The History of the Devil and the Idea of Evil, from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

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Open Court Publishing Company, 1974 - Philosophy - 496 pages
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Traces the development of ideas concerning the Devil and the relationship between good and evil from ancient demon worship to late-nineteenth-century attitudes and practices. Bibliogs

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Contents

Good and Evil as Religious Ideas
5
Ancient Egypt
17
Accad and the Early Semite
29
Copyright

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Paul Carus is the author of more than 60 books, including "The Teachings of Buddha," He founded the American branch of the Maha Bodhi Society at the turn of the century and knew many Buddhist scholars of the period, including D.T. Suzuki.

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