American Brujeria with J. Allen Cross – Big Seance #178

Interview with J. Allen Cross, author of "American Brujeria: Modern Mexican-American Folk Magic" - Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World #178

 

Author J. Allen Cross is a practicing witch of Mexican, Native American, and European descent, who has written a new book, American Brujería: Modern Mexican-American Folk Magic. Besides this exciting upcoming book, other topics include negative entities and agreements, creatures on the Other Side, and using his abilities as a psychic medium to help others.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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In this episode:

Episode Teaser :00

Intro :35

Patrick originally heard today’s guest on the Ask a Hag Podcast1:17

Bio for J. (Joshua) Allen Cross 2:37

The description of Joshua’s upcoming book, American Brujería: Modern Mexican-American Folk Magic3:29

In Joshua’s interview on Ask a Hag, he discussed Marilyn Painter’s interview in the very first episode of the Big Seance Podcast regarding Demons and Agreements. 5:15

What is the difference between Brujería and Mexican-American Brujería? And what are the misconceptions? 11:00

Curanderismo and Hechicería. 14:15

Guadalupe, Catholic Saints, and Joshua’s form of Mexican folk magic. 17:14

More on Demons or Negative Entities, and Agreements. 20:57

Joshua’s work in the paranormal as a psychic medium. 24:37

Psychic mediums on some of Joshua’s favorite paranormal television shows. 27:57

Growing up with paranormal experiences, dreams, headaches, and developing psychic abilities. 30:23

There are creatures on the Other Side! 32:15

Psychic abilities run in Joshua’s family. 34:50

The moment Joshua learned he could use his psychic abilities to help others. 37:00

Joshua’s first case as a sixteen-year-old. 39:05

Final thoughts and what’s coming up for J. Allen Cross! 43:25

A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 45:47

Outro 46:41

 

For more on J. Allen Cross:

American Brujería on Amazon

Instagram: @oregon_wood_witch

Joshua writes for Patheos.com

Joshua’s Paranormal Investigation Team

 

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About Patrick Keller

Patrick Keller is an educator, blogger, and the host of the Big Séance Podcast, which is a place for paranerds to have an open discussion on all things paranormal, but specifically topics like ghosts and hauntings, paranormal research, spirit communication, psychics and mediums, and life after death. He’s the founder of the now inactive Missouri Spirit Seekers and has spent a lot of time experimenting with spirit communication tools and techniques, such as EVP. Patrick also has a passion for spending hours at a time in cemeteries and loves cemetery photography. Visit BigSeance.com! View all posts by Patrick Keller

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