Religion and the decline of magic

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Scribner, 1971 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 716 pages
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Review: Religion and the Decline of Magic: Studies in Popular Beliefs in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century England

User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

Based mainly around anecdotes to back up his points. Easy to read and just lose yourself in the world that Thomas sets for you. In an article that he wrote, Thomas talked about being the local guide ... Read full review

Review: Religion and the Decline of Magic: Studies in Popular Beliefs in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century England

User Review  - Chip - Goodreads

Truly fascinating! Loved the section on witches. Perhaps not a book to read straight thru but very engaging + insightful on parsing the roles of magic (charmers, astrologists, witches) + religion's response + effect. Read full review

Contents

The Environment
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W RELIGION
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The Magic of the Medieval Church
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