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How about Demons

by Felicitas D. Goodman
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Release Date: 1988-05-22
Genre: Social Science
Pages: 165 pages
ISBN 13: 025301462X
ISBN 10: 9780253014627
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Synopsis : How about Demons written by Felicitas D. Goodman, published by Indiana University Press which was released on 1988-05-22. Download How about Demons Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Rich in detail derived from the author’s fieldwork and anthropological literature, this work contemplates possession and exorcism in a holistic manner—discussing their effects on both the body and soul. -- "Quite an interesting book... " Religious Studies Review"It is by far superior to anything else on demons we have seen in the past few years." The American Rationalist"... Goodman is to be commended for a stimulating and wide-reaching treatment of a compelling and much-debated subject." Journal of Folklore ResearchRich in detail derived from the author's fieldwork and the anthropological literature, this work paints a picture of possession as one of the usually positive and most widespread of human religious experiences. It also details the ritual of exorcism, which is applied when things go wrong.

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