The Cultural Construction of Contemporary Satanic Legends in Israel

@article{Cavaglion2005TheCC,
  title={The Cultural Construction of Contemporary Satanic Legends in Israel},
  author={G. Cavaglion and Revital Sela-Shayovitz},
  journal={Folklore},
  year={2005},
  volume={116},
  pages={255 - 271}
}
This paper is based on a text analysis of the contents of sixty-three newspaper articles published in the local Israeli press covering “Cult of Satan” activities. The response in the form of an anti-satanic movement in Israel and its rhetorical narrative are compared with phenomena in other western countries. Analysis focuses on why Satanism has remained more on the level of emergence and awareness in the press, and has not resulted in any grassroots mobilisation or official intervention in… Expand
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