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)
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