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Johanna Michaelsen Writing Styles in The Beautiful Side of Evil

Johanna Michaelsen
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Perspective

As previously suggested, the author is writing with a clear agenda - to warn her fellow Christians and the public at large about the dangers, potential and real, of what she calls "the beautiful side of evil." This, in her perspective, is the way in which Satanic, and specifically occult, influences, present themselves as miraculous, affirming, and even Godly. It seems clear that her background gives her specific and accurate insight into the issue she's addressing - she is, she says, the victim of exactly the kind of deception she's writing about, having experienced Satanic influence at the core of what she defines as occultic practices that she had once believed were manifestations of the miracles of God.

A key point to note about the author's perspective is her definition of "occultic." For her, the term seems to encompass any belief system or practice which isn't totally, overtly...

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