Fox the Heretic

First Note:

"In the last days some shall depart from the faith and give heed to seducing spirits and doctrines of devils."

I am praying for you.


P.S. You might want to take a peek at my 1983 book, still in print, THE HIDDEN DANGERS OF THE RAINBOW and its sequel, out of print, but I could send you a text file of the chapter from my 1986 book, A PLANNED DECEPTION on "The Incredible Heresies of Matthew Fox."

Read carefully:

Revelation 14:7

Jeremiah 10:23

Deuteronomy 18

1 Corinthians, Chapter 10;

Romans, Chapters 1 and 2

II Thessalonians, Chapter 2

My response to this first note from Constance:

At 09:42 PM 1/2/96 -0800, you wrote:

>"In the last days some shall depart from the faith and give heed to

>seducing spirits and doctrines of devils."

How am I "giving heed" to this? Because I acknowledge some value in what Fox writes about?

>could send you a text file of the chapter from my 1986 book, A PLANNED

>DECEPTION on "The Incredible Heresies of Matthew Fox."

Please do so. I would be interested in reading it.

>Read carefully:


>Revelation 14:7

This verse seems to be much in harmony with what Fox writes about

>Jeremiah 10:23

I have no clue what you are suggesting here in your interpretation of this verse

>Deuteronomy 18

Nor here. Just what are you accusing Fox of teaching in relatin to this?

>1 Corinthians, Chapter 10;

To suggest Fox advocates idolatry is to seriously misunderstand what he is saying, which it seems you have done. You obviously confuse pantheism (All IS God) with panENtheism (which is what Fox espouses and means God IN all).

>Romans, Chapters 1 and 2

There's a lot of material here. Where does Fox violate any of this?

>II Thessalonians, Chapter 2

So he's the AntiChrist? Gee whiz!

I'd love to hear some of your actual take on all of this, instead of some verse references which would seem to have some kind of obvious meaning to you that I would probably find some kind of difficulty in concurring with. You see, I too consider myself to be a very Biblical person, and very much devoted to living what has been revealed to me as the message of the Scripture. It seems to be difficult for a lot of people to understand that our interpretations of the Bible are not 100% divinely inspired, but we often act as if they are.

Please send me your text about Fox and I will respond to what you have offered.

Thank you for the dialogue

Next day Constance writes:

While waiting for your fax number, if you have a number where you can receive, a few things off the top of my head.

The Vatican campaign to remove Matthew Fox, I am told, began with my work. I did the original work to alert the Christian world to the New Age Movement. II Thessalonians Chapter 2 has to do with the strong delusion that would sweep the earth in the last days and those who did not have the LOVE of the truth would be caused to believe a lie. What is the lie? Daniel 11:21 tells us of the last days that "such as do wickedly against the covenant, shall he corrupt with the flatteries."

The flatteries have been used in an extremely successful marketing campaign as old as our original forebears: (1) Thou shalt not surely die; and (2) Thou shalt be as gods.

Deuteronomy Chapter 18 has a list of forbidden spiritual practices.

"There shall not be found among you . . ." Matthew Fox has cross every line there and has induced many thousands of souls to cross with him.

Among those spiritual no-no's:

a. Such as practice divination

b. a witch

c. causing one's son or daughter to pass through the fire d. an observer of times (astrologer)

e. an enchanter

f. a charmer (hypnotism)

g. a consulter with familiar spirits (e.g. channeling, spiritualist) h. a wizard

i. a necromancer (one seeking to invoke the dead or spirits of the dead)

The Scriptural warning was clear and specific: For ALL who do these things are an abomination unto the Lord."

1 John 2:22 tells us "who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is THE Christ." I interpret this to mean as the one and only.

I don't know what you have read of Fox and what you have not. I first caught up with his writings in 1981 and they distressingly amazed me.

