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  • Sociology of Exorcism in Late Modernity.
    Giordan, Giuseppe, and Adam Possamai (2018)
    Cham: Palgrave Macmillan

    Associated Search Terms: Exorcism
  • The over-policing of the devil: A sociology of exorcism.
    Giordan, Giuseppe, and Adam Possamai (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 444-460.

    Increases in the supply & availability of exorcists lend credibility to the belief in devil possession and hence o increases in people who believe they are possessed. Examines case files of an exorcist.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Devil; Exorcism; Social construction of reality
  • Guérir par l’islam : l’adoption du rite de guérison prophétique – roqya- par les salafistes en France et en Belgique.
    Touag, Hanifa (2012)
    In Farid El Asri and Brigitte Maréchal (eds.) Islam Belge au pluriel. Louvain-la-Neuve: Presses Universitaires de Louvain, pp. 201-218.

    Associated Search Terms: Exorcism; Belgium; Islam, Belgium; Healing
  • Salvation Goods and the Canonization Logic: On Two Popular Cults of Southern Italy.
    Mancini, Silvia (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation Goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 127-147.

    Based on 2004 field work on the cults of San Pio da Patrelcina (Padre Pio) & Alberto de Serradarce.

    Associated Search Terms: Exorcism; Italy, San Giovanni Rotondo; Italy, South; Magic; Popular religion; Possession; Religious goods; Saints; Italy, Salerno
  • Les aventuriers du pentecôtisme ghanéen. Nation, conversion et deliverance en Afrique de l’Ouest.
    Fancello, Sandra (2006)
    Paris: IRD-Karthala.

    Associated Search Terms: Exorcism; Ghana; Conversion; Pentecostal, Ghana
  • Chine: divination et exorcisme à nouveau autorisés dans les lieux de culte à Beijing.
    Mayer, Jean-François (2002)
    Religioscopie 20 (juillet).

    Associated Search Terms: Exorcism; China, Beijing; Divination
  • American Exorcism. Expelling Demons in the Land of Plenty.
    Cuneo, Michael W. (2001)
    New York: Doubleday.

    Based on an overview of the treatment of exorcism in the American popular media, & interviews & observation of exorcism & deliverance in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Media; Exorcism
  • From one Syncretism to Another: Culture of Trance and Charisma of Deliverance.
    Mary, André (2001)
    Social Compass 48:3: 315-331.

    Consideration of syncretism as manifested by 3 religions in Gabon: Bwiti, Celestial Christianity, & Brazilian Pentecostalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Celestial Christian, Gabon; Exorcism; Clairvoyance; Pentecostal, Gabon; Gabon; Trance; Syncretism; Bwiti, Gabon
  • The Faith-Healers of the Assemblies of God in Burkina Faso: Taking Responsibility for Diseases Related to “Living Together”
    Laurent, Pierre-Joseph (2001)
    Social Compass 48:3: 333-351.

    Pastors value faith healers for creating excitement, but fear being upstaged. Economic decline led those who had some prosperity migrating away from crime areas & relatives. In the new urban context they set up new identities by exorcism & healing rites.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Assemblies of God, Burkina Faso; Faith healer; Healing; Urban; Pentecostal, Burkina Faso; Change; Exorcism; Burkina Faso; Identity
  • Le Récit de Lessa. Des Cultes de Possessions aux Églises Pentecôtistes.
    Boyer-Araújo, Véronique (1998)
    L'Homme 148: 119-137.

    Associated Search Terms: Exorcism; Possession; Pentecostal
  • De l'exorcisme comme mode de démocratisation. Eglises et mouvements religieux au Congo de 1990 à 1994.
    Tonda, Joseph (1997)
    In François Constantin and Christian Coulon (eds.) Religion et transition démocratique. Vicissitudes africaines. Paris: Karthala, pp. 259-284.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; Exorcism; Republic of the Congo
  • How about Demons? Possession and Exorcism in the Modern World.
    Goodman, Felicitas D. (1988)
    Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Possession; Exorcism; Demonology; Devil
  • Diavolo, diavoli. Torino e altrove.
    Barbano, Filippo (ed.) (1988)
    Milano: Bompiani.

    Associated Search Terms: Exorcism; Devil; Italy, Turin
  • The Language of Religious Innovation: Spirit Possession and Exhorcism in a Malaysian Catholic Pentecostal Movement.
    Ackerman, Susan E. (1980)
    Journal of Anthropological Research 37: 90-100.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse; Malaysia; Pentecostal, Catholic, Malaysia; Possession; Exorcism
  • Pentecostal exorcism and modernization in Trinidad, West Indies.
    Glazier, Stephen D. (1980)
    In Stephen D. Glazier (ed.) Perspectives on Pentecostalism: Case Studies from the Caribbean and Latin America. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, pp. 67-80.

    Based on 1976-78 fieldwork, mostly in Curepe.

    Associated Search Terms: Exorcism; Trinidad and Tobago, Curepe; Pentecostal, Trinidad and Tobago; Modernization
  • Exorcism and Psychotherapy: A Case of Collaboration.
    Pattison, E. Mansell (1973)
    In Richard H. Cox (ed.) Religious Systems and Psychotherapy. Springfield, Illinois: Thomas, pp. 284-295.

    Associated Search Terms: Psychotherapy; Exorcism
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