It’s Halloween time and you know what that means. It means we get treated to the bleatings of Christian fundamentalists who think that participating in Halloween opens children (and adults, presumably) up to demonic possession. Whatever the hell that is. The Worldnetdaily is concerned with more than Halloween, though; they’re concerned about the popularity of zombies, vampires and other bad beasties.
Halloween is approaching, and the theaters and TV channels are flooded with ghosts, zombies, monsters and worse.
Just entertainment, amusement and not representative of anything real, right?
Karl Payne, an expert on demonology and the author of “Spiritual Warfare: Christians, Demonization and Deliverance,” believes these elements of Americana sometimes are more than just “fun and games.”
“When you live in [a] culture that glamorizes this, when you live in a culture that encourages people to get involved in these type of activities, do you not think that there are some people, from all age groups, who get lured into the occult through the culture we promote?” Payne asked.
He’s an “expert” in “demonology.” You know, like Gordon Klingenschmitt, who can pick out the specific demons that possess people he’s never met. And Bob Larson, with his terrible combover and well-practiced pitches for bigger and bigger donations. I presume there must be some special demon decoder ring that they wear that comes in a box of communion wafers.