AN EXORCIST EXPLAINS THE DEMONIC

Download An Exorcist Explains The Demonic ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to AN EXORCIST EXPLAINS THE DEMONIC book pdf for free now.

An Exorcist Explains The Demonic

Author : Fr. Gabriele Amorth
ISBN : 9781622823451
Genre : Religion
File Size : 61.84 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 784
Read : 231

From Fr. Gabriel Amorth, the renowned exorcist in Rome, comes this powerful, eye-opening book on the deadly antics of Satan and his fallen angels, as well as spiritual remedies for each. These pages provide a basic orientation in the dark phenomenology, succinctly explaining Catholic doctrine on the fallen angels and the innumerable manifestations. Among the many questions Fr. Amorth answers in this book are: Where does the Evil One dwell in the human body?How does the Devil appear and what does he look like?What are the powers that comes from Satan?Do the sins of ancestors influence our life?How are spiritual evils contracted?What is the state of souls in purgatory?What is the role of sacramentals in fighting off temptation?When should exorcisms and prayers of healing be performed?What happens during an exorcism?What you should do when a family is being attacked by a demon?
Category: Religion

An Exorcist Explains How To Heal Possessed

Author : Fr. Paolo Carlin
ISBN : 9781622825202
Genre : Religion
File Size : 23.60 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 595
Read : 838

From one of the world’s leading exorcists comes this eye-opening book to help you recognize genuine cases of diabolical possession — and know what to do when your friends or family show behaviors that leave you suspicious. Leaning heavily on Scripture and the teachings of the Church, as well as on his own extensive experiences as an exorcist, Fr. Paolo Carlin here unveils Satan’s plan of attack while giving you the telltale signs that the Evil One is at work in your life or in the life of others. You’ll learn the special conditions that facilitate the work of the devil — particularly ones that appeal to the youngest and most defenseless among us. Armed with knowledge of the antics of Satan, Fr. Carlin also enumerates the many spiritual weapons that Our Lord has placed at our disposal. Best of all, you’ll learn to employ each one effectively to keep the devil and his army of fallen angels at bay. Finally, Father will show you how to distinguish between mental illnesses and diabolical attacks, as well as how to determine when you must turn away from amateur efforts and urgently seek the expert help of an official exorcist. An Exorcist Explains How to Heal the Possessed is a much-needed guide for priests, educators, parents, and, indeed, for anyone struggling to keep the door to Satan closed.
Category: Religion

An Exorcist

Author : Fr. Gabriele Amorth
ISBN : 9781681496702
Genre : Religion
File Size : 38.38 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 297
Read : 773

Following up his international best-selling book, An Exorcist Tells His Story, Fr. Gabriele Amorth, the renowned chief exorcist of Rome, expands on some of the key topics of his previous book, covering important details about demonic or occult issues. He uses concrete examples from his own experiences and those of other exorcists to illustrate and substantiate his points. Since satanic sects, occultism, s‚ances, fortune-tellers and astrologers are so widespread today, Father Amorth asks the question why is it so difficult today to find an exorcist, or a priest who is an expert in this field? The example and the teaching of Christ is very clear, as is the tradition of the Church. But today's Catholics are often misinformed. Exorcisms are reserved for appointed priests, while all believers can make prayers of liberation. What is the difference? What norms must be followed? What problems are still open and unresolved in this field? The new book by Father Amorth answers these and many other questions, supporting his discourse with a rich exposition of recent facts. A valuable, practical and instructive manual for priests and lay people, on how to help many who are suffering.
Category: Religion

When Life Gives You Demons

Author : Jennifer Honeybourn
ISBN : 9781250158222
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
File Size : 84.82 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 376
Read : 740

A smart and funny YA novel from Jennifer Honeybourn, When Life Gives You Demons Some people have school spirit. Shelby Black has real ones. Shelby Black has spent the past six months training to be an exorcist. Her great-uncle Roy—a Catholic priest—has put her through exorcist boot camp hell, hoping to develop her talent, but ohmygod, he still doesn’t trust her to do an exorcism on her own. High school is hard enough without having to explain that you fight demons for a living, so Shelby keeps her extracurricular activity to herself. The last thing she wants is for her crush, Spencer, to find out what she does in her off time. But Shelby knows how to keep a secret—even a big one. Like the fact that her mom left under mysterious circumstances and it’s all her fault. Shelby is hellbent on finding her mom, no matter what it costs her—even if what it ends up costing her is her soul AND a relationship with Spencer. Praise for Wesley James Ruined My Life: "Everything readers expect and want from a lighthearted summer teen romance....Pitch-perfect." —School Library Journal "Light, cute, and a quick read." —The Eater of Books “Immensely readable, utterly charming and absolutely un-put-downable.” —Jennifer McKenzie
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Possessed

