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by Carl A. Raschke


This book promises to to relate from drug killings to heavy metal– the alarming true story of how Satanism is. .

This book promises to to relate from drug killings to heavy metal– the alarming true story of how Satanism is terrorizing our communities. What it actually is an error-ridden compendium of all the usual conservative Christian Fundamentalist hysteria.

Painted Black: The Chilling True Story of the Wave of Violence Sweeping Through Our Hometowns Mass Market Paperback. While Raschke's style is ponderous, the impact of his message is shocking

Painted Black: The Chilling True Story of the Wave of Violence Sweeping Through Our Hometowns Mass Market Paperback. While Raschke's style is ponderous, the impact of his message is shocking.

America's leading authority on subcultures of darkness reveals the alarming epidemic of violence that is sweeping the country. Fully documented, this landmark book clearly presents the chilling facts and cases behind an invisible wave of evil that holds our children by their minds and parents by their hearts.

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Carl A. Raschke (1944-) is an American philosopher and theologian. Raschke is a Past Chair and Professor of Religious Studies Department at the University of Denver, specializing in continental philosophy, the philosophy of religion and the theory of religion. He is also listed with the affiliated faculty of the Global Center for Advanced Studies.

The Third Wave movement used the fears of the students regarding the . Lesson Plan is a harrowing true story of a re-enactment of the Third Reich, an experiment that went too far.

The Third Wave movement used the fears of the students regarding the draft for the Vietnam War and the general discontent of the day to promise a brighter future. Our country was having economic problem. hat we could do better, better economically, that we could do better politically, militaril. here was a lot of weakness going on with our current administration, a war that nobody wanted to be in, that we were gonna find a better way, that we were gonna get rid of those people in Washington who were not following.

And sleeping through our lives. И спим всю свою жизнь. Is the violence in our nature. Неужели жестокость в нашей природе -. just the image of our maker?

And sleeping through our lives. 2. We dream of the places where we never die. Нам снятся места, где мы можем жить вечно, We step from our shadows and into the light. И мы выходим из теней на свет. just the image of our maker? По образу и подобию нашего создателя? Are we not good enough?

Examines the links between Satanism and the epidemic of racism, drugs, sexual abuse, pornography, random violence, and murder sweeping America

Painted Black: The Chilling True Story of the Wave of Violence Sweeping Through Our Hometowns epub download

ISBN13: 978-0061040801

ISBN: 0061040800

Author: Carl A. Raschke

Category: Bio and Memoris

Subcategory: True Crime

Language: English

Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers; 1st edition (January 1, 1992)

