Author: Waite, Gary K. Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Year Published: 2003 Rating: With this book, Professor Gary Waite has written one of the clearest overviews of witchcraft and heresy in Europe during the 15th through 17th centuries. The book is broken into six main chapters ranging from concepts of the devil, magic and heresy in the Later Middle Ages to how the … [Read more...]
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Author: Yates, Frances Amelia Publisher: Routledge Year Published: 2001 Rating: For anyone interested in occult philosophy, the books by Dame Yates are absolutely essential - and The Occult Philosophy of the Elizabethan Age is no exception. First published in 1979, Yates covers a broad range of topics and key thinkers to show how fundamental occult thinking was during … [Read more...]
Rating: Author: Bart D. Ehrman Publisher: Oxford University Press Year Published: 2003 Bart Ehrman's Lost Christianities: The Battle for Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew provides a fascinating overview of the events, writings, and politics that eventually led to the New Testament as we know it today. The road to canonization wasn't as clear-cut as the Church would … [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: Ben Witherington III Publisher: InterVarsity Press Year Published: 1997 Ben Witherington III serves as editor for this compilation of scholarly essays surrounding the Third Quest for the Historical Jesus. The first two chapters provide background first, for the social setting of Jesus and second, for the group of scholars known today as the Jesus … [Read more...]