DEMONIC POWERS “I will come to you in the black of some terrible night, and I
will bring a pointy reckoning that will shudder ... This desire may stem from
Opposite: Grotesque demons delight in torturing human souls, as demonstrated
in this ...
Author: Andrew Coddington
Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
There are many creatures that inspire folklore. Some have existed for thousands of years, while others are more recent incarnations. Among the most enduring creatures of the past are demons. These creatures are as old as the Jewish faith, perhaps older, and hold a special place in the lives of humans. This book delves into the oldest demon folktales, explores the ways different cultures have experienced demons, and examines how demons are treated today.
INTRODUCTION DEMONOLOGY: A Study on Demons By definition, a demon is
a spirit: a supernatural force owned, ... Demons delight in indwelling, possessing,
and controlling humans in particular, inducing them to intimidate, harass, and ...
Author: K. V. Anglin
DEMONOLOGY: A Study on Demons By definition, a demon is a spirit: a supernatural force owned, empowered, energized, motivated and controlled by the devil otherwise known as Satan. The sole objective and function of demons is to carry out the whimsical, nefarious, and diabolical atrocities of its owner and master. It is an accepted given that all spirits are non-corporeal, and in order for them to manifest themselves, to appear, or to effectively function, of necessity they must take on, and clothe themselves with some easily recognizable physical form or body, chiefly that of a human.
Author: MaryJanice Davidson
Publisher: Singapore Books
Four never-before-published paranormal tales from a quartet of top-tier talents. In the realm between the living and the undead, between human and immortal, four of today's most thrilling authors explore the delight that ensues when opposites come together... New York Times bestselling author MaryJanice Davidson challenges a charlatan exorcist with a sexy dead woman-and an unnatural romance. USA Today bestselling author Emma Holly introduces a beautiful scientist to the realm of the Demon World...and an irresistible male she has experimented on. National bestselling author Vickie Taylor throws a hell-bent man into the arms of a beautiful dark angel who is driven by ethereal desires of her own. And award-winning author Catherine Spangler gives a vampire prostitute a last chance at redemption when an angelic hunk offers her a night of divine lovemaking.
Wide eyed demons delight in inflicting these and other punishments on the spirits
of those sent to the underworld. Another artwork shows EMMAO , ruler of the
dead, as a green monster smashinga condemned spirit with a bloodstained
Author: Miriam Van Scott
The Encyclopedia of Hell is a comprehensive survey of the underworld, drawing information from cultures around the globe and eras throughout history. Organized in a simple-to-use alphabetic format, entries cover representations of the dark realm of the dead in mythology, religion, works of art, opera, literature, theater, music, film, and television. Sources include African legends, Native American stories, Asian folktales, and other more obscure references, in addition to familiar infernal chronicles from Western lore. The result is a catalog of underworld data, with entries running the gamut from descriptions of grisly pits of torture to humorous cartoons lampooning the everlasting abyss. Its extensive cross-referencing also supplies links between various concepts and characters from the netherworld and provides further information on particular theories. Peruse these pages and find out for yourself what history's greatest imaginations have envisioned awaiting the wicked on the other side of the grave.
It is a position of worship, where God alone is exalted,” says de Reuver,104
which explains how Thomas discerned demonic ecstasy (of hedonistic delight)
from Spirit-led ecstasy (of worshipful delight). What is pleasant to the spirit must
Author: Gordon James Klingenschmitt
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Are God, angels, and demons really invisible? Or can the spirits be seen with human eyes, through the lens of Church Ethics? The gift of discerning of spirits is indispensible to the study of church ethics. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), wrote two sets of Rules for Discerning of Spirits in his Spiritual Exercises in the early 1500s. He taught how the church can receive from God the gift to see otherwise invisible angels, demons, and the Holy Spirit. Ignatius' views were influenced by John Cassian, Jacobus de Voragine, Ludolph of Saxony, and Thomas a Kempis. Ignatius' Rules are exegeted in dialogue with contemporary scholars Karl Rahner, Hugo Rahner, Piet Penning de Vries, Jules Toner, and Timothy Gallagher, and applied to one study of ecclesial ethics in the narrative theology of Samuel Wells. A four-step Ignatian "pneumato-ethical method" is developed, which any analyst can follow to see the spirits, by consolation/desolation, consent, manifestation, and pneumato-ethics. This method revolutionizes how we study ecclesiology, soteriology, missiology/world religions, liturgy, worship, Eucharist, hermeneutics, homiletics, pastoral counseling, church history, and politics. The spirits are not invisible at all. They can be clearly discerned through the lens of ecclesial ethics.