th-century Livonian named Thiess, who described himself as a werewolf and who with others fought […]