Been accused of witchcraft? We were alerted to a wonderful chart that was posted to the Lapham’s Quarterly web site. Lapham’s Quarterly is an excellent magazine of history and ideas. The chart they posted is a handy reference flowchart that details how to “avoid the ultimate punishment with this guide from the 1486 witch-hunting manual, the Malleus Maleficarum“. Needless to say, we found it fascinating (and kind of funny, in a twisted sort of way).
So, You’ve Been Accused of Witchcraft
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