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Fortean Times #287 (May 2012)

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Contents

  • 12 The Hunt for the Greasy Men - Malaysian communities live in fear of demonic night-time home-raiders and molesters
  • 38 Shamanic Visions - Rock art may illustrate a change in consciousness
  • 44 Spellbound - A life lived in magical conflict
  • 55 Only a Game? - Why do many cricketers' lives end in suicide?
  • 36 Supernatural Challenge - India's rationalist movement

Features

30 That Sinking Feeling... (Cover Story)
This month marks the centenary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, in which 1,522 people - two thirds of those aboard - perished after the giant passenger liner hit an iceberg in the Atlantic on her maiden voyage. Carol Fenlon examines the many portents and premonitions that accompanied and perhaps foresaw this great maritime disaster.

38 Wired For God? Part Two
Charles Foster concludes his investigation of spiritual experience and examine the strange business of religion and consciousness.

44 Britain's High Priestess
From astral battles with rival magicians to an occult war against Nazi Germany, Dion Fortune never shied away from a fight. Gary Lachman explores the life and magic of a remarkable woman whose life's work allied modern psychology with esoteric tradition.

Reports

12 The Return of the Greasy Men by Bob Rickard

36 Fortean Bureau of Investigation - No 117. The Committee for the Eradication of Blind Faith by George Binning

50 Dictionary of the Damned - No 44. UFO crashed retrievals, Part 2

76 Stories from the Illustrated Police News - No 11. The Mystery of Sarah Duckett by Dr Jan Bondeson

Forum

55 Sticky wickets by Martyn P Jackson

56 Howzat! by Barry Baldwin

Strange Days

Ivor the poltergeist drives out Glasgow tenants; nervous twitching in high school; seeing in the dark; ghost on the pier; rings' delayed returns; mummified cats; living in the wilds; nuclear spiders; the curse of 39; phoney mammoth; life on Venus - and much more.

  • 17 2012 Watch
  • 18 Ghostwatch
  • 19 Mythconceptions
  • 21 Konspiracy Korner
  • 22 Archaeology
  • 23 Classical Corner
  • 25 Alien Zoo
  • 26 Necrolog
  • 27 Strange Deaths
  • 28 The UFO Files

Regulars

Editorial

  • 02

Subscriptions

  • 54

Reviews

  • 59

Letters

  • 71

It Happened to Me

  • 75

Comix

Tales from the Vault

  • 80

Reader Info

  • 78

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