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

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Religion and the Decline of Magic: Studies in Popular Beliefs in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century England - Thomas, Keith

Astrology, witchcraft, magical healing, divination, ancient prophecies, ghosts, and fairies were taken very seriously by people at all social and economic levels in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England. Helplessness in the face of disease and human disaster helped to perpetuate this belief in magic and the supernatural. As Keith Thomas shows ... Read More

Religion and the Decline of Magic: Studies in Popular Beliefs in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century England 1997, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195213607

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Religion and the decline of magic: studies in popular beliefs in sixteenth and seventeenth century England 1971, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297002208

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