What were the earliest Jewish and Christian beliefs about evil and the devil? How did they change over time? What specific biblical texts (Hebrew Bible and New Testament) are pointed to in discussions of evil and the devil?
Discuss the Malleus Maleficarum, as well as our lecture on witches. What did you learn about medieval beliefs about witches? Briefly summarize what you learned and then describe what about the reading that surprised, disturbed, or interested you?
Option C: Islam and the concept of evil
Discuss the concept of evil in Islam. Be sure to discuss the Islamic understanding of God, the Devil, free will, human behavior, and hell.
Choose one option to write about. The answer must be a minimum of 450 words.
After I submit this, I will be sending another studen’ts response so you can comment on it with a minimum of 150 words.
Be sure to use references and cite your work. No outside sources.