Colinon, Maurice (1922– )
Author, journalist, and lecturer in France who studied various
aspects of occultism and parapsychology. Colinon was
born February 16, 1922, at Chateau-Thierry (Aisne). He studied
at the University of Paris, and his qualifications included licencié
en lettres (1943), diplòme d’études supérieures (lettres,
1943), and licencié en droit (1945). He subsequently became a
journalist, lecturer, and broadcaster on French radio and television.
Colinon worked as a clairvoyant and healer. He took part in
a parapsychological study group on unorthodox healing in
1954 at St. Paul de Vence. He also studied the new religious
movements that were arising as a result of the occult revival of
the nineteenth century and the changes wrought by the twentieth
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor Encyclopedia of Occultism & Parapsychology • 5th Ed.
Colinon, Maurice. Faux prophètes et sectes d’aujourd’hui. N.p.,
———. Les Guérisseurs. N.p., 1957.
———. Guide de la France religieuse et mystique. Paris Tchou,
———. Le Phénomène des sectes au 20ème siècle. N.p., 1959.

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