I found a number of books in a Methodist bookstore that sounded more like each other than the traditional teachings of their own denomination. One such book was WE, WE, WHEE by Matthew Fox. He proclaimed that now that we were entering a new spiritual age, the Age of Aquarius, it was idolatry to worship our gods of the past. He said the sin of the Israelites was to worship the gods for the age of the bull when in fact they were entering the Age of the Ram. He said that likewise, we who were entering a new spiritual age, the Age of Aquarius must take heed not to repeat the sins of the Israelites. We must not go 'awhoring' after false gods -- to look backwards piningly was to commit idolatry.

I found these and many other Matthew Fox passages, nearly verbatim, in books by one Alice Ann Bailey, Lucis Publishing Company. I was later to acquire some editions of some of her books under the original name of her company, Lucifer Publishing Company. I had a field day reading Fox to a Catholic audience (I am a Michigan, originally from Indiana, Baptist, raised a Seventh Day Adventist).

When they gasped in horror at Fox's numerous and frankly blasphemous passages, I finally said, "well, Matthew Fox might have a point or two, but I think he's got his 'Ages' mixed up -- we've got to be entering the 'Age of the Bull.' There's a whole lot of it laying around here.

Matthew Fox's Bear and Company is now probably the single largest New Age Movement publisher.

Revelation 14:7 tells us to fear God and give glory to him for the hour of his judgment is come -- worship God who created the heaven and earth and sea and fountains of water." Fox's message, unfortunately, is to worship everything and everyone but the good Lord who created all. You worship the sea, you worship the fountains of water, you worship yourself, you even worship good ole Lucifer -- everything and everyone but the Creator.

Fox negates the atoning sacrifice of Christ. His single greatest attack is on the doctrine of original sin. We were not, per Fox, born with original sin, but with original blessing.

Fox clearly has hypnotic, even possessive powers. I watched him in action in Detroit in 1983.

Five days later, I found a newspaper in a Fort Wayne, Indiana bookstore. Entitled CIRCLE NETWORK NEWS, it was an official publication of one of the USA's larger witchcraft communities.

The headline article read, STARHAWK TEACHES AT HOLY NAMES. She said she was teaching there under the sponsorship of Fr. Matthew Fox, an 'open minded and open-hearted Dominican priest.' She said, 'teaching priests, nuns, ministers and Christian educators was a new, but deeply rewarding experience. We jumped the cauldron, danced the spiral, and found new and deeply rewarding ways to express ourselves. Isn't it wonderful to find such a sympathetic spirit to paganism in the Christian world."

I passed this piece on to CUF of Seattle which in turn passed it on to Cardinal Ratzinger of the Vatican, and eventually this lead to Fox's official Catholic silencing in 1988.

At the time I sent this, Fox was preparing as he bragged "to desecrate St. James' Cathedral" in Seattle where he was the keynote speaker for the Dignity Convention, a group of militant homosexuals. The CUF people made up a pamphet and attached my xeroxed Circle Network News article with their own headline, "just when you thought it was safe to go back to the Cathedral."

Fox is a best friend of David Spangler. Spangler is the New Ager who distinguished himself in his book REFLECTIONS ON THE CHRIST by saying that we must take a Luciferic initiation as the required initiation to the New Age. Other like minded 'Catholic' / 'Christian' thinkers include Fr. Thomas Berry and Brother David Steindl Rast.

Fox is passing off pure Theosophy, an organization founded in 1875 with the express goal of promoting "the masters" and by 1892 of "preparing the world to receive a new messiah," -- a messiah who was neither Jesus nor Jewish.

Bruce Larson and Keith Miller were also busy at a much more subtle level than Fox in passing off New Age teachings to the Christian world.

You entered at that level and have been progressively inculturated in these teachings which can only lead to death.

Matthew Fox's bottom line is earth worship / Lucifer worship -- it is the mirror image opposite of the requirements of Revelation 14:7.

If you will give me a fax number, I will fax you the facts on the Fox.

Sincerely and I am truly praying for you.


My reaction to this response of Constance

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