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by Montague Summers

Author: Montague Summers
Subcategory: New Age & Spirituality
Language: English
Publisher: Citadel (1974)
Pages: 353 pages
Category: Spirituality
Rating: 4.4
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The Reverend Montague Summers was a Roman Catholic priest. However, his views on witchcraft and demonology differed considerably from those of Catholic encyclopedists and spokesmen of today

The Reverend Montague Summers was a Roman Catholic priest. However, his views on witchcraft and demonology differed considerably from those of Catholic encyclopedists and spokesmen of today. He is not ashamed of the greatest excesses committed in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

The History Of Witchcraft And Demonology. Kegan Paul & Co London

Montague Summer's book was probably one of the most interesting books I have read thus far in 2019. For a book that's supposed to be about the history of witchcraft and demonology, it relies an awful lot on heresay and even the portrayal of witches in fiction

Montague Summer's book was probably one of the most interesting books I have read thus far in 2019. When I skimmed this book several months ago, I thought I would have some difficulty understanding the text, but as I read through the book it was not as difficult as I had surmised. As this is the first book I have read concerning the history of witchcraft, I cannot compare this book to anything else I have read. For a book that's supposed to be about the history of witchcraft and demonology, it relies an awful lot on heresay and even the portrayal of witches in fiction. I'm tempted to read up on Margaret Murray's stuff since he was so scathing of her work.

An intriguing perspective on the development of the black arts and their heretical interpretations by society, church, and state, The History of Witchcraft and Demonology will capture the attention of the general reader as well as the occult enthusiast.

He was instrumental in rediscovering those lost works, which some had supposed were an invention of Jane Austen herself. He also published biographies of writers Jane Austen and Ann Radcliffe. In the introduction to his book on The History of Witchcraft and Demonology (1926) he writes

Quite recent work is represented by Professor Wallace Notestein’s History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718, published in 1911. Quite recent work is represented by Professor Wallace Notestein’s History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718, published in 1911. This intimate study of a century and a half concentrates, as its title tells, upon England alone.

The Reverend Montague Summers was a Roman Catholic priest.

Montague Summers (author). Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. Complete Book of Witchcraft. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. Ogden, was to summarize the most up-to-date findings and theories of historians, anthropologists, archaeologists and sociologists.

Witchcraft has a long history. Witchcraft has a long history.

1974 Citadel Press