The Enclyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

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This is the truth about demons and demonology – in more than 400 entries. The conflict between good and evil can be found in every culture, mythical tradition, and religion throughout history. In many cases, the source of evil has been personified as demons or devils, and in many belief systems, both are considered to be real entities operating outside the boundaries of the physical world to torment people or lead them astray. In some traditions demons are believed to be the direct opposite of angels, working against the forces of good and challenging them. Real or not, demons are at the heart of many fascinating beliefs and traditions, several of which are widely held today. “”The Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology”” explores this dark aspect of folklore and religion and the role that demons play in the modern world. This comprehensive resource presents more than 400 entries and more than 80 black-and-white photographs documenting beliefs about demons and demonology from ancient history to the present. The key topics covered include: Demons in different cultural and religious traditions; Demons in folklore and popular culture; Exorcism and other means of confronting demons; Historical cases of possession and demon activity; The history of demonology; Magic and witchcraft; Possession and other demonic phenomena; Modern-day demonologists and exorcists; Strange creatures and entities related to demons; and, Types of demons.

ISBN: 9780816073153

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The conflict between good and evil can be found in every culture, mythical tradition, and religion throughout history. In some traditions demons are believed to be the direct opposite of angels, working against the forces of good. This title explores this dark aspect of folklore and religion and the role that demons play in the modern world.

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Weight0.766 kg
Dimensions28.1 × 21.7 × 1.7 cm
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Paperback

Pages

320

Language

English

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Dewey

133.4203 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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