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Tholmeena
Hard to fathom it happening, but this is clear, investigative writing. He stats out of religious clichés and makes a hard subject easy to understand.
Tholmeena
Hard to fathom it happening, but this is clear, investigative writing. He stats out of religious clichés and makes a hard subject easy to understand.
Zeli
This kind of material is often morbidly fascinating and the field is full of sensationalist books. This book is the only one I know of that is comprehensive, sober, and academically respectable. Raschke is or was a university professor and has done a careful job of separating fact from fiction in examining modern reports of satanic activity, especially crimes. He does a valuable job of lucidly explaining satanism in various aspects such as its appeal to followers, its articulate spokesmen, ritual murder and torture, teen angst, drugs, paganism, its recent history, why it seems to be on the rise, and others. Several recent satanic-worship related crimes are given in-depth treatment. Great value to those with religious or sociological interests. It would be a great pity if this book were to go out of print.
Zeli
This kind of material is often morbidly fascinating and the field is full of sensationalist books. This book is the only one I know of that is comprehensive, sober, and academically respectable. Raschke is or was a university professor and has done a careful job of separating fact from fiction in examining modern reports of satanic activity, especially crimes. He does a valuable job of lucidly explaining satanism in various aspects such as its appeal to followers, its articulate spokesmen, ritual murder and torture, teen angst, drugs, paganism, its recent history, why it seems to be on the rise, and others. Several recent satanic-worship related crimes are given in-depth treatment. Great value to those with religious or sociological interests. It would be a great pity if this book were to go out of print.
Stan
Everyone has prejudices. For my part, I have never thought it possible that a person whose political and philosophical views are quite opposite to mine could write what I consider as a good and interesting book about a major social issue... When I read Carl Raschkes Painted Black I was forced to admit that this was, indeed, possible. Raschke seems to have a kind of political worldview which I certainly not share, but he has written one of the most interesting works about satanism ever written.
Painted Black is an extraordinary work. It starts not with descriptions of the muddled "ideology" of tiny groups but about what happens in the material world - the existence of satanist-related criminality. In three convincing chapters, Raschke shows that it not only exists, but that it indeed is dangerous and important.
In the rest of the book Raschke analyses the ideological background to these types of crimes - the occult/satanic subcultures that has been an undercurrent in the western world for hundreds of years. Although some of the chapters are somewhat coloured by Raschkes political views (especially chapter four) they say something very essential about the elitist, destructive and utterly reactionary (the last is mine expression, certainly not Raschkes!) character of these occult subcultures. Raschke shows that these ideologies are more than delirious products of tiny sects and cults - they represent an influential undercurrent in our society.
Raschke had done an important work in Painted Black. The book should, like all books, of course be read critically, but it would be sad if any reader reacted to some of the implicit, and not always politically correct, views in the book by altogether rejecting the facts and the analyses in it. For my part I see the growth of satanism partially as an expression of a decaying capitalist system - a view Raschke certainly would not share! But in spite of this major difference I had with the author, his book has certainly helped me very much to understand the satanist subculture.
Swedish feminist author Eva Lundgren once wrote that ritual abuse in a way expressed something she called "the secret heart of our culture". This can be said about satanism as well. The elitist anti-moralism in the satanist subculture says something essential about the society we live in. Raschke is one of the few who have dared to analyse it, what it really is about. I must say that I am very much impressed.
Stan
Everyone has prejudices. For my part, I have never thought it possible that a person whose political and philosophical views are quite opposite to mine could write what I consider as a good and interesting book about a major social issue... When I read Carl Raschkes Painted Black I was forced to admit that this was, indeed, possible. Raschke seems to have a kind of political worldview which I certainly not share, but he has written one of the most interesting works about satanism ever written.
Painted Black is an extraordinary work. It starts not with descriptions of the muddled "ideology" of tiny groups but about what happens in the material world - the existence of satanist-related criminality. In three convincing chapters, Raschke shows that it not only exists, but that it indeed is dangerous and important.
In the rest of the book Raschke analyses the ideological background to these types of crimes - the occult/satanic subcultures that has been an undercurrent in the western world for hundreds of years. Although some of the chapters are somewhat coloured by Raschkes political views (especially chapter four) they say something very essential about the elitist, destructive and utterly reactionary (the last is mine expression, certainly not Raschkes!) character of these occult subcultures. Raschke shows that these ideologies are more than delirious products of tiny sects and cults - they represent an influential undercurrent in our society.
Raschke had done an important work in Painted Black. The book should, like all books, of course be read critically, but it would be sad if any reader reacted to some of the implicit, and not always politically correct, views in the book by altogether rejecting the facts and the analyses in it. For my part I see the growth of satanism partially as an expression of a decaying capitalist system - a view Raschke certainly would not share! But in spite of this major difference I had with the author, his book has certainly helped me very much to understand the satanist subculture.
