Worth another look: The Exorcist

“If it is by the Spirit of God that I cast out demons, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.” — Jesus of Nazareth (Matthew 12:28)

by the Rev. Henry Idema, Grand Haven Tribune religion columnist
26 March 2014

With so much evil in our world, and especially with the rash of school shootings in recent years, I recently reread “The Exorcist” by William Peter Blatty (1971) and rewatched the 1973 film, which won an Oscar for Blatty in his film adaption. This is the question I was asking: Does possession by evil, symbolized by the devil or Satan, provide us with clues to the evil we saw in the faces of so many of those school killers? Click Here To Read The Rest of The Story At The Grand Haven Tribune

 

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