Urban myths about “human sacrifice” are a millennia-old trope that perpetuates xenophobia and paranoia about dangerous foreign interlopers.
Blockheaded bishops like to compare Mexican and American folk saint Santa Muerte to Satan, but the truth is much, much worse for them.
With a few days left in 2020, I’m thinking about a man named Marafi who lived in New Guinea in the early 30s and apparently worshiped Satan. What else?
Preacher Garrett Kell says “god” wants missionaries to follow John Chau to Sentinel Island. Unless god is a sadistic fuck, this is a terrible idea.