What is the name for people who practice witchcraft?


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2010-11-24 14:10:39
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Those who practice witchcraft are called witches, wizzards, magicians, magi (plural of magus), sorcerers, conjurers, wiccans (wicca is also considered a pseudo-pagan religion) and warlocks (a term considered offensive by some practicers of witchcraft).

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Freemasons do not practice witchcraft.

Some people practice witch craft.

Wicca is modern form of Paganism which can involve the worship of Gods and Goddesses and or deities. It has its own holidays etc. Witchcraft is the act of focussing energy into spells and rituals and has no religion directly tied to it. Often they go hand in hand, but not always. Basically Wicca is a belief system, witchcraft is a practice.

The word witchcraft is a noun. It is the practice of witches.

they will be tortured ---- Yes, some people were charged with being witches during Elizabeth's reign. In 1562 the Witchcraft Act was passed that made it illegal to practice conjuring, enchantments and witchcraft.

Catholics do not practice witchcraft That is considered paganism which is a different religion and belief system all together.

The proper name for witchcraft is Witchcraft with a capital "W."

Before you attempt to practice something, it is best to learn as much as you can about that topic before you jump into it. Witchcraft is not a toy, most people view it as a faith or a religion.

so they can get better at it

Witchcraft is an ancient practice, it has always been here, it was never discovered in any particular year as the practice is timeless.

By saying 'confessed' you make it sound as if witchcraft is some horrible unspeakable thing.There are many different kinds of witchcraft. Within white magic, there are many religions who practice witchcraft. Many of those religions are part of the pagan community. But there is some black magic, those numbers of practitioners are lower, and give the rest of the practitioners of white magic a bad name.There is no number of people who 'confessed' to witchcraft. Many people practice it, and I've never seen any poll that relates to numbers of practitioners.Scratch that. Whoever posted that is an idiot. Witchcraft was a punishable crime in New England during the 17th and 18th centuries. Although I do not know the exact answer, I do know that over 100 people were tried and hanged for witchcraft.You can find more information here:http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schooladventures/salemwitchtrials/

You'd be amazed how many of us there really are. And no its not Harry Potter witchcraft

Pagan is an umbrella term that refers to religions that usually involve pantheism (many gods) or nature worship. Witchcraft (Wicca) is considered a pagan religion, but not all pagans practice witchcraft. Also, if you want to get technical, witchcraft is a magickal practice, while Wicca is a religion based on witchcraft.

The name foe witchcraft in the Caribbean is OBEAH.

For the same reason people worship their God/s.It is a tradition and a belief and some people choose to follow it; whether it comes to anything is down to the opinion of the person.Another response:Wiccans practice witchcraft as part of their religious life. Because Wiccans (witches) do not believe in the existence of Satan or any other personification of evil, the practice of witchcraft is not Satan worship.

This question is subjective- even satanist witches do not consider their craft dark. Satanism is hardly about “evil”, but rather the embodiment if free will. Anyone can do dark magic, it just depends on their goals or motives.

A Witch is someone who practices Witchcraft. There are so many variations of Witchcraft. Someone who have learn and practice Witchcraft is a Witch. Anyone can learn and become a Witch.

A witch hunt is the search for either evidence of witchcraft or people who practice it. Metaphorically, this can apply to any situation.

"Outside are the dogs, those who practice magic arts, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idolaters and everyone who loves and practices falsehood." Revelations 22:14 There are many other verses, but this one in the end of Revelations is saying that there is no place in heaven for people who practice witchcraft.

Witchcraft is not allowed in Christian beliefs. The Christian bible (King James edition) clearly says those who practice witchcraft and black magic will not go to heaven.

Witchcraft is a practice in its own right, independent of any spiritual or religious pathway. The Wiccan religion does incorporate witchcraft, but it is primarily a spiritual pathway incorporating many elements including observance and celebration of the natural cycle, Gods and Goddesses, and personal development.

It can be considered occult. there are three different categories, occult, demonic, and withcraft. depends if its for something good. Putting a finer point on this: Basically, a spell is the working of Magic. The use of Magic is a small part of the practice of Witchcraft. A spell is witchcraft. The answer above makes no sense. Spells are what the user uses them for. A knife isn't good or bad - the person using it is. It's a tool, and it all comes down to how it is used. A spell is, indeed, a work of magick. Magick is what witchcraft is. Some who practice witchcraft are Wiccans, some who practice Wicca are practitioners of witchcraft. Some are only one of them - some are neither. To answer your question: Yes. A spell is witchcraft.

Wicca is a religion. People involved in Wicca practice "spells" for healing and prosperity and such. Whether it is real or not depends on if you believe it is.

Witchcraft For witchcraft denotes more of a grouping of beliefs by common practices, and or terminology.

Yes, a religion call Wicca.Witchcraft is in fact still practiced today. However notall practitioner of witchcraft call or consider themselves Wiccan, and not all Wiccans practice witchcraft.

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