History of the Devil by Paul Carus
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History of the Devil
By Paul Carus

The History of the Devil

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History of the Devil by Paul Carus

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A renowned scholar follows the devil around the world in this fascinating survey of satanic manifestations in a variety of cultures and eras. Highlights include demonology in ancient Egypt; in Hindu, Buddhist, and early Christian thought; and throughout the Inquisition and Reformation. The scholarly and intriguing text is enhanced by 350 rare illustrations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486466033
ISBN-10: 0486466035
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 136mm x 24mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Paul Carus

A pioneer in the promotion of interfaith dialogue, Paul Carus was a renowned writer on philosophy and comparative religion and a major influence in introducing Westerners to Buddhism and other Eastern concepts.

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