Spirit Possession around the World: Possession, Communion, and Demon Expulsion across Cultures

Editor: Laycock, Joseph P.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 978-1-61-069589-3
Category: Religion & Theology
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Dec 2017

This accessible reference volume offers a broad sample of the traditions and cultures involving possession and exorcism, presenting thoughts on this widely popular topic by experts from the fields of anthropology, sociology, religious studies, history, neuroscience, forensics, and theology. The entries cover the subject of possession and exorcism across all inhabited continents, from the Bronze Age to the 21st century, providing information that is accessible and intriguing as well as scholarly and authoritative.

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