Fortea is a priest and theologian who specializes in demonology and is now studying for his doctorate of theology in Rome. In an interview with the newspaper El Tiempo during his visit to Colombia, Fr. He is an invisible, bodiless entity. Fortea then explained that though he has never seen a demon, he knows they exist, saying he has felt the presence of evil. The priest said that during one of these instances, his cat quickly scurried behind the curtains, staring at a particular spot in the room.
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His father was a businessman and did not expect him to become a priest, but to take charge of the family business since he was his only son. Father Fortea acknowledges that up until his adolescence, religion lacked importance for him and that the concept of sin seemed to be an anachronism.
He valued the Church on the same level of Greek Mythology. During that period of time, he had in mind to pursue studies in Law School. The same year, he finds himself considering the possibility of becoming a priest. After looking for guidance into this new path, he took the advice of a priest who told him to join the seminary , just to rule out any doubt.
Upon entering the seminary, he clearly understood that the priesthood was his calling. He then got a bachelor's degree in Theology at the University of Navarra and his master's degree in the University of Comillas.
Years later, and with a greater scope of knowledge in the topic, Summa Daemoniaca was published. The book analyzes the world of demons , the final damnation state of the soul, the inter-relationship of the fallen angels among themselves and with respect to angels , human beings and God. That book ends with an analysis about evil itself.
The book Exorcistica is a supplemental publication of Summa Daemoniaca. It is as extensive as the book it supplements: this second treaty embraces with a deeper understanding the topics discussed in the first book.
The book, Anneliese Michelle, a Case of Possession, analyzes the case of a possessed German girl who died in In A Mysterious God, the question about charismatic gifts is analyzed as well.
Fortea has been prolific in regards to exploring the literature field. Polonia, Benasque From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Reverend. Jose Antonio Fortea". The Crossroads Initiative. Archived from the original on 3 November Retrieved 24 September Categories : Catholic theology and doctrine Demonologists Catholic exorcists Living people births University of Navarra alumni. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Contribute Help Community portal Recent changes Upload file.
José Antonio Fortea
His father was a businessman and did not expect him to become a priest, but to take charge of the family business since he was his only son. Father Fortea acknowledges that up until his adolescence, religion lacked importance for him and that the concept of sin seemed to be an anachronism. He valued the Church on the same level of Greek Mythology. During that period of time, he had in mind to pursue studies in Law School.
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