In this day of the revival of "Spiritism," when so many... are longing to communicate with the dead, and are resorting to forbidden means to that end; a day in which science is trying to discover whether there is another world than this, and whether men live after death... it seems timely that a book should be written to show what the Holy Scriptures have revealed of the "World of Spirits." -from The Second Coming of Christ The Reverend Clarence Larkin was one of the most widely influential pop theologians of the early twentieth century, and his works remain intriguing explorations of Christian philosophy today. First published in 1921, this fascinating book explores the depiction of angels, demons, and other spirits in the Bible, and features illustrations of "Satan's Throne,""Angels Appearing to Abraham,""Christ Casting Out a Demon,""The Witch of Endor," and more. Readers in religion, mythology, and classic literature will be riveted. Also available from Cosimo Classics: Larkin's The Second Coming of Christ, Rightly Dividing the Word, and The Book of Revelation. American Baptist pastor and author CLARENCE LARKIN (1850-1924) was born in Pennsylvania, and later set up his ministry there. He wrote extensively and popularly on a wide range of Biblical and theological matters.