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    Between 2-4 CE, as the early Church was finding its footing, exorcisms were performed quite frequently. Notably, when discussing the early Church, it is done so using relatively broad observations. It is very likely that many of their practices of exorcisms did differ slightly depending on the specific institution. However, there are a significant amount of similarities in regards to this specific ritual, which allow for these conclusions. Moving forward, despite the passage of time, there were still no standard formulas or prayers that were required to perform the ritual. Rather, one simply needed to call upon the name of Jesus or the name of the apostles or patriarchs, such as Abraham or Jacob, in order to expel the demon from the victim…

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    One of America's religious practices that not many people talk about, but is shown a lot on the big screen, are exorcisms. On NBC in 1971, the first ever exorcism was televised (Newkirk, Week In Weird). The clip features NBC journalist Carole Simpson interviewing Ed and Marsha Becker, a couple who began to experience strange things after moving into their new Chicago home. They claimed to have been experiencing dramatic hauntings in their home. The couple called upon the help of medium Joseph…

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    Historically, films and T.V. shows containing demonic possession have grossed millions of dollars. There are multiple reasons as to why exorcism culture has boomed in pop media. Due to multiple streaming services, and looser broadcast standards, there are thousands of more options for people to upload and watch videos that were once unattainable. These streaming services can range from Ghost Hunters, to the darker more sinister side of YouTube. People can relate to possession, because the threat…

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    One can see that in the process of medical treatment to find out any disorder in Regan, she passes to very harsh process. While making test on her, one can almost feel her pain and see how strong the procedure for the test it can be. In the religion perspective, one can see how to what extend evil can reach. Evil can manipulate your body, totally take control of your body, and even kill you. Thinking about it, both extreme can control over and leave you defenseless. Chris is great example of a…

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    acknowledge the guru practices and deemed them “unscientific and superstitious, but surreptitiously visited them when their own problems could not be solved by modern medicine” (Sax, 233). Catholicism also has an extensive history of skepticism that has even become incorporated within the rules of approaching claims of possessions, thus making it a significant part of Catholic exorcism itself. Even though both Catholicism and the Harijan caste have had histories of some kind of skepticism, it is…

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    age of 12 due to cardiac arrest after a undiagnosed case of stenosis. 3 more deaths also occurred including the director of the second poltergeist movie. Most say that the cast of the poltergeist was tormented by disease and a tragic case of misfortune. The legend says that real skeletons were used throughout a scene scene because it is cheaper than prop skeletons. Disturbing the remains of the death is considerably dangerous. The spirits that were attached to the bodies of the skeletons took…

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    what God has promised”. He concludes that “history belongs to the intercessors, who believe the future into being… The future belongs to whoever can envision in the manifold of its potentials a new and desirable possibility, which faith then fixes upon as inevitable.” At the end Wink calls for Christians to a “collective exorcism” to go against the devil and all his works with a view that God wants believers to fight with the Domination System. Powlison says that the devil and demons are…

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    1. What is the name of novel or movie or drama or poem or famous personality or biography (art-form) you have taken for this study of professional legal ethics in this evaluation?100 words The Exorcism of Emily Rose - it is an American legal drama and horror art-work/film released in 2005 and was directed by Scott Derrickson. The movie taken for the analysis her is loosely based on a real life story of Anneliese Michel, and follow an agnostic defense counsel (Erin Bruner) representing a parish…

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    However, the difference lies in regards to possession. While Catholics were adamant about the possibility of possession and exorcism, Protestants out rightly expressed disbelief and disapproval of the ideas of possession and the practices of exorcism. It means that during the conflicts between protestant and Catholic that there was no either side is support the witchcraft. However, the difference between the two sides was that Catholic used violent to disapproval the witchcraft but protestant…

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    During this stage the genre is unclear and less certain in its values. Genre conventions are also switched up to question popular belief. Essentially, filmmakers try to switch up the genre by adding elements of psychological thrillers or even making the supposed “good guy” an actual “bad guy” or just not as saint-like usual “good guys” are. A fantastic example of this is Mikael Håfström’s The Rite. With this film, the main character is going to school to become a priest, but it is oddly twisted…

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