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e-Book Witchcraft in Europe download

e-Book Witchcraft in Europe download

by P G Maxwell-Stuart

ISBN: 0333764641
ISBN13: 978-0333764640
Language: English
Publisher: Red Globe Press; 2001 edition (April 23, 2001)
Pages: 128
Category: New Age and Spirituality
Subategory: Religion

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Maxwell-Stuart creates a lively overview of the subject from medieval attitudes to witches, through the details of two influential treatises, to the effect of the Reformation on attitudes to witchcraft, and the influence of Calvin, Luther and James VI of Scotland

Maxwell-Stuart creates a lively overview of the subject from medieval attitudes to witches, through the details of two influential treatises, to the effect of the Reformation on attitudes to witchcraft, and the influence of Calvin, Luther and James VI of Scotland. Recent scholarship on witchcraft in Scandinavia, Iceland, Russia, Hungary, Poland and the New World enriches the text.

This book can be read for a better understanding of the nature of early modern encounters, but also for the sheer .

This book can be read for a better understanding of the nature of early modern encounters, but also for the sheer pleasure of entering a new world. Europe (c. 1400-1458) provides students and scholars alike with a rich array of famous and lesser known figures and events spanning from Scandinavia to Italy and Iberia, and from Scotland to Lithuania and Greece.

This book illuminates the way in which people in the early modern era framed their ideas about the Creator and the created universe in terms of magic. Witchcraft in Europe and. has been added to your Cart. This perspective informed and molded theology.

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Magic and witchcraft have been believed in, and practised, from ancient times through to the present day, frequently as an expected companion to the official religion Show More.

Magic and witchcraft have been believed in, and practised, from ancient times through to the present day, frequently as an expected companion to the official religion

Magic and witchcraft have been believed in, and practised, from ancient times through to the present day, frequently as an expected companion to the official religion. It is, however, important not to fall into the trap of thinking of these beliefs as being a monolithic set of tenets and practises.

Satan’s Conspiracy: Magic and Witch-. explain what was occurring. Maxwell-Stuart, in his. recent Satan’s Conspiracy: Magic and Witchcraft in Sixteenth-. Century Scotland (Tuckwell, 2001), studies these early cases. with a clear reference point – that of magic and occult beliefs. Maxwell-Stuart has already published two articles specifically. dealing with aspects of the early Scottish witch-hunt: The. fear of the king is death: James VI and the witches of East.

This book illuminates the way in which people in the early modern era framed their ideas about the Creator and the created universe in terms of magic. This perspective informed and molded theology, philosophy, the law, medicine, and the sciences, as well as offered practical help with the problems of everyday life. The study of witchcraft (as a particular manifestation of this mental world), helps to illustrate many of the key concepts which governed both defenders and, later, opponents of the magical Zeitgeist.

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Maxwell-Stuart creates a lively overview of the subject from medieval attitudes to witches, through the details of two influential treatises, to the effect of the Reformation on attitudes to witchcraft, and the influence of Calvin, Luther and James VI of Scotland. Witchcraft in Europe by . Maxwell-Stuart and Publisher Palgrave Macmillan Copy 20190424143955. eTextbook Return Policy.

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Magic and witchcraft have been believed in, and practised, from ancient times through to the present day, frequently as an expected companion to the official religion. It is, however, important not to fall into the trap of thinking of these beliefs as being a monolithic set of tenets and practises.The aim of this book is to provide students with insight into the way in which people in the early modern period framed their ideas abouth the 'Creator' and the created universe in terms of magic. This mental framework informed and moulded theology, philosophy, the law, medicine, and the sciences, as well as offering everyone practical help to cope with and find solutions to the multifarious problems of their everyday lives. A study of witchcraft, (which was simply a particular manifestation of this mental world) therefore helps to illustrate many of the key concepts which governed both defenders and, later, opponents of the magical Zeitgeist.Maxwell-Stuart creates a lively overview of the subject from medieval attitudes to witches, through the details of two influential treatises, to the effect of the Reformation on attitudes to witchcraft, and the influence of Calvin, Luther and James VI of Scotland. Recent scholarship on witchcraft in Scandinavia, Iceland, Russia, Hungary, Poland and the New World enriches the text.
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