Exorcism sentence example
The prevailing element in the incantations consists in the exorcism of devils.
Reservation for the sick and unction of the sick were retained; and exorcism, unction, trine immersion and the chrisom were included in the baptismal service.
He was against the Leipzig Interim (1548) with its compromise on some Catholic usages, and was involved in controversies and quarrels; with Georgius Merula, against whom he maintained the need of exorcism in baptism; with Osiander's adherents in the matter of justification; with his colleague, Nicholas von Amsdorf, to whom he had resigned the Eisenach superintendency; with Flacius Illyricus, and others.
Here not one exorcism occurs; in the Synoptists the exorcisms are as prominent as the cures and the preaching.
Such ritual use of oil as a o payls or seal may have been suggested in old religions by the practice of keeping wine fresh in jars and amphorae by pouring on a top layer of oil; for the spoiling of wine was attributed to the action of demons of corruption, against whom many ancient formulae of aversion or exorcism still exist.Advertisement
They both need exorcism from ghosts of hatred and love.
I tried every theory and therapy available to change including exorcism.
And he has an exorcism on stage, and the ghost of Hamlet's father comes out of his stomach.
Reverend Elmstead attempts an exorcism, but is thwarted by what appears to be a malevolent presence.
With a number of twists and turns the story winds to a conclusion that involves exorcism, multiple deaths, salvation and demonic trickery.Advertisement
I used it as part confessional, part exorcism.
A local vicar will also come in to perform an exorcism.
I suppose the books are so violent because they contain a lot of hatred - writing is my form of personal exorcism.
The same is true of Pinch's attempted exorcism.
Mr. Bsag commented at one point that it was like a musical exorcism, and perhaps it was.Advertisement
There was prayer, exorcism, deliverance ministry and heavy shepherding.
With regard to the scapegoat, it must be noted that we also meet with a more concrete idea of expulsion of evil (see Demonology, Exorcism), which is present among the most primitive peoples, such as the Australians.
As a logical consequence of this view of disease the mode of treatment among peoples in the lower stages of culture is mainly magical; they endeavour to propitiate the evil spirits by sacrifice, to expel them by spells, &c. (see Exorcism), to drive them away by blowing, &c.; conversely we find the Khonds attempt to keep away smallpox by placing thorns and brushwood in the paths leading to places decimated by that disease, in the hope of making the disease demon retrace his steps.
Consequently, in 15 9 0 he was deposed for refusing to remove the pictures from his church and discontinue the use of exorcism in baptism.
On the other hand there still subsists a belief in innumerable evil spirits, which manifest themselves in the phenomena of possession, lycanthropy, disease, &c. The fear of evil spirits has given rise to ceremonies of expulsion of evils (see Exorcism), designed to banish them from the community.Advertisement
Exorcism lenses are perfect for Halloween.
There's Bloodlust, T Virus, Scarecrow, Gorgon, Harpie, Black Sclera, Spider Web, Exorcism, Dark Side, Death Dealer, and more.
The game begins with a brief video segment where John performs an exorcism on a poor unfortunate woman who is possessed by a demon.
In fact, another movie, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, was based on her story of demonic possession.
Some of the exorcism sessions lasted up to four hours.Advertisement
Some Germanic cultures believed that the werewolf could be cured by a sort of exorcism, and in medieval Europe, many believed that converting to Christianity was a cure.
The family of the boy suspected that it was the use of the Ouija board that eventually led to the possession of the child, which required an exorcism performed by Father Eugene Gallagher.
Tara pays for her mother's exorcism while wrestling with her own inner demon.
It thus stands in the closest relation to the rite of exorcism, of which it is the complement.
In general it may be said, then, that whereas exorcism is practised in order to cast out devils already in possession, benediction is the formula by which they are prevented from entering in.Advertisement
Augustine speaks of the salt administered to catechumens before baptism and of their exorcism as sacraments; and as late as 1129 Godefrid so calls the salt and water, oil and chrism, the ring and pastoral staff used in ordinations.