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Barcode11585300003019
LocationRidgway
TitleFolk religion of the Pennsylvania Dutch : witchcraft, faith healing and related practices / Richard L.T. Orth.
AuthorOrth, Richard L. T., author.
Call NoANF 133.430 ORT
CollectionAdult Non-Fiction
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International Standard Book Number 9781476672267 (softcover : alk. paper)
Personal Name Orth, Richard L. T., author.
Title Statement Folk religion of the Pennsylvania Dutch : witchcraft, faith healing and related practices / Richard L.T. Orth.
Imprint Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2018.
Physical Description viii, 261 pages ; 23 cm
Content Type text txt rdacontent
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia
Carrier Type volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography, Etc. Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, Etc. "For almost three centuries, the "Pennsylvania Dutch" have practiced white magic, known in their dialect as Braucherei or Powwowing. The art of black magic is known as Hexerei. Healing powers are believed to derive from the Holy Trinity but the powers of Hexerei are from the Devil"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Folklore Pennsylvania.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Magic Pennsylvania.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Pennsylvania Dutch Religion.
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term Pennsylvania Religious life and customs.

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