The government of the Muslim nation monitors major websites for blasphemy.
It’s hard to believe that even in the 21st century, high school teachers in the country are still occasionally imprisoned and/or lashed for blasphemy.
To small children, though, the idea of praising God in a tent was confusing, to say the least. It seemed somehow blasphemous.
Maya Angelou -- I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
God’s knowledge surpasses science, and it’s blasphemous for you to say otherwise, young lady.
P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast -- Marked
A thousand bawdy, or even blasphemous, jokes do not help towards a man’s damnation so much as his discovery that almost anything he wants to do can be done, not only without the disapproval but with the admiration of his fellows, if only it can get itself treated as a Joke.
C.S. Lewis -- The Screwtape Letters
And this foul mouth stands there bringing more ill fortune with his blasphemies.
Ernest Hemingway -- For Whom the Bell Tolls
Clement’s letter claimed that God had visited him in a vision and warned him that the Knights Templar were heretics guilty of devil worship, homosexuality, defiling the cross, sodomy, and other blasphemous behavior.
Dan Brown -- The Da Vinci Code
...it seemed blasphemous not to thank God.
Henry James -- The Turn of the Screw
Such declarations are blasphemy and an abomination to the Lord God in heaven, Seņor Shaw.
Alexs Pate -- Amistad
Behind her Jace muttered something that sounded distinctly blasphemous.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Bones
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She talk and she talk, trying to budge me way from blasphemy.
Alice Walker -- The Color Purple
...his voice thundered, and we fell back in horror at the blasphemy he uttered.
Rudolfo Anaya -- Bless Me, Ultima
That’s middle class blasphemy.
George Bernard Shaw -- Pygmalion
It is a blasphemy against the true Image of God, and hateful in the sight of God.
John Wyndham -- The Chrysalids
you bawling, blasphemous, incharitable dog!
William Shakespeare -- The Tempest
It verges on—blasphemy.
Ray Bradbury -- The Martian Chronicles
My mind was oppressed, like those unhappy innocent persons, who being overpowered by blasphemous and perjured evidences, wickedly resolved to take away their lives, or ruin their reputation, have no other recourse in this world to ease their sorrow, but sighs, prayers, and tears.
Daniel Defoe -- Robinson Crusoe
"...there is no just God that governs the earth righteously, but a God of lies, that bears witness against the innocent."
There was a general shudder at this blasphemy.
George Eliot -- Silas Marner
This is both theft and blasphemy.
David Almond -- Clay
But we cannot reach it without disturbing our ancestors, a blasphemy Plumpka will not permit.
Henry H. Neff -- The Maelstrom
What you’re saying is blasphemy?’
P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast -- Betrayed
Fusing science and God is the ultimate scientific blasphemy.
Dan Brown -- Angels & Demons
Some secret blasphemy that stinks to Heaven?
Arthur Miller -- The Crucible
His presence made it both the field of blood and of blasphemy.
Frederick Douglass -- The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Motionless they hung, huge, heavy, steady in the sky, a blasphemy against nature.
Douglas Adams -- The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
This is blasphemy!
Barbara Kingsolver -- The Poisonwood Bible
I was still horrified that I was physically capable of such blasphemy.
Stephenie Meyer -- Breaking Dawn
Blasphemous lies in earnest tones he told-the one who planned the lad’s destruction!
Homer -- The Odyssey
In the morning Henry was aroused by fervid blasphemy that proceeded from the mouth of Bill.
Jack London -- White Fang
Anger, with all its fruits in revenge, ... blasphemy, swearing ...
Geoffrey Chaucer -- The Canterbury Tales
Stop that, Maurice, stop the blasphemy.
Frank McCourt -- Angela’s Ashes
a pious work, for which Jekyll had several times expressed a great esteem, annotated, in his own hand, with startling blasphemies.
Robert Louis Stevenson -- Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Her sudden outburst of laughter bewitched me for the rest of the day. It was as though it—God forgive me for this blasphemy—had descended down on me from Heaven itself... Understand that it wasn’t merely her beauty ... that had me so spellbound, though that alone might have been enough.
Khaled Hosseini -- And The Mountains Echoed
The ultimate blasphemy had been spoken,
Stephen King -- Carrie
In her shame she drove him out with blasphemy and hatred, she pursued him down the corridor and hurled objects down the stairs.
Thornton Wilder -- The Bridge of San Luis Rey
"who dares insult us with this blasphemous mockery?"
Edgar Allan Poe -- The Masque of the Red Death
This is blasphemy, Dorian!
Oscar Wilde -- The Picture of Dorian Gray
His roaring curses of the first part of the fight had changed to a blasphemous chatter.
Stephen Crane -- Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
"’Ask and it shall be given,’ the Bible says. But it ain’t so." I felt blasphemous even to think it, much less say it out loud.
Olive Ann Burns -- Cold Sassy Tree
Old staid members of the congregation had sometimes raised objections: it was blasphemous, they said, to make this guy out of Our Lord’s betrayer; but he had said nothing and let the practice continue - it seemed to him a good thing that the world’s traitor should be made a figure of fun.
Graham Greene -- The Power and the Glory
He is the way, and all this beseeching and suchlike is blasphemy.
Orson Scott Card -- Red Prophet
To test the steel of our Truth against the blasphemies of Science!
Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee -- Inherit the Wind
We’re working side by side for something that unites us—beyond blasphemy and prayers.
Albert Camus -- The Plague
The stuff of heretics—blasphemous!
Henry H. Neff -- The Second Siege
Fortune-telling is for lunatics and old women. History is the stronger science, for it has the virtue of certainty without the vice of blasphemy.
Tim O’Brien -- Going After Cacciato
"Even Epsilons are useful!" "So am I. And I damned well wish I weren’t!" Lenina was shocked by his blasphemy.
Aldous Huxley -- Brave New World
...giving vent to an inspiration of horrid blasphemy, and now shouting forth such laughter as set all the echoes of the forest laughing like demons around him.
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Young Goodman Brown
ORK: Brothers, I’ve talked with the Great Destroyer!
FIRST PRIEST: Blasphemy! It is written: "Ye shall not see my face."
John Gardner -- Grendel
That in the captain’s but a choleric word Which in the soldier is flat blasphemy.
William Shakespeare -- Measure for Measure
When Jean Louise and her brother were children, Atticus had occasionally drawn them a sharp distinction between mere scatology and blasphemy.