October 25, 2023
CULTS #2 – Brother XII
He’s often called the Devil of De Courcy Island for good reason.
Arshy Mann
Host & Producer
Jordan Cornish
Noor Azrieh

The story of Brother XII still fascinates and even frightens some people in and around Nanaimo.

He’s often called the Devil of De Courcy Island for good reason.

Brother XII prophesied about the coming apocalypse. But instead, his story would presage something different. He was a forerunner of the strange, new religions that would sweep over the western world.


Featured in this episode: Bill Miner, Justine Brown


To learn more:

Brother XII: The Strange Odyssey of a 20th Century Prophet by John Oliphant

All Possible Worlds: Utopian Experiments in British Columbia by Justine Brown


Credits: Arshy Mann (Host and Producer), Jordan Cornish (Producer), Noor Azrieh (Producer), Annette Ejiofor (Managing Editor), Karyn Pugliese (Editor-in-Chief)


Additional music from Audio Network


Sponsors: Canva, Douglas 

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