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  • Publisher : Brill Archive
  • Release : 01 January 1972
  • ISBN : 9004035842
  • Page : 206 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 voters

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Ceremonial spirit possession in Africa and Afro-America

Ceremonial spirit possession in Africa and Afro-America
  • Author : Sheila S. Walker
  • Publisher : Brill Archive
  • Release Date : 1972-01-01
  • ISBN : 9004035842
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Origins of Possession

Origins of Possession
  • Author : Philippe Rochat
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-09-11
  • ISBN : 9781107032125
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This book studies the psychology surrounding the development of owning and sharing in humans across different cultures.

Social Structure, Space and Possession in Tongan Culture and Language

Social Structure, Space and Possession in Tongan Culture and Language
  • Author : Svenja Völkel
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 9789027202833
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This interdisciplinary study investigates the relationship between culture, language and cognition based on the aspects of social structure, space and possession in Tonga, Polynesia. Grounded on extensive field research, Volkel explores the subject from an anthropological as well as from a linguistic perspective. The book provides new insights into the language of respect, an honorific system which is deeply anchored in the societal hierarchy, spatial descriptions that are determined by socio-cultural and geocentric parameters, kinship terminology and possessive categories that

The Possession at Loudun

The Possession at Loudun
  • Author : Michel de Certeau
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2000-08
  • ISBN : 9780226100357
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It is August 18, 1634. Father Urbain Grandier, convicted of sorcery that led to the demonic possession of the Ursuline nuns of provincial Loudun in France, confesses his sins on the porch of the church of Saint-Pierre, then perishes in flames lit by his own exorcists. A dramatic tale that has inspired many artistic retellings, including a novel by Aldous Huxley and an incendiary film by Ken Russell, the story of the possession at Loudun here receives a compelling analysis from the

Demonic Possession

Demonic Possession
  • Author : C. Torrington
  • Publisher : Arcturus Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-01-15
  • ISBN : 9781784281403
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The idea of people possessed by evil spirits against their will is as old as the hills. Often there is thought to be a special way a person has become possessed. It might be the result of a curse cast on them by a sorcerer, or some unfortunate mishap such as stepping over a dead body. Or the demons can have been invited, in a Satanic ritual. More often, at least in recent Christian tradition, there is no initiating moment

Demonic Possession and Exorcism in Early Modern England

Demonic Possession and Exorcism in Early Modern England
  • Author : Philip C. Almond
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2004-07-01
  • ISBN : 9781139451604
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This book is exclusively devoted to demonic possession and exorcism in early modern England. It offers modernized versions of the most significant early modern texts on nine cases of demonic possession from the period 1570 to 1650, the key period in English history for demonic possession. The nine stories were all written by eyewitnesses or were derived from eyewitness reports. They involve matters of life and death, sin and sanctity, guilt and innocence, of crimes which could not be committed and punishments

Arts of Possession

Arts of Possession
  • Author : D. Vance Smith
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release Date : 2003-01-01
  • ISBN : 0816639515
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An innovative work of both economic anthropology and literary history, Arts of Possession draws on philosophical, theoretical, literary, historical, and archival sources and insights to situate the household at the center of the social and cultural imagination of fourteenth-century England. D. Vance Smith argues that in a period commonly represented as precapitalist there actually existed a sophisticated economic discourse -- and that discourse underlies common forms of representation and the writing of literary texts. His work provides a new historiography

Possession and Dispossession

Possession and Dispossession
  • Author : Lea Mauas,Michelle MacQueen,Diego Rotman
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2022-04-19
  • ISBN : 9783110786279
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The book includes articles, documentation and a catalog of the Ethnographic Department of the Museum of the Contemporary. It is the fruit of a long-term project carried out at the Mamuta Art and Research Center and curated by the Sala-Manca Group. It contains articles by Yoram Bilu, Rachel Elior, Freddie Rokem and Diego Rotman on the Dybbuk; by Galit Hasan-Rokem and Daphna Ben-Shaul on Sukkot, and on the Eternal Sukkah project; by Shalom Sabar on electric Shabbat candles, and by

Children of Wrath: Possession, Prophecy and the Young in Early Modern England

Children of Wrath: Possession, Prophecy and the Young in Early Modern England
  • Author : Dr Anna French
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2015-12-28
  • ISBN : 9781472443670
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The spiritual status of the early modern child was often confused and uncertain, and yet in the wake of the English Reformation became an issue of urgent interest. This book explores questions surrounding early modern childhood, focusing especially on some of the extreme religious experiences in which children are documented: those of demonic possession and godly prophecy.

The Essential Guide to Possession, Depossession, and Divine Relationships

The Essential Guide to Possession, Depossession, and Divine Relationships
  • Author : Diana L. Paxson
  • Publisher : Red Wheel/Weiser
  • Release Date : 2015-03-01
  • ISBN : 9781609259211
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Bestselling author of several fantasy novels, including Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Ancestors of Avalon, Diana L. Paxson now turns her attention to Trance Possession. Specifically, how to safely and effectively enter and to exit possessory trance. In possessory trance, one voluntarily offers one’s body as a vehicle for spirit work. This differs from other forms of trance in that one’s “normal” personality is replaced by a personality that is identified by oneself and one’s community as a

The Grammar of Possession

The Grammar of Possession
  • Author : Maura Velázquez-Castillo
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
  • Release Date : 1996-12-19
  • ISBN : 9789027281982
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The Grammar of Possession: Inalienability, incorporation and possessor ascension in Guaraní, is an exhaustive study of linguistic structures in Paraguayan Guaraní which are directly or indirectly associated with the semantic domain of inalienability. Constructions analyzed in the book include adnominal and predicative possessive constructions, noun incorporation, and possessor ascension. Examples are drawn from a rich data base that incorporate native speaker intuitions and resources in the construction of illustrative linguistic forms as well as the analysis of the communicative use

Friends but a Possession

Friends but a Possession
  • Author : T. Woods
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2014-02-19
  • ISBN : 9781491853542
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What if you abhorred the institution of slavery but inherited a large southern plantation with 500 slaves? What if you inherited your best friend? What if you opposed seceding from the union but federal trops were coming to burn your house and property? What if you couldn't reconcile being a Christian and owning slaves? What if you were captured and taken to Rock Island Prison in Illinois? What if you were separated from the love of your life? These were the

FCC Record

FCC Record
  • Author : United States. Federal Communications Commission
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : OSU:32437121810853
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American Jurisprudence

American Jurisprudence
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1936
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105063440957
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Atlantic Reporter

Atlantic Reporter
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1888
  • ISBN : CORNELL:31924065530788
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