Books tagged: inquisition

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Religion Explained in an Hour
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
This short succinct book examines and analyses the six major faiths of the world, their origin and beliefs. It takes a wholly rational and scientific view in its search for truth supported by firm evidence. These questions are answered. What is religion? Why do religions exist? How do beliefs enter the mind? Why is there religious terrorism? All are fully explained.
The Black Castle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,150. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010 by Bob Booth. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The Black Castle is a fast-moving tale of battle between brothers. One is seen as evil because he is a vampire, while the other is perceived as good because he is a man of God. But the vampire only does what he has to do to survive while the churchman, an Inquisitor, inflicts pain for the power it confers upon him. Which is the greater evil? And who will win the soul (and body) of a pretty witch.
City of Light
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Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The fortress-city of Pingwot, besieged for six centuries, has attracted the Universal Church's attention by flaunting pre-apocalyptic technology. The inquisitor they send may be faced with damning its entire population to save mankind.
Terra Incognita
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,930. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Aster Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Vidal Bonet returns to Catalonia to revive his dying village, he has no idea that his plan for the future will uncover a deeply buried secret about the village's past: they are all descendants of Anusim - Spanish Jews who were forced to convert to Christianity during the Middle Ages. Poignant and comic, Terra Incognita will resonate with anyone who has gone on a quest to discover their past.
The Cosmic Ray Heresy
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Price: Free! Words: 56,350. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"Two more mothers asked me who you were at the PeeWee soccer match yesterday, Frank. I just said, 'Oh, Frank, my fiancé? He's a Catholic priest, a theoretical physicist, and is helping a woman detective catch whoever is trying to kill us.' They gave me a weak smile. I don't think they'll be inviting Olivia and Joey over for any more play dates."
Demon Gate
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 120,550. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Michael Mortain inherits more than just wealth when his uncle dies in a freak accident. He also takes on Friedrich’s magic, a rare power coveted by the insane witch, Morga, and her pet gamora. In a world of darkness and witchcraft Michael soon finds himself fighting for his life and that of the woman he loves, whilst evading the clutches of the inquisition in a bloody clash of magic and religion.
The Stained Glass Virgin
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,140. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Ruled by the iron fist of the Church, Renaissance Rome was no place for a strong-willed young woman. But 15-year-old Beatrice refused to surrender to an arranged marriage or to a crushing lifetime with her brutal father. This is the story of the real-life Beatrice Cenci, whose cunning and ferocity made her a target of the Inquisition. Fighting for her freedom, she risked everything,
Giordano Bruno
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Price: Free! Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Plays » Medieval
Giordano Bruno is one of the famous personalities of the Italian Renaissance. The unjust and barbarian death he had in 1600 when he was burnt at the stake in Rome, transformed him into a martyr of the science. This four acts play deals with that Renaissance titan’s human and intellectual journey.
The Trail of Gnosis: A Lucid Exploration of Gnostic Traditions
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Gnosticism
Revised 4th Edition. The Trail of Gnosis relates the profound impact of The Inquisition and The Albigensian Crusade on gnostic Catharism and unravels many of the mysteries surrounding sacred gnostic sites of Europe. The author shares significant insight into historic influences and spiritual threads connecting gnostic groups from the 4th to 15th centuries, from China to France.
Mes Murs Sont De Feu
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,590. Language: French. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Madrid, 1584. D'ateliers en couvents, d'intrigues en processions, Timoteo découvre la capitale la plus puissante, la plus dévote et la plus sale de la chrétienté. Par son style brillamment anachronique, "Mes murs sont de feu" est un roman historique, drôle et sombre, sur l'art, la vie et les convictions intimes face à une société autoritaire et obsédée par sa propre rédemption.