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Articles > 2014 > 4 April > Reviews > Book reviews >

When the devil’s game was raised

Terrible things were done out of fear, says William Whyte

The Devil Within: Possession and exorcism in the Christian West
Brian P. Levack
Yale £25
(978-0-300-11472-0)
Church Times Bookshop £22.50 (Use code CT706 )

Witches: A tale of sorcery, scandal and seduction
Tracy Borman
Jonathan Cape £20
(978-0-224-09056-8)
Church Times Bookshop £18 (Use code CT706 )

FORTY years ago, early ...

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