Books tagged: theocracy

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Central Heat
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,580. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When aliens remove the sun, life survives in military bunkers under the earth and in lunar bases. Underground America devolves into a religious-military dictatorship. Jonathan Holroyd escapes to the surface and finds a new world warmed by an artificial sun, and only slightly more freedom than in the dying world he left behind. He rises to a position of power. But now the aliens are coming back.
The Last Heavenly King
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 21,390. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In this first part of Triptych of Times Hong Kuiyuan tells his personal story of the collapse, in 1864, of the Christian theocracy established by his uncle, the first Heavenly King, during 'the Taiping Rebellion' in China. His relatives, including the new King, are killed by the imperial Qing, but the sixteen-year-old Kuiyuan manages to survive. Later in life he will write this historical novella.
Double Drop
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 66,630. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Cave researchers discover themselves to be pawns in a conspiracy to remake America into a corporate theocracy. The bad guys discover that cavers are more talented and resourceful than they could ever have imagined.
The War of Civlar
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Price: Free! Words: 24,120. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A futuristic dystopia where two polarized societies representing the ultimate ends of libertarianism vs theocracy battle for survival. While both sides have strong ideology, the law of pragmatism reigns supreme...
The Mormon Theocracy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism
This is a brief article that explores the early state of affairs when the Latter-Day Saints (or Mormons) arrived in Utah. The government operated as a theocracy with Brigham Young, the Prophet, acting as the governor. Trace elements of a theocracy linger in the church's structure to this day.
The Glitch
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Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
While on his way to work, John was accosted by a man whose grubby and disheveled appearance gave no indication of the flagellation he would soon cause John to self-inflict.
The Gospel of Reason
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,090. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
[On Sale] As Jesus walked amongst men to advance the Gospel, so does Arenos to advance an objective & secular standard of the Good. Through numerous interactions, Arenos meets individuals & experiences situations testing existing systems of thought & beliefs. From examining political & religious Goods, The Gospel of Reason looks at how some of those Goods are proper, how some are not & why.
The God Society
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,460. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Under a purple moon, Christian Good looks on as two armed sentries walk the wall that separates the metropolis from the desert beyond, and he whispers to himself a single question, "Who is God?" Raised in a futuristic theocracy to believe unquestioningly the city is God-directed, Christian Good becomes an allegorical character for the individual's journey to define the nature of the Christian God.
Ratcatcher: Culling of the Flock
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Price: Free! Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Procurator Athena has received an invitation to the sporting event of the century, where the most powerful members of her shadowy world will celebrate death. Declining would be an insult to her Patron. Third story in the series.
Dieu est grande
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: French. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Dans une République islamique imaginaire, le Timaristan, Elma Kaplan s'apprête à recevoir son diplôme de droit. Ni islamiste, ni opposante, elle vit sans problème sous le régime. Pile à mi-chemin entre Facebook et le Coran, elle fait le bien autour d'elle, en vraie croyante. Dans moins d'une heure, elle connaîtra sa première affectation. Ce qu'elle ignore, c'est que commence la pire journée de sa