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By Francesco Maria Guazzo

This outstanding record, one among crucial manuals ever compiled on witchcraft, deals remarkable perception into the early seventeenth-century brain and society's makes an attempt to deal with the evils it observed manifested in sorcery.
A selection of writings via the Ambrosian monk Francesco Maria Guazzo, the Compendium comprehensively and penetratingly describes the full perform and occupation of witchcraft. First released in 1608, the commentaries got here at a suitable time. modern debts famous that witchcraft and sorcery had "spread in all directions," leaving "no state, city, village, or district, no classification of society" unfastened from the perform. This probing paintings, through a extraordinary author and student who perceived the satan as an evil strength looking to ruin men's our bodies and souls, used to be an try to support guy reside piously and devoutly, therefore guarding opposed to such seductions and manipulations.
Reproduced from an extraordinary restricted version released in 1929 and supplemented with many erudite editorial notes by means of the Rev. Montague Summers, the Compendium Maleficarum comprises profoundly critical discussions of witches' pacts with the satan, finely certain descriptions of witches' powers, poisons, and crimes; sleep-inducing spells and techniques for removal them, apparitions of demons and specters, illnesses brought on by demons, and different issues. additionally tested intimately are witches' alleged powers to move themselves from position to put, create dwelling issues, make beasts speak and the useless reappear; witches' use of faith to heal the ailing, legislation saw by means of witches to reason and treatment affliction, adjustments among demoniacs and the bewitched, and different matters from the area of the supernatural.
Here is an encyclopedic tract of incalculable worthy to the historians and scholar of the occult and an individual intrigued via necromantic lore, sabbats, sorceries, and trafficking with demons.

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The Process struck me as a group of occult provocateurs, using radical Christianity as a front. They were adamantly interested in Yippie politics. They boasted to me of various rallies which their vibrations alone had transformed into riots. They implied that there was some kind of connection between the assassination of Bobby Kennedy and their own mere presence on the scene. Bernard Fensterwald, head of the Committee to Investigate Assassinations, told me that Sirhan Sirhan had some involvement with the Process.

But what if there was some other, deeper reason? Guillory told me, “Before the Tate kill- ings, [Manson] had been arrested at Malibu twice for statutory rape. Never got [imprisoned for parole violation]. Manson liked to ball young girls, so he just did his thing and he was released, and they didn’t put any parole hold on him. ” And, in this third book of the Sinister Forces trilogy, Peter Levenda presents the historical context for an underlying scenario which could well provide that missing link.

Word came from another source, this one in the halls of Government itself, that several police and investigatory jurisdictions have information regarding other murders that may have been connected to the Robert Kennedy shooting: murders that oc- curred after RFK’s. ” In 1972, Paulette Cooper, author of The Scandal of Scientology, put me in touch with Lee Cole, a former Scientologist who was now working with the Process Church. His role was to provide information on Scientology to the Process.

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