When Ghosts and Demons Attack
Does demon possession exist today? If so, should it be considered in the differential diagnosis of mental illness?
Christians have held many different views on how we should apply New Testament accounts of demon possession (or 'demonisation') to the construction of a contemporary understanding of spiritual and mental disease. Following the enlightenment, and particularly within more academic or scientific circles, it has been popular to 'demythologise' the Gospel stories of demon possession Anthropologists, psychotherapists, psychologists and psychiatrists see beliefs about demonology as being culturally or socially determined explanations for problems which can otherwise be fully explained in sociological, psychodynamic, psychological or psychiatric terms. However, many Christians (particularly in some charismatic circles) still believe that demons really do exist as actual spiritual entities, and that they can adversely affect or invade the lives of men and women today.
Have you been attacked by a ghost or demon?? If so please share your story below.