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Hostage to the Devil: The Possession and Exorcism of Five Contemporary Americans

3 Ratings: 4.7
A book by Malachi Martin

"Martin's polished contemporary sense of traditional theology entices even the skeptical.... Stunningly pertinent ...Will set you thinking-and thinking-and thinking." ----Detroit News      "Martin is above all … see full wiki

Tags: Books, Exorcism
Author: Malachi Martin
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
Publisher: HarperOne
3 reviews about Hostage to the Devil: The Possession and...
review by . May 11, 2013
A dark, horrid and disturbing peek into the marrow of evil.
As it reads in chapter twelve-43 through 45-in the Book of St. Matthew: "When the spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest and findeth none. Then he saith, I will return into my house from whence I came out; and when he is come, he findth it empty, swept and garnished. Then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there: and the last state of man is worse than the first. Even so shall it be also …
review by . October 26, 2010
If someone had asked me the question that is the title of this review before I read this book, my answer would have been an emphatic "NO!". Now that I've finished the book I'm not quite as sure as I was before.      The author, a former Jesuit, tells of 5 people "possessed by demons" who submit to exorcism and are "cured". Now you can believe this or not, but I'm not particularly skeptical, because I know that there are many things about …
review by . September 10, 2002
As it reads in chapter twelve-43 through 45-in the Book of St. Matthew: "When the spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest and findeth none. Then he saith, I will return into my house from whence I came out; and when he is come, he findth it empty, swept and garnished. Then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there: and the last state of man is worse than the first. Even so shall it be also unto …
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