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Description - Demonic Possession and Exorcism in Early Modern England by Philip C. Almond

This book is exclusively devoted to demonic possession and exorcism in early modern England. It offers modernized versions of the most significant early modern texts on nine cases of demonic possession from the period 1570 to 1650, the key period in English history for demonic possession. The nine stories were all written by eyewitnesses or were derived from eyewitness reports. They involve matters of life and death, sin and sanctity, guilt and innocence, of crimes which could not be committed and punishments which could not be deserved. The nine critical introductions which accompany the stories address the different strategic intentions of those who wrote them. The modernized texts and critical introductions are placed within the context of a wide-ranging general Introduction to demonic possession in England across the period 1550 to 1700.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521037129
ISBN-10: 0521037123
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 28mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 30-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Philip C. Almond

Philip C. Almond is Professor of Studies in Religion at The University of Queensland. He is the author of a number of books including Adam and Eve in Seventeenth-Century Thought (Cambridge, 1999), Heaven and Hell in Enlightenment England (Cambridge, 1994), Heretic and Hero: Muhammad and the Victorians (1989), and The British Discovery of Buddhism (Cambridge, 1988).

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