The Devil: Perceptions of Evil from Antiquity to Primitive Christianity

Cornell Univ Pr, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Fine in fine dust jacket. Hardcover. 276 pp. with bibiography, index. Illustrations. Lively, learned book that traces the hisotry of the concept of evil from its beginnings in ancient times to the period of the New Testament. The author looks at the roots of the idea of evil, deals with the development of the idea in the ancient Near East, then concentrates on the concept of the Devil as it was formed in late Judaism and early Christianity. Fine / fine. Item #E24067
ISBN: 9780801409387

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