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Contemporary Satanism, Part 2: Devil's Advocates

10/31/2017
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Content Warning: Satanic Ritual Abuse, Child Abuse In this very special Halloween episode, we discuss the Satanic Panic, including "Michelle Remembers" and the McMartin Preschool Trial containing some disturbing elements. We then bring our story into the present with the Satanic Temple.

Duration:00:45:41

Contemporary Satanism, Part 1: Speak of the Devil

10/8/2017
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In this episode, we discuss the origins of modern Satanism with a look at the life and work of Anton LaVey, author of the Satanic Bible and founder of the Church of Satan. The music used in this episode is "Carnival Freaks" by Myuu and is registered under a Creative Commons License.

Duration:00:32:37

Contemporary Satanism, Part 1: Speak of the Devil

10/7/2017
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In this episode, we discuss the origins of modern Satanism with a look at the life and work of Anton LaVey, author of the Satanic Bible and founder of the Church of Satan. The music used in this episode is "Carnival Freaks" by Myuu and is registered under a Creative Commons License.

Duration:00:32:37

"The" "Discordian" "Episode"

9/26/2017
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In this episode, we consult our pineal glands and attempt to explain some of the beliefs and history of a group of people that are occasionally inclined to describe themselves as the Discordians.

Duration:00:37:07

Sectstra Credit, Episode 1: Lost in the Flood

6/29/2017
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Welcome to the first episode of Sectstra Credit, a Sects Ed side project profiling individual religious figures and facets of faiths. In this inaugural episode, we sit down with Cory James Young of the Activist History Review to discuss young Earth creationism and intelligent design. We also have a written piece designed to compliment this episode. To find it and other great work by activists and scholars showing how the past is relevant to the present, visit activisthistory.com

Duration:00:51:38

Grok and Roll

5/30/2017
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In 1961, science fiction author Robert A. Heinlein released the groundbreaking novel Stranger in a Strange Land. Little did he know that his book would inspire the first pagan church in the United States, the Church of All Worlds. Join us for this episode of Sects Ed as we discuss paganism, science fiction, and...unicorn breeding?

Duration:00:27:04

French Revolution, Part 2: To Robespierre, with Love

5/10/2017
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In the second part of our first two part episode, we examine another new religious movement from the French Revolution. After excising the new French government of followers of the Cult of Reason, Maximilien Robespierre attempted to establish his own deist religion, the Cult of the Supreme Being.

Duration:00:47:20

French Revolution, Part 1: Reason for the Season

4/26/2017
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Join us for our first two part episode as we head back to French history for a look at some of the religious aspects of the French Revolution, and the emergence of state sponsored atheism in the form of the Cult of Reason.

Duration:00:46:17

Open Door Policy

4/11/2017
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In this episode, we discuss the Shawnee religious leader Tenskwatawa, Prophetstown, and The War of 1812 with our first guest, Adam Franti.

Duration:00:47:56

Gate Expectations

3/28/2017
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In Episode 4 of Sects Ed, we discuss the beliefs and history of the group that ultimately came to be known as Heaven's Gate.

Duration:00:39:19

Nobody's Perfect

2/28/2017
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Welcome to Sects Ed, Episode 2: Nobody’s Perfect. In this episode, we cover the history and beliefs of the Cathars, a gnostic Christian sect who lived and worshiped in medieval France, and we try to give an overview of history of the Albigensian Crusade.

Duration:00:37:09

Strang-er Things

2/8/2017
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Welcome to Sects Ed, Episode 1: Strang-er Things. Here we discuss the rise, fall, and theology of King James J. Strang and his followers, the Strangites.

Duration:00:27:10

Sects Ed Introduction

2/8/2017
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Welcome to Sects Ed, Episode 0! In this introductory episode, we introduce ourselves, the podcast, and some of the terms that we're going to be using over the course of this project.

Duration:00:08:51