The Hammer of Witches

In the eighth episode of the neurodissent podcast, we discuss the infamous witch-hunting text, the Malleus Maleficarum, which means “The Hammer of Witches” in English. The book was first written around 1486 by two men who were part of the Inquisition. In other words, they were inquisitors, tasked with identifying, prosecuting, and punishing suspected witches. […]