Witchcraft Hysteria is Rampant In Africa: When Sarah Palin’s African Exorcist, Thomas Muthee, Prayed Over Her to Protect Her From Witchcraft, Here’s Some Context for Understanding His Prayer

In Africa, witchcraft functions the way that antisemitism did in medieval Europe—as an explanation for every community misfortune.

This belief is both driven, and exploited, by fundamentalist charismatics like Thomas Muthee.

Even children are treated as witches—and blamed for bad occurances within families and communities.

This video report comes via The Guardian of London:

When this witchcraft superstition and hysteria is translated into consumption for church audiences in the United States, however, it becomes a highly sanitized narrative, as you can see in the video below:

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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1 Response to Witchcraft Hysteria is Rampant In Africa: When Sarah Palin’s African Exorcist, Thomas Muthee, Prayed Over Her to Protect Her From Witchcraft, Here’s Some Context for Understanding His Prayer

  1. chaze77 says:

    This is the guy that “helped” an African community get back on its feet after he deemed a female resident a witch, right?

    And people think we have problems with the Rev. Jeremiah Wright?

    Shit.

    When were the Salem Witch Trials? Back in the 1600s, right?

    I guess history really DOES repeat itself.

    Obama/Biden ’08

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