My friend John Morehead was recently interviewed on a vampire culture website for a scholarly Christian perspective on Bill Schnoebelen and Vampire religion. If that tweeks your interest you'll catch the interview at Vampire.com.
For those who find Vampire religion as fascinating as I do, you'll be interested to learn that Michelle Belanger has donated The Vampire Codex to the Internet Sacred Text Archives. That means you can now read the Vampire Codex for free. Some of the light hearted topics you'll find therein include: feeding, manifesting and energy manipulation. Eat … Continue reading The Vampire Codex
Being a Vampire flick fan from way back I was interested in Christianity Today's recent review of I Am Legend. Staring Will Smith, this latest remake of the 1954 horror novella by Richard Matheson is being released in Sydney on January 3rd, and according to Christianity Today, contains some "jarring" God references that raise questions … Continue reading I Am Legend
One critical observation I neglected to mention in my previous posts on Vampire Religion: the commercialization of Vampire Religion has arrived! A self-help book by Michelle A. Belanger entiled "Psychic Vampire Codex: A Manual of Magick and Energy Work" has now hit the shelves of Borders in Sydney. I spotted it the other week when … Continue reading The Psychic Vampire Codex
Pale Rider tells me he has relaunched The Bloody Gospel, his website which features the "Christ of the Vampires" articles I mentioned previously. This is a great postscript to my previous articles on Vampire Religion at New Spirituality - Vampires and Otherkin and More on Vampires. While on the subject of Vampires, I noted the … Continue reading Christ of the Vampires
I thought I'd add to my recent post on the Vampire subculture by adding a link to "The Bloody Gospel", an interesting contextualisation experiment originally housed at Pale Rider's website. Unfortunately, it turns out it is now offline. Fortunately, however a few of the articles, including the "Christ of the Vampires" study were rescued from … Continue reading More on Vampires
These an interesting synopsis of Vampyre religion on Wikipedia, so I thought I'd make a brief reference to it on this site. I must confess Ive never physically conversed with a Vampyre though I'm aware there's a meetup group that regularly gathers in a pub in Sydney. Now, if you think that's a step down … Continue reading New Spirituality – Vampires and Otherkin