Rating: The Devil by Amelia Wilson first caught my attention with its many color illustrations of the Judeo-Christian devil throughout history. It is a concise look at the evolution of the devil over 2.5 millennia through art. The book is divided into 6 chapters: Chap 1 - Paving the Way: The Devil's Earliest Origins - gives a brief overview of Sumerian, Babylonian, … [Read more...]
Demonology Book Reviews
Below you will find our recent demonology book reviews covering topics like the history of Satan, the devil, fallen angels, and hell.
Rating: Author: Jeffrey Burton Russell Publisher: Cornell University Press Year Published: 1981 Satan picks up where Russell's earlier book - The Devil - left off, right after the New Testament, so if you aren't familiar with the Biblical Satan and the pseudepigraphal story of the fall of the Watchers, you may find yourself searching for background. I strongly recommend … [Read more...]
Author: Russell H. Robbins Publisher: Bonanza Books Year Published: 1988 Rating: Buy From Amazon.com This is a nice little gem to have in your library if you are interested in case studies of the witch trials. There isn't a whole lot of information on demons and demonology as separate topics and you won't find entries on specific demons, but the demonology, devil, and … [Read more...]
Rating: Author: Miraim Van Scott Publisher: Griffin Trade Paperback Year Published: 1999 This book takes emphasizes pop culture rather than providing an in depth history of hell. In it, you'll find entries ranging from mythology to art to theater. Unfortunately, if you're looking for detailed descriptions, you're going to find very few here. The book is more of an … [Read more...]
Rating: Author: Gustav Davidson Publisher: Free Press Year Published: 1967 For a general A-Z reference guide to angels and demons, Davidson's Dictionary of Angels is pretty comprehensive. Many of these kinds of books contain so little information that they are relatively useless, but Davidson's book actually provides a detailed list of references, alternative spellings, … [Read more...]