Demons and Sh*t – Jinn

Name: Jinn
Type/Title: Shapeshifters, wish granters, storm/wind spirits
Origin: Pre-Islamic Arabic, Islamic

Jinn are another example of pagan deities and spirits appropriated by Abrahamic religion. Jinn aren’t necessarily demons; the word seems to be a catchall for any Arabic or Islamic supernatural entity. Western depictions have given them the ability to grant wishes, and an association with wind and storms.

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