Christian Demonology and Popular Mythology
Demons, Spirits and WitcheseBook - 2006
This is the second volume of a series of three, containing seventeen essays of altogether forty-three articles based on the topics of the interdisciplinary conference held on "Demons, spirits, and witches" in Budapest. Recognized historians, ethnologists, folklorists coming from four continents present the latest research findings on the relationship, coexistence and conflicts of popular belief systems, Judeo-Christian mythology and demonology in medieval and modern Europe. After a first volume, published in 2005, on "Communicating with the Spirits", the studies in the present volume examine the manifold interchanges between learned and popular culture, and its repercussions on magical belief-system and the changing figure of the witch. Book jacket.
Publisher: Hungary : Central European University Press, 2006.
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (284 p.)
Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK