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The Burning times

Author: Donna ReadStarhawk.Matthew FoxMargot AdlerNational Film Board of Canada. Studio D.All authors
Publisher: New York : Wellspring Media : Distributed by Winstar TV & Video, 1999.
Series: Women and spirituality, pt. 2.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses legends and misconceptions regarding the term "witch". Examines women's roles in goddess-based religions and how the Christian church attacked them as witches during the Middle Ages. Supports the belief that anti-witch hysteria persists today in modern society's cultural acceptance of violence against women.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Read; Starhawk.; Matthew Fox; Margot Adler; National Film Board of Canada. Studio D.; Direct Cinema Ltd.
ISBN: 158350026X 9781583500262
OCLC Number: 43720328
Notes: Documentary.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1990 by the National Film Board of Canada, Studio D.
Credits: Cinematographer, Susan Trow ; editors, Judith Merritt, Donna Read ; narrator, Martha Henry ; music composed and performed by Loreena McKennitt.
Performer(s): Participants: Starhawk, teacher, author & witch ; Matthew Fox, former Dominican priest and leader of the Creation Spirituality movement ; Margot Adler, witch and National Public Radio reporter.
Description: 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Women and spirituality, pt. 2.
Responsibility: produced by Studio D, National Film Board of Canada ; producers, Mary Armstrong, Margaret Pettigrew, Signe Johansson ; director, Donna Read ; narration written by Erna Buffie, Donna Read.

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Discusses legends and misconceptions regarding the term "witch". Examines women's roles in goddess-based religions and how the Christian church attacked them as witches during the Middle Ages. Supports the belief that anti-witch hysteria persists today in modern society's cultural acceptance of violence against women.

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