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Vampires, Christianity, and The Vatican

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posted on Feb, 17 2013 @ 05:23 AM

Originally posted by JesuitGarlic
Protestant Christianity is heavily correlated to the massive progress of civilization. Catholicism is associated with stagnation.

That's a crock. I lived in Alabama for many 9 years. I saw the 'progress' of some of those supposedly 'progressively civilized' protestant churches of yours .... black people are all going to hell because they have the mark of cain on them ... snake handlers ... everyone is going to hell except those who go to our church ..... if you don't give god (really, the preacher) 10% of your money you are going to hell ... if you are a woman and wear pants you are going to hell ... if you are a woman and cut your hair you are going to hell ... if you are a black/white couple you are going to hell because god doesn't want the races to mix ... Noahs Ark actually existed ... there can't be life anywhere in the universe except here because the bible doesn't say there is any ... "if it isn't in the bible, then it isn't true" (germs aren't in the bible so I guess they are all our imagination) ... etc etc

There are PLENTY of things found in fundamentalist protestantism that are stagnation (or just plain stupidity). Not all of them believed these things, of course, but there were plenty.

posted on Feb, 22 2013 @ 10:03 AM
Let's not get this thread muddled up with across the aisle bickering. We're here to talk about vampires. Protestantism is an entirely different horse. No blood rituals. You know, Martin Luther hammered in his complaints to the church door. Maybe in his off-time he was hammering in stakes into the chests of bishops and cardinals who's flock tended to mysteriously disappear.

Speaking of the Bishopric and Cardinals, does anyone get a really bad feeling about them? Especially the Cardinals. Blood red robes, secretive, and hidden from the public eye. If the cover ups that have gone on in the church are indicative of anything, it shows they can keep a secret. A very dark, bloody secret.

posted on Jun, 27 2016 @ 08:28 PM
As foolish as this may sound...
I think Captain Pisces became a vampire after being pierced by the guard's spear (the spear of Phineas).
Didn't the blood and water come out of the spear? Pierced by the elixir of immortality?

posted on Jul, 12 2016 @ 05:45 PM
a reply to: Grifter42

The voice of Malak Ha-Mayim echoes in the gardens of destinies;

“Just are you, O Holy One, who is and who was, for you brought these judgments. For they have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and you have given them blood to drink. It is what they deserve!” ESV Revelation 16:5-6

posted on Jul, 12 2016 @ 05:51 PM

originally posted by: Grifter42
Two thousand years ago, a man died, and rose from the dead as a revenant. Now, as to the origins of this revenant, people will argue. People will bicker, and claim that this act of rising from the grave itself was some how holy.
If you look at it outside of the context of religion, however, it seems to fit the myth of the revenant. The undead.
The legend of the bloodsucking vampire.

You see, crucifying would not kill a vampire. Jesus was stabbed in the side with the spear of Longinus, but never in the heart. After Christ rises from the tomb, without witness, except for alleged angels, he only makes shadowy appearances. In my opinion, he fled the tomb in the night. Moving aside the boulder with the unnatural strength of the vampire. He then passed down the secret through the disciples. The first church being founded by Peter would go on to continue the traditions.

I believe that of the sects of Christianity, the true corrupt heart of this ancient lie is within the Vatican. Within this heart of darkness lies numerous secrets and eldritch horrors. Beings of perhaps centuries of age, debauched and savage. There are many tombs and catacombs for such to hide inside. The question remains as to whether the pope himself might be a vampire, but the man behind the pope who manipulates him is almost certainly one.

Viewed in a different light, Christianity appears as a death cult, centered around drinking the consecrated blood of an undead. In myth, drinking the blood of a vampire is enough to enslave mortals. Through ancient pact, this remains much the same effect. Modern religion has watered down the religion, but the catholic church is still ran by blood suckers. The rest of Christianity is just sort of cargo cult religion.

The truth will come out.

dont know that i would buy the book, but the premise is certainly original and inventive. jesus the vampire...forget the book, i want the movie. a television series about jesus the vampire and the coverup that led to modern day judaism. make pontius son or brother a vampire hunter, explaining some of the motivation to kill jesus without actually using traditional vampire hunting methods. or perhaps pontius son was the first professional vampire hunter and still figuring out how it works while trying to stop the vampire cult of jesus. could there be werewolves involved too? DEMONS! and jesus pretended he was doing works of god while actually waging war against the lycanthropes. hey, we got us a workable plot here. and market it as a fictional work, maybe even spark a new genre: historical religious fantasy.

grifter, you have no idea what you just started.

ETA you are serious about all this? you really think jesus of nazareth was a vampire?
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