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Religion and the decline of magic : studies in popular beliefs in sixteenth and seventeenth century England

Author: Keith Thomas
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Oxford University Press paperbackView all editions and formats
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Presents an analysis of the religious beliefs of English society in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, including the use of popular magic, and the role the Protestant Reformation played in taking magic out of religion.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thomas, Keith, 1933-
Religion and the decline of magic.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)647087608
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Thomas
ISBN: 0195213602 9780195213607
OCLC Number: 36343287
Notes: Originally published: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1971.
Description: xviii, 716 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Religion --
Magic --
Astrology --
The appeal to the past --
Witchcraft --
Allied Beliefs.
Responsibility: Keith Thomas.
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Presents an analysis of the religious beliefs of English society in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, including the use of popular magic, and the role the Protestant Reformation played in taking magic out of religion.

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