Hostage to the Devil
I’ve been meaning to read Malachi Martin’s Hostage to the Devil for some time, but too many other books interrupted. Then, earlier this week, when I was at the radio studio recording my own Praying the Rosary for Spiritual Warfare it seemed apposite to borrow Martin’s book when I saw it on the bookshelf.
A good number of the books on the ministry of exorcism are either shallow or sensationalist or both. Martin’s book is neither. While he recounts the well researched stories of five exorcisms, he also spends a good amount of time telling us about both the exorcist and the possessed. He not