Occult

The Ouija Board – 2

The following is adapted from a chapter in “Occult Dangers Explained Safely” by Doug Harris and is available from Reachout Trust. The word ‘Ouija’ is made up from the French ‘oui’ and the German ‘ja’, which both translate into English as ‘yes’. The experiences of those who have spoken to us show that playing with the Ouija board can open…read more →

Pokemons

Background Pokémons came to Britain from Japan where they had been the craze since 1995. There are indications that they are influenced by Japanese ‘spirituality’, which could open lives to wrong influences. As far as the West is concerned Pokémons started life as a video game produced by Nintendo. Pokémons – short for Pocket Monsters – are ‘cuddly’ monsters that…read more →

Harry Potter and Christians

PROLOGUE Since this article was last updated the latest book The Half-blood Prince has been released. This has broken all previous sales records and has even brought a comment from the Pope, who is concerned about the damage it may do to the Spirituality of young people. Apart from changes to the characters and the plot there is little new…read more →

Harry Potter – Sorcery and Fantasy by Marcia Montenegro

This article first appeared in the Fall 2000 edition of Midwest Christian Outreach Inc Journal and is reproduced here with their kind permission. Harry Potter is a character in a series of books written by J. K. Rowling about a young boy who discovers he really is a wizard, (in other words, a sorcerer). Four books have come out in…read more →

Procter and Gamble Satanic?

From time to time, a document circulates, accusing the President of Proctor and Gamble that on a television show he claiming to be part of the Church of Satan. This document is basically the same every time with just some slight differences to the information therein. The last time we saw this document, the name of the show was changed….read more →

Philip Pullman’s Subtle Lie

Author: Ann Thomas When I first read the His Dark Materials trilogy, as an informed adult, I thought it was brilliant. As an evangelical Christian I was not offended at all – because it was fantasy. I read a lot of science fiction and fantasy, and, like most people, am used to suspending reality and taking my mind into a…read more →

Correspondence on Philip Pullman’s Subtle Lie

The following is correspondence entered in to by Ann Thomas after her article entitled “Phil Pullman’s Subtle Lie”. 11/06/04 Dear Ann His Darkest Materials trilogy Let’s start off with a few basic points: you’re an evangelical Christian and I’m an Atheist, so we’re never likely to agree on most points – though I hope we can disagree in a civilised…read more →

The Tarot

The following is adapted from a chapter in “Occult Dangers Explained Safely” by Doug Harris and is available from Reachout Trust. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND The simple question, “what is the Tarot” does not have a simple answer. Jess Karlin writes on the Internet, “After establishing these few structural facts, we begin to encounter some more problems, which will explode in all…read more →

UFOs

INTRODUCTION UFO sightings, abductions, superior angelic beings making contact from another dimension . . . what should Christians make of all this? The ‘X files’ and similar TV programmes satisfy an appetite and probably even increase interest in things extra terrestrial. Similarly the film and consequent documentary about the Roswell incident (probably the most quoted UFO/Alien event) has further met…read more →

White Eagle Lodge

Background It is claimed that White Eagle is the name by which ‘a very wise and loving spirit’ has made himself known. He brought into being the first Lodge in February 1936. The original 1936 building was bombed during the war and their main premises are now in Kensington, West London and Liss, Hampshire. However they have other groups in…read more →

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