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Possession

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Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once a literary detective novel and a triumphant love story. It is the tale of a pair of young s ...

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  • Editeur: Random House
  • ISBN: 1446499111
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 528
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once a literary detective novel and a triumphant love story. It is the tale of a pair of young scholars investigating the lives of two Victorian poets. Following a trail of letters, journals and poems they uncover a web of passion, deceit and tragedy, and their quest becomes a battle against time. WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE


Possession

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Toe the line between rule-following and rule-breaking in this tense and twisted start to a smart and sexy dystopian trilogy. Vi knows the Rule: Girls don ...

  • L'auteur : Elana Johnson
  • Editeur: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 9781442423916
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 416
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Toe the line between rule-following and rule-breaking in this tense and twisted start to a smart and sexy dystopian trilogy. Vi knows the Rule: Girls don’t walk with boys, and they never even think about kissing them. But no one makes Vi want to break the Rules more than Zenn…and since the Thinkers have chosen him as Vi’s future match, how much trouble can one kiss cause? The Thinkers may have brainwashed the rest of the population, but Vi is determined to think for herself. But the Thinkers are unusually persuasive, and they’re set on convincing Vi to become one of them….starting by brainwashing Zenn. Vi can’t leave Zenn in the Thinkers’ hands, but she’s wary of joining the rebellion, especially since that means teaming up with Jag. Jag is egotistical, charismatic, and dangerous—everything Zenn’s not. Vi can’t quite trust Jag and can’t quite resist him, but she also can’t give up on Zenn. This is a game of control or be controlled. And Vi has no choice but to play.


Consequences of Possession

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The first coherent analysis of the topic of possession from a comparative and historical legal perspective. The volume comprises contributions from some ve ...

  • L'auteur : Eric Descheemaeker
  • Editeur: Edinburgh University Press
  • ISBN: 0748693653
  • Genre: Law
  • Nombre de pages: 244
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The first coherent analysis of the topic of possession from a comparative and historical legal perspective. The volume comprises contributions from some very distinguished scholars from the civilian tradition (Germany, Italy) as well as the common law (England) and mixed legal systems (Quebec, Scotland, South Africa).


Demonic Possession

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The idea of people possessed by evil spirits against their will is as old as the hills. Often there is thought to be a special way a person has become poss ...

  • L'auteur : C. Torrington
  • Editeur: Arcturus Publishing
  • ISBN: 1784281409
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Nombre de pages: N.A
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The idea of people possessed by evil spirits against their will is as old as the hills. Often there is thought to be a special way a person has become possessed. It might be the result of a curse cast on them by a sorcerer, or some unfortunate mishap such as stepping over a dead body. Or the demons can have been invited, in a Satanic ritual. More often, at least in recent Christian tradition, there is no initiating moment that can be identified - they just find their way in, like disease. From Pearl Curran, a housewife living in St Louis, Missouri, who soared to fame in the second decade of the 20th century as the amanuensis of 'Patience Worth', a writer who had died in the 17th century, to victims of Dissociative Personality Disorder (thought to have inspired Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), this book examines demonic possession from every angle.


The Grammar of Possession

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The Grammar of Possession: Inalienability, incorporation and possessor ascension in Guaraní, is an exhaustive study of linguistic structures in Paraguayan ...

  • L'auteur : Maura Velázquez-Castillo
  • Editeur: John Benjamins Publishing
  • ISBN: 902728198X
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Nombre de pages: 274
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The Grammar of Possession: Inalienability, incorporation and possessor ascension in Guaraní, is an exhaustive study of linguistic structures in Paraguayan Guaraní which are directly or indirectly associated with the semantic domain of inalienability. Constructions analyzed in the book include adnominal and predicative possessive constructions, noun incorporation, and possessor ascension. Examples are drawn from a rich data base that incorporate native speaker intuitions and resources in the construction of illustrative linguistic forms as well as the analysis of the communicative use of the forms under study. The book provides a complete picture of inalienability as a coherent integrated system of grammatical and semantic oppositions in a language that has received little attention in the theoretical linguistic literature. The analysis moves from general principles to specific details of the language while applying principles of Cognitive Grammar and Functional Linguistics. There is an explicit aim to uncover the particularities of form-meaning connections, as well as the communicative and discourse functions of the structures examined. Other approaches are also considered when appropriate, resulting in a theoretically informed study that contains a rich variety of considerations.


