Last week I reviewed Lutheran author J. L. Vaughan’s book, No Good Son. I quickly followed it up with reading another of his books, The Root of Esau. This is a much different kind of book and I thoroughly enjoyed it!
Tag Archives: exorcism
A few months ago, I wrote a post about exorcism and how our understanding of it can reveal itself in our writing, intentionally or otherwise. Happily, I’ve learned that my husband’s theological book club chose one of the books I mentioned for their next meeting. Therefore, below find my review of Afraid: Demon Possession and Spiritual Warfare in America, written by Rev. Robert Bennett (LCMS).
Today’s piece is shaped by a recent Washington Post article offering a psychiatrist’s perspective as one who, on occasion, has needed to differentiate between mental illness and supernatural phenomena, such as demonic possession and its milder form oppression to the point of church exorcism.