Hammering the Devil with Prayer: The Contemporary Resurgence of Exorcism in the Catholic Church

8/26/2013; 58 minutes

Performance of the exorcism rite has been on the rise in recent years. Thomas Csordas endeavors to to understand this development on the level of therapeutic process in terms of how it may genuinely relieve affliction, and on the level of culture as a conservative discourse on evil at large in the contemporary world. (#25301)

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