Since its release in 1970, Paul Huson's "Mastering Witchcraft" has become an enduring classic. It provides an extensive guide for those interested in traditional European Witchcraft, rather than New Age religions. Huson's book covers the fundamentals of circle casting, blessing and banning, as well as the use of amulets, talismans, and other magical artifacts. It also details methods of divination, necromancy, and spellcasting for various purposes, including passion, vengeance, and protection. Lastly, the book includes instructions on countering unwanted spells.