Satanism: A Social History

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BRILL, Sep 29, 2016 - Religion - 668 pages
For the first time, Massimo Introvigne proposes a general social history of Satanism and anti-Satanism, from the French Court of Louis XIV to the Satanic scares of the late 20th century, satanic themes in Black Metal music, the Church of Satan, and beyond.

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ProtoSatanism 17th and 18th Centuries
Classical Satanism 18211952
Contemporary Satanism 19522016

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Tomas Sundnes Dr nen, Ph.D. (2007), is Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies at the School of Mission and Theology (Stavanger, Norway). He has previously worked as seminary lecturer in Cameroon and has authored many publications on intercultural communication and religious change in Africa.

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