Part 6: Biblical Demon Possession and Haitian Loa Possession

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Bibliography of sources used by Howard Culbertson to research Haitian voodoo loa possession and what is described as demon possession in the Bible.


Alexander, William. Demonic Possession in the New Testament. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1902; reprint ed., Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1980.

Breda, Jeremie, "Life in Haiti: Voodoo and the Church," Commonweal 24 May 1963, pp. 241-244.

Clarke, Adam. A Commentary and Critical Notes, Vol. 1. London: Butterworth, 1851; reprint ed., Nashville: Abingdon, 1977.

Conway, Frederick J. "Pentecostalism in Haiti: Healing and Hierarchy" in Perspectives on Pentecostalism: Case Studies from the Caribbean and Latin America, ed. S.D. Glazier. Washington, D.C.: University Press of America, 1980. Pages 7-26.

Courlander, Harold. The Drum and the Hoe: Life and Lore of the Haitian People. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1960.

"Development Assistance Program, Agency for International Development," Department of State: USAID Haiti, June, 1977. Typewritten.

Dow, Graham. "The Case for the Existence of Demons," Churchman 94: pp. 199-209.

Douyon, Emerson. "A Research Model on Trance and Possession States in Haitian Vodun," in The Haitian Potential: Research and Resources of Haiti, eds. Vera Rubin and Richard P. Schaedel. New York: Teachers' College Press, 1975. Pages 167-172.

Erdman, David. "The Books of Samuel," in A Commentary on the Holy Scriptures, Vol. 5., ed. John Peter Lange; trans., Philip Schaff. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1877.

Harris, Laird. "One View of Demon Possession," His, March, 1975, pp. 9-10.

Hayden, J. Carleton, "James Theodore Holly (1829-1911) First Afro-American Episcopal Bishop: His Legacy to Us Today," Journal of Religious Thought 33 (Spring-Summer, 1976), pages 50-62.

Heinl, Robert Debs Jr. and Nancy Gordon Heinl. Written in Blood: The Story of the Haitian People 1492-1971. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1978.

Herskovits, Melville Jean. Life in a Haitian Valley. 1937; reprint ed., New York: Octagon Books, 1964.

Hitt, Russell T. "Demons Today," in Demons, the Bible and You. Newton, Penn.: Timothy Books, 1974.

Huxley, Francis. The Invisibles. London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1966.

Johnson, Harmon A. The Growing Church in Haiti. Coral Gables, Fla.: The West Indies Mission, 1970. Mimeographed.

Koch, Kurt E. Demonology, Past and Present. Grand Rapids: Kregel Publications, 1973.

Kristos, Kyle. Voodoo. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1976.

McCasland, Shelby V. By the Finger of God: Demon Possession and Exorcism in Early Christianity in the Light of Modern Views of Mental Illness. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1951.

Mizrach, Steve. "Neurophysiological and Psychological Approaches to Spirit Possession in Haiti."

Metraux, Alfred. Voodoo in Haiti, trans. Hugo Charteris. New York: Oxford University Press, 1959.

Montgomery, John Warwick, ed. Demon Possession: A Medical, Historical Anthropological and Theological Symposium. Minneapolis: Bethany Fellowship, 1976.

Murray, Gerald F. "Population Pressure, Land Tenure, and Voodoo: the Economics of Haitian Peasant Ritual" in Beyond the Myths of Culture: Essays in Cultural Materialism, ed. Eric B. Ross. New York: Academic Press, 1980. Pages 295-321.

New Bible Dictionary, 2nd ed., s.v. "Demon" by L.L. Morris.

New Bible Dictionary, 2nd ed., s.v. "Demon Possession" by J.S. Wright.

Nevius, John L. Demon Possession. Fleming H. Revell, 1894; reprint ed., Grand Rapids: Kregel Publications, 1968.

Orjala, Paul. This Is Haiti. Kansas City: Nazarene Publishing House, 1961.

Orjala, Paul Haiti Diary, comp. Kathleen Spell. Kansas City: Beacon Hill Press, 1953.

Orr, William W. Are Demons for Real? Wheaton: Scripture Press Publications, 1970.

Oesterreich, T. K. Possession: Demoniacal and Other Among Primitive Races, in Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and Modern Times. New Hyde Park, N.Y.: University Books, 1966.

Price-Mars, Jean. Ainsi Parla L'oncle . . .Essais d'Ethnographie. Port-au-Prince, 1928; reprint ed., Ottawa: Editions Lemeac, 1972.

Romain, Jacque B. Quelques Moeurs et Coutumes des Paysans Haitiens. Port-au-Prince: L'imprimerie de 1'etat, 1959.

Sargant, William. The Mind Possessed: A Physiology of Possession, Mysticism, and Faith Healing. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1974.

Schubert, Joe, et. al. The Devil You Say? Perspectives on Demons and the Occult. Austin, Texas: Sweet Publishing Company, 1974.

Shepherd, Leslie ed. Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1978.

Simpson, George Eaton. "Sexual and Familial Institutions in Northern Haiti," American Anthropologist. 44 (1942); 655-674.

Simpson, George Eaton. "The Belief System of Haitian Vodun," American Anthropologist 47 (January, 1945): 35-59.

Simpson, George Eaton. "The Vodun Service in Northern Haiti," American Anthropologist 42 (April, 1940): 236-254.

Stewart, James S. "On a Neglected Emphasis in New Testament Theology," Scottish Journal of Theology 4 (September, 1951): 292-301.

Thoby-Marcelin, Philippe and Pierre Marcelin. The Beast of the Haitian Hills, trans. Peter C. Rhodes. New York: Time, Inc., 1964.

Unger, Merrill Frederick. Biblical Demonology: A Study of the Spiritual Forces Behind the Present World Unrest. Wheaton: Van Kampen Press, 1952.

Virkler, Henry A. and Mary B. "Demonic Involvement in Human Life and Illness," Journal of Psychology and Theology 5 (Spring, 1977): 95-102.

Weil, Thomas E., et. al. Area Handbook for Haiti. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1973.

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