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5 Things People Believe About Demons, Exorcisms and The Spirit World

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 10.30.2014 | Religion

The ancient Celts believed that in late October, on the night that marked the end of the summer season, the boundaries between the living and the dead...

Am I My Own Worst Enemy?

Eve Beck | Posted 11.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Eve Beck

that you're capable of putting in perspective how the negative, even toxic people in your life affect your overall wellbeing and happiness.

Who's the Real You?

Eve Beck | Posted 11.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Eve Beck

Who's the Real You? Are you a weak person? Are you a thoughtless person? Or.... are you a strong, intelligent, caring individual who occasionally d...

Being Gay Is Caused By A 'Putrid-Smelling Demon' That Pigs Would Reject, Minister Claims

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Holy Fire Ministries founder Bert Farias penned an eyebrow-raising piece about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Charisma...

Bring It on, Zombies!

Tami Shaikh | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Tami Shaikh

I am a bit shattered. Yes, I use the word shattered, because I do feel like my heart has broken into many pieces. I will tell you exactly why. Here...

Possessed Americans Hospitalized in Mexico: the Superstition, the Controversy and the Truth Behind

Ritoban Mukherjee | Posted 09.04.2014 | Religion
Ritoban Mukherjee

Alexandra Huerta, a 22-year-old American orphan living in south-west Mexico, was hosting a session on the Ouija Board with her brother Sergio, 23, a...

Torture Is to Baptism as the Demonic Is to the Holy

Rev. Winnie Varghese | Posted 06.29.2014 | Religion
Rev. Winnie Varghese

To take the most holy and life-giving rite of our faith and compare it to torturing a prisoner is demonic.

Jesus the Strategist: Part II

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 04.08.2014 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

By the time Jesus got to the outskirts of Jerusalem, the Jewish leaders -- the priests, the Pharisees, the Sanhedrin -- were concerned about the large number of people who apparently had joined up with him. Was Jesus about to launch a campaign to anoint himself as the expected Messiah?

Dreams on Fire: Imagine Dragons Ignites Audiences

Cicily Janus | Posted 05.21.2014 | Entertainment
Cicily Janus

In 2012 a band by the name of Imagine Dragons dropped their stamp on the top-40 airwaves with their blockbuster tune, "It's Time." Inventive, quirky a...

The Most Beautiful Version Of Imagine Dragons' 'Demons' Yet

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

With songs like the dubstep-influenced "Radioactive" dominating the airwaves, you might not expect an Imagine Dragons cover to consist simply of three...

Art Started When I Stopped Caring

Dori Hartley | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Dori Hartley

The minute I stopped caring was the minute the world poured out of me and onto the canvas. It was and is truly an uncanny experience.

Most Americans 18-29 Years Old Believe in Demon Possession, Shows Survey

Bruce Wilson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Bruce Wilson

Are Americans becoming less religious? While church affiliation is probably declining, don't expect the atheist revolution anytime soon: Over one half of young Americans now believe in the notion that invisible, non-corporeal entities called "demons" can take control of human beings.

A Demonology of Chemical Weaponry

Kerry Walters | Posted 11.09.2013 | Religion
Kerry Walters

Polls reveal that the American public is overwhelmingly against a U.S. air strike to punish Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad for using chemical weaponry. But this is an indication of the public's weariness with American involvement in foreign wars, not its indifference to chemical weapons.

Satan and the Demons

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 11.07.2013 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

Being tempted by the devil was the first incident in Jesus' ministry following his baptism, and since it was initiated by God, it should be taken as a foreshadowing of Jesus' lifelong battle with Satan.

On Demons And Virtual Reality

Peter Rollins | Posted 07.30.2013 | Religion
Peter Rollins

A virtual reality does not necessarily even exist in the mind, for individuals can be deeply influenced by a virtual reality that they don't even believe in or know exists. The demonic, as an oppressive force upon our lives, captures this virtual dimension.

How To Remove Demonic Sprits From Your Thrift Shop Clothing

Katy Wolk-Stanley | Posted 04.29.2013 | Religion
Katy Wolk-Stanley

Televangelist Pat Robertson recently advised a caller to The 700 Club: "It ain't going to hurt anything to rebuke any spirits that happened to have attached themselves to those clothes."

U.S. Navy's Trippy Anti-Bath Salts PSA

Keith Thomson | Posted 03.07.2013 | Impact
Keith Thomson

As you'll see through the eyes of a serviceman using bath salts, your friends may appear to transform to demons and zombies, you stand to wind up in emergency surgery -- and, possibly, Davy Jones' Locker.

Homosexuality Is Caused By Sex With Demons, Former Stripper Claims

Posted 11.25.2013 | Gay Voices

A former stripper turned ministry leader who claims she once considered becoming a lesbian has offered up a rather unusual explanation for homosexuali...

Teacher Arrested For Instructing Students To Cut, Burn Themselves To Get Rid Of Demons

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 06.14.2012 | Education

Danielle Harkins, a 35-year-old teacher at Lealman and Asian Neighborhood Family Center in St. Petersburg, Fla., has been arrested for allegedly instr...

Do Demons Really Make You a Lesbian?

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 01.02.2012 | Gay Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

All you have to do is Google "demons homosexuality" to see that many people actually believe that the root cause of being gay is a demon laying claim to your wanton soul. Apparently my father was one of those people.

Finding Our Inner Zombie

Carol Smaldino | Posted 12.21.2011 | Parents
Carol Smaldino

There is nothing funny about bullying, nothing funny about child suicide. And yet it's not merely humor but pretty full recognition of our less than friendly impulses, that can save us from the pent up kind.

The Secrets Of Orthodox Exorcists

Sasa Milosevic | Posted 10.17.2011 | Religion
Sasa Milosevic

Unlike the Roman Catholic Church that elevated the Office of Exorcist, as a special exorcists unit, all Orthodox priests are trained and equipped to perform exorcism primarily as an obligatory part of Orthodox Baptism.

This is Not Fiscal Conservatism. It's Just Politics.

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Let's be clear: When politicians attack the poor, it is not partisan to challenge them -- it is a Christian responsibility.

'The Rite': Something To Believe In?

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

Faith is powerful, yes, the film posits, but so are the forces of darkness. It's not an easy fight and woe to the man who thinks it is.

Ashley Bell: The Last Exorcism Introduces the "Bendy" Girl

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Ashley Bell is the "star" of the new thriller The Last Exorcism. Talking to her, you find a warm, witty 24-year old who studied hard to make her character believable.