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

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Though erudite and very detailed, this is a good overview of supernatural beliefs in early modern England. Religion and magic weren't opposed to each other, Thomas shows; instead, they worked together ... Read full review

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

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This is certainly a comprehensive work. I doubt if there's a recorded instance of witchcraft in the whole of English history that doesn't find its way in here. It might actually have been a better ... Read full review

Contents

The Environment
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W RELIGION
4
The Magic of the Medieval Church
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