Sacred Tension: The Werewolf Trials with Zee Kay

In this episode of Sacred Tension, I speak with Satanic sociologist Zee Kay about the little-known history of the Werewolf Trials and what they tell us about human nature.


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Suggested reading from Zee:

Jay M Smith – Monsters of the Gevaudan: The Making of a Beast: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/9564342

Rolf Schulte – Man as Wolf: Male Witches in Central Europe: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5419619-man-as-witch

Matthew Beresford – The White Devil: The Werewolf in European Culture: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17674076-the-white-devil

Willem de Blecourt – Werewolf Histories: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25667610-werewolf-historiesj


And of course the obligatory scholarly articles:

De Blécourt, W. (2007). “I would have eaten you too”: Werewolf Legends in the Flemish, Dutch and German Area. Folklore, 118(1), 23-43.

De Blecourt, W. (2007). A journey to hell: reconsidering the Livonian” werewolf”. Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft, 2(1), 49-67.

Metzger, N. (2013). Battling demons with medical authority: werewolves, physicians and rationalization. History of psychiatry, 24(3), 341-355.


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