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Hostage to the devil : the possession and exorcism of five living Americans

Author: Malachi Martin
Publisher: New York : Reader's Digest Press : Distributed by Crowell, 1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What happens when a human being becomes possessed by Satan? What are the horrors of being possessed? What type of man is an exorcist? Why would he offer himself as hostage to the devil so as to free the person possessed by evil? What are the physical tortures and mental anguish of the exorcist? Here for the first time, in a book of unforgettable power and compassion that is being praised as a milestone by churchmen  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malachi Martin
ISBN: 0883490781 9780883490785
OCLC Number: 1551427
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 477 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The fate of an exorcist. Michael Strong : part 1 --
A brief handbook of exorcism --
The cases. Zio's friend and the smiler --
Father Bones and Mister Natch --
The virgin and the girl-fixer --
Uncle Ponto and the mushroom-souper --
The rooster and the tortoise --
Manual of possession. Good, evil, and the modern mind --
Human spirit and Lucifer --
Human spirit and Jesus --
The process of possession --
The end of an exorcist. Michael Strong : conclusion. Appendix 1 : The Roman ritual of exorcism --
Appendix 2 : Prayers commonly used in exorcisms.
Responsibility: Malachi Martin.

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What happens when a human being becomes possessed by Satan? What are the horrors of being possessed? What type of man is an exorcist? Why would he offer himself as hostage to the devil so as to free the person possessed by evil? What are the physical tortures and mental anguish of the exorcist? Here for the first time, in a book of unforgettable power and compassion that is being praised as a milestone by churchmen of varied faiths, are documented case histories of possession and exorcism -- the real life dramas of five Americans whose exorcisms were performed between 1965 and 1974. - Jacket flap.

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Michael strong: part I -- A brief handbook of exorcism -- Zio's friend and the smiler -- Father Bones and Mister Natch -- The virgin and the girl-fixer -- Uncle Ponto and the mushroom-souper -- The rooster and the tortoise -- Good, evil, and the modern mind -- Human spirit and Lucifer -- Human spirit and Jesus -- The process of possession -- Michael strong: conclusion -- Appendix I: the Roman ritual of exorcism -- Appendix II: prayers commonly used in exorcisms -- Index.

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