The Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology (Hardcover)

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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.

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

Types of demons.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780816073146
ISBN-10: 0816073147
Publisher: Facts on File
Publication Date: August 1st, 2009
Pages: 302
Language: English