Religion and the Decline of Magic: Studies in Popular Beliefs in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century England
In this detailed, scholarly and immensely facsinating book, Sir Keith Thomas has analysed the thoughts and practices of an age when the supernatural was such a real and important part of men's lives.
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This is a mighty big book! I don't remember when I started it... probably a couple years ago. I would generally read one chapter at a time, then read another book or two before reading the next ... Read full review
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"The real question at issue here is what enables us to read a source ‘against the grain’, and here theory does indeed come in. Theory of whatever kind, whether it is a general set of theses about how ... Read full review