Rev. Illuminatus Maximus in the news (site articles & mentions from 1997-2006)

The Skeptics Society Newsletter

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / June 6, 2007 /

“Neo-gnostics today specifically praise Intelligent Design theory for supporting gnosticism. The “Gnostic Friends Network” (, in articles such as “Intelligent Design: Proof of the Demiurge?” refer to the creator god Yaldabaoth as a Demiurge, a fallen angel or evil space alien: The gnostics taught that God was a mad scientist named “Yaldabaoth” who had been…

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Hollywood’s War on God (DVD)

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / October 8, 2006 /

“IS IT POSSIBLE THAT THE “DA VINCI CODE” IS THE FULFILLMENT OF A MUCH LARGER CODE THAT REVEALS THAT SATANIC FORCES WOULD ONE DAY DECEIVE THE ENTIRE WORLD? Hollywood’s War on God is a mind-blowing, eye-popping documentary that reveals how satanic forces are using Hollywood’s most memorable movies and most popular actors to propagate an…

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National Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / November 14, 2004 /

“…an excellent example of the extent to which Gnosticism has infused the public domain… the Gnostic Friends Network… contains some astounding artwork by “Rev Max,” the Reverend Maximus Illuminatus. On this website are… original, graphic, powerful, sexually explicit and often shocking scenes that incisively and perceptively rework Gnostic (and Christian) themes. Through the medium of…

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The Independent

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / March 18, 2004 /

“The Gnostic Friends Network is a virulent anti-Christian outpouring, headlined Jesus Says Love Your Enemies. It takes the Gnostic belief that this world was the work of the Devil and turns it into a charter for Devil-worshipping that has the shrill sensation seeking of a latter-day Aleister Crowley.” ((Stanford, Peter. “The secret world of the…

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ART? Alternatives Issue #9

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / February 1, 2000 /

Back in 1994, one man began having startling realizations about “the very foundations of [his] being.” He… discovered several texts describing gnosticism, one of the three main branches of primitive Christianity. “Somehow, these ancient Christian heretics had already discovered and written about almost every thing I had always suspected” [he later claimed]. Now, as the…

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Encyclopédie de L’Agora

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / March 22, 1998 /

“Certains n’hésitent pas à parler de la bête et du mal. Pour avoir une idée du phénomène (très répandu) que nous évoquons, il suffit de visiter par exemple le site” ((Lanteigne, Josette . “Rapport-synthèse sur les aspects culturels des inforoutes : Synthèse des débats” L’Agora.  22, March 1998.

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Wired Magazine

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / October 9, 1997 /

Fundamentalist Christians have taken to the Net like medflies to a pheromone trap. Of course, you’ll also find loads of Christian critics buzzing around in there, too. But none of them seem to be having as much fun with fundies as the subject of this week’s Fringe profile: Poppy Dixon “Defender of the unborn again,…

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