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Occult

The occult means knowledge of the hidden or paranormal and is often itself shrouded in mystery and rituals. Other rituals presented here form part of mysterious religions which are not widely understood in Western culture.

 

Were J.R.R. Tolkien And C.S. Lewis Occultists?
30th October 2012Occult
J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis are two of the most influential fantasy authors of all time, and their novels are beloved across the world. However, several conspiracy theorists claim these two men were heavily involved in the occult and were priming their readers for a New World Order - the one conspiracy to rule them all.
The Case of Clairvius Narcisse
22nd January 2012Occult
Clairvius Narcisse was a Haitian man said to have been turned into a living zombie by a bokor, or witch doctor. His story was the subject of a book, The Serpent and the Rainbow, and scientific investigation.
Halloween
31st October 2008Occult
Halloween can be traced back to ancient Briton when the Celts celebrated their new year on November 1st. This day marked the end of summer and the harvest and the beginning of the dark, cold winter, a time of year that was often associated with human death.
Isaac Newtons Occult Studies
28th March 2008Occult
Isaac Newton (1643 - 1727), the noted British scientist and mathematician, wrote many works that would now be classified as occult studies. These occult works explored chronology, alchemy, and Biblical interpretation especially of the Apocalypse.
Alchemy
7th March 2008Occult
The word Alchemy comes from the Arabic al-kimia and refers to an early form of science which involves the investigation of nature and an early philosophical and spiritual discipline.
Plea for Witches to be Pardoned
28th February 2008Occult
Campaigners have submitted a petition to the Scottish Parliament calling for the last woman convicted under the Witchcraft Act to be pardoned.
Astrology
27th December 2007Occult
Astrology is a group of systems, traditions, and beliefs in which knowledge of the relative positions of celestial bodies and related details is held to be useful in understanding, interpreting, and organizing information about personality, human affairs, and other terrestrial matters.
Voodoo
27th December 2007Occult
Voodoo is the westernisation of the religious tradition originating in West Africa, which became prominent in the New World due to the importation of African slaves. West African Vodun is the original form of the religion; Haitian Vodou and Louisiana Voodoo are its descendants in the New World.