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  - Lindsey Ilsley - Goodreads

Keith Thomas collated this book rather than authored it.Years of collecting snippets of information, filed in draws on scraps of paper under relevant headings became clustered into book form. This ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Jrobertus - Goodreads

His is an interesting topic and the book is well researched. He makes some sound points, but has an excess of examples that gets tiresome. He explores the increase in witchcraft trials in the 16th and ... 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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