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The Fig-Leaf Campaign

By John Moore  (booksie.com)

In the course of human history there have been countless acts of vandalism against priceless works of art. Whether through insanity, religious sanctity, or just plain and simply the personal dislike of a particular piece of art, paintings and sculptures alike have had to bear the brunt of...

Essay | Updated Dec 15, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Catholic Catholicism Fig,Leaf Pope Art History

joe_zaydon

Embers

By Joe Zaydon  (booksie.com)

On a snowy church roof in the dead of December, two altar boys share a smoke and contemplate a tricky question.

Short Story | Updated Oct 24, 2014 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Short,Fiction,Story,Children,Religion,Catholicism,Winter,Smoking,Funeral

caroline_michaud

The Lord Knows A Gossip

By Caroline Michaud  (booksie.com)

youve got good blood

Poetry | Updated May 22, 2013 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Catholicism,Southern,Psychology,Human,Nature,Spirituality

caroline_michaud

Taxi Cab

By Caroline Michaud  (booksie.com)

taxi driver talk

Poetry | Updated May 22, 2013 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Human,Nature,Psychology,Spirituality,Catholicism

Religious Rant

By Raeblair  (booksie.com)

Religious rant, after coming across more homo-hatred on Facebook.

Article | Updated May 15, 2013 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: Religion,Religious,Opinion,Article,Young,Adult,Evolution,Spiritual,Spirituality,God,Power,Church,Renaissance,Evolve,Ideology,Ideas,Corrupt,Corruption,Society

poeticking

The Therapy

By Poeticking  (booksie.com)

This poem is based on a torn individual who is unable to bare living with the torment he went through as a child. Now, 30 years later,

Poetry | Updated Apr 4, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 2
Tags: Child,Abuse,Insanity,Psychopath,Childhood,Catholic,Christian,Church,Divorce,Separation,Loneliness,Therapy,Drug,Addiction,Drugs,Alcoholic,Alcohol,Children,Depression,Neglect

A Case For The Kulo Exhibit

By Jan Gabriel  (booksie.com)

This is a piece of commentary I wrote regarding the heated controversy the previous year surrounding the work of artist Mideo Cruz entitled "Poleteismo". While this mostly deals with the Filipino context, it also comments on the nature of art in society in general. I provide a sufficient...

Essay | Updated Apr 28, 2012 | Reads: 121 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Art,Religion,Politics,Good,Bad,Controversy,Filipino,Catholicism,Catholic,Church,Artist

Remarks On The Utility Of Sacred Imagery

By Jan Gabriel  (booksie.com)

This is a short essay I wrote for our class in Social Psychology where I try to discuss the psychological functions of religious icons and imagery. This is written within the context of Filipino religiosity and spirituality, but it can more or less apply to other contexts.

Essay | Updated Apr 28, 2012 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 3
Tags: Sacred,Religion,Religious,Imagery,Relics,Icons,Psychology,Sociology,Catholic,Catholicism

rgilham

Heads Of The Spanish, The (rpg)

By Rgilham  (booksie.com)

A tale of the Ipogot headhunters of the Northern Philippines, during the Spanish colonial era.

Short Story | Updated Mar 27, 2012 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Ipogot,Head,Hunter,Headhunter,Philippines,Spanish,Colonialism,Colonial,Catholicism,Gunfire,Tribe,Benguet,Ifugao

blake31

The Story Of The Saint

By Blake31  (booksie.com)

The Story Of Saint Longinus the Centurion

Short Story | Updated Jan 22, 2012 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Religion,Catholicism,Saint,Longinus,Jesus,Crucifixion,Short,Story

swoodcollins

Puramore

By Swoodcollins  (booksie.com)

Mankind has only two choices after science and technology renders the species utterly obsolete and incapable of survival in the future. One choice compels humanity to submit body and soul to a sinister supernatural civilisation, whilst the other impels mankind to submit to a utopian...

Book | Updated Dec 6, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Bioengineering,China,Christianity,France,Great,Britain,Hinduism,Ireland,Mayan,Culture,Metaphysics,Nanotechnology,Science,Fiction,Shamanism,Spiritualism,Military,United,States

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By Swoodcollins  (booksie.com)

Mankind has only two choices after science and technology renders the species utterly obsolete and incapable of survival in the future. One choice compels humanity to submit body and soul to a sinister supernatural civilisation, whilst the other impels mankind to submit to a utopian...

Book | Updated Dec 6, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Bioengineering,China,Christianity,France,Great,Britain,Hinduism,Ireland,Mayan,Culture,Metaphysics,Nanotechnology,Science,Fiction,Shamanism,Spiritualism,Military,United,States

Puramore's Website

By Swoodcollins  (booksie.com)

PURAMORE is a science fiction novel that presents a utopian view of the future for mankind. The plot setting takes place between the latter part of the 20th century and the middle part of the 21st. The novel posits the offing a new religion, one devoted to a utopian cyberspace religious paradigm...

Book | Updated Dec 6, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Bioengineering,China,Christianity,France,Great,Britain,Hinduism,Ireland,Mayan,Culture,Metaphysics,Nanotechnology,Science,Fiction,Shamanism,Spiritualism,Military,United,States

Exorcism As A Modern Practice

By Student And Scholar  (booksie.com)

This is a research paper I put together on the subject of exorcism. It contains information from a variety of sources including an interview with an exorcist and an interview with a psychologist. The original essay contains pictures which I am unable to place on here, if anyone is interested let...

Essay | Updated Sep 2, 2011 | Reads: 313 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Exorcism,Psychology,Exorcist,Father,Gary,Thomas,Catholicism,Research,Emily,Rose,Annilese,Michel

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