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Joel Bjorling

Born: 1952 in Galesburg, IL
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Bjorling was born in Galesburg and lived most of his life in the Knoxville-Gilson area. His Illinois writings have featured the former Universalist Church in Galesburg as well as Swedish cultural events in Bishop Hill. He wrote a Spirituality column for the former 'Knoxville Journal,' and was a columnist for the Galesburg independent publications 'The Zephyr,' 'Galesburg Planet,' and currently 'The New Zephyr. ' He graduated from Robert Morris College in Carthage in 1972.

Biography: *Associate in General Studies--Robert Morris College, 1970-1972, Carthage, IL.*B.A,, Behavioral Science--Oral Roberts University, 1972-1975, Tulsa, OK.*MATS, McCormick Theological Seminary, 1978-1980, Chicago.Further study:*Garrett-Evangelical Theological School*Moody Bible Institute*Bob Jones University


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Joel Bjorling on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Channeling :
ISBN: 0824056914 OCLC: 23462917

Garland, New York : 1992.

Consulting spirits :
ISBN: 0313302847 OCLC: 642205697

Greenwood Press, Westport, Conn. : 1998.

Throughout history, people have been intrigued with spirits, angels, or devas as sources of wisdom and guidance. They are not only interesting as those who possess an insight into events and circumstances, but also as proof of life after death. In this clear and useful reference guide, Bjorling presents a listing of the literature on the various ways in which people of different cultures have consulted spiritsÑthrough shamans and oracles, magic, mediums, Voodoo, and psychics. Each chapter contains a general introduction to the respective topic as well as a listing of pertinent books, articles.

  Country star
ISBN: 9781493691449 OCLC: 887863985

Cassie Yates is a 16-year old with a big dream; to become a country music superstar. Through challenges and heartbreaks, her career takes off, from an impromtu solo at church, to winning a talent contest, to recording her first CD, to a nationally released album. Success is about believing in your dreams.

Reincarnation :
ISBN: 081531129X OCLC: 32589365

Garland Pub., New York : 1996.

The Baha'i faith :
ISBN: 082408974X OCLC: 11813820

Garland Pub., New York : 1985.

  The Churches of God, Seventh Day :
ISBN: 082408537X OCLC: 15162490

Garland Pub., New York : 1987.