Well, ain’t that just the gosh dern truth?
I bought a copy of this book a few years ago because I feel it’s important to remember that shit like this did exist. The world has been taught that a self-possessed, sexual woman is a dangerous thing. Turns out, they’re right.
Don’t know what the Malleus Maleficarum is? It’s a manual for identifying, persecuting, and punishing people thought to be witches, mostly women of course. More history and the complete text are available here.