We sit down to chat with J. Allen Cross, author of the new book American Brujeria. We discuss the evolution of Mexican American magical practices, his own background in folk magic, and the issues of working with traditions outside of your own.
In this episode we sit down to chat with J. Allen Cross, author of the new book American Brujeria. We discuss the evolution of Mexican American magical practices, his own background in folk magic, and the issues of working with traditions outside of your own.
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We of course recommend J. Allen Cross’s book, American Brujeria. You can also find him on Instagram and listen to his new podcast with Britton Boyd called Invoking Witchcraft.
Another book worth mentioning on the topic of brujeria is Magia Magia by Alexis Arredondo and Eric Labrado.
You can now also buy Cory’s book, New World Witchery: A Trove of North American Folk Magic! (also available from Amazon)
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