Author : Thomas B. Allen
ISBN : 9781463003678
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 22.15 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 494
Read : 1299

"The Exorcist", a 1973 movie about a twelve-year-old girl possessed by the Devil, frightened people more than any horror film ever did. Many moviegoers sought therapy to rid themselves of fears they could not explain. Psychiatrists coined the term "cinematic neurosis" for patients who left the movie feeling a terrifying presence of demons. At the Washington premiere, a young woman stood outside the theater, trembling. "I come out here in the sunlight," she said, "and I see people's eyes, and they frighten me." Among the few moviegoers unmoved by the horror were two priests, Father William S. Bowdern and Father Walter Halloran, members of the Jesuit community at St. Louis University. "Billy came out shaking his head about the little girl bouncing on the bed and urinating on the crucifix," Halloran remembers. "He was kind of angry. 'There is a good message that can be given by this thing,' he said. The message was the fact that evil spirits operate in our world." Bowdern and Halloran knew that the movie was fictional veneer masking a terrible reality. Night after night in March and April 1949, Bowdern had been an exorcist, with Halloran assisting. Bowdern fervently believed that he had driven a demon from a tormented soul. The victim had been a thirteen-year-old boy strangely lured to St. Louis from a Maryland suburb of Washington. Bowdern's exorcism had been the inspiration for the movie. The true story of this possession, told in Possessed, is based on a diary kept by a Jesuit priest assisting Father Bowdern. The diary, the most complete account of an exorcism since the Middle Ages, is published for the first time in this revised edition of Possessed.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Discerning Spirits

Author : Nancy Caciola
ISBN : 9781501702174
Genre : History
File Size : 43.63 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
Download : 374
Read : 170

Trance states, prophesying, convulsions, fasting, and other physical manifestations were often regarded as signs that a person was seized by spirits. In a book that sets out the prehistory of the early modern European witch craze, Nancy Caciola shows how medieval people decided whom to venerate as a saint infused with the spirit of God and whom to avoid as a demoniac possessed of an unclean spirit. This process of discrimination, known as the discernment of spirits, was central to the religious culture of Western Europe between 1200 and 1500. Since the outward manifestations of benign and malign possession were indistinguishable, a highly ambiguous set of bodily features and behaviors were carefully scrutinized by observers. Attempts to make decisions about individuals who exhibited supernatural powers were complicated by the fact that the most intense exemplars of lay spirituality were women, and the "fragile sex" was deemed especially vulnerable to the snares of the devil. Assessments of women's spirit possessions often oscillated between divine and demonic interpretations. Ultimately, although a few late medieval women visionaries achieved the prestige of canonization, many more were accused of possession by demons. Caciola analyzes a broad array of sources from saints' lives to medical treatises, exorcists' manuals to miracle accounts, to find that observers came to rely on the discernment of bodies rather than seeking to distinguish between divine and demonic possession in purely spiritual terms.
Category: History

Banished

Author : Edwin F. Becker
ISBN : 9781452096643
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 25.69 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 905
Read : 490

