(RNS) — New York-based writer Jaya Saxena isn’t Wiccan. She’s no pagan, either. She grew up with a Hindu grandmother, attended a Quaker high school and has Jewish in-laws, but isn’t at all religious herself.
Jaya Saxena is not a witch.
So how did she end up publishing a guide to modern witchcraft?
“We see ourselves as continuing a long line of unruly women,” Saxena explained.
She and her “Basic Witches” co-author, Jess Zimmerman (an atheist who doesn’t believe in the occult or mysticism), aim to arm women – ordinary women who may