Hair and Heresy

My recent work on the religious and magical beliefs about hair has revealed to me that something that seems so prosaic can have much deeper meaning. From the late medieval witch with her wild hair to the naked walkers of Amsterdam to the Dutch spiritualist David Joris and to English Puritans, for a few examples, hair signified much more than fashion.

Perhaps my interest in the subject is compensation for having very little of the stuff myself?

Hair and Heresy
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