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Human Sacrifice

Black Savagery and "Voodoo" Horror at Universal Studio's Bayou of Blood

Saumya Arya Haas | Posted 12.17.2014 | Religion
Saumya Arya Haas

If scholars and adherents of Vodou are to be believed, consistent portrayals of 'voodoo' practitioners as barbaric, violent and most of all as African-American, not only influences public perception of our religion, but perception of African-Americans.

Grisly Find In Ancient Grave Sparks Talk Of Human Sacrifice

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Archaeologists in China made a grisly discovery earlier this week, unearthing about 80 human skulls from a burial ground that dates back 4,000 years. ...

The Vikings Were Definitely NOT Nice People

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 11.07.2013 | Science

Were the Vikings even more brutal than we realized? From the ninth century to the 11th century, marauding Viking warriors laid waste to a broad swa...

What's New in the City of the Gods

Judith Fein | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel
Judith Fein

People who visit Teotihuacan, outside of Mexico City, for the first time, often wonder if it was built by aliens. How else could humans who had nothing but stone tools construct a city like this?

Ancient Royal Tomb Found To Contain Queens' Graves, Treasure

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 06.28.2013 | Science

A rare, undisturbed royal tomb has been unearthed in Peru, revealing the graves of three Wari queens buried alongside gold and silver riches and poss...

Ancient Temple Artifacts Hint At Human Sacrifice

Posted 05.09.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/22/2013 03:10 PM EDT on LiveScience A newly discovered temple complex in the Valley ...

Gruesome Find May Be Evidence Of Mass Human Sacrifice

Posted 01.26.2013 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 01/26/2013 10:27 AM EST on LiveScience Archaeologists have unearthed a trove of skulls in Mex...

Hundreds Of Ancient Warriors' Remains Found In Bog

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 08.17.2012 | Science

A team of archaeologists has uncovered the remains of 'hundreds' of ancient warriors at a Danish bog known as Alken Enge. The skeletons, thought to...

Sinister Aztec-Era Artifacts Found

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 07.03.2012 | Science

MEXICO CITY — Researchers in Mexico announced Wednesday that they have found blood cells and fragments of muscle, tendon, skin and hair on 2,000...

Two Teens Tied, Set Alight During 'Satanic Ritual'

Posted 12.24.2011 | Religion

Two teens were set on fire during what appears to have been "Satanic Ritual" in Johannesburg, South Africa on Friday. Kirsty Theologo, 18, receive...

Genesis 22: God's Call To End Zealotry

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

Abraham's feeling of need to show faith in this way was fundamentally misguided. God had already established a covenant with him in Genesis 17; his decision to sacrifice Isaac went well beyond the scope of their pact.

'Human Sacrifice' Suspects Arrested In India

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Police in eastern India have arrested three men in a suspected case of human sacrifice, including two former colleagues of the victim, who was found b...

India 'Human Sacrifice' Suspected In West Bengal Temple

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The severed head and torso of a man has been found in a temple in the Indian state of West Bengal in what the police say is a case of "human sacrifice...

Human Body Parts Found In Argentinian Temple, Police Investigating Human Sacrifice

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A human skull, femur, and other bones were found on the altar, and detectives were investigating whether human sacrifices were carried out at the chur...