Speak of the Devil. Tales of Satanic Abuse in Contemporary England. - Jean Sybil La Fontaine


The first modern allegations of satanic sexual abuse surfaced in North America during the 1980s, followed a few years later by similar allegations in Britain. Professor La Fontaine, an anthropologist, has studied the literature on satanic abuse in England and conducted a detailed analysis of a number of actual cases. She found no evidence of devil worship. She concludes that behind the hysteria is a social movement, comparable to classic instances of witchcraft accusations and the witch hunts in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Europe.
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1998224 paginasTaal: EngelsISBN-10: 0521629349ISBN-13: 9780521629348
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