VAMPIRES HAVE been rehabilitated over the last half century, transformed into seductive antiheroes. Dr. Judd Burton joins us to discuss vampires, the history behind All Hallow’s Eve, and his forthcoming novel that examines vampires from a Christian perspective, Sanguis.Continue Reading

IT’S DIFFICULT for parents to fight the flood of images that surround us at this time of year. Anthropologist Dr. Judd Burton, author of Interview With the Giant: Ethnohistorical Notes on the Nephilim, joins us for a discussion of Halloween and why the celebration of the supernatural is so popular in a nominally Christian culture.Continue Reading

THE APOSTLE Paul wrote that our struggle is not against flesh and blood—that is, fellow humans. So why are monsters that feast on human flesh and blood so popular? Dr. Judd Burton joins us to discuss our culture’s fascination with zombies and vampires.Continue Reading

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HALLOWEEN IS arguably the second most popular holiday after Christmas in the United States. Should it be?Continue Reading

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IT’S THAT time of year again, when our culture celebrates the supernatural–ghosts, demons, witches, vampires, werewolves, and things that go bump in the night. How is this possible in an allegedly Christian nation? Dr. Judd Burton, director of the Institute of Biblical Anthropology and author of Interview With the Giant:Continue Reading