REVIEW BY MERISSA - Malleus Maleficarum by James Sprenger, Heinrich Kramer, Montague Summers

The Malleus Maleficarum - Montague Summers, Jakob Sprenger, Heinrich Kramer
This book is classed at the Witch Hunter's Bible, and details some of the thinking of the people involved in the Witch Hunts. It is divided into different parts - an introduction to the 1928 version, an introduction to the 1948 version, and then parts two and three. These parts are set up with a question as the heading, and then the 'answer' as the rest of the chapter. Question I is "Whether the Belief that there are such Beings as Witches is so Essential a Part of the Catholic Faith that Obstinacy to maintain the Opposite Opinion manifestly savours of Heresy - just to give you an idea.
I believe this book has historical value, if only as a lesson to learn from, but I personally will be glad to never read it again. 
* Verified Purchase - March 2013 *
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