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During China's Cultural Revolution, artifacts of religion like these carvings of the Buddha were stacked together and burned. Photo credit: Photo credit: Yang, Kelin. 1995. Wenhua dageming bowuguan (Museum of the Great Cultural Revolution) / Does anyone know when it was taken?
The earliest depiction of Christ's crucifixion is among the ruins of a Roman palace turned messenger boy's school - a student mocking one of his Christian classmates with a doodle of a boy praying to a donkey-headed figure on a cross captioned "Alexamenos worshipping his God" ~ @meakoopa
The Catholic Church used a hand crushing machine in the 15th century to punish those with “greedy hands."
"Remember: Satan Was the First to Demand Equal Rights" This sign is at the Knoxville Baptist Tablernacle, an Independent Fundamentalist Baptist (IFB) church pastored by Tony Greene, March 2015. via Patrick Grzanka
"It's wrong to use Buddha as decoration or tattoo. Means no respect. Don't buy or sell Buddha," December 2014. Photo credit: http://guyletatooer.com/post/104749957994
A Muslim man prays with his daughter Photo credit: Does anyone have information about location or photographer?
"If you don't teach your child to obey Jesus, the devil will teach them evolution, sexuality, psychology, witchcraft" (But not sociology. It's been long understood that the devil lacks a sociological imagination)
1,215 American soldiers, airmen, marines (patch of lighter uniforms in top left corner) and seamen (patch of lighter uniforms in top center) pray before the pledge of enlistment on July 4, 2008, at a massive re-enlistment ceremony in Al Faw palace. Photo credit: Ashley Gilbertson — in Baghdad, Iraq.
A monk prays for an elderly man who had died suddenly while waiting for a train in Shanxi Taiyuan, China. (Reuters / Asianewsphoto)
Xichan Temple, Fuzhou, southeast China’s Fujian Province. Photo credit: Does anyone know who the photographer is?
"Attention: Lunatic & their Lawyers Anti-God is Anti-American Anti-American is Treason Traitors lead to Civil War"
"Warning to All" - This was taken on Montana State University, c. 1996. The young girl in the image accompanied her Christian father to his fire-and-brimstone speeches on college campuses all over the United States to preach God's judgment. Photo credit: Lester Andrist
A Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, could not be buried in the same cemetery, so they improvised, 1888.
Chanukah Menorah opposite Nazi building. The text on back of photo reads: "Chanukah 5692 (1932) 'Death to Judah' So the flag says 'Judah will live forever' So the light answers," December 1, 1932. Photo credit: Rachel Posner
In this image from 1887, three Komusō monks stand near a fence in Japan. Komusō monks were mendicants from the Fuke school of Zen Buddhism. By wearing wooden baskets on their heads members of the Fuke sect demonstrated the absence of specific ego. The Fuke school flourished during the Edo period of 1600–1868, but soon thereafter the Japanese government abolished it.
Fan art depicting Brett Favre of the Greenbay Packers surrounded by cheeseheads. It is hard to deny that there are some eerie similarities between religion and sport. Artist: Does anyone know who the artist is?