FATHER GABRIELE AMORTH. An Exorcist Tells His Story. Translated by Nicoletta V. MacKenzie. IGNATIUS PRESS SAN FRANCISCO. Title of the Italian . An Exorcist Tells His Story has ratings and 97 reviews. Anna said: This book is NOT:1) a collection of horror stories. If you want such stories. The Reverend Gabriele Amorth, SSP (1 May – 16 September ) was an Italian Amorth wrote two memoirs of his time as an exorcist, An Exorcist Tells His Story and An Exorcist: More Stories. An Exorcist Tells his Story (translated by Nicoletta V. Mackenzie, ; ISBN ); Gospel of Mary: A Month .

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Amorth begins by stating all relevant information pertaining to exorcism; this includes some philosophy, church teachings, and scripture references.

It’s heart wrenching to have lived through “the devil made me do it” years, the clergy abuse scandals that are still ongoing, and the amorality that seemingly perva This book is very dated, homophobic, and repetitive. He mainly writes this book, because he believes that possessions do exist and the practice of exorcism is now seen as something of old and outdated; since science has now associated some symptoms that might be confused as possession, as some mental disorder that can be cured with therapy and medication.

Disbelieve at your peril. Jan 02, Edoardo Albert rated it really liked it. May 01, S. People try to say hhis more wars have been fought in the name of religion than for any other reason.

Amorth’s book is powerful indeed; it serves as a reminder or warning? Stoyr was an easy and pleasant read. A Woman Clothed with the Sun.

Groeschel in the forward is actually repeated in the text on many occasions. I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in the supernatural world. No other book today so thoroughly and concisely discusses the topic of exorcism. Exlrcist Discussion on Satan. He also very clearly believes in curses and magic.


An Exorcist Tells His Story

Read it and live! Most people will scoff when I tell them that there is such a thing as demonic possession. The result, as he hopes, is for a better Catholic life.

My main concern with the book is how unquestioningly judgmental it is of lifestyles of which Amorth didn’t approve, and also of other religions. In an interview with the London Sunday TelegraphAmorth stressed that “People need to know what we do.

The author is a trained exorcist just as the title suggests. Jul 10, Thom Willis rated it really liked it.

This is complicated and I cannot explain it all in this little and immediately poorly written review. Learned stuff I did not know.

Popular culture would have us believe that demons will just enter a person, or take over animals, etc. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Because of his many years of experience as the Exorcist of Rome, he has been able to study the issue of demonic influence in a very scientific manner. Amorth authored two books specifically on exorcism. This book and, of course, Jesus’ instruction to his disciples to go forth and preach the Good Aamorth, heal the sick and expel demons.

I first read it when the book was first published, but then loaned it out and never got it back. Amorth has included some excellent prayers that are efficacious in deliverance that the ordinary lay person can use against the evil one.

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It was a horrible feeling. Jesus has given authority to his disciples to cast out demons and Church is carrying out. There are some dry areas in the book where Amorth covers the gamut of the different types of curses such as black magic, evil eye, spell, or hex. Jun 23, Robert Federline rated it it was amazing. After having read this book, as well as several other books on the same topic, I am convinced that demonic possession is real and exists today and is not mere superstition.


Since that time, the battle with the devil has been fought on many levels. Love Is Stronger Than Death. Given the hierarchical nature of the Church, this seemed pretty brave, and I respect that. There is some interesting information that Amorth presents here. Description Customer Reviews In this powerful book, the renowned exorcist of Rome tells of his many experiences in his ministry as an exorcist doing battle with Satan to relieve the tslls suffering of people in the grip of evil.

There are some pretty fascinating cases that Amorth amprth on, whether the victim possesses superhuman strength, is totally immovable, or is a young child that provides the priest with some eerily profound storh to questions. The reader gets a full treatment of the role of God as creator, Jesus and redeemer, and Mary as the mother of God. The importance of the ministry to expel demons is clearly seen in the Gospels, from the actions of the Apostles, and from Church history.