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The Devil in the Shape of a Woman by Carol F. Karlsen
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Apr 16, 2008

really liked it
bookshelves: nonfiction
Read in December, 2004

This was a fascinating read about, not only those who were persecuted as witches in colonial New England, but also the accusers. A look at the subject from a historical perspective, examining their make-up socially, economically and of course, from a theological standpoint. The anticdotal portions of the text were very interesting as well.

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