Possession

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Harper Blaine was your average small-time PI until she died—for two minutes. Now Harper is a Greywalker, treading the thin line between the living world ...

  • L'auteur : Kat Richardson
  • Editeur: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1101614064
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 368
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Harper Blaine was your average small-time PI until she died—for two minutes. Now Harper is a Greywalker, treading the thin line between the living world and the paranormal realm. And she’s discovering that her new abilities are landing her all sorts of “strange” cases. When a comatose woman suddenly wakes up and starts painting scenes she’s never witnessed, with a skill she’s never had, medical science has no explanation. As more bizarre phenomena manifest, including strange voices coming from her mouth, even her doctors wonder whether the woman may be possessed. Frustrated and frightened, the patient’s sister turns to Harper to discover who—or what—is occupying her sister’s body. As Harper digs into the case, she discovers other patients struck with the same mystifying afflictions and a disturbing connection to one of the most gruesome episodes in Washington’s history....


Possession

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In the tradition of Paranormal Activity and The Exorcist, an ordinary girl with a strange illness recounts her experience with the dark and ancient entity ...

  • L'auteur : M. Verano
  • Editeur: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1481464434
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 352
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1998
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Détails: In the tradition of Paranormal Activity and The Exorcist, an ordinary girl with a strange illness recounts her experience with the dark and ancient entity that’s making her sick in this chilling diary that features photos and images of what she experienced. All her life, Laetitia Jones has only wanted to be a star. It’s more than an ambition—somewhere deep inside, she knows that she was born for greatness. But her path to stardom now seems to be halted by a mysterious, undiagnosed illness that’s taken over her body. Doctors don’t have a clue and most days, she’s stuck at home documenting her strange symptoms—symptoms that start with fevers and chills, but soon escalate to bizarre bodily reactions. Laetitia’s only escape from her illness is following the news—and the race riots that are moving closer and closer to her neighborhood. But when horrific visions begin to invade her mind, even the media can’t distract her and she begins to wonder—is her illness something biological…or is it something more? Are the voices she hears and the notes she finds in her own handwriting signs of insanity…or signs of something much more sinister and demonic? Or, perhaps, signs of something benevolent…something holy even. Laetitia has always known she’d be famous…she just didn’t know it would happen this way.


Possession, Power and the New Age

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This book provides a new sociological account of contemporary religious phenomena such as channelling, holistic healing, meditation and divination, which a ...

  • L'auteur : Matthew Wood
  • Editeur: Routledge
  • ISBN: 131707758X
  • Genre: Religion
  • Nombre de pages: 212
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This book provides a new sociological account of contemporary religious phenomena such as channelling, holistic healing, meditation and divination, which are usually classed as part of a New Age Movement. Drawing on his extensive ethnography carried out in the UK, alongside comparative studies in America and Europe, Matthew Wood criticises the view that such phenomena represent spirituality in which self-authority is paramount. Instead, he emphasises the role of social authority and the centrality of spirit possession, linking these to participants' class positions and experiences of secularisation. Informed by sociological and anthropological approaches to social power and practice, especially the work of Pierre Bourdieu and Michel Foucault, Wood's study explores what he calls the nonformative regions of the religious field, and charts similarities and differences with pagan, spiritualist and Theosophical traditions.


Demonic Possession in the New Testament

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Demon possession in New Testament times was real, contends the author in the face of rationalistic denials. A study of the Gospels reveals that genuine dem ...

