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Martin Henry: Dealing with demons

Demons feature in Jesus' ministry, but what are we to make of them today, asks Martin Henry

French artist Sébastien Bourdon's 1660 painting La guérison du Démoniaque shows Jesus healing a demon-possessed man
Martin Henry


A striking feature of the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke, as opposed to the Gospel of John, is that they all mention a subject - demonic possession - which is nowadays almost taboo. Perhaps eve[...]

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