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Confrontation with Evil : An In-Depth Review of the 1949 Possession That Inspired the Exorcist
by Steven A. Lachance


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Known as the 1949 St. Louis Exorcism, the story of possessed child Roland Doe was immortalized in the groundbreaking novel and film The Exorcist . Much has been written about the case, but the truth has been shrouded in secrecy...until now.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Known as the 1949 St. Louis Exorcism, the story of possessed child Roland Doe was immortalized in the groundbreaking novel and film The Exorcist. Much has been written about the case, but the truth has been shrouded in secrecy...until now.

Join Steven A. LaChance, as he shares the shocking evidence for how a family's grief over the death of an aunt progressed into a full-blown demonic possession. While the conventional story is that Roland Doe brought the demonic infestation upon himself, LaChance convincingly suggests an alternative interpretation, and provides new insights into the nature of possession itself.

The events of 1949 culminated in grueling exorcism rites, but the story doesn't end there as LaChance guides readers through the stunning aftermath that forever changed the Catholic church and the city of St. Louis.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780738747996
  • ISBN-10: 0738747998
  • Publisher: Llewellyn Publications
  • Publish Date: February 2017
  • Page Count: 264
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.2 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds


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