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A history of the devil

by Gerald MessadieМЃ

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Published by Kodansha International in New York, Tokyo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published in France in slightly different form as Histoire Générale du Diable, Éditions Robert Laffont, 1993.

StatementGerald Messadié ; translated from the French by Marc Romano.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18681729M
ISBN 10156836198X
OCLC/WorldCa42422012

In the Introduction to his book Satan: A Biography, Henry Ansgar Kelly discusses various considerations and meanings that he has encountered in using terms such as devil and Satan, etc. The Devil first appeared in early Christian iconography as a blue angel assisting Jesus on judgment day separating the goats from the sheep, as described the gospel according to Matthew (25, ): When the Son of Man shall come in his glory and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory; And before him shall be gathered all nations; and he shall separate.

  The hellish history of the devil: Satan in the Middle Ages In the Middle Ages European artists and theologians shaped a new terrifying vision of Satan and the punishments awaiting sinners in . The deuterocanonical Book of Wisdom says, "But by the envy of the Devil, death entered the world and they who are in his possession experience it." (Wisdom ) Satan is implicitly identified, in the New Testament, with the serpent in Eden, in Revelation "This great dragon — the ancient serpent called the Devil, or Satan, the one.

The Political History of the Devil is a book by Daniel Defoe. [1] General scholarly opinion is that Defoe really did think of the Devil as a participant in world history. He spends some time discussing Milton's Paradise Lost and explaining why he considers it inaccurate.. His view is on 18th-century Presbyterian – he blames the Devil for the Crusades and sees him as close to Europe's. Chapter 1 The History of an Idea 1 A History of the Devil and Satan in Old Testament Times 1 Digression 1 Deconstruction 10 Israel in Exile: the Babylonian / Persian Influence 14 Greek Influence 22 The Devil After the New Testament 29 Satan in the Thought of Justin Martyr


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A History of the Devil is a provocative exploration of the personification of evil through the ages and across cultures.

Messadié reveals that the Satan of Judeo-Christian mythology-the antithesis of God and good-was a concept unknown to the Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, Hindus, and by: 4. This highly original and engaging book by French historian Robert Muchembled, is a journey through time and space in search of the changing perception and significance of the devil in Western culture.

The author takes the story back to the 13th century, when visual images of Satan first started to appear, Format: Hardcover. A History of the A history of the devil book is a provocative exploration of the personification of evil through the ages and across cultures. Messadie reveals that the Satan of Judeo-Christian mythology-the antithesis of God and good-was a concept unknown to the Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, Hindus, and Chinese/5.

The History of the Devil is his magnum opus, exploring the evolution of the idea of evil and the concept of Satan from antiquity to modern times. Carus follows the devil around the world, highlighting satanic manifestations in a fascinating variety of cultures and historic periods.4/5(16).

From Publishers Weekly. This wickedly attractive coffee-table book by Muchembled, a Parisian scholar who specializes in the history of witchcraft, traces the devil from the 12th century to the present. Satan, writes Muchembled, represents "the dark side of Western culture" and is a product of the human imagination, /5(6).

A very easy-to-read, copiously illustrated, and comprehensive history of the Devil, first published in Its age means that there are an awful lot of inaccuracies and out of date scholarship, but the wide range of information and Carus' obvious enthusiasm for the subject made it forgivable/5.

In modern biblical translations, the Devil is the adversary of God and God’s people. It’s commonly thought that the Devil first showed up in the Bible in the book of Genesis as the serpent who.

2) The Devil’s Bible contains pages made from vellum from donkeys. Originally, The Devil’s Bible contained pages, but at some point in time the last ten pages were cut out and removed from the book.

3) The Devil’s Bible weighs lbs. 4) The Devil’s Bible was meant to be a work of history. That’s why it contains the Christian Bible in its entirety, The Jewish War and Author: Erika Harlitz-Kern.

The Malleus Maleficarum, written in - by one or two German Dominican monks and theology professors, and one of the most common manuals for witch hunters, describes the agreement with the devil as an important ritual in associating with the devil and becoming a witch (or warlock).

This massive work on the history of evil, particularly as symbolized by the Christian devil, was written on the cusp of the 20th century by Paul Carus, who wrote such other books as 'Buddha, the Gospel'. At that point in history it seemed apparent that evil would soon be eliminated by the onrushing forces of rationalism and modernism.

The Satanic Bible is a collection of essays, observations, and rituals published by Anton LaVey in It is the central religious text of LaVeyan Satanism, and is considered the foundation of its philosophy and dogma.

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From its roots in the turn-of-the-century honky-tonks of New Orleans and the barrelhouses and plantations of the Mississippi Delta to modern legends such Cited by: The ambiguous demons of Oceania --India: spared from evil --China and Japan: exorcism through writing --Zoraster, the first Ayatollahs, and the true birth of the Devil --Mesopotamia: the appearance of sin --The Celts: thirty-five centuries without the Devil --Greece: the Devil driven out by democracy --Rome: the Devil banned --Egypt.

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A history of the devil. [William Howard Woods] -- Primitive religion, Dionysian rites, witches, heresies, and demonic possession are treated in this study of the devil in European countries.

The book is not really a biography rather it is about the history of thought about the Devil from the beginning of Christianity until about two hundred fifty years ago when according to the author he became much less important in Western culture.

While, I learned a /5. A devil by any other name is a god. And Wood has a great deal of sympathy, not to say affection for him. In the good old pagan clays he was a respected member of society — a merry, ribald fellow, fond of drink and dance and rolling in the hay with country maidens.

Pan, Dionysius, Merlin — magicians and bon vivants all. The common folk &#; shrewder by far than the clergy &#A history of the devil. Woods, William Howard. Published by History of the Devil. William Woods.

Published by W.H. Allen / Virgin Books Bound in the original publisher cloth. VERY GOOD in Good dust jacket. The book itself shows just a hint of shelf rubbing along the edges, small toning mark of the endpaper, otherwise the binding is.Using a comparative and phenomenological approach, the author traces the idea of the Devil from ancient Greece and India to contemporary Western culture.

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