Friday, August 6, 2010
Escaping the Cauldron by Kristine McGuire
Recently, I ran across a woman who wrote a memoir about her life as a Christian witch. As a former Wiccan, this caught my attention. Escaping the Cauldron is an open and honest look at the world of the occult and how Christian’s are being drawn into that world. It is a fantastic resource and a fascinating read. I highly recommend it to anyone who has a friend or relative who is involved with or drawn to the supernatural/occult. Below is an interview about her book and what she hopes to achieve through it.
What is the book about?
The book is part testimony of how I went from committed, albeit legalistic, Christian for twenty-nine years to witch, medium, and ghost hunter for eight years before God restored my faith and life. It details my personal struggle with trying to be “the perfect Christian” while being drawn to the Occult from childhood. The book is also a Biblical study that examines the current pop-cultural interest in the occult (in particular ghosts, hauntings, and mediums) and how this interest is affecting Christians...