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Rogue Messiahs

Tales of Self-Proclaimed Saviors

by Colin Wilson

  • 8 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Hampton Roads Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religious,
  • Philosophy,
  • Psychology,
  • Religious biography,
  • Case Studies,
  • Group Psychology,
  • Cults,
  • Psychology, Religious

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8731951M
    ISBN 101571741755
    ISBN 109781571741752
    OCLC/WorldCa44891032

      Summary Bibliography: Colin Wilson You are not logged in. The Mammoth Book of the Supernatural () Nonfiction. The Outsider () Rogue Messiahs: Tales of Self-Proclaimed Saviors () Evil Spine-Tingling True Stories of Murder and Mayhem () with Damon Wilson. Rogue messiahs: tales of self-proclaimed saviors. Book. Rogue model,talent and events management. Product/Service. Rogue modelling agency. Rogue's book review cafe. Writer. Rogue's family & friends- Rottweilers. Interest. Rogue's not impressed. Community. Rogue's pattiserrie. Kitchen/Cooking. Rogue.

      Back in I wrote the following segment “Idiot Messiahs” for the beautifully illustrated book Messiahs that looked at 33 major and minor claimants from world religions and cults for the claim of being the world redeemer. What I wrote then is just as true today. Author of 20 books in 19 languages, "Rogue" scholar, world authority on.   from the book Rogue Messiahs by Colin Wilson it's always the same pattern with the cults, the men are told to avoid lust and conserve their energies, but somehow all the women and girls end up belonging to the Master, or a Prophet and Son of God like this shitty con man Koresh. It's mind boggling how men can be such dumb C-U-C-K-s.

    MARK FROST is the bestselling author of The Greatest Game Ever Played, The Grand Slam, and the novels The Second Objective, The List of Seven, and The Six Messiahs. The Books in My Life () Alien Dawn () The Devil's Party (US title Rogue Messiahs) () The Atlantis Blueprint (with Rand Flem-Ath, ) Illustrated True Crime: A Photographic History () The Tomb of the Old Ones (with John Grant, ) Spider World: Shadowlands () Dreaming To Some Purpose () - autobiography; World Famous.


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Colin Henry Wilson (26 June – 5 December ) was an English writer, philosopher and novelist. He also wrote widely on true crime, mysticism and the paranormal, eventually writing more than a hundred books. Wilson called his philosophy "new existentialism" or "phenomenological existentialism", and maintained his life work was "that of a philosopher, and (his) purpose to create a new.Easter is the celebration of the greatest message ever delivered: “He is not here, for He has risen, just as He said” (Matt.

). What first appeared to be a defeat turned out to be the accomplishment of an amazing mission by Jesus Christ, who overcame death and lives forevermore.Colin Wilson: The books. Credit must go to John B Morgan, Colin Stanley for his Colin Wilson bibliography, and to Howard F Dossor’s Colin Wilson: The Man and His Mind, in compiling this list of works.

Those seeking complete reference should consult Colin Stanley's The Ultimate Colin Wilson Bibliography ().