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Akan witchcraft and the concept of exorcism in the church of Pentecost

Opoku Onyinah

Akan witchcraft and the concept of exorcism in the church of Pentecost

by Opoku Onyinah

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (Ph.D) - University of Birmingham, Department of Theology, School of Historical Studies.

Statementby Opoku Onyinah.
The Physical Object
Pagination532 p. :
Number of Pages532
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18917508M

  Casting Directions for ‘Exorcism Spell — Latin Prayer/ Incantation’ The process of exorcism most useful against demons is to recite an incantation that’s long and detailed, which is heavily charged with energy that comes not from the mind, but from the glory of the gods.   Last year, the Roman Catholic Church announced that they were training up a new army of exorcists to meet the growing demand for experts to rid people of evil spirits. The Church claims that the “unprecedented rise” in requests for exorcism comes from more people dabbling in the ‘dark arts’ with the help of information found on the internet.

The magical arts of exorcism involved ceremonial magic, and the official exorcism rites of Christianity are in many ways similar. Ritual techniques include the use of adjuration, prayers, invective, incense, foul odors and the use of holy substances such as sacred herbs, blessed water, or salt.. In Roman Catholic rituals, exorcism is treated as a tug-of-war with the possessing devil for the. Posts about Exorcism written by ladyoftheabyss. The Witches Almanac for Saturday, January 16th. Saturday (Saturn): Longevity, exorcism, endings, homes, and houses.

  The Order of His Holiness Pope Leo XIII Printed it. A priest must says this simple prayer. You may need the following items for this spell: Holy Water Cross You have to have worn a sotana Casting Instructions for 'Exorcism Prayer' By a Priest Only Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel In . [which is] a synthesis of the practices and beliefs of Akan witchcraft and western Christian concepts of demonology and exorcism” (). After analyzing the concept of “witchdemonlogy,” the author highlights the positives and the negatives of this concept. In seeking contextual theologies of .


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Akan witchcraft and the concept of exorcism in the church of Pentecost by Opoku Onyinah Download PDF EPUB FB2

Akan Witchcraft and the Concept of Exorcism in the Church of Pentecost Doctor of Philosophy Witchcraft and “exorcisms” have dominated African cultures and posed problems for African people. This thesis is a study of the current exorcistic ministry within a Pentecostal church.

Akan witchcraft and the concept of exorcism in the Church of Pentecost Article (PDF Available) January with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Opoku Onyinah. Witchcraft and "exorcisms" have dominated African cultures and posed problems for African people. This thesis is a study of the current exorcistic ministry within a Pentecostal church in Ghana with reference to the Akan culture.

The general opinion gathered from current anthropological studies on witchcraft is that the ultimate goal of exorcism is to become modernised. "Witchcraft" and exorcism have long been dominant features of life in African cultures.

This unique book provides a thorough, field research-based description and analysis of a specifically Pentecostal Christian response to these phenomena within the Akan culture of Ghana. Freston, Paul, ‘The Transnationalisation of Brazilian Pentecostalism: The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God’, in Corten, André and Marshall-Fratani, Ruth (eds.), Between Babel and Pentecost: Transnational Pentecostalism in Africa and Latin America, Indiana University Press,–Cited by: “A history of exorcism in Catholic Christianity is a valuable contribution to Catholic theological and liturgical history.

Because it includes relatively few exorcism narratives, it has less to contribute to the social history of by: 5. People Akans. The Akan people live in Akanland, and are one of the few matrilineal societies in West Africa. The matrilineal system of the Akan continues to be economically and politically important.

Each lineage controlled the land farmed by its members, functioned as a religious unit in the veneration of its ancestors, supervised marriages, and settled internal disputes among its members. [27] Peter Anim, The History of How Full Gospel Church Was Founded in Ghana (Accra: CAC, n.

d.), 8; Christine Leonard, A Giant in Ghana: Churches in 50 Years-The Story of James McKeown and the Church of Pentecost (Chichester: New Wine Press, ), 27; Thomas N. Turnbull, What God Hath Wrought: A Short History of the Apostolic Church.

Christian exorcism is founded on the belief that Jesus commanded his followers to expel evil spirits in his name. According to the Catholic Encyclopedia article on Exorcism, Jesus points to this ability as a sign of his Messiahship, and he empowered his disciples to do the same.

The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod traces the practice of exorcism to the Scriptural claim that Jesus Christ. Opoku Onyinah Pentecostal Exorcism Witchcraft and Demonology in Ghana "Witchcraft" and exorcism have long been dominant features of life in African cultures.

This unique book provides a thorough field research-based description and analysis of a specifically Pentecostal Christian response to these phenomena within the Akan culture of Ghana. Exorcism - Encounters with the Paranormal and the Occult book.

Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Exorcism: Encounters with t /5. The reader will learn the great care the church exercises to ensure all other possible medical and natural explanations for the problem have been exhausted before conducting an exorcism as the last resort.

The book also explains the differences between obsession, oppression and infestation and describes how a person becomes vulnerable to attack/5(16).

The Anglican pamphlet Exorcism () states, "Christian exorcism is the binding of evil powers by the triumph of Christ Jesus, through the application of the power demonstrated by that triumph, in and by his Church." Exorcism rituals often begin with the Latin words, "Adjure te, spiritus nequissime, per Deum omnipotentem," which translates as.

The first time that a book or an article is used in a chapter, the name (s) of the author (s) and the title of book are spelled out in full, thereafter abbreviations are used.

83 Throughout the thesis, the abbreviation CoP will be used to represent “The Church of Pentecost.” 84 Ghana Evangelism Committee, National Church Survey: Facing the. 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 tothe key period in English history for demonic by: 1. "When the Church asks publicly and authoritatively in the name of Jesus Christ that a person or object be protected against the power of the Evil One and withdrawn from his dominion, it is called exorcism." [2] The Catholic Church revised the Rite of Exorcism in Januarythough the traditional Rite of Exorcism in Latin is allowed as an Size: KB.

Witchcraft Exorcism. An exorcism can be defined as “the expulsion of Demons or other evil spirits reputed to have taken possession of a person, place or object.” An exorcism usually involves putting holy water on the demon while directing orders and threats at the demon. However in some cases an exorcism can take much longer because of the arguments between the exorcist and the demon.

- I really feel the need to delve into this. Will be pinning Pentecostal, Jewish & Catholic exorcism techniques, books etc. I want to be able to perform this.

Some say about 1/2 the world population is "touched" by demons if not possessed. I'm not sure it's that high, but I'm not Jesus.

See more ideas about World population, Catholic and Demonology pins. EXORCISM LIVE: AFRICAN WITCHCRAFT DEMONS - Exorcist Pastor Allan Rich Deliverance; Teaching, footage, testimonies, prayer, helpline on on the "deliverance" page. In this talk, Tylluan discusses the basic principles of whether and how pagans and witches etc., can perhaps an exorcism.

But what is being exorcised, and how is. The Catholic Church has issued an English-language version of the rites used for centuries to deal with people believed possessed by demons because too few priests can read the exorcism rituals in the original Latin, the Catholic Herald reported Wednesday.

The English translation of the rituals "should make it easier for a bishop to find a priest who can help him with this ministry," said.Correspondences for Sunday, April 29th. Magickal Intentions: Growth, Advancements, Enlightment, Rational Thought, Exorcism, Healing, Prosperity, Hope, Exorcism, Money.

" Opoku Onyinah, “Akan Witchcraft and the Concept of Exorcism in the Church of Pentecost” (PhD diss., University of Birmingham,).

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