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Author Levack, Brian P.

Title The Devil within : possession & exorcism in the Christian West / Brian P. Levack.

Publication Info. New Haven [Connecticut] : Yale University Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  133.4 LEVACK    DUE 03-13-24
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  133.426 LEVACK    Check Shelf
Description xii, 346 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Making sense of demonic possession -- Possession and exorcism in Christian antiquity -- Possession in Christian demonology -- Expelling the demon -- Demonic possession and illness -- The performance of the possessed -- The demoniac in society -- The demoniac and the witch -- Possession in the age of reason -- Possession: past and present.
Subject Exorcism -- Europe -- History.
Demoniac possession -- Europe -- History.
ISBN 9780300114720 cloth alkaline paper
0300114729 cloth alkaline paper
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