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This 5 page paper confronts the idea of the difficulty in being a Christian. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 6 page paper which discusses the importance and significance of the sacraments in the Catholic faith. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

5 pages in length. The writer compares Lao Tzu's Taoism with Plato's "The Form Of The Good" as they relate to image, function, characteristic, explanation and relation to human existence. No additional sources cited.

5 pages in length. The Roman Catholic Church has been called hypocritical when it comes to the act of rituals, in that the Church has brought forth strong condemnation against ethnic religions that practice similar rituals. That these other rituals are labeled as being absorbed in magic or witchcraft leads the Church to ...

A 10 page paper which analyzes Julia Neal's use of place descriptions in her book "The Kentucky Shakers." Bibliography lists 4 additional sources.

A 5 page paper which examines the principles of Catholic Morality as is presented in the book "Principles for a Catholic Morality" by Timothy O'Connell. Bibliography lists 1 additional source.

A 5 page paper which analyzes the book "The Puritan Dilemma" by Edmund Sears Morgan, a book that details much of the life of John Winthrop. No additional sources cited.

A 5 page discussion of the unique views of the African American writer Howard Thurman. Emphasizes that although relatively unknown up until recent years, Howard Thurman is deserved of the title of being one of the most notable African American authors of all time. Illustrated Thurman’s views on the existence and nature of God, ...

( 6 pp.) The Bhagavad Gita retains its eternal value due to the construct of story, which provides a memorable framework for the human condition, and the moral values, which it offers as a viable way to move in the world. At first it appears that this tale is based on ethics, but actually the ...

“Irish Folklore”

  • 6 page paper

A six page paper which looks at the traditions of Irish folklore, such as the children of Danu, the Sidhe and the sacred thorn, and considers the way in which cultural values and old customs and beliefs have persisted into the present day. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 5 page paper consider how the federal and state agencies dealt with situation at Wacko. The paper looks at the different attitudes and considers the mistakes that were made and lead to over 80 deaths. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

The Splendor Of Truth

  • 5 page paper

5 pages in length. The writer discusses several points of Pope John Paul II's encyclical The Splendor Of Truth. No additional sources cited.

This 5 page paper compares and contrasts these two religious leaders of the black community. Their styles, beliefs and type of leadership are all discussed. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 5 page paper which discusses particular aspects of St. Athanasius' "On the Incarnation." The aspects discussed revolve around why St. Athanasius felt God became man in the form of Jesus Christ. No additional sources cited.

A 6 page paper that discusses Aquinas' Cosmological Arguments. The five ways to demonstrate the existence of God are outlined. The Second Way is the focus and the writer offers arguments from other philosophers who state the existence of God cannot be concluded from Aquinas' argument. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 6 page paper provides an overview of the basic elements presented in Dietrich Bonhoeffer's book The Cost of Discipleship. This paper integrates a view of Bonhoeffer as he related many of his principles of religious humanism through his writings. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

(10 pp) According to Anna-Liza Kosma (2001), "spirituality is like jello. It comes in every imaginable flavor, it's almost impossible to pin down, and your definitions will only last until it morphs into another shape." On the other hand, "sociologist Wade Clark Roof (2000), teaching at the University of California, does come ...

Pascal's Wager

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper which discusses Pascal's Wager. The paper provides a general overview of his wager, a brief illustration of Pascal himself, and then discusses two aspects of the wager, presenting possible flaws in his theories. Bibliography lists 2 additional sources.

Feminism and Judaism

  • 6 page paper

This 6 page report discusses the fact that as feminism has become a more commonplace mindset in the past several decades, traditional interpretations of various aspects of culture, including religious beliefs, have evolved in ways that acknowledge and accommodate a feminist based understanding. Judaism is no exception. In fact, a feminist reinterpretation of traditional texts combined with exploration of ...

A 16 page review of one Christians spiritual growth and development as it was impacted with her work combating the teenage drug culture in her community. Recounts her reflective observations as well as her concrete experience and active experimentation in designing a multifaceted youth program which emphasized the goals and objectives of Christianity through ...

(7 pp) Examining any specific belief system is a challenge, as one is confronted with the verbal response of "that is not really right, or correct, or certainly what I believe." Therefore this discussion of the Southern Baptist Convention will look at what is written and the response that is given to that stated doctrine. ...

A 5 page paper which provides a book review of Harry S. Stout's "The Divine Dramatist: George Whitefield and the Rise of Modern Evangelicalism." No additional sources cited.

This 5 page paper focuses on works by Wilfred P. Schoenberg that examines the assimilation of Catholics in the Pacific Northwest during the nineteenth century. The subject of assimilation, identity and regionalism as it concerns Catholics living in the United States is discussed in general and historic terms. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page paper which compares and contrasts Homer’s Greek view represented in “The Iliad” with the world view considered in “The Book of Job.” No additional sources are used.

The Voice of the Dead

  • 4 page paper

This 4 page paper considers the views of Joseph Smith and how through 'The book of Mormon' as well as his own work, such as 'Age of Reason' the dead are interpreted and given a voice. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

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