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The Devil and Demonism in Early Modern England

By: Nathan Johnstone

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018629

ISBN: 0521802369

Condition: Brand New


An original book examining the concept of the Devil in English culture between the Reformation and the end of the English Civil War. Nathan Johnstone looks at the ways in which beliefs about the nature of the Devil and his power in human affairs changed as a consequence of the Reformation, and its impact on religious, literary and political culture. He moves away from the established focus on demonology as a component of the belief in witchcraft and examines a wide range of religious and political milieux, such as practical divinity, the interiority of Puritan godliness, anti-popery, polemic a... View more info