Raising the Devil: Satanism, New Religions, and the Media

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University Press of Kentucky, 2000 - Performing Arts - 332 pages
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Raising the devil: Satanism, new religions, and the media

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In the 1980s, the media focused attention on Satanism and related phenomena such as Black Masses, ritual abuse, blood rites, Ouija rituals, grave robbing, vampires, and animal mutilation. Are these ... Read full review

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Interesting, nuanced look at a social/pop culture trend that keeps resurfacing. Somewhat dense scholarly language, but fascinating topic and a good read! Read full review

Contents

The Theory behind the Scare
1
Deliverance and Spiritualism
32
Ouija Boards and Deliverance
62
MPD and Ritual Abuse Narratives
87
Projection and Conspiracy
120
The First Confessing Witches
143
Satanic Confessions in North America
167
GraveRobbing and Rumor Panic
202
Satanism Becomes News
240
Conclusions
279
Notes
289
Bibliography
301
Index
319
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Page vii - What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done; and there is nothing new under the sun. Is there a thing of which it is said, "See, this is new"?

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