VENERATION OF the dead is a practice that links the modern world to the earliest days of recorded human history. Sharon K. Gilbert joins Derek to discuss their first book together, Veneration, and how she uses the research behind this book for her top-rated historical fiction series, The Redwing Saga.
WITCHCRAFT HAS been rebranded in recent decades. Where once it was considered an evil practice inspired by the devil, now it’s harmless fun for kids at Halloween or a form of feminist spiritualism that empowers women.
WHEN MOST of us think about witches, we imagine Glinda the Good or the Wicked Witch of the West. The truth is far more mundane–and at the same time far more terrifying. Mary Lake joins us to discuss her book What Witches Don’t Want Christians to Know: A True Story of the Occult and Mind Control, her story of confronting dark magic in a small town in the Missouri Ozarks.