The Occult Tumult

Kingdom of Darkness, by F. W. Thomas (Logos, 1973, 150 pp., $1.95 pb), Soundings in Satanism, assembled by F. J. Sheed (Sheed and Ward, 1972, 236 pp., $6.95), Like a Roaring Lion, by George Otis (Time-Light, 1973, 182 pp., $1.95 pb), The Satan-Seller, by Mike Warnke (Logos, 1972, 214 pp., $4.95, $2.50 pb), The Back Side of Satan, by Morris Cerullo (Creation, 1973, 224 pp., $4.95), The Christian and the Occult, by Roger C. Palms (Judson, 1972, 125 pp., $2.50 pb), Out! In the Name of Jesus, by Pat Brooks (Creation, 1972, 238 pp., $4.95), Deliver Us From Evil, by Don Basham (Chosen, 1972, 223 pp., $4.95), The Return of Magic, by David Farren (Harper & Row, 1972, 118 pp., $4.95), Principalities and Powers, by John Warwick Montgomery (Bethany Fellowship, 1973, 224 pp., $4.95), Satan Is Alive and Well on Planet Earth, by Hal Lindsey (Zondervan, 1972, 255 pp., $4.95, $2.25 pb), Satan, Satanism and Witchcraft, by Richard W. DeHaan (Zondervan, 1972, 125 pp., $3.50, $.95 pb), The Fortune Sellers, by Gary A. Wilburn (Regal, 1972, 223 pp., $1.25 pb), Escape From Witchcraft, by Roberta Blankenship (Zondervan, 1972, 114 pp., $.95 pb), and Strange Things Are Happening, by Roger Elwood (D. C. Cook, 1973, 127 pp., $.95 pb), are reviewed by E. Russell Chandler, religion writer, the “Los Angeles Times,” Los Angeles, California.

Want to read about an ex-Jesuit who married a hereditary witch? A ouija board that “screamed” as it was being burned? And do you know what antinopomancy means? All this—and much, much more—is contained in this sampling of fifteen current titles in the battery of books dealing with the supernatural.

Thirteen look at the devil from an evangelical perspective, and five of these through charismatic lenses. ...

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