Debating the Witch in the South African Context: Issues Arising from the Sapc Conference 2007

Authors

  • Dale Lancaster Wallace UKZN

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/pome.v10i1.104

Keywords:

Paganism, Witch, Witchcraft, Africa

Abstract

No abstract required due to essay format

Author Biography

Dale Lancaster Wallace, UKZN

Recently awarded PhD with the University of KwaZulu Natal. Worked independently in 2007 ahead of applying for a position with said institution in 2008.

References

Carroll, Lewis. Through the Looking-Glass; and what Alice Found There. London: Macmillan Children’s Books, 2006.

Diwan, Mohommed A. “Conflict between State Legal Norms and Norms Underlying Popular Beliefs: Witchcraft in Africa as a Case Study.” Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law 14, no 2 (2004): 351-387.

Ellis, Stephen. “Witching-times: A Theme in the Histories of Africa and Europe.” In Imaging Evil: Witchcraft Beliefs and Accusations in Contemporary Africa, edited by Gerrie ter Harr, 31-52.Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, Inc., 2007

Hutton, Ronald. “The Status of Witchcraft in the Modern World.” The Pomegranate: The International Journal of Pagan Studies 9, no. 2 (2007) 121-131.

Tembo, Mwizenge S. The Witchdoctors is not Wrong: The Future Role and Impact of African Psychology on Individual Well-Being. Available online at http://www.bridgewater.edu/mteinmbo/NewWitchcraftPaper1.pdf.

ter Haar, Gerrie, ed. Imagining Evil: Witchcraft Beliefs and Accusations in Contemporary Africa. Trenton NJ: Africa World Press, Inc., 2007.

Van Beek, Walter E. A. “The Escalation of Witchcraft Accusations.” In Imagining Evil: Witchcraft Beliefs and Accusations in Contemporary Africa, edited by Gerrie ter Harr, 293–315. Trenton NJ: Africa World Press, Inc., 2007

Published

2008-10-03

How to Cite

Wallace, D. L. (2008). Debating the Witch in the South African Context: Issues Arising from the Sapc Conference 2007. Pomegranate, 10(1), 104–121. https://doi.org/10.1558/pome.v10i1.104

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