Swedish feminist author Eva Lundgren once wrote that ritual abuse in a way expressed something she called "the secret heart of our culture". This can be said about satanism as well. The elitist anti-moralism in the satanist subculture says something essential about the society we live in. Raschke is one of the few who have dared to analyse it, what it really is about. I must say that I am very much impressed.
ZloyGenii
This is great for a laugh. Never have I read a book or "documentary" so misinformative. Usually authors like to research a subject thoroughly before writing a book on it. But not this guy. He figured he would just go at it and improvise. Well, it shows! It's the Geraldo of literature. Carl makes references to bands like Sultic Frost (???...Get the name right, it'll give you more credibility!) and other metal bands in a feeble attempt to prove his point; Satanism is bigger than disco. Stay away from this one if you are looking for anything factual. However, if you like books with countless references to "Chinese Communists," then this is your pick!
ZloyGenii
This is great for a laugh. Never have I read a book or "documentary" so misinformative. Usually authors like to research a subject thoroughly before writing a book on it. But not this guy. He figured he would just go at it and improvise. Well, it shows! It's the Geraldo of literature. Carl makes references to bands like Sultic Frost (???...Get the name right, it'll give you more credibility!) and other metal bands in a feeble attempt to prove his point; Satanism is bigger than disco. Stay away from this one if you are looking for anything factual. However, if you like books with countless references to "Chinese Communists," then this is your pick!
Shadowredeemer
I found much of this book fascinating, until the author got to the sections on D&D and Heavy Metal. At that point it became obvious to me that this was just hysteria masquerading as historical research. J. Giles and Rush are not heavy metal bands...nor are they satanic, and much of the mythology connected w/D&D has long since been debunked (though to be fair much of the debunking happened after the book was written 11 years ago). I also got tired of the only sources cited for some of this (mis)information being groups w/obvious ties to the right wing religious establishment. Overall though, not a bad way to while away a dull afternoon.
Shadowredeemer
I found much of this book fascinating, until the author got to the sections on D&D and Heavy Metal. At that point it became obvious to me that this was just hysteria masquerading as historical research. J. Giles and Rush are not heavy metal bands...nor are they satanic, and much of the mythology connected w/D&D has long since been debunked (though to be fair much of the debunking happened after the book was written 11 years ago). I also got tired of the only sources cited for some of this (mis)information being groups w/obvious ties to the right wing religious establishment. Overall though, not a bad way to while away a dull afternoon.
Steelraven
The Satanic ritual abuse myth is one of the biggest hoaxes of this century, and by far one of the most dangerous. It has already resulted in one known lynching and probably more murder/attempted murders of suspects, hundreds of people falsey jailed and thousands of people who know must live with the memories of sadistic events that never happened. Try using a little logic. Most SRA "survivors" claim that these cults have thousands of members yet there are only a couple hundred Satanists in America (not counting teenage dabblers) and most of them subscribe to a belief system that regards Satan as only a symbol. People try and associate Wiccans and Neo-Pagans with Satanism, but they do not accept the existance of an evil being let alone worship one. And the number of people supposedly being sacrificed to Satan each year is larger than the number of homicides and missing persons! For more evidence that SRA does not exist visit religioustolerance.org and read Satanic Panic by Jeffrey S. Victor and Satan's Silence by Debbie Nathan.
Steelraven
The Satanic ritual abuse myth is one of the biggest hoaxes of this century, and by far one of the most dangerous. It has already resulted in one known lynching and probably more murder/attempted murders of suspects, hundreds of people falsey jailed and thousands of people who know must live with the memories of sadistic events that never happened. Try using a little logic. Most SRA "survivors" claim that these cults have thousands of members yet there are only a couple hundred Satanists in America (not counting teenage dabblers) and most of them subscribe to a belief system that regards Satan as only a symbol. People try and associate Wiccans and Neo-Pagans with Satanism, but they do not accept the existance of an evil being let alone worship one. And the number of people supposedly being sacrificed to Satan each year is larger than the number of homicides and missing persons! For more evidence that SRA does not exist visit religioustolerance.org and read Satanic Panic by Jeffrey S. Victor and Satan's Silence by Debbie Nathan.
Error parents
I read this book out of a sense of morbid curiousity. Frankly, I've had better times at the dentist. Mr. Raschke appears to sincerely believe the things he writes; that does not, however, make them true. I recommend "Satanic Panic" and "The Satan Seller" for a better-researched and more reliable description of the issue.
For those who still believe in Mr. Raschke's version of history, I would remind them of the old Usenet saw: "The plural of anecdote is not data."
Error parents
I read this book out of a sense of morbid curiousity. Frankly, I've had better times at the dentist. Mr. Raschke appears to sincerely believe the things he writes; that does not, however, make them true. I recommend "Satanic Panic" and "The Satan Seller" for a better-researched and more reliable description of the issue.
For those who still believe in Mr. Raschke's version of history, I would remind them of the old Usenet saw: "The plural of anecdote is not data."