Thou Shalt Not Suffer: The Witch Trial Podcast

Thou Shalt Not Suffer: The Witch Trial Podcast is the show about how and why we hunt witches and how we stop hunting witches. Our show covers witch trials from ancient times to the present, around the globe. We talk about history, current events, and all aspects of witch trials. 

We feature historical facts and interviews with leading witch trial researchers, artists, and activists. Each episode includes an update on witch-hunts happening in the world right now. Our aim is to learn how to stop witch-hunting behavior.

“Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.”

Exodus 22:18 KJV

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A True Account of Pirates with Katherine Howe

New York Times Bestselling Author Katherine Howe climbs aboard ship for a captivating conversation about her new novel, A True Account: Hannah Masury’s Sojourn Amongst the Pyrates, Written by Herself. Embark on a voyage with us as Katherine navigates us across the enthralling seas of piracy history, offering listeners an unforgettable discussion that delves into the high-stakes…

I Be a Witch: A Film about Salem Witch Trial Victim Ann Foster

Listen in Your Favorite App Listen and subscribe wherever you enjoy podcasts: Show Notes Meet Lori Prescott Hansen and Matthew C. S. Julander writer and co-director of the upcoming film I Be a Witch. The film tells the story of Lori’s ancestor, Salem witch trial victim Ann Foster of Andover Massachusetts. Ann’s story is told through visions and memories that…

Colonial Earthquakes: Witchcraft or God’s Will? with Kathleen Langone

Kathleen Langone of the People Hidden in History podcast speaks with us about colonial New England Earthquakes before the 19th century as signs from God. We discussed several historic earthquakes and the colonists’ reactions. What did the ministers and other leaders have to say about the tremors? Were earthquakes acts of witchcraft or acts of…


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Our Hosts

Josh Hutchinson

Josh Hutchinson (@salemwitchhunt) is a writer and the descendant of multiple people accused of witchcraft. He has been studying witch trials for 14 years and has 8 years experience sharing what he learns online through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other online platforms.

Sarah Jack

Sarah Jack (@restingwitches) is a creative advocate for witch trial history who descends from a person hanged for alleged witchcraft. She curates online social connections for descendants, researchers and other advocates, and she facilitates the exchange of witch trial knowledge and facts.

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