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  - 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

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

User Review  - Smoothw - Goodreads

Extremely interesting, if a bit long winded, look at magical beliefs in pre-modern, yet post medieval, england. I especially liked the detailed look at witchcraft and astrology, most other sources I have read on that subject just sort of shrug their shoulders at why this stuff actually happened. Read full review

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The Environment
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W RELIGION
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The Magic of the Medieval Church
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