Tagged: church

Monks haircut explained

Known as “tonsure,” the typical monk hairstyle has many variations throughout religions. The particular hairstyle worn by Christian monks has its own variations and controversies as well. Three different types of tonsure were popular:...

O Come, All Ye Faithful

“O Come, All Ye Faithful” (originally written in Latin as Adeste Fideles) is a Christmas carol that has been attributed to various authors, including John Francis Wade (1711–1786), John Reading (1645–1692) and King John...

Pastor bitten by deadly snake continues ritual

The pastor of a snake-handling church has vowed to carry on handling serpents – despite almost dying after being bitten by a rattlesnake. Cody Coots is the ex-leader of the Full Gospel Tabernacle in...

Baptazia

The raw mix of heavy drum n’ bass and middle american evangelical churches…

Scientology: Steven Fishman Deposition

Former Scientologist Steven Fishman and his psychologist Dr. Uwe Geertz were sued by Scientology after they were interviewed by Time magazine for a cover story about Scientology, “The Cult of Greed and Power.” http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~dst/Fishman

Conspiracy of Silence

Conspiracy of Silence is a powerful, disturbing Discovery Channel documentary revealing a child sex abuse ring that leads to the highest levels of United States government. Featuring intrepid investigator John DeCamp, a highly decorated...