Al Mohler Warns Christians Against Giving ‘Too Little or Too Much’ Attention to the Occult or Demonic Activity

A man dressed as a devil performs during a Krampus show in the southern Bohemian town of Kaplice, December 12, 2015. Each year people in traditional costumes and masks parade through the streets to perform an old ritual to disperse the ghosts of winter. | Reuters/David W. Cerny

Theologian Al Mohler has cautioned Christians against giving too much or too little attention to the “occultic, the demonic, the satanic,” emphasizing that the devil achieves victory by either being “made too important or by being ignored.”

On Monday’s episode of The Briefing, Mohler, president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, examined an article published at Vox that investigates the societal fear of the occult that has impacted the United States and other parts of the world for decades.

“Satanic Panic” truly began in the 1960s and 1970s — and received heightened attention well into the ‘80s and ‘90s — Vox wrote, adding that society’s fear and obsession with the occult “never really ended.”

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SOURCE: Christian Post, Leah MarieAnn Klett