  • L'auteur : William M. Alexander
  • Editeur: Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • ISBN: 1579107257
  • Genre: Religion
  • Nombre de pages: 304
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Demon possession in New Testament times was real, contends the author in the face of rationalistic denials. A study of the Gospels reveals that genuine demon possession had two distinctive elements: (1) insanity or idiocy of some sort, forming the natural element,Ó and (2) the confession of Jesus as Messiah, forming the supernatural element.Ó The author's research also led him to conclude that demon possession in the New Testament is a unique phenomenon in the history of the world, being confined indeed to the earlier portion of the ministry of our Lord.Ó Why did this phenomenon erupt when it did? The incarnation initiated the establishment of the kingdom of heaven upon earth. That determined a countermovement among the powers of darkness. Genuine demonic possession was one of its manifestations.Ó Entire chapters are devoted to historic demonology, medical aspects of demonic possession, the existence of genuine demonic possession, the New Testament narratives concerning the Beelzebul controversyÓ and the Gerasene affair,Ó and the alleged continuance of genuine demonic possession.


Bodies, Boundaries and Spirit Possession

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The social structures of Moroccan society have been changing in accordance with western models at an ever-growing rate. The role of Islam in sharing the bu ...

  • L'auteur : Margaret Rausch
  • Editeur: transcript Verlag
  • ISBN: 3839400465
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Nombre de pages: 276
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The social structures of Moroccan society have been changing in accordance with western models at an ever-growing rate. The role of Islam in sharing the burden of these changes and in narrowing the ever-expanding gap between modernity and tradition is exemplified by the folk-Islamic spirit possession practices presented in this study. By adjusting their vocation to ongoing processes of commercialization and professionalization and to the changing needs and expectations of their female clientele, traditional women seers have increasingly taken on the therapeutic task of helping women to resolve the growing number of inner and interpersonal conflicts in their daily lives.


Possession and Persuasion

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Possession and Persuasion: The Rhetoric of Christian Faith is a rhetorical analysis of Christian history and theology initially prompted by my experience i ...

  • L'auteur : Robert Hach
  • Editeur: Xlibris Corporation
  • ISBN: 1462812546
  • Genre: Religion
  • Nombre de pages: 192
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Possession and Persuasion: The Rhetoric of Christian Faith is a rhetorical analysis of Christian history and theology initially prompted by my experience in a fundamentalist Christian sect. The story of this experience is briefly told in the prologue, "The Rhetoric of Surrender," which describes the "surrender" of my life to God through a commitment to an authoritarian Christian sect in Gainesville, Florida, in 1972, when I was a freshman at the University of Florida. I spent the following fifteen years, first, as a student recruit, trainee, and then leader in the founding church in Gainesville, and then, as a recruiter and trainer in other parts of the U.S. until I finally left the movement (now called the International Churches of Christ) in 1987. I subsequently combined graduate study in rhetoric with a continuing interest in biblical and historical scholarship in an effort to understand how my religious experience fit into the broader context of Christian history and theology. I concluded that the New Testament language of faith, originally formulated to persuade hearers of the Christian message by means of understanding, had been radically redefined and its effects rhetorically reengineered by the ecclesiastical Christianity which had gradually emerged after the first century; this process of rhetorical reinvention produced a language of faith that possessed its hearers by means of a mystical form of indoctrination, in the interest of building a religious empire. The degree to which ecclesiastical Christianity, throughout its history, has taken its faith-language seriously--my experience having been produced by a movement that took this language to its logical conclusion --is the degree to which its adherents experience a religious bondage that amounts to the antithesis of the spiritual freedom and social equality of the original experience of Christian faith. Part I, "Faith as Possession," addresses critical changes made by post-apostolic theologians in the apostolic discourse of the New Testament about the message of Jesus, specifically with reference to the rhetorics of "authority" (Chapter One), "knowledge" (Chapter Two), and "justice" (Chapter Three). This rhetorical reengineering of apostolic language facilitated the rise of the institutional Church, which rapidly replaced the apostolic message as the authorized mediator between God and humanity in general and between God and the community of faith in particular. That is, the dynamic of persuasion by an eschatological message was rapidly replaced by the dynamic of possession by an ecclesiastical system. The redefinition and reconceptualization of these apostolic terms amounted to the rhetorical invention of Christianity, a form of Greco-Roman mythology which has little in common with the faith of Jesus as it is revealed in the New Testament. The faith of Christianity became, and continues to be to varying degrees, a form of possession insofar as it consists of, in both a mystical and an institutional sense, belonging to "the Church," which relieves its members of their responsibility for their own identity and destiny. Part II, "Faith as Persuasion," explores the rhetoric of three apostolic ideals, which have generally received little more than lip service by post-apostolic Christianity: "understanding" (Chapter Four), "anticipation" (Chapter Five), and "freedom" (Chapter Six). These concepts are integral to persuasion as the modus operandi of the apostolic Christian faith. Understanding is a prerequisite to authentic persuasion in that persuasion, or belief, without understanding is the essence of possession. In that the meaning and power of the Christian message are a matter of the hope of resurrection to life in the coming kingdom of God, anticipation is the logical response to being understandingly persuaded of the truth of the message. And insofar as internal bondage characterizes life without hope


