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The Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology by Rosemary Ellen Guiley (English) Pap

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The truth about demons and demonology–in more than 400 entries.The conflict between good and evil can be found in every culture, mythical tradition, and religion throughout history. In many cases, the source of evil has been personified as demons or devils, and in many belief systems, both are considered to be real entities operating outside the boundaries of the physical world to torment people or lead them astray. In some traditions demons are believed to be the direct opposite of angels, working against the forces of good and challenging them. Real or not, demons are at the heart of many fascinating beliefs and traditions, several of which are widely held today. The truth about demons and demonologyin more than 400 entries. The conflict between good and evil can be found in every culture, mythical tradition, and religion throughout history. In many cases, the source of evil has been personified as demons or devils, and in many belief systems, both are considered to be real entities operating outside the boundaries of the physical world to torment people or lead them astray. In some traditions demons are believed to be the direct opposite of angels, working against the forces of good and challenging them. Real or not, demons are at the heart of many fascinating beliefs and traditions, several of which are widely held today. The Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology explores this dark aspect of folklore and religion and the role that demons play in the modern world. This comprehensive resource presents more than 400 entries and more than 80 black-and-white photographs documenting beliefs about demons and demonology from ancient history to the present. Key topics covered include: Demons in different cultural and religious traditions Demons in folklore and popular culture Exorcism and other means of confronting demons Historical cases of possession and demon activity The history of demonology Magic and witchcraft Possession and other demonic phenomena Modern-day demonologists and exorcists Strange creatures and entities related to demons Types of demons. This is the truth about demons and demonology – in more than 400 entries. The conflict between good and evil can be found in every culture, mythical tradition, and religion throughout history. In many cases, the source of evil has been personified as demons or devils, and in many belief systems, both are considered to be real entities operating outside the boundaries of the physical world to torment people or lead them astray. In some traditions demons are believed to be the direct opposite of angels, working against the forces of good and challenging them. Real or not, demons are at the heart of many fascinating beliefs and traditions, several of which are widely held today. “”The Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology”” explores this dark aspect of folklore and religion and the role that demons play in the modern world. This comprehensive resource presents more than 400 entries and more than 80 black-and-white photographs documenting beliefs about demons and demonology from ancient history to the present. The key topics covered include: Demons in different cultural and religious traditions; Demons in folklore and popular culture; Exorcism and other means of confronting demons; Historical cases of possession and demon activity; The history of demonology; Magic and witchcraft; Possession and other demonic phenomena; Modern-day demonologists and exorcists; Strange creatures and entities related to demons; and, Types of demons.

Product Identifiers
ISBN-10 0816073155
ISBN-13 9780816073153
eBay Product ID (ePID) 71713497

Key Details
Author Rosemary Guiley
Number Of Pages 320 pages
Format Paperback
Publication Date 2009-08-01
Language English
Publisher Facts On File, Incorporated
Publication Year 20090000

Additional Details
Copyright Date 2009
Illustrated Yes

Dimensions
Width 8.5 In.
Length 11 In.

Target Audience
Group Trade

Classification Method
LCCN 2008-052488
LC Classification Number BF1503.G85 2009
Dewey Decimal 133.4/203
Dewey Edition 22

Contributors
Foreword by John Zaffis

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