Is the Witchcraft Suppression Act (No 3 of 1957) a medieval throwback to the Dark Ages for South Africans? Think again!

Gabriel Louw[ref]Research Associate, Focus Area 7.2 Social Transformation , Faculty of Arts, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa[/ref], Andrè Duvenhage[ref]Research Director, Focus Area 7.2 Social Transformation, Faculty of Arts, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa[/ref] Ensovoort volume 36 (2016), number 9: 2. Abstract Background The Witchcraft Suppression Act (Act No 3, 1957) seems… Continue reading Is the Witchcraft Suppression Act (No 3 of 1957) a medieval throwback to the Dark Ages for South Africans? Think again!

How and why bewitching and wickedness are created and maintained within small, specific segments of the South African population

Gabriel Louw[ref]Research Associate, Focus Area 7.2 Social Transformation , Faculty of Arts, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa[/ref], Andrè Duvenhage[ref]Research Director, Focus Area 7.2 Social Transformation, Faculty of Arts, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa[/ref] Ensovoort volume 36 (2016), number 9: 1. Abstract Background Beliefs in the supernatural are maintained by strengthening the… Continue reading How and why bewitching and wickedness are created and maintained within small, specific segments of the South African population