Academic Papers on Religion & Political Issues

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A well-written 8 page paper detailing the political corruptions of the Catholic Church during the Middle Ages as well as some of its causes and effects. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page paper relating to questions surrounding the development and attitudes of the Christian church in the evermore sophisticated world. No bibliography.

A 12 page paper discussing the papal bull, or letter, written by Pope Innocent III in the year 1202. A section discussing the life and times of Pope Innocent III is discussed. This is followed by a section which thoroughly discusses and illustrates the letter itself and the situation in which the letter ...

A 12 page research paper on the differences and similarities in beliefs between the various world religions with a focus on the various texts. The writer explores the main and sects of Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, and Confucianism. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

5 page analytical review of an infamous letter from Galileo to the Dutchess in his own defense (many accused him of disrespecting principles set forth in the bible). Please send e-mail to request more information. No Bibliography.

Religious Experience

  • 5 page paper

The challenge in defining the religious experience is in placing the role of a Supreme Personal Being. Traditional religions continue to meet the needs of a majority of the population, while the alternative views have gained credence over time. The existence of a supreme being, or 'God' is essential to the moral and ...

The Concept of God

  • 8 page paper

In this, the 'new age', more and more individuals are defining their lives by their spirituality. Whether God is a personalized amalgamation of several concepts or is defined within the precepts of an organized religion, the concept of God is central to the lives of a great many people. This 8 page paper ...

A 9 page paper dealing with changes that have occurred in the Roman Catholic Church in the decades & years leading upto 1996; Writer argues that Vatican changes after 1962 have had a detrimental reforming impact. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

This 8 page essay investigates possible reasons for the declining attendance at Catholic Masses. Reports from leading sociologists and well as practicing Catholics are offered. Comparisons are also made between previous generations and today's membership in the Church. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page essay examining how religion has become a money machine and much more like business than a spiritual community. Fund raising practices are examined as well as the government and religion connection. This essay examines Christian Churches, The Nation of Islam, Church of Scientology and The Unification Church. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

3 pages. The connection between sociology and religion is unmistakable; without question, these two elements of existence are distinctly intertwined within the framework of every global society. Indeed, without religious inclusion, which is truly a key component to contemporary living, the world as it is today would cease to exist. Sociology's approach ...

In this 5 page paper the author discusses whether it is wrong to have sex outside the sanctity of marriage? The Catholic Church says most definitely, but in today's more liberal society, this notion might not be as widely accepted as in the past. The writer talks about how sex, marriage and chastity ...

This 6 page paper looks at religious minorities in America. The primary focus is on how such sects are portrayed by media. Catholicism, Santeria and Judaism are a few of the religions included. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page paper which discusses the different doctrines of the Catholic Church as they apply to life after death. Purgatory is discussed and illustrated as it is the most unique of the Catholic Church's doctrines which applies to life after death. Other various issues are mentioned as well, including what the Catholic Church is ...

Abortion

  • 6 page paper

The controversial issue is explored in this 6 page paper. Three countries, Japan, Italy and the United States are considered along with three religions of Buddhism, Catholicism and Protestantism. The thesis maintains that the influence of religion concerning abortion exists throughout the world among various religions and has served to ironically increase abortion by ...

A 5 page paper discussing the restoration of the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel and the various sides taken in the controversy surrounding whether they were improved or destroyed by the work done. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 6 page paper that provides a substantive overview of the common arguments in modern Catholicism today and considers their implication for the progression of the church. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 10 page paper that provides an overview of leveraged buyouts, junk bonds, appropriate risk, current economic trends and concludes by providing a prudent Christian view on the transition of economic conditions. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

An 8 page paper discussing the many involvements of Pope John Paul II. This pope is perhaps one of the most influential, from a global perspective, popes of all time. The main focus of the paper deals with the influence this pope has had upon the world, religion, and the individual people who are directly ...

7 pages in length. A comprehensive overview of the Nation of Islam, its history, background, purpose, and fundamental doctrines as set forth by the beliefs of men like Clarence 13X and later carried on by Elijah Muhammad and others. The writer briefly covers the Nation of Islam's development and analyzes its role in contemporary America. ...

A 5 page examination of the function of the Episcopacy of the Anglican Church. Addresses the question of whether or not the Episcopacy is in need of a change. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 5 page research paper which examines this intriguing questions. The writer demonstrates how the episcopacy is generally regarded as an intrinsic part of the church, and thus, will remain so, but that many Catholics, including some bishops, believe that episcopal reform is necessary for the continued welfare of the church. Bibliography lists 5 ...

A 20 page research paper which examines which association would be most beneficial to the Anglican Church in Bermuda-alignment with the Anglican Church in the United States, Canada or the West Indies. In discussing this issue, the writer looks at the historical and cultural associations that the island of Bermuda has with each of these ...

A 4 page look at how the Church has criticized the government for putting politics before the welfare of children and their families. The involvement of specific religious leaders, the role of charity & justice, and the importance of taking a stronger stance on social reform are discussed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

In this age of increased crime and public decadence in and out of the White House and Senate, it is easy to understand the need to incorporate a sense of morality within the context of politics. Moral action is perhaps a necessary ingredient that appears to be missing, or, at the least, diminished. ...

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