The wide distribution of the practice of witch-hunts in ... Africa, India, New Guinea)
since the 1960s has triggered interest ...
Oct 31, 2001 ... The "theories" for the causes of the Witch Hunts listed below are drawn ...
Additionally, an important characteristic of the witch hunts were their ...
The Salem Witch Trials were a series of witchcraft trials that took place in 1692 ...
Trials were a result of mass hysteria but there are several theories about its
causes. ... strongly supported Reverend Samuel Parris, the initiator of the witch
Find out more about the history of Salem Witch Trials, including videos, ... (found
in rye, wheat and other cereals), which toxicologists say can cause symptoms
such ... The three accused witches were brought before the magistrates Jonathan
... the anti-Communist “witch hunts” led by Senator Joseph McCarthy in the 1950s
Oct 3, 2011 ... This was a Puritan village. They were Christians who originally left England
because they felt persecuted. Part of their belief system was ...
Feb 28, 2007 ... The persecution of witches began in the sixteenth century and ... cause
explanation for the European witch craze of the sixteenth and ... It is interesting to
note that many of the early modern witch hunts were concentrated in ...
Aug 18, 2011 ... What Caused the Salem Witch Trials? .... There were many critics of the witch
hunt, such as a local farmer John Proctor, who scoffed at the idea ...
These Witch-hunts were in response to the witch cult which had been prevalent ...
The causes for the decline and end of witch-hunts are many and complex.
Jun 24, 2013 ... European Witch Hunts and the Christian Church: The Conclusion ... There are
many different theories about the root causes of the European witch hunts. ...
Some claim that the witch trials were brought about, endorsed, and ...
Apr 20, 2012 ... Historical records indicate that, worldwide, witch hunts occur more ... alike clearly
believed witches were capable of controlling the weather, and ...