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Ethnomedicine A ‘spirit’ or ‘devil’ that may afflict Ethiopians, which is said to speak through its host’s mouth and cause him/her to behave unusually
Vox populi Beelzebub, The Devil, Lucifer The embodiment of evil that traditionally refers to a 'fallen' angel in the Judeo-Christian construct, or a Jinn in the Islamic construct
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Consider, in this regard, the widely publicized opinion of Nigerian Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo, General Overseer of the London-based Kingsway International Christian Centre, that Nigeria's ethnic clashes and problems of development were attributable to satanic forces and its present state of 'demon-cracy'(
BERT Konterman believes Satanic forces are to blame for Rangers disappointing start to the season - claiming the Devil is culpable for the champions recent poor form.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Sky 1 and BBC2) stars stunning Sarah Michelle Gellar, and follows the scary adventures of a teenage girl who has violent battles with satanic forces.
Member of Aryan Nations are followers of a racist, anti-Semitic doctrine called the "Christian Identity Faith," which maintains that whites will be pitted against evil, non-white satanic forces in an apocalyptic battle.
For LaBute, the doings of witches, vampires and sundry satanic forces can't hold a candle to the monstrosities committed by regular mall-going, cable TV-watching white folks.
God, as several characters state, has abandoned Russia, and the only hope for salvation lies in satanic forces.
Godbeer's argument drives towards the Salem witch-trials of 1692 as evidence of a crisis brought on by all of these Satanic forces as well as by the internal compulsions of Puritanism itself.
Earlier, while addressing the JI Shoora, Sirajul Haq said that the satanic forces all over the world were trying their utmost to obstruct the emergence of Islam as a political force.
LAHORE -- Naib Ameer of the Jamaat-e -Islami, Pakistan, Hafiz Mohammad Idrees, has said that the Satanic forces were strong and dominant today because the Muslim world did not have true leadership.
Dark, satanic forces here and abroad seek to undermine the way we and our fellow people wish to live and, through Jon's inspiration and action, we are slowly but steadily smothering these evil forces.