Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Religion and the Evolving Vampire Myth


8pm Thursday 30 January 2014
£3 / £2 concessions The Bell,
50 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EX.
Train & Tube: Liverpool Street. Tube: Aldgate, Aldgate East B

Bram Stoker injected religion into the modern vampire myth; his vampire hunters fought the evil Dracula with crosses, holy water and Eucharistic wafers. Do such Christian tools still work in our secularised and multi-religious world?

Prof J Gordon Melton, Distinguished Professor of American Religious History at Baylor University, Waco, Texas, explores religion's continuing relevance in today’s vampire novels and films.

He’s the real-life Dr. Van Helsing
Matt Cardin

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8pm Thursday 30 January 2014
£3/£2 concessions
London Fortean Society meets upstairs at the fantastic
Bell pub, 50 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EX.
Train & Tube: Liverpool Street. Tube: Aldgate, Aldgate East.

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