Satan's Disciples Author:Robert Goldston Belief in witchcraft and the powers of darkness - with its roots in ancient fertility rites and human sacrifice - is one of the oldest and strongest superstitions of mankind. — In this extraordinarily facinating book, a full account of witchcraft for modern readers, Robert Goldston describes the tormented centuries of the Middle Ages when Satan w... more »alked abroad at night, and over 9,000,000 people were condemed as witches and burned at the stake.
Did witchcraft really work? It did - and does, for those who believe and are affected by the power of their own beliefs.
Is witchcraft practiced today? It is - in New York, London, Paris . . . wherever normal vice has become boring, and jaded appetites call for wilder passions.
From ancient times to the present day, the story of witches, alchemists, human sacrifice and the Black Mass is told in SATAN'S DISCIPLES.
A mildly annoying and thoroughly non-PC book based on prejudice and hack-kneed scholarship. A sensationalist attempt at fear-based loosely-historical propagation of ignorant stereotyping. I found it useful in research as an example of how fear and ignorance can blur the line between fact and fantasy.