Work of the Fellows: Monographs

The Death of Satan: How Americans Have Lost the Sense of Evil

Delbanco, Andrew (Fellow, 1990-91; Fellow, 2002-03)

New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1995

From the publisher's description:

In this highly acclaimed work of intellectual history, Andrew Delbanco argues that Americans, who once pictured their history as an epic struggle against the devil, have become indifferent to the reality of evil.


Subjects: History; Religion; Literature;; American History; Intellectual History; American Literature; Satan; Evil; Ethics