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Animal Sacrifice

Police Say Seattle's Troll Statue Receiving Gory Animal Sacrifices

Roadtrippers | Posted 03.04.2014 | Weird News

Warning: This post contains graphic images and may not be suitable for all readers The Fremont Troll has been a Seattle staple since its creation ...

Eid al-Adha -- What Should You Sacrifice? A Proposal for Muslims

Mike Ghouse | Posted 12.15.2013 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

What is submission to God? It's nothing more than subscribing to an orderly system where everything remains in place and runs smoothly.

Eid Al-adha: What if God Were a Writer Who Couldn't Stop Revising?

James Goodman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
James Goodman

What I see in Eid Al-adha is something else: a celebration with deep connections to both Christianity and Judaism. The deepest of those connections is the spectacle, past and present, of countless deeply devout people taking a sacred story into their own hands as if it were a clump of soft clay and remaking it in their own image.

Sacrificial Donkey Was Buried With Trappings Of Wealth

Posted 03.11.2013 | Science

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 03/10/2013 12:10 PM EDT on LiveScience Archaeologists in southern Israel say they've uncovered a young do...

Interview With a Thanksgiving's Turkey and Other Creatures of Rituals

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 01.21.2013 | Green
Rym Tina Ghazal

I'm not trying to impose or advocate a vegetarian lifestyle for everyone. But as we celebrate our different holidays, we might pause, if just for a moment, to remember and appreciate where our meal came from.

WATCH: Some Animals Will Do Anything To Avoid Being Sacrificed

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.31.2012 | Weird News

The Eid al-Adha festival is known as an opportunity for second chances, but this year, the animals are the ones reaping the benefits. In Makkah, Sa...

In Defense Of Animal Sacrifice

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 09.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi David Wolpe

Who could defend sacrificing animals? Really? As someone who has not eaten chicken or meat for decades, I would nonetheless like to speak up on behalf of sacrifice.

Creating A Sacred Table: Be The High Priest of Your Grill

Rabbi Mary Zamore | Posted 09.01.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Mary Zamore

As we place our BBQ on the grill, we should approach our task with the reverence of a priest offering a sacrifice, knowing that we must be true to God, our community, and our families.

What is Voodoo? Making Sense Of Animal Sacrifice, The Undead And Possession

Saumya Arya Haas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Saumya Arya Haas

Presenting Voodoo to my readers has been challenging: it is a vast, varied and much-abused subject. These issues come with considerable cultural baggage, so bear with me.

Harry Potter Blamed For Owl Killings

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Indian Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has blamed fans of boy wizard Harry Potter for their role in the dwindling number of wild owls. He said tha...

Hundreds Of Dead Animals Found In Philadelphia Home

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PHILADELPHIA -- Investigators say some kind of religious ritual may be behind the discovery of the remains of 400 to 500 dead animals at a Philadelphi...

Girl Injured During Animal Sacrifice Ritual In NJ

My Fox New York | Christine Persichette | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Authorities have accused three people of cutting a child and forcing her to watch an animal sacrifice inside a Paterson home....