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Tales of the Possessed (Paperback) (C. Torrington)

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The idea of people possessed by evil spirits against their will is as old as the hills. Often there is thought to be a special way a person has become possessed. It might be the result of a curse cast on them by a sorcerer, or some unfortunate mishap such as stepping over a dead body. Or the demons can have been invited, in a Satanic ritual. More often, at least in recent Christian tradition, there is no initiating moment that can be identified-they just find their way in, like disease. From Pearl Curran, a housewife living in St Louis, Missouri, who soared to fame in the second decade of the 20th century as the amanuensis of 'Patience Worth', a writer who had died in the 17th century, to victims of Dissociative Personality Disorder (thought to have inspired Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), this book examines demonic possession from every angle.
Number of Pages: 192
Genre: Body + Mind + Spirit
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Atlasbooks Dist Serv
Author: C. Torrington
Language: English
Street Date: April 15, 2017
TCIN: 51745845
UPC: 9781784284527
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-0750
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