Exorcism of Fortuneteller
Paul performs an exorcism on a slave girl who told fortunes for money. Soldiers flog prisoners in the background
Jesus casts out a demon and preaches to the multitude
Jesus casts demons out of two men and sends the demons into a herd of pigs, which run headlong into the sea
Jesus commands the legion of demons to leave the demoniacs and to go into the pigs
Exorcism of Mute Demon
Matthias Scheits' (c. 1630-1700) depiction of Jesus casting out a demon, enabling a mute man to speak
Jesus casts out an unclean spirit
Jesus commands the legion of demons to leave the demoniacs and to go into the pigs. Illustration by Pierre Eskrich (ca. 1550-ca. 1590)
Preaching the exorcism stories
Preaching the exorcism stories can be daunting, and there are plenty of them in the gospels. David Lose suggests we view them through our own experiences of deliverance, whether dramatic or not.
Jesus cast a demon out of a boy
The Exorcism of Emily Rose: The Exorcism
This movie clip from "The Exorcism of Emily Rose" depicts a Roman Catholic exorcism. While Father Moore undertakes the ritual, the demon dwelling within Emily responds to the Lord's Prayer. This video illustrates spiritual warfare.
Exorcisms for Our Day
In this article on Mark 1:21-28, Karoline Lewis reflects on how in announcing the arrival of the kingdom of God, Jesus confronts the reality of evil with the very presence of God incarnate.
Paul casts a demon out of a slave girl, who was being exploited for profit
An Exorcism in the Desert (A Sermon for the 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time)
To believe the story of the man possessed and exorcised is to believe that chains in any form are chains for us all. It is to be delivered from the delusions which pretend to serve us.
Exorcism and Community
In this commentary on Mark 5:1-20, Greg Carey explores how Jesus handled the healing of a demoniac and its implications for how to handle mental health within a community.
Priest Asks for Back-Up as Exorcisms Rise Exponentially
A news report from the Catholic News Agency tells of an increase in demonic activity in Ireland and globally, and the increase in need of exorcisms.
This 14th century illuminated manuscript depicts Mark 1:25, where Christ heals a demon possessed man.
The Exorcism of Emily Rose: Spiritual Forces
A clip from the movie, The Exorcism of Emily Rose (1:32). Father Moore warns Erin, his defense attorney, that there are dark spiritual forces surrounding this trial, whether she believes in them or not.
The Exorcism of Emily Rose: On the Right Path
A clip from The Exorcism of Emily Rose, which is based on a true story. Erin tells Father Moore about a locket that she found in the snow that she views as a sign from God.
Exorcism of Mute Demon
Jesus casts out a demon, enabling a mute man to speak. Engraved by Matthaeus Merian (1593-1650)
The Miracle of the Gadarene Swine
This early 11th century Anglo-Saxon painting depicts Matthew 8:28-34, Mark 5:1-20, and Luke 8:26-39, where Jesus performs an exorcism by transferring demons into a herd of swine.