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Author Johnstone, Nathan.
Title The devil and demonism in early modern England / Nathan Johnstone.
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Author Johnstone, Nathan.
Series Cambridge studies in early modern British history.
Cambridge studies in early modern British history.
Subject Devil -- History of doctrines -- 16th century.
Devil -- History of doctrines -- 17th century.
Demonology -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Demonology -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Description 1 online resource (x, 334 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 The synagogue of Satan: anti-Catholicism, false doctrine and the construction of contrariety; 3 Temptation: the Protestant dynamic of diabolic agency and the resurgence of clerical mediation; 4 Satan and the godly in early modern England; 5 Incarnate devils: crime narratives, demonisation and audience empathy; 6 'What concord hath Christ with Belial?': de facto satanism and the temptation of the body politic, 1570-1640.
Summary Nathan Johnstone examines the concept of the Devil in English culture between the Reformation and the English Civil War. The author looks at the ways in which beliefs about the nature of the Devil changed as a consequence of the Reformation, and its impact on religious, literary and political culture.
ISBN 0511140401 (electronic bk.)
9780511140402 (electronic bk.)
0511140274 (electronic bk.)
9780511140273 (electronic bk.)
9780511495847 (ebook)
0511495846 (ebook)
0521802369 (Cloth)
OCLC # 65181176
Additional Format Print version: Johnstone, Nathan. Devil and demonism in early modern England. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006 0521802369 (OCoLC)62132870.

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