The Gerasene Demoniac (Mark 5:1-20)

There are not many accounts in the Bible of people self-harming and this story, in Mark 5:1-20 of a possessed man living in the tombs, whose encounter with Christ led to a complete change in his life, has always caught my attention. I would like to tackle this a couple of ways. Firstly I would […]

Book: “My Name is Legion”

I recently read Michael Willett Newheart’s “‘My Name is Legion’: The Story and Soul of the Gerasene Demoniac” (Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2004) I read this book looking for insights into the story of the healing of the demoniac of Gerasa (Mark 5). This is the story of the man living among the tombs, who self-injured and […]