The Devil: A Very Short Introduction

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9780199580996: The Devil: A Very Short Introduction

The Devil has fascinated Christians since the time of the New Testament, and inspired many haunting works of art. This Very Short Introduction looks at the Devil in the history of ideas and in the lives of real people. Darren Oldridge shows us that the Devil is an important figure in western history--a richly complex and contradictory one. Oldridge focuses on three main themes: the idea of the Devil being integral to western thought from the early Middle Ages to the beginnings of modernity; the belief that the Devil represents the mirror image of goodness; and the multiplicity and instability of ideas about the Devil. Oldridge concludes by exploring "demonological" ways of thinking in our own time, including allegations of "satanic ritual abuse."

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Darren Oldridge is a Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Worcester.

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In this densely researched and drily elegant book, Satan is pursued through Augustine, Marlowe, Milton, Shelley, Blake, Goethe, Ambrose Bierce, Auden and CS Lewis's Screwtape, tales of self-mortification and witch-hunting, painting and the cinema. * Steven Poole, The Guardian * Devil believer or devil-denier, you'll find plenty to get your teeth into here. * Northern Echo * This book may appeal to those wanting a short but insightful survey of those understandings of evil that the devil represents. * Reform Magazine *

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