Among specific topics are Genesis 2:24 and the Jesus tradition, Jesus' exorcistic
identity reconsidered: the demise of a Solomonic typology, Isaiah 54:13 as prolegomena to the teaching ministry of Jesus, a Jewish Christian hermeneutic for the practice of the Torah, and re-examining the Last Supper sayings in light of the Hebrew scriptures.
For more specific stories blending god and demon in exorcistic
contexts, see the tales of Zhongkui and the "Three Audiences.
A Union of Academies (UAI) The Exorcistic
Festival in Chinese Issei TANAKA, M.
Ian Harris's article then points out that Cambodia's border obsession and xenophobia over neighbours' invading Khmer territory 'contain strongly exorcistic
and purificatory dimensions deriving from indigenous religious categories'.
And ritual unravelling completes the exorcistic
shadow play which tells the story of the Birth of Kala.
It is as if Carpentier pointedly conceives of a narrator who personifies both these aspects of the ethnographer's persona: the exorcistic
and the exoticist.
Eventually only exorcistic
formulas that had long been in use were allowed, and more complex requirements and conditions were placed on the exorcist himself.
Although asserting itself through a wide range of forms, the 'chams is essentially an exorcistic
ritual staged by masked monks whose aim is to destroy the enemies of faith, symbolized by a human figure made of dough.
Among the topics addressed by the included papers are the provenance of the Old Testament Pseudepigrapha, Jewish martyrology and the death of Jesus, the apocalyptic worldview and exorcistic
ministry of Jesus, Adam and Eve in Romans 1:18-25 and the Greek Life of Adam and Eve, the Pseudepigrapha and the problem of background "parallels" in the study of the Acts of the Apostles, the Parables of Enoch and the Revelation of John, and the reception of the Book of Daniel and Danielic literature in the early church.
The spirits' complete dedication to men is attested also by Girolamo Menghi, the well-known author of exorcistic
While these latter qualities are clearly at work in Iban shamanic rites, an examination of the pelian demonstrates, at the same time, the limitations of this debate, and like the Sinhalese exorcistic
rites that concern Kapferer, it highlights, instead, "the complementarity rather than negating aspects of depth versus surface discourse.
All these allegorical, mythical, and modish frames and frame-ups that we have been joyfully excavating from the plot of his developing literary and critical project, should not mislead us; it is both with them and yet in spite of them--thanks to the overflowing of metaphysical emplotments and exorcistic
drives--that Paz becomes a genuinely interesting and original thinker, not only of Mexican and Hispanic culture and tradition, but of contemporary Western culture at large.