VFTB Live: Dr. Judd Burton – Terrors and Tropes

November 4, 2018

What ancient religious beliefs lie behind the modern celebration of Halloween? Dr. Judd Burton, author of Interview with the Giant and Religions of the Biblical World, joins us to discuss the spirits behind the masks. […]

VFTB 284: Judd Burton – Halloween and the Van Helsing Way

October 30, 2015

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. […]

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