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The history of the devil and the idea of evil

from the earliest times to the present day

by Paul Carus

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Published by Open Court Pub. Co. in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Devil,
  • Demonology,
  • Good and evil

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dr. Paul Carus
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1548 .C35
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 496 p. :
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24975413M
    LC Control Number00004833

    This book is a history of the personification of evil, which for the sake of clarity I have called 'the Devil.' I am a medievalist, but when I began some years ago to work with the concept o "Evil--the infliction of pain upon sentient beings--is one of the most long-standing and serious problems of human existence.4/5(25). The Mythology of Evil. Mythology being always a popular metaphysics, it is a matter of course that the idea of evil has been personified. p. Click to view EGYPTIAN DEVIL. Postclassic age. 1. among all nations. There is no religion in the world but has its demons or evil .

      Satan, the Devil, and Demons, Early history. 1 Chronicles Satan, "a supernatural evil emissary," acting on God's behalf, has influenced David to hold a census is taken, and God is angry for an unknown reason. A History of the Devil is a provocative exploration "The biggest ruse of the devil is making us believe that he doesn't exist," claimed Baudelaire. On the contrary, argues bestselling historian and critic Gerald Messadie, the true evil lies in the fact that we believe in him at all/5(22).

    History of the Devil and the Idea of Evil by Dr. Paul Carus and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The idea of the devil as evil incarnate is just an extension of the evil in each of us. There is one element of the belief in the devil that does chill my soul.


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This weekend I picked up The History of the Devil and the Idea of Evil by Paul Carus. The book was originally written in and had illustrations of gorgeous old images of the devil, demons and deities from around the world/5(22).

This book is as much a history of comparative religion as it is a history of the devil. We learn a good deal about Eastern religions and their basic doctrines, along with how the concept of evil works in those faiths.

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The History of the Devil and the Idea of Evil: From the Earliest Times to the Present Day Paul Carus. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ The Origin of Satan: How Christians Demonized Jews, Pagans, and Heretics Elaine Pagels. out of 5 stars Paperback. $Cited by: This massive work on the history of evil, particularly as symbolized by the Christian devil, was written on the cusp of the 20th century by Paul Carus, who wrote such other books as 'Buddha, the Gospel'.

At that point in history it seemed apparent that evil would soon be eliminated by the onrushing forces of rationalism and modernism. The History of the Devil and the Idea of Evil. By Dr.

Paul Carus. 8vo. xvi + (London: Kegan Paul and Co., Ltd. Chicago: The Open Court Publishing Company, ). The idea that the Devil governs hell may have come from the poem by Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy, published in the early fourteenth century.

In it, God created hell when he threw the Devil. The History of the Devil and the Idea of Evil: From the Earliest Times to the Present Day (Open Court paperback) Paul Carus. This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words.

This book may have occasional imperfections such as. This book is as much a history of comparative religion as it is a history of the devil.

We learn a good deal about Eastern religions and their basic doctrines, along with how the concept of evil works in those faiths. While the book takes a far-reaching perspective, it is not comprehensive/5(5). Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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by Paul Carus. avg. rating Ratings. Often described as "the lost book" of the Bible, The Book of Enoch seems to have been wri. In The History of the Devil and the Idea of Evil, Paul Carus shows that the idea of Evil developed parallel to the idea of God.

Like God, the Devil was symbolic of a real part of human experience. This classic sourcebook in demonology, a reprint of the work first published inassembles images of the Devil in comparing the. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carus, Paul, History of the devil and the idea of evil. Chicago, The Open Court Pub. Co.; [etc., etc.] The history of the devil and the idea of evil from the earliest times to the present day This book, "The history of the devil and the idea of evil," by Paul Carus, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as Range: $ - $ Chapter 1 The History of an Idea 1 A History of the Devil and Satan in Old Testament Times 1 Digression 1 Deconstruction 10 Israel in Exile: the Babylonian / Persian Influence 14 Greek Influence 22 The Devil After the New Testament 29 Satan in the Thought of Justin Martyr "Evil--the infliction of pain upon sentient beings--is one of the most long-standing and serious problems of human existence.

Frequently and in many cultures evil has been personified. This book is a history of the personification of evil, which for the sake of clarity I have called 'the Devil.' I am a medievalist, but when I began some years ago to work with the concept of the Devil in the 4/5(5).

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Paul Carus. Open Court Publishing Company, - Demonology - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. The idea of the devil as evil incarnate is just an extension of the evil in each of us. There is one element of the belief in the devil that does chill my soul.