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.