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  • 5 page paper

This 5 page report discusses “Mahabharata,” the largest epic in the history of mankind. It describes events that took place in ancient bhaarata around 5000 BCE. The main event was the appearance of Lord Krishna - the 8th avatar (incarnation) of Lord Vishnu. The Mahabharata serves as both sacred text and a portal through which the modern world may consider ...

A 5 page paper which looks at ancient Egyptian religious beliefs, and some of the reasons why the pharoah was regarded as a god. The bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 3 page discussion of the importance of Egyptian mummies to Egyptian belief in an afterlife. Clarifies that originally only the pharaohs were mummified in recognition of the belief that they were living gods. Eventually,however, mummification became the desire of all ancient Egyptians and all those who could afford to do so pursued mummification ...

This 6 page paper explains the chronological history of black Methodist Churches. The reasons for the separation and further divisions are discussed. The history begins in 1784. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A 6 page analytic essay that examines the parallels and the differences in the ethic beliefs of Greek philosopher Aristotle and Latin philosopher and religious leader Saint Augustine. The views of each of these great thinkers is described and analyzed as perceived by each from two distinct and separate eras of World History.

This 15 page paper is to some extent about religious persecution. The history of the Sikhs in Canada is discussed along with the their fight to wear their turbans in a variety of situations. The harsh treatment of the Sikhs is discussed along with the significance of their heritage. Bibliography lists 13 sources. ...

A 5 page paper that attempts to find the similarities between Martin Luther's concept of grace and Carl Rogers' Client-Centered Therapy. Although at first glance, it may seem like a real stretch to compare these two theories, the writer does just that. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page research paper that examines the content and the impact of the document that Martin Luther posted on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenburg Germany on October 31, 1517—an act which kicked off the Reformation and all of its consequences. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 5 page report discusses Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha, first published in 1922 and translated to English in 1951. The river serves as an important teacher in Siddhartha’s life lessons and awarenesses. The single theme of the novel is Siddhartha’s search for unity, which is identical with his search for the true nature of the self. Siddhartha realizes that ...

This 7 page paper presents the positions of Desiderius Erasmus and Martin Luther on the subject of free will. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 6 page paper that discusses Augustine's Confessions and Abelard's Stories of my Misfortunes. The two essays are compared and contrasted. The writer comments on the era in which each wrote these particular essays. The writer finds Abelard to be selfish and self-serving, a man who blames everyone else while Augustine's work actually meets both ...

A 7 page paper. The first part of this essay offers a synopsis of the book, focusing on the main points about the prophets, their nature and character. The second part of the essay discusses Heschel's writing. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Luke 5:36-39

  • 4 page paper

A 4 page paper. The essay explains what Jesus meant when He offered this Parable to the people. The essay also responds to other questions, specifically, what this parable means to today's young people and questions about this parable would relate to today's Catholics. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 9 page overview of the history of this long-standing institution. This paper discusses the merger that occurred between Methodist, Presbyterian, and Congregationalist to form the United Church and describes how element of each are still visible in contemporary worship. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 7 page paper which surveys the history of Carmelite spirituality, with emphasis on the Teresian sect, and also examines its particular charism. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This is a 5 page paper discussing the qualities of character found in William Bradford’s “Of Plymouth Plantation, 1620-1647” and John Winthrop’s “Model of Christian Charity, 1630”. Both men sailed to the New World to set up Christian based communities which were independent of the English Church. Bradford’s journal documents the first thirty years of ...

Creating a Saint

  • 4 page paper

This 4 page paper discusses the writings of Jacobus de Voragine, who described the life of St. Martin, and Chou Yi-liang, who wrote about Shan-wu-wei, and how they created the saintly image of their subjects. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Sarah's Journal

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper written in the first person, from the perspective of a young 18th century Quaker woman still living at home with her parents. The paper takes the form of a journal, in which Sarah wonders about the reports received in Meeting about the opposition to the Friends in Massachusetts and Virginia. The community ...

A 3 page paper that provides some highlights in this book. The writer also discusses the perspectives from which the author is writing and what he says about the Religious Right. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Written as if by an political advisor in Constantine’s court, this memo encourages design elements that will attract the masses of Rome to Christianity. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 6 page paper discusses the effect of the printing press on the spread of the Reformation movement and Martin Luther's writings. Evidence given from various resources. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 12 page paper discussing conceptual and theoretical frameworks of social theories applicable to gender discourse, with the addition of a discussion of division of labor. The largest part of the paper discusses social movements among women in countries of the Middle East, discussing the region in general but also specifically addressing Jordan, Palestine ...

Women in Africa

  • 10 page paper

This 10 page paper looks at women in Africa historically through the 1500s and analyzes their roles. Gender differences are discussed in terms of religion and tribal traditions as well as the influences of the Europeans on male/female models. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Hinduism in the West

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper examines Hinduism and compares it to Taoism. A history of Hinduism in the United States is relayed. A description of Hinduism is included and Taoism is touched on as well. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The fight to retain religious freedom to practice one’s beliefs has been the main reason for war and migration in civilization throughout modern history. Religious autonomy is the reason for most of the conflict in the Middle East that raged for thousands of years and escalated with the formation of the Jewish state following World ...

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