Trance and possession: studies of charismatic influence

Review of Religious Research Vol/Iss. 19 Religious Research Association Published In Pages: 253-278
By Swanson, Guy E.


This study examines correlates of trance and possession in pre-industrial societies. Results suggest that the presence of trance/possession is associated with subsistence, number of jurisdictional levels, and community decision-making.

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