The Exorcism

The Revd David D Scott

The Editor recalls a liturgy written in response to a request for exorcism. He outlines how he approached the planning of this event, the principles on which he based it, and the consultations with the family concerned. The liturgy moves through the different focal points of the house.


The Record, Volume 57 2022, pp62-67
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David D Scott spent forty years working for the Church of Scotland mostly as a parish minister in Forth:St. Paul’s, Logie Kirk, Stirling, New Kilpatrick, Bearsden and Traprain, East Lothian. After graduating in Pure Mathematics, he spent a year teaching mathematics as a commissioned missionary of the Church of Scotland in Ghana. He was an assessor and director at National Assessment Conference and is presently editor of ‘The Record’.