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Demonology : Socio-Religious Belief of Witchcraft

R Khanam

ISBN 10: 818774670X / ISBN 13: 9788187746706
Published by Global Vision, 2003
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Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. I. Oriental demonology: 2. Indian demonophobia. 3. Jaina demonology. 4. Buddhist interpretation of evil spirit. 5. Tibetan concept of supernatural evils. 6. Chinese concept of demons and spirits. 7. Japanese ghosts and ghost-stories. 8. Egyptian angelology and demonology. 9. Assyrians and Babylonians concept of witchcraft. 10. Demonic tenets in Zoroastrianism. 11. Jewish concept of demons and spirits. 12. Demons and spirits in Hebrew literature. 13. Muslim demonology. II. Occidental demonology: 14. Greek demonic beliefs. 15. Roman concept of demonic power. 16. Celtic perception of demonic spirit. 17. Slavic belief in demons and spirits. 18. Teutonic demonology. 19. Christian demonology. 20. Demonic beliefs of the Coptic Christians. Bibliography. Index. "Demons worship is a form of belief which has its independent origin from the orthodox form of religions. This cult is amorphous and ill-organized, possessing little or no sacred literature and no established priesthood. Later, it has been, in many cases, annexed and absorbed by almost all religions of the world. "This volume is an in- depth study of demonic belief and practices of nineteen important religious communities of the world and its impact on their socio-cultural life from the beginning of civilisation to contemporary world. This study is classified into two parts-oriental demonology and occidental demonology.First part deals with demonic belief and practices in twelve oriental religious communities, and the second part describes seven. 344 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 48072

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Publisher: Global Vision

Publication Date: 2003

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