Tagged: religion

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…

The sufi ritual of sticking knives in eyes

The annual Urs Festival sees thousands of followers of the branch of mystic Islam take to the streets to commemorate the founder of Sufi, Moinuddin Chishti. To show devotion to their faith, the holy...

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

Christmas by Philomena Cunk

One thing Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without is the traditional Christmas Christmas Dinner. Food is everywhere at Christmas. Not just in the usual places like the cupboards and the bin, but all over the...

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...

Children’s Bible

The King of Foreskins For his daughter’s hand in marriage, King Saul wanted no less than one hundred Philistine foreskins. David, really wanting to become a son-in-law to the powerful King, took his men...

The historical Jesus

A round-table discussion on Jesus of Nazareth featuring Gabriele Boccaccini, Saeed Ahmed Khan, Charles Mabee and Robert M. Price. Moderated by Scott DeGregorio.

Mouth soaping in Christian Domestic Discipline

The bible gives repeated, clear warnings about the destruction that our words can bring. We are warned against corrupting talk, vulgarity, deceitfulness, gossip, disrespect, and quarrelsomeness.  Given how much damage words can cause, it is...