NEW YORK, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin Hudale's daring and controversial book "The Matrix of Mysticism" exposes the dark secrets of Catholicism's occult roots that are hidden behind the facade of Christian terminology and imagery.
"The Matrix of Mysticism" reveals rarely known information about occult/pagan philosophies that have strongly influenced the historical development of the Roman and Greek Churches' religious doctrines and practices such as priestly solicitation of women inside the confessional, sacramental magic, purgatory, indulgences, Augustine's Neoplatonic understanding of original sin and moral evil, the inquisition against witchcraft, celibate/monastic mysticism, superiority of celibacy over married life, Virgin Mary as the incarnation of the divine feminine plus much, much more.
"The Matrix of Mysticism" explains the cause and effect relationship between the practice of celibate monasticism in Catholicism and its long history of clerical sexual dysfunctions. This book exposes the ongoing efforts of the Vatican to cover up the priestly sexual crimes committed against thousands of adolescent boys. Even now in Ireland and Germany, the media continues to report that victims of priestly sexual abuse who are finally divulging their sexual molestations by pedophile priests.
About the Author
Having spent 12 years in pre-Vatican II Catholic boarding schools and seminaries, Martin Hudale was able to study different doctrines of Roman Catholicism pertaining to dogmatic, moral, ecclesiastical, sacramental, and patristic theology. After his ordination as a Catholic priest, he worked at an inner-city parish church where he became aware of the homosexual and immoral lifestyles among some of his fellow priests, a significant factor that caused him to leave the priesthood.
Martin Hudale became a born-again Christian at the age of 40 and spent 25 years researching and writing "The Matrix of Mysticism." He earned an M.S. degree in Counseling Psychology. He is married and has three adult children.
"The Matrix of Mysticism" * Martin Hudale
Publication Date: October 20, 2008
Revised Feb. 2010
Trade Paperback: $24.99; 480 pages; ISBN: 978-1606476574
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