Scared Sacred: Idolatry, Religion and Worship in the Horror Film

House of Leaves Publishing presents a collection of writings exploring the cultural history of religion in horror cinema: Scared Sacred: Idolatry, Religion and Worship in the Horror Film. 

Bringing together leading film critics, historians, and writers, the book includes an introduction by author and theologian Professor Douglas E. Cowan, and foreword from actor and author Doug Bradley. 

Scared Sacred is due for release early in 2019 and will be available for pre-order during a crowdfunding campaign launching in September 2018, allowing supporters to pre-order a first edition copy of the book.

The first edition run of Sacred Sacred is limited to 1000 copies, with 100 copies of the hardback edition (including alternative cover) available. Each will come with a numbered certificate.

For further information and announcements you can register interest through the contact page, or visit our Indiegogo crowdfunder page.


 Paperback edition: foiled in silver and limited to 1000 copies.

Paperback edition: foiled in silver and limited to 1000 copies.

 Hardback edition: foiled in copper and limited to 100 copies.

Hardback edition: foiled in copper and limited to 100 copies.