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  • By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon; ©2005 Shamanism is one of the most dangerous and potentially consequential of modern New Age practices. Anyone who reads the standard works on shamanism...Read More...

  • By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon; ©2005 The phenomenon of spiritistic intimidation is common to all categories of occultism. Thus, shamans who are “chosen” by the spirits as “healers” mu...Read More...

  • By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon; ©2005 Shamanism has influenced, or is part of, a significant number of, religious traditions which are, to degrees, experiencing revival in America. Thi...Read More...

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    Ecology, Shamanism, Science, and Christianity – Part 1 By: Dave Hunt Should Christians be concerned about a hidden agenda behind some of the environmental groups and movements today? Dave Hunt reveals an insidious anti-Christian world view that drives some of the participants. Ecology, Shamanism, Science, and Christianity – Part 2 By: Dave Hunt Dave Hunt […]

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    By: Dave Hunt; ©2002 Shamanism has become almost a “parlor game” in our occult-friendly society. Dave Hunt warns that this is far more than just a game. There are real dangers involved in listening to spirit guides. Playing a Dangerous Game from Occult Invasion, Harvest House Publishers, 1996) Psychologist/theologian Jean Houston and her husband, Robert […]

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  • By: Dr. John Weldon; ©2013

    By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon; ©2005 The phenomenon of spiritistic intimidation is common to all categories of occultism. Thus, shamans who are “chosen” by the spirits as “healers” must either submit to the spirits or become ill, or even die. Shamanism – Spiritual Blackmail The phenomenon of spiritistic intimidation is common to all […]

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    By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon; ©2005 The influence of shamanism in New Age medicine is significant. As leading American shaman Michael Harner says, “The burgeoning field of holistic medicine shows a tremendous amount of experimentation involving the reinvention of many techniques long practiced in shamanism, such as visualization, altered states of consciousness, aspects […]

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    By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon; ©2005 How do drug use and death magic figure into modern shamanistic practice? Shamanism – Drug Use Many authorities note the importance (if not necessity) of drug use for shaman enlightenment.[1] We also find this in the world of the occult generally, and among many Eastern gurus.[2] But […]

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    By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon; ©2005 Modern Western scientists who employ shamanistic techniques may redefine spirit manifestations in more “neutral” categories, such as “archetypal consciousness,” “higher self,” and “cosmic consciousness.” But such interpretations only underscore an anti-supernatural bias, which does nothing to protect one from the spirits themselves.. Shamanism – Demonism and Health […]

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    By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon; ©2005 Shamanism is one of the most dangerous and potentially consequential of modern New Age practices. Anyone who reads the standard works on shamanism will soon discover the potentially savage hazards of such a path. Contents 1 Shamanism – Dangers and Degradations 1.1 Amorality 1.2 Sexual Immorality 2 […]

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  • By: Dr. John Weldon; ©

    By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon; ©2005 A shaman is a religious leader who usually functions in an animistic culture to contact the spirit world in order to be empowered by it. He is expected to protect the tribe, cure illness, predict the future (divination), and offer practical advice. In this article the authors […]

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  • By: Dr. John Weldon; ©

    By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon; ©2005 The term “shaman” is apparently a derivative of the vedic sram, meaning “to heat oneself or practice austerities.” Shamanism is, in some form, indigenous to nearly all cultures. However, in technologically advanced Western nations, the influence of Christian belief, science, and rationalism has suppressed or muted its […]

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  • By: Dr. John Weldon; ©

    By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon; ©2005 Shamanism has influenced, or is part of, a significant number of, religious traditions which are, to degrees, experiencing revival in America. This includes various forms of witchcraft, voodoo, Tibetan Buddhism, and Hindu Tantrism. Although shamanism, Eastern religion, and witchcraft are distinct categories, there is nevertheless a strong […]

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  • By: Dr. John Weldon; ©

    By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon; ©2005 Shamanism claims contact with supernatural entities for a variety of religious or even secular purposes, and is increasingly popular today. SHAMANISM (From Encyclopedia of New Age Beliefs, Harvest House, 1996) INFO AT A GLANCE Description. Shamanism is an occult path claiming contact with supernatural entities for a […]

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