Mephistopheles : the Devil in the modern world (Book, 1990) [WorldCat.org]
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Mephistopheles : the Devil in the modern world

Author: Jeffrey Burton Russell
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1990, ©1988.
Series: Cornell paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
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This "is the fourth and final volume of a ... history of the concept of the Devil. The series constitutes the most complete historical study ever made of the figure that has been called the second most famous personage in Christianity. In his first three volumes, Jeffrey Burton Russell brought the history of Christian diabology to the end of the Middle Ages, showing the development of a degree of consensus, even in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Burton Russell
ISBN: 0801497183 9780801497186 0801418089 9780801418082
OCLC Number: 276783372
Notes: Cornell paperbacks.
Description: 333 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface 1. Evil2. The Reformed Devil3. The Devil between Two Worlds4. Satan Expiring5. The Romantic Devil6. The DeviI's Shadow7. The Devil in a Warring World8. God and DevilBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Cornell paperbacks.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Burton Russell.

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Mephistopheles is the fourth and final volume of Jeffrey Burton Russell's critically acclaimed history of the concept of the Devil, continuing in this volume the story from the Reformation to the  Read more...

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