Narratives of the Witchcraft Cases, 1648-1706
by George Lincoln Burr
Publisher: C. Scribner's Sons 1914
Number of pages: 501
These narratives of witchcraft are no fairy tales. Weird as they seem to us, they were the most intense of realities to thousands of men and women in 17th century America. They were the bulletins of a war more actual, more cruel, more momentous, than any fray of flesh and blood. To those enlisted in this war in the age-long war of Heaven with Hell, they were instruction, encouragement and appeal.
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