Father Thomas Garrity is a Catholic priest who unexpectedly comes face to face with a horrific demon. Through fate or demonic manipulation, he winds up substituting for a prison chaplain who mysteriously committed suicide and was counseling a serial killer condemned on death row. Garrity meets with the convict, who at first is mute, and then becomes all too talkative, claiming to be a demon. A naïve Father Garrity assumes he is dealing with a schizophrenic. Truly possessed by the demon Furfur, the inmate begins his attack on Father Garrity. As all Catholic priests, Garrity is uneducated and unskilled at confronting the supernatural, much less a demon. This demon is intent on destroying Garity's faith in God through any means possible. The one problem is that this "inmate" will be executed in a week, so time is of the essence. At first Garrity thinks that he must only survive until the execution, but then finds he will become hunted afterward by a demon that will transfer to a whole new body. Furfur, a documented fallen angel taken from demonology, initially attempts to overwhelm Garrity with his knowledge and history. Failing, he escalates his efforts to violence, and eventually murders. Father Garrity, as all common parish priests, is inexperienced, but is desperate to defeat this demon, even though his path is crammed with obstacles. He is surrounded by non-believers and a Catholic organization that has created an impossible bureaucracy which frowns on the very mention of exorcism. The demon Furfur intends to deliver the soul of this convict to hell and then transfer himself to another person and continue to torment the priest. Father Garrity finds that Furfur, in documented demonology, ranks high in the hierarchy of hell and has 150,000 demons at his command. Although in prison, Furfur can torture the priest through hurting those close to him simply by using his legions. Father Garrity reaches out to the Vatican and eventually enlists the help of the official head Exorcist. He is also aided by an unofficial American exorcist. Their realization that the limited time until the execution is nowhere near adequate for an exorcism, makes for an unsolvable dilemma. The surrounding cast of characters adds to the complexity and suspense. Father Garrity’s immediate superior, Pastor Wiesbauer, is an elderly and gentle mentor who offers advice. A kindly old housekeeper Margaret is the rectories mother hen. A retired Father James Nolan, an unofficial exorcist, enters as a timely adviser. The prison psychologist Katherine Schuler stands confused. The Vatican’s boisterous Father Dominic Tutolo, flies in to assist. A befuddled but helpful warden Buddy Thornton, watches mystified, but it is Father Garrity’s Chicago detective brother Bobby, that becomes the unpredictable loose cannon. Finally, becoming a major obstruction is the Catholic Diocese Monsignor Hall, who is only concerned with the churches public image. Father Garrity has his problems with the Catholic organization and the changes made to the religion in the recent past. He is unhappy with the concern of the financial interests over the concern for parishioners. He has doubts whether confession and weekly forgiveness is not perpetuating sin and is a revolving door. Yet he maintains an unshakable faith in God. A faith so strong, that he will never bend to the demon Furur. A faith so strong that divine intervention is called for. Father Garrity has a faith so strong that it can create a miracle. Follow Father Garrity, a flawed outspoken priest with a temper, a sense of justice, and no fear as he uses his faith as a shield and enters a fight he knows he cannot win. See how he learns that initially demons are not scary, but instead seductive. He learns that only after the seduction that the evil and violence enter the picture. He would rather sacrifice his life than let this evil prevail. Learn how demons introduce themselves with a form of seduction with intentions to destroy a person’s very soul. Whether drugs, alcohol, food, sex, violence, or gambling, a demon will enter your life and become that little voice inside your head. This trip will open your eyes and take you into the world of horror. If that world exists, you surely want Father Garrity on your side.
Category: Fiction

Identity And Experience In The New Testament

Author : Klaus Berger
ISBN : 1451412592
Genre : Religion
File Size : 52.15 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 525
Read : 683

How do the New Testament documents present issues of passion, will, identity, and perception? How did the earliest followers of Jesus understand their experiences, behaviors, and suffering? These questions and more are addressed in this stimulating work by one of the most productive Continental New Testament scholars. Rather than approaching the New Testament with a Freudian, Jungian, or other modern psychological theory, Berger illuminates historically how peoples of the first century described their human experiences in relation to their encounters with God, Christ, demons, and the power of their own desires and will.
Category: Religion

Interview With An Exorcist

Author : Fr. José Antonio Fortea
ISBN :
Genre : Religion
File Size : 29.26 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 431
Read : 1019

In today’s culture of scientific enlightenment, many consider belief in demonic possession and exorcism to be superstitious remnants of the Dark Ages. Even many Christians, contrary to the clear words of Jesus in the Gospel, scoff at the notion that the Devil and demons really exist. Is demonic possession real? Are believers really in any danger from Satan and his crafty minions? What is the truth about exorcism? In this captivating book, you will find answers to these questions and many more. Written by one of the Church’s foremost experts on the topic, Interview with an Exorcist is based on Fr. Jose Antonio Fortea’s years of working as an exorcist, his extensive investigations of cases of suspected possessions, and his attendance at hundreds of exorcisms. You will learn: The difference between demonic possession, obsession, and infestation What really happens at an exorcism The signs that show when possession is present How to tell the difference between psychological problems and demonic influence Why the number of possessions has been increasing in recent times Why consulting mediums, dabbling in witchcraft, or having recourse to other occult practices is an open invitation to demonic spirits Why the permission of the local bishop is required for an exorcism to occur Why some within the Church disparage this essential apostolic ministry And much more
Category: Religion

Demonic Possession

Author : Hans De Waardt
ISBN : UVA:X030462805
Genre : Demoniac possession
File Size : 86.93 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 523
Read : 1248

Category: Demoniac possession