Surrender of Sovereignty: Sneek Peek of the Week
"Hypnosis involves an authority figure and a willingness of a person to receive suggestions from that figure. When people read what they consider to be holy writings, expecting to hear from God as they read and are willing to act upon that perceived revelation, a dangerously hypnotic situation arises. Surrender of Sovereignty, Chapter 11, Christianity a Bed for Fanaticism.
This type of story happens all the time. Supposedly holy writings put in the hands of common people: I don't think it's God's doing. Here's just one of many examples. What would God expect a not-so-bright guy to do when he reads Matthew 26:26, "Take and eat; this is my body." Then he thinks he hears from God and crazy stuff happens. Click this link: