Books tagged: theocracy

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Trees For the Forest
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,340. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Out of the ashes of the 21st century two societies emerge, Psyche's collective, and the iron fisted plutocracy of the biosphere. When the collective's geoengineering project jeopardizes the biosphere's slave labor the two cultures clash. To avoid war Psyche must face her mortality. And humanity's trajectory is forever changed.
Heretic
Price: Free! Words: 222,980. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
(4.00)
A story of militarism, theocracy, slavery, and imperialism, Heretic details the lives of the noble ruling class in an empire who believes the world was set forth for them alone, along with giving glimpses of their subjects and their land.
Ergo: The Drone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,340. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Miles Dawson is a young '9t9' drone pilot covertly fighting the mighty Emerson Corporation from within. As Earth marches toward world war, his battle against a plot to enslave humanity with an alien device takes him to the corporation's island, the former USA, and space.
Dieu est grande
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: French. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Coming of age
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
Ratcatcher: Culling of the Flock
Price: Free! Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: 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.
The Holy Bible in Twenty Four Eighteen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Since the creation of the Christian Bible, it has been mistranslated countless times, but still its good message has remained. When two boys find an updated Bible and begin to see sinister links between its stories and the religious ruler of their country, they find the lives they once held crumbling around them.
The God Society
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,460. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
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.
The Gospel of Reason
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,090. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
[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 Glitch
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
(4.00)
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 Mormon Theocracy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
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.