The body continues to be that privileged place in which the “normal” and the extraordinary meet and interpellate each other. It is through the body that some people can become the transport of an afterlife that, suddenly, becomes near and imminent. ¿What are the current modes of incarnation of the sacred? ¿What place do charism and possession occupy inside and outside of institutionalized religious systems? ¿In whom do we recognize nowadays the living container through which forces from other universes, beneficial or evil, manifest or act among humans as if they were humans? ¿How is it that are the dispossessed beings or groups who are possessed so often? ¿Why do gods or demons so often choose those who are outside or on the margins of the social order to materialize?