Glass Houses (The Morganville Vampires, Book 1) by Rachel Caine

By Rachel Caine

Welcome to Morganville, Texas. simply don't remain out after darkish. collage freshman Claire Danvers has had adequate of her nightmarish dorm scenario, the place the preferred ladies by no means permit her omit simply the place she ranks within the school's social scene: someplace lower than 0. while Claire heads off-campus, the implementing previous condo the place she reveals a room is probably not far better. Her new roommates don't express many indicators of lifestyles. yet they'll have Claire's again whilst the town's inner most secrets and techniques come crawling out, hungry for clean blood.

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Most religions have stories of miraculous events such as healing, parting of seas and the destruction of enemies. For example, the Roman Catholic Church must normally have evidence that the person has performed at least two miracles in order to admit someone to sainthood (National Catholic Reporter 2003). In short, religion can be regarded as being part of the paranormal, and could be thought of as subject to the same kinds of skeptical investigation as any other paranormal claim. Should we examine religion with the same skeptical tools that we use on UFOs, telepathy or the lost continent of Atlantis?

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