The Essential Guide to Possession, Depossession, and Divine Relationships

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Bestselling author of several fantasy novels, including Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Ancestors of Avalon, Diana L. Paxson now turns her attention to Trance Po ...

  • L'auteur : Diana L. Paxson
  • Editeur: Red Wheel/Weiser
  • ISBN: 1609259211
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Nombre de pages: 288
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Bestselling author of several fantasy novels, including Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Ancestors of Avalon, Diana L. Paxson now turns her attention to Trance Possession. Specifically, how to safely and effectively enter and to exit possessory trance. In possessory trance, one voluntarily offers one’s body as a vehicle for spirit work. This differs from other forms of trance in that one’s “normal” personality is replaced by a personality that is identified by oneself and one’s community as a spirit or a god. Here Paxson explores all aspects of trance possession, including: how to prepare for possessory trance how to enter and exit trance possession safely—and what to do if things get too heavy connecting with Saints and Spirits, including those found in Afro-Diasporic religions A practical book of particular interest to witches and pagans, each chapter includes two to five exercises that will assist you in your personal experiences with possession.


Dancing with Devtas: Drums, Power and Possession in the Music of Garhwal, North India

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In the Central Himalayan region of Garhwal, the gods (devtas) enjoy dancing. Musicians - whether ritual specialists or musical specialists - are therefore ...

  • L'auteur : Andrew Alter
  • Editeur: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1351946390
  • Genre: Music
  • Nombre de pages: 302
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: In the Central Himalayan region of Garhwal, the gods (devtas) enjoy dancing. Musicians - whether ritual specialists or musical specialists - are therefore an indispensable part of most entertainment and religious events. In shamanistic ceremonies, their incantations, songs and drumming 'make' the gods possess their mediums. In other contexts, such as dramatic theatrical renditions of stories of specific deities, actors 'dance' the role of their character having become possessed by the spirit of their character. Through the powerful sounds of their drumming, musicians cause the gods to dance. Music, and more particularly musical sound, is perceived in Garhwal as a powerful force. Andrew Alter examines music and musical practice in Garhwal from an analytical perspective that explores the nexus between musical sounds and performance events. He provides insight into performance practice, vocal techniques, notions of repertoire classification, instruments, ensembles, performance venues, and dance practice. However, music is not viewed simply as a system of organized sounds such as drum strokes, pitch iterations or repertoire items. Rather, in Garhwal, the music is viewed as a system of knowledge and as a system of beliefs in which meaning and spirituality become articulated through potent sound iterations. Alter makes a significant contribution to the discipline of ethnomusicology through a detailed documentation of musical practice in the context of ritual events. The book offers a traditionally thorough historical-ethnographic study of a region with the aim of integrating the local field-based case studies of musical practices within the broader Garhwali context. The work contains invaluable oral data, which has been carefully transliterated as well as translated. Alter blends a carefully detailed analysis of drumming in conjunction with the complex ritual and social contexts of this sophisticated and semantically rich musical practice.


Children of Wrath: Possession, Prophecy and the Young in Early Modern England

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The spiritual status of the early modern child was often confused and uncertain, and yet in the wake of the English Reformation became an issue of urgent i ...

