Perceptions of Evil from Antiquity to Primitive Christianity
Jeffrey Burton Russell
The Prince of Darkness
Radical Evil and the Power of Good in History
While recounting how past generations have personified evil, Jeffrey Burton Russell deepens our understanding of the ways in which people have dealt with the enduring problem of radical evil.
The Devil in the Modern World
Mephistopheles is the fourth and final volume of Jeffrey Burton Russell's critically acclaimed history of the concept of the Devil. The series constitutes the most complete historical study ever made of the figure called the second most famous...
The Early Christian Tradition
Satan is both a revealing study of the compelling figure of the Devil and an imaginative and persuasive inquiry into the forces that shape a concept and ensure its...
The Devil in the Middle Ages
Witchcraft in the Middle Ages
All the known theories and incidents of witchcraft in Western Europe from the fifth to the fifteenth century are brilliantly set forth in this engaging and comprehensive history. Building on a foundation of newly discovered primary sources and recent...