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The Devil in the Details

Hear JD Sword, the Satanic Skeptic, this Saturday at NYC SkeptiCamp

JD Sword, the Satanic Skeptic—of The Devil in the Details, will be discussing his latest Skeptical Inquirer article, “D.C. the Demon Cat of the Capitol,” this Saturday at NYC SkeptiCamp. You can register below, attendance is FREE! The conference starts at 9am, the link to the webinar version is on the site. Sword’s presentation will be 10:10 AM EST. https://www.skepticampnyc.org/Register.aspx

The Devil in the Details

Skeptical Inquirer: The Devil in the Details – As Scotland Contemplates Pardoning ‘Witches,’ Eleven Accused of Ritual Abuse in Glasgow by JD Sword

In the latest article for his Skeptical Inquirer column, The Devil in the Details, JD Sword, the Satanic Skeptic, discusses a recent court case in Glasgow in which eleven people have been accused of ritual abuse. How does this case relate to similar cases from the Satanic Panic? As Scotland Contemplates Pardoning ‘Witches,’ Eleven Accused of Ritual Abuse in Glasgow by JD Sword

The Devil in the Details

The Devil in the Details Article on Gilles de Rais

JD Sword, the Satanic Skeptic, examines the historical case of Gilles de Rais, the Marshal of France and hero of the Hundred Year’s War who fought alongside Joan of Arc, but was later accused of having murdered over one hundred children and offering them as sacrifices to the demon Barron to restore his squandered fortune. Was Gilles de Rais one of history’s worst serial killers, or the victim of a conspiracy to seize the land of the richest man in France? https://skepticalinquirer.org/exclusive/a-sheep-in-wolfs-clothing-was-gilles-de-rais-one-of-historys-worst-child-killers/

The Devil in the Details

The Devil in the Details Episode 19

On this episode, the Satanic Skeptic revisits an article he wrote for Skeptical Inquirer back in 2021, investigating a video in the tabloid, The Sun, allegedly showing a ghost manipulating a lamp in the haunted former home of both Katharine Hepburn and Boris Karloff! Devil in the Details Episode 19 Hepburn’s Poltergeist

Skeptical Inquirer: Pastor Claims Demon Revealed Identities of Six "Witches" by JD Sword

Skeptical Inquirer: Pastor Claims Demon Revealed Identities of Six “Witches”

In his latest article for Skeptical Inquirer the Satanic Skeptic, JD Sword, examines the claim by Tennessee pastor Greg Locke that a demon revealed the names (and one address) of six “witches” who had infiltrated his congregation and made some of the faithful sick. Sword relates Locke’s accusations to centuries of witchcraft hysteria and contemporary accounts of violence against accused witches. Click here to read: Pastor Claims Demon Revealed Identities of Six “Witches”