The History of the Devil as well Ancient as Modern

The History of the Devil as well Ancient as Modern

by Daniel Defoe

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Overview

First published in 1726, this full-length study of the devil's role in society combines Biblical history with common sense as Defoe considers the conflict between forces of destructive evil and the benevolent Deity which controls the world. (Excerpt from Goodreads)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783962727956
Publisher: Otbebookpublishing
Publication date: 01/10/2019
Series: Classics To Go
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 303
Sales rank: 389,538
File size: 755 KB

About the Author

Daniel Defoe (c. 1660 – 24 April 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy. He is most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe, which is second only to the Bible in its number of translations. He has been seen as one of the earliest proponents of the English novel, and helped to popularise the form in Britain with others such as Aphra Behn and Samuel Richardson. Defoe wrote many political tracts and often was in trouble with the authorities, including a spell in prison. Intellectuals and political leaders paid attention to his fresh ideas and sometimes consulted with him. (Wikipedia)

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