The Malleus Maleficarum has ratings and reviews. Anastasia said: I’ve cobbled Shelves: brujas, demonios, no-ficción, Desde que inicié el libro. El Malleus Maleficarum (del latín: Martillo de las Brujas), es probablemente el tratado más importante que se haya publicado en el contexto de la persecución. Read about El martillo de las brujas (Malleus maleficarum) by Indio Solari and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.

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Witch hunts were a product of fear and ignorance, as well as religious extremism. And the young man said that he did suspect someone, but that she was absent and living in Worms.

Physically, the book is exceedingly heavy for its size, with weighted gloss paper, so it is most likely a homebound edition for the desk rather than light, digestible reading on the go. Edicion Facsimilar Spanish Edition. The book itself is pretty crazy, just how many women were tortured and killed because of this book beggars belief.

English Choose a language for shopping. A lack of a proper index or bibliography in the book itself is a crime of omission, but regardless, the book and footnotes lend to an ease of understanding in the moment of reading, rather than a flip back and forth between the book and its endpapers. What really makes me sad, is the fact that this book was used as the textbook for How to Kill Strong Women especially midwives It’s easy to see how mass hysteria would, and did spread. Heinrich Kramer, usually known by his Latin name of Institoris, and Jacob Sprenger, though it is generally thought that Kramer was the sole author.

So glad this was preserved for posterity. This book admits that much of a witches power as well as her “travels” occurred in her mind. Impeccably researched, and as it appears, authoritatively translated.

Although they were Catholic monks, their views were not the views of the Church or the University. The problem with this idea is that almost everyone else believed in witches, too. How does a witch turn men into beasts? This was the essential fuel of the witch-hunt, then and in all subsequent times.


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As a whole, Mackay’s translation is a worthy tome for your collection and perusal. Hostiensis gives the answer in his Summa but this must not be publicly preached: Most laity are either unaware or unopposed, and most people of the cloth maleficarjm content with the current system of patriarchy and to let sleeping dogs lie.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Thanks for telling us about the problem. What follows is entirely impressionistic rather than a detailed exposition or a pas as such; so please do bear that in malefucarum. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. In fact, there is evidence that Kramer was expelled by the local bishop during a witch trial in for his unprofessional conduct and this rejection was the reason for writing the Malleus, to try to gain recognition from Rome for his crazy theories.

Rather it was the carnal susceptibilities of women, their weakness in the face of temptation, which made them the Achilles Heel of the Faith. It did, however, have a percolating martilol, steadily influencing a large section of scholarly opinion on the matter, both before and after the Reformation.

While this can be exceedingly aggravating for modern followers of Wicca or other personal spiritual pursuits, the scholarary explanation is definitive rather than politically correct. Books by Heinrich Kramer.

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In this in made an important contribution to the forms of hysteria that formed such an important part of the psychology of the Burning Times. According to the Malleus, men could lose their penises through magical attacks by witches.

Jan 15, Karianna rated it did not like it Shelves: For he came back after a few days and thanked me, saying that he was whole and had recovered everything. Un excelente libro para entender los excesos de la iglesia en la Brjuas Media.

In he was summoned to Venice to give public lectures, which were very popular. Nov 10, Keely rated it it was ok Shelves: The translator was a raving lunatic. Such a quotable book tbh. Jan 20, Shannon Ellsworth rated it liked it. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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The Malleus is a historical document therefore reflects the views of some people at a specific time. Witches were not ignorant of the faith, like Muslims. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Martillo de las brujas: Under a Bull of Pope Innocent VIII, Kramer and Sprenger exposed the heresy of those who did not believe mmaleficarum witches and set forth the proper order of the world with devils, witches, and the will of God.

First, that people can be killed for crimes that simply can’t be committed, and secondly, for the immersion into a world maleficarim Heaven was literally above our heads, hell beneath our feet and we lived in a world of demons, angels and magic.

The authors of this 14th Century work were Dominican friars who caused considerable anxiety wherever they ventured in their search for witches, or single women. The witch hunting trade was BIG business in it’s time and people got rich off pointing their fingers to have innocent people tortured and murdered so they could divvy up their possessions.

Fun reading for those who hate women.

The Malleus Maleficarum by Heinrich Kramer

I can assure you that I do not approve of the contents of this book. The first chapters of the actual text make Kramer seem quite a smart fellow, you know, just a victim of the ignorance of his times. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Sep 21, Pamela Conley rated it really liked it. This is a history the church has been strugglin An immensely disturbing read for more reasons that I can’t explain in a remotely brief sense.

Those of you who know little of the nature of the great European Witch Hunt may be surprised to learn that the Catholic Church was originally highly sceptical about the whole phenomenon of witchcraft, a position reflected in canon law.