Spirit Possession in Judaism
Language: en
Pages: 476
Authors: Yoram Bilu, J. H. Chajes, Lawrence Fines, Jonathan Seidel
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Wayne State University Press

A rich, multidisciplinary exploration of spirit possession among Jews.
Ceremonial spirit possession in Africa and Afro-America
Language: en
Pages: 179
Authors: Sheila S. Walker
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1972-01-01 - Publisher: Brill Archive

Books about Ceremonial spirit possession in Africa and Afro-America
Spirit Possession and Personhood Among the Kel Ewey Tuareg
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Susan J. Rasmussen
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-04-20 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Tuareg women are sometimes possessed by spirits called 'the people of solitude', from which they are released by an evening ritual. Susan Rasmussen analyses symbolism and aesthetic values, provides case studies, and reviews what local people think about the meaning of possession.
Spirit Possession and Popular Religion
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Clarke Garrett
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-04-13 - Publisher: JHU Press

"The Shakers emerge as the culmination of the century's religious quest, preserving the immediacy of spirit possession while making it the basis for the formation of an ideal Christian community.Originally published as Spirit Possession and Popular Religion: From the Comisards to the Shakers
Spirit Possession and Exorcism
Language: en
Pages: 373
Authors: Patrick McNamara
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This two-volume text reviews spirit possession throughout history, analyzes case studies from a cognitive neuroscience perspective, and examines rites for exorcism. * Provides a comprehensive bibliography of materials that gathers historical, anthropological, and archaeological sources, as well as comparative religionist and neurologic literature * Contains indexes that reference key religious