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Trial By Fire (or, Fury In Flames)

By Danawjones  (booksie.com)

A woman is brought before the Spanish Inquisition after an Arch-Bishop dies in a mysterious fire. She has no memory of the incident, or of much of her past. Is something else at work? Can this

Short Story | Updated Mar 10, 2014 | Reads: 64 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Historical,Fiction,Inquisition,Supernatural,Fire,Witch,Magic,Spain,History

The Mountain Underneath My Marred Fingernail

By Honestyandcapacity  (booksie.com)

This is a poem about the Spanish Inquisition.

Poetry | Updated Nov 7, 2013 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Spanish,Inquisition,Spain,Auto-da-fe,Poem,Poetry,Religion,Universe,Space,Honestyandcapacity

stevecopland

Religion: History And Mystery

By Stevecopland  (booksie.com)

War, Power, Greed, Jihad, Inquisition, Crusades and Extremists, all words we associate with religion. Shamans, priests, prophets and magicians, servants of the gods, mediums of power, or frauds? Who built the great ziggurats which stand on opposite sides of our world, in Iran and Central...

Book | Updated Sep 3, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Mystery,New,Age,Spiritual,Shaman,History,Blavatsky,Religion,Bible,Magic,Ancient,Buddhism,Priest,Fraud,War,Atheism,Power,Christian,Islam

ferradans

Imperial Administrator 752

By Ferradans  (booksie.com)

In the future, humanity is split between the Empire and the Union. While war rages on for total control of Earth, the Empire drafts men and women to solve its domestic troubles. Jaquan Fronde is one of these administrators. (Ongoing. Comments are welcome.)

Short Story | Updated May 12, 2013 | Reads: 57 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Dystopia,Fiction,Future,War,Inquisition,Administrator,Empire,For,Earth,Dark,Emperor,Manipulation

envy5

Escaping Eden

By Envy5  (booksie.com)

Lucian Lamperouge is an artist of incredible talent, selected to be in the Praxis Pragmata in his teen years, an organisation dedicated to numerous art forms, after Christianity is separated as a political entity from atheists, who now equal Christians in number and power. As he begins to...

Novel | Updated Jun 22, 2012 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Angst,Religion,Spirituality,Faith,Art,Artist,Psychoanalysis,Thought,Sadness,Disillusionment,Inquisition

pdlodge

Raul & Felipe

By Pdlodge  (booksie.com)

In 16th century Spain, two great friends, Raul and Felipe, find themselves on the opposing paths of medicine and the Church...

Short Story | Updated May 9, 2012 | Reads: 20 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 3
Tags: Church,Medicine,Prison,Trial,Doctor,Spain,16th,Century,Inquisition,Revenge,Friends

Freedom Of Religion

By Moderatelyrespectable  (booksie.com)

Humanity is governed by one world religion that has no tolerance for others. This is my first serious attempt at writing. I've tweaked it so much, I'm not even sure what genre it is. Dystopian sci fi is my best guess. Also I'm not sure what the rules are for PG and R, so I rounded up to be...

Short Story | Updated May 3, 2012 | Reads: 28 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Dystopian,Science,Fiction,Sci,Fi,Religious,Freedom,Cardinal,Aurelius,The,Inquisition

snow412

Holy Torment Spoken

By Snow412  (booksie.com)

This fell out of my hands but it is really a reflection of the qualms I have with overly religious types. This is not a needle in the eye of any one religion though. It is really just a symbol for any belief that is so fogged that it causes harm to others.

Poetry | Updated Dec 16, 2011 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Torture Spanish,Inquisition,Religion,God,Man,Death,Life,Murder,Belief,Ego,People,Heart,Sin,Perfect,Submit

Early Modern Witch-Hunting In Scotland And England

By Havok  (booksie.com)

Written for 2nd year university British Isles history course; on the difference between the witch hunts that took place in Scotland & England.

Essay | Updated Nov 13, 2011 | Reads: 193 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Witch,Witchcraft,Witch-hunt,Scotland,England,Torture,Hunt,Trials,Hanging,Burning,Europe,Inquisition,Malleus,Maleficarum

julian_strand

The Brave New World Of Giordano Bruno

By Julian Strand  (booksie.com)

Essay adapted from a talk given for the Shakespeare Authorship Roundtable on Giordano Bruno and Hamlet, December 1999, Beverly Hills, California.

Article | Updated Jul 9, 2010 | Reads: 23 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Giordano,Bruno,Shakespeare,Hamlet,Renaissance,Roman,Inquisition,Religion

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