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The Terminology for the Devil and Evil Spirits in the Apostolic Fathers (Patristic Studies, V. 93.)

Francis X. Gokey

The Terminology for the Devil and Evil Spirits in the Apostolic Fathers (Patristic Studies, V. 93.)

by Francis X. Gokey

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Furthermore, the other evil spirits are not said to be bound or destroyed so it is still the case that believers must exercise their spiritual authority, given by Jesus, to overcome evil spirits. The basic reality is that there is authority in Christ to resist the devil and he will flee from us (James ) and to command evil spirits as did. Then it says, ‘I will return to my house from which I came.’ And when it comes, it finds the house empty, swept, and put in order. Then it goes and brings with it seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they enter and dwell there, and the last state of that person is worse than the first. So also will it be with this evil generation.”.

2 III. Demons in the NT: A. Demons in the NT are often regarded as “evil spirits, unclean spirits, and deceitful spirits.” Three occasions in the NT reveal demon worship (Acts ; I Cor. ff; Rev. ). B. Demon possession occurred quite often in the pre-church (i.e., Jesus’ day) and apostolic days. Symptoms of demonic possession included:File Size: KB. The devil, fallen angels and evil spirits are the wicked principalities and powers that stand before God (Job ; ). Fallen angels dwell in heavenly places causing havoc and offence but evil spirits dwell on earth causing chaos, sickness and death. The Lord Himself in His sovereignty sometimes uses the devil and evil spirits forFile Size: KB.

Gokey, Francis X. The Terminology for the Devil and Evil Spirits in the Apostolic Fathers (Patristic Studies, 93; Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press). Google Scholar Goulder, M.D. ‘The Composition of the Lord’s Prayer’, JTS 32 – Cited by: 1.   Gokey, Francis X. The Terminology for the Devil and Evil Spirits in the Apostolic Fathers (Patristic Studies, 93; Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press). Google Scholar Green, Gene L. Jude and 2 Peter (BECNT; Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic).Cited by: 1.


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Terminology for the devil and evil spirits in the Apostolic Fathers. Washington, The Catholic University of America Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Francis X Gokey. The terminology for the devil and evil spirits in the Apostolic Fathers. [Francis X Gokey] Home.

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Washington: The Catholic University of America Press, pp. 27 Five Greek manuscripts, including Mosquensis, add kai before ponēros, but it is not retained by Ehrman. The Terminology for the Devil and Evil Spirits in the Apostolic Fathers.

Washington: The Catholic University of America Press, p. Washington: The Catholic University of America Press, p. 16 Note the similarity to the language of 1 Clement and 2 Clement - both documents which, like Hermas, are generally associated with Rome.

In Christianity, evil is incarnate in the devil or Satan, a fallen angel who is the primary opponent of God. Christians also considered the Roman and Greek deities as devils. Christianity describes Satan as a fallen angel who terrorizes the world through evil, is the antithesis of truth, and shall be condemned, together with the fallen angels who follow him, to eternal fire at the Last Judgment.

He points out that despite the clarity of all the Scriptural passages about deliverance, many theologians and preachers profess a profound skepticism as to whether we should take accounts of people being tormented by evil spirits in a literal explain their position by saying that "people in Jesus' day believed in evil spirits as do /5().

2 See Gokey, F. X., The Terminology for the Devil and Evil Spirits in the Apostolic Fathers (Washington, DC: Catholic University of America, ) ch. twenty occurrences of μέλας as an adjective in the Apostolic Fathers, only two function substantivally.

Black occurs as skin colour in the Hebrew Bible (שחורה, Cant ) and with reference to sheep, birds. On Satanology in early post-apostolic Christian literature, standard works are Francis X. Gokey, The Terminology for the Devil and Evil Spirits in the Apostolic Fathers, Patristic Studies 93 (Washington: Catholic University of America Press, ) and Jeffrey Burton Russell, Satan: The Early Christian Tradition (Ithaca: Cornell University Press Author: Thomas J.

Farrar. A demon is a supernatural being, typically associated with evil, prevalent historically in religion, occultism, literature, fiction, mythology, and folklore; as well as in media such as comics, video games, movies and television series.

The original Greek word daimon does not carry negative connotations. The Ancient Greek word δαίμων daimōn denotes a spirit or divine power, much. Bibliography Information.

Elwell, Walter A. "Entry for 'Evil Spirit'". "Evangelical Dictionary of Theology". Moreover the workers with familiar spirits, and the wizards, and the images, and the idols, and all the abominations that were spied in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem, did Josiah put away, that he might perform the words of the law which were written in the book that Hilkiah the priest found in the house of the LORD.

And certain women, which had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary called Magdalene, out of whom went seven devils, Acts | View whole chapter | See verse in context So that from his body were brought unto the sick handkerchiefs or aprons, and the diseases departed from them, and the evil spirits went out of them.

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Learn about our beginnings, ongoing connections, and mission today. help destroy the works of the Devil. The names listed will not only be synonyms of the most common spirits we deal with in deliverance, but also spirits that tend to group with them, and other information that will be helpful in setting a person free in a particular area.

Names are important because they help us to identify the Size: 1MB. Evil spirits can enter into and possess people, causing all kinds of sicknesses, diseases, and terrible manifestations.

The Bible records many occasions when Jesus healed those who were tormented by these spirits (see MatthewMark. (Texts and Studies i, 3 []) f., note 2, also F. Gokey, S.S.E., The Terminology for the Devil and Evil Spirits in the Apostolic Fathers (Washington, D.

C., ),note Neither the Old nor the New Testament use the term &XX6rpLos for the fallen angel or devil, but in Luke x 19 the term FxOp6s; the meaning is similar to &X'X6. natural evil beliefs has also been noted in texts such as the Didache.3 The fact that a number of texts in the Apostolic Fathers contain explicit refer-ence to supernatural evil, typically a figure identified as Satan,4 makes it more remarkable that other texts in the same corpus do not contain any such references.

And he made all the priests from the towns of Judah come into Jerusalem, and he made unclean the high places where the priests had been burning offerings, from Geba to Beer-sheba; and he had the high places of the evil spirits pulled down which were by the doorway of Joshua, the ruler of the town, on the left side of the way into the town.

The Terminology for the Devil and Evil Spirits in the Apostolic Fathers by Francis X. Gokey (p. ) Review by: S. Vernon McCasland DOI: /. Evil spirit synonyms and Evil spirit antonyms. Top synonym for evil spirit (another word for evil spirit) is devil.Terminology for the Devil and Evil Spirits in the Apostolic Fathers (Patristic Studies 93; Washington: Catholic University of America Press, ) and Author: Thomas Farrar.

Evil spirits know the condition of the present world, as we see in the Book of the Prophet Job. The evil one traversed the world and observed all people, and spoke of this to the Lord. The Lord did not refute these observations as false (Job ), though clearly, the devil did not know the soul of Job; just as he and his demons can never.