I have recently developed an interest in demonology and I'm looking to study it from a Jewish perspective. Can anybody recommend books on the topic?

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    As always with requests for recommendations, you'll get better answers if you specify criteria of importance to you.
    – msh210
    May 5 '18 at 22:50

Belief in demons exists in Judaism but is very peripheral. Many leading Jewish thinkers thought they didn't exist while others felt they did exist but we should distance ourselves from the occult.

See here for an excellent balanced overview by R Shlomo Brody as well as further sources here, here and there.

The only book on the topic I am aware of is Ascending Jacob's Ladder: Jewish Views of Angels, Demons, and Evil Spirits by Ronald Isaacs

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