  • L'auteur : Anna French
  • Editeur: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317167767
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 190
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The spiritual status of the early modern child was often confused and uncertain, and yet in the wake of the English Reformation became an issue of urgent interest. This book explores questions surrounding early modern childhood, focusing especially on some of the extreme religious experiences in which children are documented: those of demonic possession and godly prophecy. Dr French argues that despite the fact that these occurrences were not typical childhood experiences, they provide us with a window through which to glimpse the world of early modern children. The work introduces its readers to the dualistic nature of early modern perceptions of their young - they were seen to be both close to devilish temptations and to God’s divine finger, as illustrated by published accounts of possession and prophecy. These cases reveal to us moments in which children could be granted authority or in which writers and publishers framed children in positions of spiritual agency. This can tell us much about how early modern society perceived, imagined and depicted their young, and helps us to revise the notion that early modern children’s lives, which were often fleeting, may have gone unregarded. Both contributing to, and informed by, some of the most recent historiographical directions taken by early modern history, this book engages with three key areas: the history of extreme spiritual experience such as demonic possession, the ’lived experience’ of early modern religion and the history of childhood. In this way, it offers the first scholarly exploration of the dialogue between these three areas of current and widespread historical interest which have, perhaps surprisingly, not yet been considered together.


Approaches to Predicative Possession

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This book discusses existential and possessive constructions in two important, yet under-studied, language families, Slavic and Finno-Ugric. Using data fro ...

  • L'auteur : Gréte Dalmi,Jacek Witkos,Piotr Ceglowski
  • Editeur: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1350062480
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Nombre de pages: 240
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This book discusses existential and possessive constructions in two important, yet under-studied, language families, Slavic and Finno-Ugric. Using data from the Slavic languages of Polish, Belarusian and Russian, and the Finno-Ugric languages of Finnish, Hungarian, Meadow Mari, Komi-Permiyak and Udmurt, as well as the closely related Selkup of the Samoyedic family, the chapters in this volume analyse predicative possession in current syntactic terms. Seeking an answer to the theoretical question of whether BE-possessives and HAVE-possessives are just accidental values of the 'Possessive Parameter' or are intrinsically related, this book takes a comparative approach to a whole range of syntactic and semantic phenomena that appear in these constructions, including the definiteness restriction, genitive of negation, person/number agreement, argument structure and extractability. The individual case studies can be easily integrated into the Principles & Parameters framework in terms of parametric variation. Approaches to Predicative Possession is an important contribution to our understanding of predicative possession across languages, with findings that can be fruitfully extended to other language families. It is an equally useful source of information for theoretical linguists, typologists, and graduate students of linguistics.


Possession, Relative Title, and Ownership in English Law

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This monograph is concerned with two foundational principles of English property law: the principle of relativity of title and the principle that possessio ...

  • L'auteur : Luke Rostill
  • Editeur: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0192581058
  • Genre: Law
  • Nombre de pages: 192
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This monograph is concerned with two foundational principles of English property law: the principle of relativity of title and the principle that possession is a source of title. It is impossible to understand the relationship between possession and ownership in English law unless one has a sound understanding of these principles. Yet the principles have been interpreted in different ways by judges, practitioners, and academics. The volume seeks to illuminate this area of law by addressing four questions. What is possession? What is the nature of the title acquired through possession? What are the grounds of relativity of title? And, what is the relationship between relativity of title and ownership? Drawing on the analysis of the law concerning relativity of title and the acquisition of proprietary interests through possession, the author also implies that the architecture of land law and the law of personal property have many similarities.


Dark Possession

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For over 200 years, Sebastian has served his kind as the best tracker ever bred for the Enforcers. Until the night of his Taking ceremony. With his bonded, ...

