Inside Flying Saucer Cults and Culture
By (author) Gregory L. Reece
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UFO Religion by Gregory L. Reece
Book DescriptionLines laid across the plain near the Peruvian site of Nazca have been explained as ancient roads or features of a long-forgotten religious calendar. So why did Erich von Daniken interpret these markings as the contours of a huge galactic spaceport? In his assessment of the uncanny and frequently eerie world of UFO-logy, Gregory L Reece travels deep into a mindset which believes that the gods of mythology were really visitors from the stars. Venturing into the Mojave Desert to watch the night skies for flying saucers; exploring Nevada's top-secret installation 'Area 51'; and visiting Roswell, famous site of a supposed saucer crash in 1947, the author's quest for the truth brings him more than he bargained for. He has his atomic structure recharged in a machine supposedly designed by extraterrestrial technology, encounters a whole galaxy of alien life-forms, and meets those who claim themselves to have been abducted by UFOs. Along the way, he tries to make sense both of the sinister 'Men in Black' and of lethal 'Tall Whites', deadly aliens who liquidate human beings without mercy. What is it about flying saucer culture that speaks to people with an apparently religious intensity and fervour? For those looking for the answers, "UFO Religion" is the definitive guide and handbook to one of the most extraordinary and compelling cults of our times.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781845114510
(216mm x 134mm x 16mm)
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gregory L. Reece
Creatures of the Night, Paperback (February 2012)
Why is our culture obsessed by the eerie and the macabre? Why, despite its horrors, does the 'dark side' of the supernatural - its seances and ghost-hunting, demonic possession and the occult - call to us with such dangerous allure? This title offers an exploration of a secret and secretive subculture.
Weird Science and Bizarre Beliefs, Paperback (October 2008)» View all books by Gregory L. Reece
Explores a subterranean cavern reputed to be the home of elusive blue-skinned troglodytes. The author goes hiking in the backwoods for a glimpse of Bigfoot; investigates the truth of Alternative Archaeology in search of Atlantis; and tests for himself the time-travel and anti-gravity theories of famed inventor Nikola Tesla.
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Author Biography - Gregory L. Reece
Gregory L Reece is an independent writer and scholar based in Montevallo, Alabama, whose research and publishing interests include philosophy of religion and the study of new religious movements. His previous book was the bestselling Elvis Religion: The Cult of the King (I.B. Tauris, 2006).
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