TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part 1 – A Theological Look at Demonology…………………………………………. 13
Popular Culture Demonology…………………………………………………………….. 14
The Evolving Role of Satan……………………………………………………………….. 18
The Story of Seth……………………………………………………………………………… 20
Angels in the Hebrew……………………………………………………………………….. 21
The Personification of Satan……………………………………………………………… 25
What are Demons According to the Bible…………………………………………… 26
What about Demonic Possession?……………………………………………………… 30
What About the Current Paranormal Preoccupation?………………………….. 31
Part 2 – Considering Demonic Possession…………………………………………… 35
Possession in Colonial New England………………………………………………….. 36
The Demon of Murder?…………………………………………………………………….. 39
The Real Story of the Exorcist……………………………………………………………. 39
The Most Famous American Exorcism……………………………………………….. 40
A Classic Case from 1906………………………………………………………………….. 43
Possession or Mental Illness?……………………………………………………………. 44
The Children of Latoya Ammon…………………………………………………………. 45
What Do These Stories Reveal?…………………………………………………………. 46
Protection Against Demonic Forces……………………………………………………. 49
The Circle of Light Prayer…………………………………………………………………. 50
Prayer to the Archangel Michael………………………………………………………… 51
The Twenty-Third Psalm………………………………………………………………….. 54
Prayer of Jabez …………………………………………………………………………………55
Part 3 – Demons A – Z……………………………………………………………………… 61
Part 4 – Concluding Remarks…………………………………………………………… 89
Works Consulted…………………………………………………………………………….. 117
Index……………………………………………………………………………………………… 119