Posts Tagged ‘exorcism’

Did you bring your lucky charms for the exorcism?  Oh, never mind, you’re Lutheran.

November 22nd, 2010 41 comments

By Rev. Joshua V. Scheer Just a few days ago Fox News published a story about Roman Catholic Bishops in the U.S. trying to recruit more exorcists who can discern when an exorcism is necessary and perform the rite. What images come to mind when you think of exorcism?  Most likely it’s seasoned by movies and media that we have seen over the years.  An exorcism often brings up a picture of an epic battle between the exorcist and demon, a struggle filled with magic tokens (lucky charms), incantations, and miraculous things.  This view is not Biblical. First of   More…