Himmler’s Witches Library and Eric Kurlander talks Hitler’s Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich

Last year’s Hallows’ Eve special program, “Hitler’s Monsters” explored occult ideas, esoteric sciences, and pagan religions touted by Nazi Germany in the service of power. “The Nazi fascination with the occult is legendary, and in reality the supernatural was an essential part of the Nazi project. The regime enlisted astrology and the paranormal, paganism, Indo-Aryan mythology, Continue reading Himmler’s Witches Library and Eric Kurlander talks Hitler’s Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich

Pope Leo XIII’s Encyclical Humanum Genus on Freemasonry

Pope Leo XIII on Freemasonry and the Sacred Congregation on Catholics becoming Masons. Concerning their attitude toward the Freemasons, we may turn to a summation in Pope Leo XIII’s Encyclical on Freemasonry (Humanum Genus). Below is the 1981 document on the Status of Catholics becoming Freemasons in the Church from the Office of the Sacred Continue reading Pope Leo XIII’s Encyclical Humanum Genus on Freemasonry

Helena Blavatsky on Charles Sotheran and Masonic Patent: “I am not a thirty-third degree Mason”

H.P.B. kicks out socialist Charles Sotheran and discusses her Masonic Patent. “If you will kindly refer to my Isis Unveiled (Vol. II, p. 394), you will find me saying: “we are under neither promise, obligation, nor oath, and therefore violate no confidence” — reference being made to Western Masonry, to the criticism of which the chapter Continue reading Helena Blavatsky on Charles Sotheran and Masonic Patent: “I am not a thirty-third degree Mason”

Pope Pius XIII Gives an Amazing Speech to the Cardinals | The Young Pope

Pope Pius XIII, or Lenny is played by Jude Law in The Young Pope (mini-series, 2016). He gives an amazing speech to the cardinals. The sad thing about “The Young Pope” is that I wish such a man was the present Catholic Pope. Such a man is exactly needed at this time, and I commend the scriptwriters. Continue reading Pope Pius XIII Gives an Amazing Speech to the Cardinals | The Young Pope

The Hermetic Undertone of the Theosophical Society’s Foundations

Helena P. Blavatsky writes in the preface of Isis Unveiled that, the work is “a plea for the recognition of the Hermetic philosophy, the anciently universal Wisdom-Religion, as the only possible key to the Absolute in science and theology” (Isis Unveiled: A Master-Key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science and Theology, Pasadena, CA: Theosophical Continue reading The Hermetic Undertone of the Theosophical Society’s Foundations