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Revolutionary Witchcraft: A Guide to Magical Activism

Category: Book
By (author): Lyons, Sarah
Subject:  BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / General
  BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Occultism
  BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Witchcraft (see also RELIGION / Wicca)
  POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Democracy
  POLITICAL SCIENCE / Women in Politics
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: Running Press
Published: November 2019
Format: Book-other
Pages: 176
Size: 0.00in x 0.00in
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From The Publisher*A fiery, intersectional guide for activists and witches alike, Revolutionary Witchcraft is an empowered introduction to the history and practice of politically-motivated magic.

From the politically charged origins of the word "witch" to the present-day magical resistance, this bold handbook explores the role of witchcraft in our modern world. Author, activist, and practicing witch Sarah Lyons takes readers on a journey through a leftist history of magic -- from the witch hunts of early modern England, through the Salem Witch Trials, and up to our present moment. Pairing mystical acts, including sigil magic and soul flight, with core organizing tactics, like power mapping and protests, Revolutionary Witchcraft offers a blueprint for building a politically grounded magical praxis.

From social justice to environmental activism, this radical reimagining of political activism addresses today's most pressing problems with empowering, inclusive rituals and magical actions. Each chapter introduces a key concept, like dreaming big, experiencing magical initiation, and joining the revolution, supported by a surprising historical case study on the power of mystical action. Full of actionable ideas for magical organizing, and an appendix packed with customizable spells, Revolutionary Witchcraft is the perfect companion for the magical uprising.
Biographical NoteSarah Lyons is a writer, activist, occultist, and witch. She has practiced witchcraft for over ten years, and her work and writing has appeared in Teen Vogue, Vice, Buzzfeed, Broadly, Slutist, and New York Yoga Life, among others. Sarah is an active member of the Democratic Socialists of America, serving on the New York City chapter's Ecosocialist Working Group. Visit her on Instagram at www.instagram.com/citymystic.