ANATHEMA MARANATHA: Christianity and the Imprecatory Arts.
Hercules: Three Hands Press, 2022. Limited to one thousand hand-numbered copies. . A Fine Premium Cloth Copy in fine dust jacket. With images by artist, Johnny Decker Miller. Duffy study examines the rich history of Christian malediction, and the rituals of cursing in the early Christian tradition. Beginning with God's curse upon Adam, Eve, the Serpent, and their descendants, "Anathema Maranatha" draws material not only from the Bible, but from non-canonical scriptures and magical folk traditions, including from the historical genre of grimoires, the so-called 'Black Books' of European necromancy. 224 pages. Tall octavo. Item #X-AN