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Author Ferber, Sarah, 1957-

Title Demonic possession and exorcism in early modern France / Sarah Ferber
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (227 pages) : illustrations
Contents Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Scepticism and Catholic Reform: Introductory Remarks; 2. 'Into the Realm of the Senses': Nicole Obry and the Miracle of Laon; 3. Marthe Brossier; 4. Priestcraft and Witchcraft: Introductory Remarks; 5. The Trial of Louis Gaufridy: Aix-en-Provence, 1609-11; 6. Fighting Fire with Fire?: Exorcism Against Ecstasy, Louviers, 1642-54; 7. Ecstasy, Possession, Witchcraft: The Will to Hierarchy; 8. 'God's Witches: Two Possessed Women; Conclusion; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
Summary In this highly original study of possession by demons and their exorcism, Sarah Ferber offers a challenging study of one of the most intriguing phenomenon of early modern Europe. Looking also at the present day, she argues that early modern
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Demoniac possession -- France -- History
Exorcism -- France -- History
Demoniac possession.
Exorcism.
RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Spiritual Warfare.
RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Angelology & Demonology.
France.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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