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Eradicating the Devil's minions : Anabaptists and witches in Reformation Europe, 1525-1600

Author: Gary K Waite
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Focusing primarily on the Habsburg-controlled regions of Europe, Gary K. Waite argues that the persecution of Anabaptists did not go hand in hand with the outbreak of witch-hunts in the mid-sixteenth century. Rather, distrust of Anabaptists predated the first major witch panic of 1562-3, and Waite suggests that the virulent propaganda against Anabaptist heretics helped convince governments of the existence of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary K Waite
ISBN: 9780802091550 0802091555 9781442610323 1442610328
OCLC Number: 77549134
Description: xvi, 319 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: The Devil's minions? Anabaptists, magic, and witches in the sixteenth century --
Blackened tongues and miraculous hosts: anabaptists and miracles in the Polemical literature --
Shamans and soothsayers: the persecution of anabaptists and witches in the northern Netherlands --
Rebaptism and the Devil: anabaptists and witches in the southern Netherlands --
The Devil's sabbat: nocturnal anabaptist meetings, hailstorms, and witchcraft in southern Germany --
Eliminating the desecrators of hosts: anabaptists and witches in the Austrian Tirol.
Responsibility: Gary K. Waite.

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Eradicating the Devil's Minions is an investigation into the roots of religious intolerance in Reformation Europe, and a unique examination of mass hysteria and social extremism.  Read more...

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