  • L'auteur : J Thompson
  • Editeur: JENNIFER THOMPSON
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  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 167
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: For over 200 years, Sebastian has served his kind as the best tracker ever bred for the Enforcers. Until the night of his Taking ceremony. With his bonded, his mate, stolen from him, Sebastian drowns himself in sorrow and blocks everything from his mind but the need to hunt—desperate heart be damned Aria was lost. Stolen from her love, tortured beyond reason, she felt the clutches of darkness suffocating her. And on the brink of that darkness was the sharp, painful edge of need for something she no longer had. She knows she needs to escape, to fight, but will it all be too little too late? Can Sebastian find the drive to win back his fated? Can Aria use the last of her strength to break free? Their desire to be together again should be enough, but the demons that haunt them threaten to tear them both apart for good.


The Law of Possession

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Rituals combining healing with spirit possession and court-like proceedings are found around the world and throughout history. For example, a person suffer ...

  • L'auteur : William S. Sax,Helene Basu
  • Editeur: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0190493658
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Nombre de pages: 272
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Rituals combining healing with spirit possession and court-like proceedings are found around the world and throughout history. For example, a person suffers from an illness that cannot be cured, and in order to be healed he performs a ritual involving prosecution and defense, a judge and witnesses. Divine beings give evidence through human oracles, spirits possess their human victims and are exorcized, and local gods intervene to provide healing and justice. Such practices seem to be the very antithesis of modernity and many modern, secular states have systematically attempted to eliminate them. Why are such rituals largely absent from modern societies, and what happens to them when the state attempts to expunge them from their health and justice systems, or even to criminalize them? Despite the prevalence of rituals involving some or all of these elements, The Law of Possession represents the first attempt to compare and analyze them systematically. The volume brings together historical and contemporary case studies from East Asia, South Asia, and Africa, and argues that, despite consistent attempts by states to discourage, eliminate, and criminalize them, such rituals persist and even thrive because they meet widespread human needs.


The Marriage Possession

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For the past year, Lisane Deveraux has been a successful lawyer by day and millionaireZac Winstone's passionate mistress by night. A surprise pregnancy cha ...

  • L'auteur : Helen Bianchin
  • Editeur: Harlequin
  • ISBN: 1426800061
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 192
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: For the past year, Lisane Deveraux has been a successful lawyer by day and millionaireZac Winstone's passionate mistress by night. A surprise pregnancy changes everything. Zac insists on commitment. But is he simplyprotecting his prize possessions—his beautiful lover and his future heir? For the sake of their baby, Lisane will become Zac's trophy wife…knowing that his heart willnever be part of the deal.


How Possession Can Help You Lose Weight

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"I lost so much weight I could float above my bed!" - Lida Blair The hilarious new spoof diet book from New York Times bestselling author, Chris Dolley. It ...

  • L'auteur : Chris Dolley
  • Editeur: Book View Cafe
  • ISBN: 161138253X
  • Genre: Humor
  • Nombre de pages: 60
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: "I lost so much weight I could float above my bed!" - Lida Blair The hilarious new spoof diet book from New York Times bestselling author, Chris Dolley. It's a fun, quick read (about an hour) covering everything from 'the science of possession' to 'Crapper Clinic's Demon Dating Service' that ensures clients are possessed by the demon most compatible with their slimming needs. This is the diet book that everyone is talking about. Some of you may have read about the clinical trials undertaken by Stepford University - one of the leading universities on the PLANET with more likes on Facebook than Harvard and SIX times that of Stanford! Or maybe you watched Chelsee Chambers test the diet on Extreme Celebrity Weight Loss. Or caught the Projectile Vomiting video on YouTube... The Possession Diet is the ONLY diet guaranteed 110% effective by the FDA (Federal Demon Association) ... and it's ALMOST NEVER FATAL! Read the testimonials. Read about Astral Exercising and Head Spinning. Try the recipes... If you want to know how to lose OVER THIRTY POUNDS in ONE day (without using a chainsaw) this is the book for you! REVIEWS: "How Possession Can Help You Lose Weight is perfect if you're looking for a fun, quick read. A hilarious satire of the dieting industry, the scary thing is that it could almost be advertising for a real diet plan ... If you're looking for a funny, fast read, this book will keep you laughing." - LibraryThing "This was hilarious! Think about one of those late-night television commercials and then make it a book, and that's sort of the idea behind this. I laughed like crazy through the whole thing." - Katy S


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