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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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The free range facility will house retired devils that are no longer required for breeding as part of the Tasmanian devil insurance population.
By the start of this year, the mysterious malady--devil facial tumor disease (DFTD)--had wiped out 90 percent of the Tasmanian devil population (see Widespread Disease, right).
Whilst the Tasmanian Conservation Trust welcomed the use of Maria Island for this purpose, devil expert Androo
Scientists suspected that a virus might cause the tumors, but the study confirms that the cancer cells themselves are transmitted from devil to devil.
We had a great visit and the entire experience was very moving," said Devil Rays Vice President of Hispanic Community Outreach and Military Affairs Jose Tavarez, who accompanied the players and coaches.
Tasmanian devils are found only on the Australian island of Tasmania.
The devil tells Jesus to throw himself down from the pinnacle of the temple, assuring Jesus that God will protect him.
Dendle begins the introductory chapter by professing his interest in the devil as ontological symbol in the mythological struggle with God, which the saint, as emissary of God, fights by encountering demons as emissaries from the Satan bound in hell (3).
While the devil has often threatened him, he has never harmed him, even though he has been involved in hundreds of cases of demonic possession.
On 3 June 1948 the Red Devils were reactivated as Marine Fighting Squadron 232.
She added that she believes the mascot has been used at Chatham High School since it was built in 1962 and thought its use may be related to the Blue Devil mascot used by Duke University in North Carolina.
The popularity of the idea of the devil has waxed and waned through the ages.