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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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The Devil today

in The Devil

May 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Spirituality and Religious Experience. 3736 words.

Who believes in ‘The Devil today’? Satan retains an important role in many faith communities in the Western world. Elsewhere he survives as a key figure in popular culture. Advertisers...

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Conclusion

Darren Oldridge.

in The Devil

May 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Spirituality and Religious Experience. 913 words.

The Devil is represented in history, literature and theology as a figure of darkness and malice. He is the — often appealing — excuse for the bad things that happen in life. Just as some...

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