Religion in Dracula and Victorian Europe

Oxford Definitions:

Evil: Morally depraved, bad, wicked, vicious.

Purity: The state or quality of being morally or spiritually pure; sinlessness; freedom from ritual pollution; ceremonial cleanness; innocence; chastity.

Spirituality: The spiritual or ecclesiastical realm or sphere; the jurisdiction of the church or the clergy; (also) ecclesiastical power or authority.

Taboo: The putting of a person or thing under prohibition or interdict, perpetual or temporary; the fact or condition of being so placed; the prohibition or interdict itself.

Belief: The trust that the believer places in God; the Christian virtue of faith.

Scholar Citations:

Sanders, Elizabeth. “AN UP-TO-DATE RELIGION: THE CHALLENGES AND CONSTRUCTIONS OF BELIEF IN ‘DRACULA.’” Religion & Literature, vol. 47, no. 3, 2015, pp. 77–98. JSTOR, Accessed 3 Feb. 2021.

Christopher Herbert; Vampire Religion. Representations 1 August 2002; 79 (1): 100–121. doi: