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Religious Tolerance In Springfield and the Greenleaf Coven
Religious intolerance is alive and well in Springfield Missouri. The question is, to what degree, and in the terminology of "The Burning Times", how high are the flames? In 1999, the court case of Jean Webb vs. The City of Republic was a headliner...
Paganism & Wicca >> True Stories
The Religious Experience: A Wiccan Viewpoint
What is religion? Religion is a set of beliefs which allow us to understand and categorize our world and our place in it. A set of beliefs which define our culture, our expectations, our views of people and behaviors we expect. I have found several different...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Nipping Trouble in the Bud: Community and Child Custody Issues Affecting Heathens
I suggest there are several ways to deal with religious issues, particularly as they affect child custody, getting along with neighbors, etc. One is to be open and honest unless you are in an area so benighted as to be putting yourself and your loved ones in...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
Historical Christian Jewelry
The art of jewelry making evolved though the centuries. In a sense, jewelry is any ornamentation or adornment on the body. Jewelry has been used not only for aesthetic reasons but also as an indication of a person’s status in life.
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Bibles Do Not Equal Wisdom
Bibles do not equal wisdom. In other words, all forms of spiritual text no matter how eloquently stated, cannot actually grant wisdom to the reader, merely through the act of reading. Words are only the representations of things, but not the things themselves....
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions

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ECSTASY X3 - Parker's Box
This is, of course, the case in religious ecstasy, but it can also be so, in many other forms such as the spiritual experiences claimed by sports and music fans at  ...
Enstasy, Ecstasy and Religious Self-reflection - Shaw
experience, and to our intuition. I will divide my study of Dooyeweerd's use of the term under these headings: A. Enstasy versus Ecstasy.
Neurophysiology of Religious Experience - Elaine M. Hull
Correlations of brain activity with religious experiences. • Epilepsy and religious experience. • Induction of ...
Tongues and the Mystery Religions of Corinth -
Religious ecstasy, particularly glossolalia, is found in the mystery religions or the religion of Apollo, rather than in Gnosti- cism as Bultmann and others have ...
Martyrdom and Religious Ecstasy: Baroque Elements in “The Wreck
Martyrdom and Religious Ecstasy: Baroque Elements in “The Wreck of the Deutschland”. Kumiko Tanabe. The poetic devices of Gerard Manley Hopkins, such ...

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“If Something Looks 'Lit' My Skin Crawls”: Free in Deed DP Ava Berkofsky
The third feature from 2005 Filmmaker 25 New Face Jake Mahaffy, it's a probing and at times assaultive story inspired by a real-life tragedy: the death of a young boy at the hands of a religious faith healer.
Awesome women
In Islam, it is a religious duty to seek knowledge,” wrote our second historical woman, Nana Asma'u, who's proof that the pen is mightier than the sword.
The Struts: Meet England's Newest Glam-Rock Heroes
Because as soon as the person next to you starts losing their inhibitions, that's your ecstasy! That's what helps you to let go." The Struts – Spiller, guitarist Adam Slack, bassist Jed Elliott and ...
FKA Twigs' Subtle Spirituality
Her music and videos pull from the Baroque fine art tradition of over-dramatizing faith using the body, where religious ecstasy is a source of both pleasure and pain.
Is Egypt About To Ban The Burqa?
Traditionally worn in Saudi Arabia, the niqab's use by Muslim women to cover their modesty is hotly debated even within Muslim communities, with many arguing whether it is merely a cultural addition to hijab, rather than a religious one.

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Religious ecstasy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Religious ecstasy is a type of altered state of consciousness characterized by greatly reduced external awareness and expanded interior mental and spiritual ...
Ecstasy - The Mystica
Religious ecstasy, such as discussed by mystic-theologians including Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, and Meister Eckhart, may be the experience that is thought ...
Supernatural ecstasy may be defined as a state which, while it lasts, includes two ... interior and invisible, when the mind rivets its attention on a religious subject; ...
Mysticism: Part Two: The Mystic Way: VIII. Ecstasy and Rapture
Of all the subjective experiences of religion, ecstasy is that which has been most urgently, perhaps to the psychologist most convincingly asserted; and it is not ...
How to wire your brain for religious ecstasy. - Slate
Apr 26, 2007 In principle, implants would provide the most precise, powerful means of inducing religious ecstasy. Indeed, self-described "Wireheads" look ...

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