Essays and Research Papers on Specific People (Religion)

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This 4 page paper discusses the Screwtape Letters, including the devil's overall strategy for gaining souls and some of the specific advice Uncle Screwtape gives to nephew Wormwood. An emphasis is on relationships. Bibliography lists 1 source.

A 5 page paper which examines, compares, and contrasts the different creation stories that are Christian, Mesopotamian, and Egyptian. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 7 page paper which examines the implications for prayer in St. Bernard of Clairvaux’s “On Loving God.” Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 6 page overview of the sometimes divergent approaches of these theological philosophers. While Rosenzweig and Buber shared many goals and assumptions, they also differed in many aspects of their philosophies. Each, however, sought to reconcile the modern philosophical trends that were challenging traditional Judaism with the Jewish tradition. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 3 page paper which a difference between the ideas of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Jonathan Edwards. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 7 page paper which compares and contrasts how Puritan themes are featured in each text. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Maccabean Revolt

  • 4 page paper

A 4 page paper that begins by defining "Maccabee" and explaining who the Maccabeans were. Some of the event leading up to the revolt, including the first strike are reported. The process of the revolt and the weapons and strategies used by the Jews is briefly discussed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Religious terrorism

  • 6 page paper

A six page paper on Christian religious terrorism, with specific reference to the Lambs of Christ anti-abortion group, and a comparison to terrorism perpetrated by Muslim fundamentalists. Bibliography lists 6 sources

A 13 page paper which examines how Christianity, Islam, and Hinduism view divine incarnation, the physical incarnation of the divine being. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 5 page paper examines Buddhism in Vietnam. One sect of Buddhism is the focus of discussion (Hoa Hao) but the paper provides an overview of Buddhism as a religion. Some information about the war is included. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 3 page division-classification paper focuses on a Protestant church. It explores five types of members. No bibliography.

This 16 page discusses the history of this church since Joseph Smith's revelation at age 14. The discussion includes the translation of the gold plates, the subsequent revelations, the establishment of the church, the evolution of the church's name, and the mobility to escape persecution. The 13 principles are reported and some of the many ...

A 20 page paper that begins with a brief background about Augustine. The essay then discusses free will, what it means, how Augustine treated the topic and comments from some who say there is no free will, including the determinist argument. The section on predestination follows the same schema as for free will, the definition, ...

A 10 page paper. When Paul spoke of faith in terms of righteousness, did he mean faith in Christ or faith of Christ, i.e., Christ's faithfulness? This is the emphasis of this essay. The essay begins with an introduction to Galatians. Issues discussed include the difference in Paul's opinions of the law found between Galatians ...

Mahatma Gandhi

  • 3 page paper

A 3 page paper which examines the role Gandhi played in his faith and the faith of others. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

St. Augustine

  • 3 page paper

A 3 page paper which discusses the contributions that St. Augustine made. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Abraham Joshua Heschel

  • 9 page paper

9 pages in length. The multifaceted value of Abraham Joshua Heschel as both a lifelong advocate of Judaism and champion of human rights can easily be measured by the extent to which the scholar and activist dedicated his life to the betterment of mankind. Born in Warsaw in 1907, Heschel's deep involvement stemmed ...

Gospel Of John 14:1-6

  • 14 page paper

This 14 page paper begins with a brief introduction to John. The differences between John's Gospel and the three synoptic gospels are described. The writer then discusses the literary style found in this Gospel. The exegesis of the Gospel of John 14:1-6 follows these introductory sections. Each phrase in the verses is explained with supporting ...

This 8 page paper applies Pope John Paul's life to Burke's Pentad. A great deal of information is relayed about the role of the Pope, the Catholic church and also about Pope John Paul II specifically. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

This 3 page paper examines the speech that would call for the First Crusade. The social and political background of the speech is examined as well as why the Pope received such overwhelming support. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 7 page research paper that considers the questions of why Tibetan Lamas are considered to be divine. The writer first gives background to Tibetan Lamaism and its principal tenets and then explores the subject of Lamaic divinity. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 3 page analysis of Joe Gibbs’ work “Racing to Win.” Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 6 page review of the life and accomplishments of this sixteenth century saint. The Author applies her lessons to our modern world. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

10 pages in length. On the surface of Diane L. Eck's Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras, one might readily surmise how the author possesses an accurate understanding of religious presence in today's multicultural society; however, upon closer inspection, Eck claims there has been an epiphany where religious pluralism is concerned ...

A 10 page paper on the importance of St. Teresa of Avila’s “The Interior Castle.” Bibliography lists 1 additional source.

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