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displaying of supposed witchcraft.

Webster, John

displaying of supposed witchcraft.

Wherein is affirmed that there are many sorts of deceivers and impostors, and divers persons under a passive delusion of melancholy and fancy. But that there is a corporeal league made betwixt the devil and the witch, or that he sucks on the witches body, has carnal copulation, or that witches are turned into cats, dogs, raise tempests, or the like, is utterly denied and disproved.

by Webster, John

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Published by Printed by J.M. in London .
Written in English

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  • Witchcraft

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    StatementWherein also is handled, the existence of angels and spirits, the truth of apparitions, the nature of astral and sydereal spirits, the force of charms, and philters; with other abstruse matters. By John Webster, practitioner in physick.
    ContributionsSouthey, Arthur Howard (bookplate)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1565
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[15], 346, [4] p.
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20563796M

    The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft: Wherein is Affirmed That There Are Many Sorts of Deceivers and Impostors, and Divers Persons Under a Passive Delusion of Melancholy and Fancy (London: Printed by J. M., ), by John Webster. multiple formats at ; HTML at EEBO TCP; Filed under: Witchcraft -- England -- Early works to The Discoverie of Witchcraft was a partially skeptical book published by the English gentleman Reginald Scot in , which was intended as an exposé of medieval contains a small section intended to show how the public was fooled by charlatans, which is considered the first published material on magic.. Scot believed that the prosecution of those accused of witchcraft was. A theological discourse of angels and their ministries wherein their existence, nature, number, order and offices are modestly treated of: with the character of those for whose benefit especially they are commissioned, and such practical inferences deduced as are most proper to the premises: also an appendix containing some reflections upon Mr. Webster's displaying supposed witchcraft.


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“THIS KNOTTY AND THORNY SUBJECT OF WITCHES”: FIRST EDITION OF WEBSTER’S KEY WORK ON WITCHCRAFT, WEBSTER, John. The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft. London: J.M., Folio, contemporary full brown calf, marbled edges. Housed in a custom clamshell box. The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft London: J.M., Folio (14 by /2 inches), 19th-century full paneled calf gilt, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, raised bands, brown morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers, all edges : WEBSTER John.

The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical works of historical writers and scientists Author: John Clarence Webster.

The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft, the treatise published in by the former Parliamentarian chaplain, medical practitioner and natural philosopher, John Webster, has been the subject of various treatments in recent argument put forward by Thomas H. Jobe in that the work is to be seen as a political statement in a post-Restoration debate between an ongoing radical Cited by: 2.

This paper publishes for the first time the dedication to the Royal Society that John Webster wrote for his Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft (), but which failed to appear in the published work.

This paper publishes for the first time the dedication to the Royal Society that John Webster wrote for his Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft (), but which failed to appear in the published work.

It also investigates the circumstances in which the book received the Royal Society's imprimatur, in the light of the Society's ambivalent attitude towards witchcraft and related phenomena in its Cited by: 2.

Full text of "The Displaying Of Supposed Witchcraft ()" See other formats. The displaying of supposed witchcraft: wherein is affirmed that there are many sorts of deceivers and impostors, and divers persons under a passive delusion of melancholy and fancy: but that there is a corporeal league made betwixt the devil and the witch, or that he sucks on the witches body, has carnal copulation, or that witches are turned into cats, dogs, raise tempests, or the like, is.

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And Divers persons under a passive Delusion of Melancholy and Fancy. But there is a Corporeal League made betwixt the Devil and the Witch. The Discoverie of Witchcraft is a partially sceptical book published by the English gentleman Reginald Scot inintended as an exposé of early Modern contains a small section intended to show how the public was fooled by charlatans, which is considered the first published material on illusionary or stage magic.

Scot believed that the prosecution of those accused of Author: Reginald Scot. His The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft () was a critical and sceptical review of evidence for witchcraft. According to Hugh Trevor-Roper, this is not an innovative work, but. Webster's last work was The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft (), a criticism of the traditional demonology.

It is apparent that material for it had been collected for several decades and the work was completed bybut initially it failed to gain an imprimatur, apparently because of opposition from the ecclesiastical authorities. The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical works of historical writers and scientists.

John Webster, Author of The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft Hardcover – January 1, by William Self Weeks (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, Author: William Self Weeks. The displaying of supposed witchcraft wherein is affirmed that there are many sorts of deceivers and impostors and divers persons under a passive delusion of melancholy and fancy, but that there is a corporeal league made betwixt the Devil and the witch is utterly denied and disproved: wherein also is handled, the existence of angels and spirits, the truth of apparitions, the nature of.

"Webster's last work was The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft (), a criticism of the traditional demonology. It is apparent that material for it had been collected for several decades and the work was completed bybut initially it failed to gain an imprimatur, apparently because of opposition from the ecclesiastical authorities.

The displaying of supposed witchcraft [microform]: wherein is affirmed that there are many sorts of deceivers and impostors and divers persons under a passive delusion of melancholy and fancy, but that there is a corporeal league made betwixt the Devil and the witch is utterly denied and disproved: wherein also is handled, the existence of angels and spirits, the truth of apparitions.

Get this from a library. A theological discourse of angels, and their ministries: wherein their existence, nature, number, order and offices, are modestly treated of ; with the character of those, for whose benefit especially they are commissioned, and such practical inferences deduced, as are most proper to the premises.

Also an appendix containing some reflections upon Mr. Webster's. A first edition folio The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft by minister John Webster (English, ). Although Webster does not completely deny the existence of witches, the work is mostly skeptical of the evidence of witches and witchcraft, particularly the views expressed by.

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The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft: Wherein is Affirmed That There Are Many Sorts of Deceivers and Impostors, and Divers Persons Under a Passive Delusion of Melancholy and Fancy (London: Printed by J. M., ), by John Webster. multiple formats at ; HTML at EEBO TCP; Filed under: Witchcraft -- Great Britain.

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Scot believed that the prosecution of those accused of witchcraft was irrational and un. Witchcraft Background. STUDY. PLAY. The Salem Village incident of the late s was the first time in history that people were persecuted witchcraft. True or False.

False. When did the Catholic Church begin to take witchcraft seriously. The two authors of the book, Kramer and Srenger. WEBSTER, JOHN (–), author of ‘The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft,’ was born at Thornton in Craven on 3 Feb.

– He speaks of Cambridge as though he had received his education there, but no record can be found of him in the university registers.

His book The Displaying of supposed Witchcraft () does not contribute any new material to the controversy; in fact, he admits himself that the demonographers had already been “quashed and silenced” by Wier, Tandler, Scot, Ady and Wagstaffe.

But, while reproducing their arguments, whether based on theology or common-sense, he did more. John Webster (), The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft (London: Printed by J.M.

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The work is an attempt by John Webster (, “Practitioner in Physick”) to calm the unfounded fears and counteract the unproven claims of witchcraft, which were present in earnest in the 17th century.

Thus, the (very) long title of this work is, The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft. Witch cult and ritual have not yet, as far as I am aware, been subjected to a searching scientific investigation from the anthropological side.

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