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Silent Burning
Silent Burning
One external image from istockphoto.com. Updated to reflect current and past times of how men silence women in the church.






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TheShaman TheShaman
one of the few original ideas... and IMHO one that is actually worth voting on..
Heinlein Heinlein
Out of the box thinking, excellent!
Sliver Sliver
fantastic!
mrchili mrchili
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digitalpharaoh digitalpharaoh
Originality. Liking this.
Soze Soze
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bigbuck bigbuck
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Mir Mir
love it Trace, very original.
Stevster Stevster
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billtvshow billtvshow
powerful
pakimo pakimo
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annajon annajon
So nothing new on the reli front, - then? Great job Tracy
blue_lurker blue_lurker
Wow...have not got a religious bone in my body...but powerful images do appeal to me. I do like this for its arts effect.
Granulated Granulated
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welan welan
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Govan Govan
Very nice;-)
Salvezza Salvezza
hehehe
marcoballistic marcoballistic
on a spooky scale of 1 - 10 this is a spooktastic 11
Serps Serps
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NOGOODSK8RPUNK NOGOODSK8RPUNK
touching piece tracy
kat1983 kat1983
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abraham abraham
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mon8 mon8
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fraggy fraggy
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ReyRey ReyRey
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Micose Micose
i luv thios work
Anke Anke
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Martrex Martrex
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manic_d manic_d
I think it would be better without the words but just mo looks nice
yello_piggy yello_piggy
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lancoma lancoma
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Scrumpy Scrumpy
Yeah... this is so cool.
Eve Eve
Creative...like it better w/out words
Queen La Tiff Queen La Tiff
true art
the burning couch the burning couch
Ahhh...much better without the uneeded and distracting text. Fave of the comp*!...should be doin better than mine.
podgorski podgorski
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dewdew dewdew
ughhh his hand, ughhh it coming out, ughhhh hugging churchy. Ok i'm confused. If this is the way it was..... now would be the woman that has the man by the balls...yeah that's fair. Punish me for slavery and what my grandfather's grandfather did. WINNER
acemanoj acemanoj
Nice..
max&roro max&roro
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krissrussel krissrussel
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Comments

ScionShade ScionShade
Obviously woman are not kept silent within the church. Your image is an extremist misinterpretation of the text. A shame cause it is indeed a powerful image, just misleading.
tadams tadams
Based on the time period of the source image women were indeed discriminated against and made to keep quiet. My piece reflects the past. The majority of religions don't take it to heart anymore, but there are some.
tadams tadams
I would also point out that I purposely chose a run down dilapidated church as a way of referring to the past.
tadams tadams
Manic: I'm beginning to feel the same way about the text. The text specifically provided the inspiration so I put it in. But, by removing the text it will become a more powerful image, one that isn't tied to just the past.
manic_d manic_d
it was good but now it's smoking!
tadams tadams
For posterity sake I'm quoting the original text which was in the first posting of this entry.
tadams tadams
1 Corinthians chapter 14: As in all the congregations of the saints, women should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak, but must be in submission, as the Law says.
ScionShade ScionShade
Doggonit tadams--I didn't mean to guilt ya into changing the image--it IS more powerful with the text--I just wanted to say my piece for that very reason--it is powerful/ influential even if I think it was off.
tadams tadams
I wasn't influenced by your comment. Many times I try to be too literal with telling people what is going on. I liked it with the text, but without the text it seems more sinister and mysterious.



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 Silent Burning
by tadams
tadams
Created October 04, 2007
43 votes   9 comments
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