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Satan the Heretic - a book by Boureau, Alain

Satan the Heretic

The Birth of Demonology in the Medieval West

Satan the Heretic( )
Author: Boureau, Alain
Translator: Fagan, Teresa Lavender
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $23.00
Book Description:

Before the end of the thirteenth century, theologians had little interest in demons, but with Thomas Aquinas and his formidable “Treatise on Evil” in 1272, everything changed. In Satan the Heretic, Alain Boureau trains his skeptical eye not on Satan or Satanism, but on the birth of demonology and the sudden belief in the power of demons who inhabited Satan’s Court, setting out to understand not why people believed in demons, but why...
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Detailed Subjects: Religion / Demonology & Satanism
Religion / Christianity / Denominations
Religion / Christian Church / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.792 Pounds

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