Demonic Possession and Exorcisms

Richard E. Gallagher, a Yale-trained professor of Psychiatry will be speaking on demonic possession and exorcisms. He is a past scientific adviser to the largest group of exorcists in the world. He will discuss his experiences and differentiating between spiritual and medical attacks.

On October 24th at 7:30pm in the Great Room of the Memorial Union, Richard E. Gallagher, M.D. will be speaking. Gallagher is a Yale-trained Professor of Psychiatry and a psychoanalyst at Columbia University. As a past scientific adviser to the largest group of exorcists in the world, he as done hundreds of consultations to clergy of many different faiths. He also lectures widely on the topic of discerning the rare states of possessions by evil spirits and differentiating them from mistaken attribution of such attacks to the much more common medical conditions and especially psychiatric disorders.

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