-> Reviews -> Religion and the Decline of Magic

This post is from 2011-07-24. That feels like a very long time ago!

Tidbits about 16th/17th century England, from Religion and the Decline of Magic (Keith Thomas):

I can’t analyze the book’s larger arguments or know what claims may have become out-of-date since its publishing ~40 years ago, but I enjoyed the large number of concrete examples (with some statistics where possible) and found it helpful in getting an idea of the mental climate at the time.