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Demonic Possession and Exorcism in Early Modern England: Contemporary Texts and Their Cultural Contexts


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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This book is exclusively devoted to demonic possession and exorcism in early modern England.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface; Introduction; 1. Disfigured by the Devil: the story of Alexander Nyndge; 2. Two possessed maidens in London: the story of Agnes Briggs and Rachel Pinder; 3. The witches of Warboys: the story of the Throckmorton Children; 4. The boy of Burton: the story of Thomas Darling; 5. A household possessed: the story of the Lancashire seven; 6. The counterfeit demoniac: the story of William Sommers; 7. The puritan martyr: the story of Mary Glover; 8. The boy of Bilson: the story of William Perry; 9. A pious daughter: the story of Margaret Muschamp; References; Index.

Portrait

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).

EAN: 9780521813235
ISBN: 0521813239
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2016
Seitenanzahl: 416 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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