This collection of information has been put together to try to shed some light on this intriguing topic which may (or may not) be of use to us in our paranormal investigations.

The articles linked to below were not written by members of SOuLSPI and copyright remains with the original authors. The views expressed in these articles do not necessarily represent those of the SOuLSPI team and are presented here for informational purposes only. These links will take you outside the SOuLSPI website.

  • Demonology – Wikipedia

    This article has some basic information on demonology as well as lots of links to other related topics.

  • Demonology – Catholic Encyclopedia

    Obviously coming from a Catholic viewpoint, the purpose of this article is “…to give some indication of the main features of a few systems of demonology in various lands and in distant ages, to enable the reader to appreciate the important part played by these ideas in the course of human history and their influence on the religion and morals and social life of the people.”

  • Religious Demonology

    A web resource about demons from a Roman Catholic Demonologist’s perspective.

  • Demonology – TAPS

    The Atlantic Paranormal Society (TAPS) has a collection of articles written by some of their members about demonology and many other paranormal topics which are definitely worth a look (although there is a bias towards a generally ‘christianised’ understanding of these topics).

  • The Lesser Key of Solomon & Ars Goetia – Wikipedia

    The Lesser Key of Solomon or Lemegeton Clavicula Salomonis (the Clavicula Salomonis, or Key of Solomon is an earlier book on the subject), is an anonymous 17th century grimoire, and one of the most popular books of demonology.

  • Witchcraft, Demonology and the Inquisition – The Rare Book Library, University of Sydney

    The Rare Book Library, University of Sydney, contains a significant collection of works on witchcraft, demonology, exorcism and the occult. Here also may be found related works on canon and civil law, reports of trials, the Inquisition, torture, prophecy and alchemy, and more modern texts on occult practices by writers such as A. E. Waite and Aleister Crowley. This includes a section on Demonology, Occult & Exorcism.