Glimpses of the devil : a psychiatrist's personal accounts of possession, exorcism, and redemption (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Glimpses of the devil : a psychiatrist's personal accounts of possession, exorcism, and redemption

Author: M Scott Peck
Publisher: New York : Free Press, [2009], ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author reveals his more than twenty-five-year work as a psychiatrist and exorcist, discussing his skepticism about the integration of psychiatry and religion, two of his most significant cases, and his beliefs about free will and evil.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Named Person: M Scott Peck; M Scott Peck
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Scott Peck
ISBN: 1439167265 9781439167267
OCLC Number: 480997998
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: ©2005.
Description: xvii, 259 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Handle with care --
Preface --
Introduction: My mentor, the leprechaun --
PART I: JERSEY: Diagnosis: "I feel sorry for them" --
Exorcism: "We don't hate Jesus, we just ..." --
Follow-up: "You're wrong, he was too a medical doctor" --
Commentary --
PART II: BECCAH: Diagnosis: "Does the name Judas mean anything?" --
Exorcism: "I have no reason to join your ranks and be put in the toaster!" --
Follow-up: "I guess it's always about money, isn't it?" --
PART III: PERSPECTIVES: Conclusion: What is possession? --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: M. Scott Peck.

Abstract:

The author reveals his more than twenty-five-year work as a psychiatrist and exorcist, discussing his skepticism about the integration of psychiatry and religion, two of his most significant cases, and his beliefs about free will and evil.

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