Many modern Neopagans and other practitioners of what they call the “Old Religion” insist that they aren’t involved in black magic.
1 While they call themselves witches and use the term “witchcraft” in reference to what they do, they renounce the use of a manipulative or malevolent black magic, and they have adopted an ethic that generally fits in well with the moral values of Western culture. Outsiders find it puzzling that such groups refer to their religious practice as witchcraft even though the term has many so bad connotations.
- There is reason to question whether a clear distinction between “white” and “black” magic really exists. This will be taken up in a later article. Back To Article