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How do you spot a witch? This notorious 15th-century book gave instructions – and helped execute thousands of women

The ‘Malleus Maleficarum,’ a medieval handbook, was used to try and execute supposed witches. Its influence lasted for centuries – including at the Salem Witch Trials. Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Melissa Chim, General Theological Seminary Books have always had the power to cast a spell over their readers – figuratively. But one […]