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Beecher Bible and Rifle Church
This historic church is named for abolitionist Henry Ward Beecher and the ruse to arm his fellow abolitionists.
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Found: A 400-Year-Old Buddha Statue, Hidden Under a Manmade Lake
Work on a hydropower gate revealed the statue's head.
January 12, 2017
Reliquaries of St Mark's Basilica Treasury
An extensive collection of reliquaries containing the bones of saints housed in the largest Catholic church in Venice.
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Museum of Old and New Art
This controversial museum includes such detested exhibits as a chocolate suicide bomber and fecal-smelling digestion machine.
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Visiting Disney World is the Modern Version of Making a Medieval Pilgrimage
According to anthropologists, religious studies experts, and art historians.
December 30, 2016
Sea Ranch, California
Sea Ranch Chapel
A whimsical church based on a seashell.
Added by hrnick
Why Some Christians Are Forsaking Christmas
To them, Jesus is not the reason for the season.
December 21, 2016
Willie Keil's Grave
The founder of a utopian religious community based on the Golden Rule laid his son to rest on this grassy hill.
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This otherworldly church spire reaches up toward the heavens.
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Saddam Hussein's Blood Quran
A 605-page Quran penned in the blood of a dictator is locked away in a mosque.
Added by Molly McBride Jacobson
Found: Very Old Peacock Graffiti Left Behind by Religious Pilgrims
Peacocks represented eternal life to early Christians.
November 23, 2016
Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica (Ritman Library)
This impressive collection of rare books on ancient mysticism inspired author Dan Brown.
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The Worst Paid Freelance Gig in History Was Being the Village Sin Eater
Sin eaters risked their souls to soak up the sins of the dead.
November 22, 2016
Holy Mountain of Grabarka
Crosses of all shapes, sizes and colors litter the mountain, the site of a huge yearly Orthodox pilgrimage.
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Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
An ancient temple to the Hindu god Shiva surrounded by jaw-dropping scenery.
Added by Dr Alan P Newman
Why Did Ancient Italians Bury Thousands of Clay Body Parts?
Feet, hands, eyes, ears, arms, legs, uteri, heads...thousands upon thousands of body parts.
November 18, 2016
Watch a Celebration of the Cult of 'Saint Death'
"The skinny lady," a skeleton in fancy dress, is an unconventional usher into the afterlife.
November 16, 2016
Benton Harbor, Michigan
House of David
The remains of a religious colony, its amusement park, zoo, and baseball empire.
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