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An 8 page paper which examines the religious philosophy of Mahatma Ghandi. His religious philosophies were, in a sense, very universal, and his approach to politics as it involved his religious philosophies involved a powerful approach to non-violence. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

5 pages. St. Francis of Assisi had a profound effect upon Christianity. His ministry while upon this earth was one of love and compassion. He introduced people to a new way of understanding, a deeper meaning of the word compassion, and extended this compassion not only to his fellow man but to all ...

A 10 page paper which discusses the Emperor Justinian of Constantinople from 527-564. The paper argues that Justinian's intentions were political more than religious. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

5 pages in length. Considered the most broadly accepted, adapted and utilized of all Christian faith statements, the Nicene Creed has been the subject of much literary interpretation. Its fundamental basis is spread among such Christian factions as the Eastern Orthodox, Anglicans, Calvinists, Roman Catholics, Lutherans, where its tenets are followed both utmost ...

Erasmus and Luther

  • 7 page paper

A 7 page paper which compares Erasmus' 'Fraise of Folly' to Luther's 'To the Christian Nobility of the German Nation.' Bibliography lists 2 additional sources.

A 5 page paper which discusses the event of Hijra as it relates to the Prophet Mohammed. Bibliography 5 sources.

Jainism and Taoism

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper which compares and contrasts the religions of Jainism and Taoism. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Growing Up Mormon

  • 8 page paper

An 8 page paper which discusses what it is like to grow up Mormon, what their beliefs and values are, and what family lifestyles are often like. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This paper analyzes how King David's son Absalom attempts to usurp his father's throne though conspiracy and force of arms. Also discussed in this paper are the times of King David and how they might have led to Absalom's uprising. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 5 page paper discusses the steps involved in making a person a saint within the Church. Also, this paper discusses how these events influence the view of believer's that God is indeed Divine. Bibliography lists 1 source.

This 7 page paper takes a look at the concept of absolute morality and how it is conveyed in this work. Several quotes from the original work are included. No additional sources cited.

A 14 page paper which examines various subjects in “Anatomy of the Sacred” by James C. Livingston as they are found in chapters 5, 7, and 12. No additional sources cited.

A 5 page paper which examines chapter 13 from “Anatomy of the Sacred” by James C. Livingston. No additional sources cited.

A 5 page paper which presents a general overview of Denise Lardner Carmody and John Tully Carmody’s “Mysticism: Holiness East and West.” No additional sources cited.

This is a 6 page paper discussing the early years in the life of Francis of Assisi. Born in 1181 in Assisi, St. Francis enjoyed a youth which was filled with glamour, popularity, glorious clothing, banquets, feasts, dances and song. Although his youth may not be considered typical of that of a saint it was ...

This 5 page paper compares and contrasts the Gospels of Mark and John relative to the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus. The writer begins by providing a list of the events that are most similar in the two Gospels. The essay then moves into the differences between the two. Two of the major differences, ...

A 5 page paper which discusses why Joan of Arc was seen as a savior of sorts, then seen as a threat and killed, and lastly canonized. No sources cited.

The Spread of Buddhism

  • 9 page paper

A 9 page paper which examines why Buddhism spread throughout the whole of East and Southeast Asia when Islam did not. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A 7 page paper which examines the idea of comparative perspectives as seen in “Religious Worlds” by William E. Paden. Bibliography lists 3 additional sources.

A 5 page paper which examines the contributions and the life of preacher Billy Graham as it relates to the country and Christian thought. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 5 page paper which examines the strengths and weaknesses of Gilgamesh, from the classic “The Epic of Gilgamesh,” and Adam from Genesis. Bibliography lists 2 additional sources.

A 6 page paper which examines the life of Saint Patrick and argues that his humble and courageous Christian position, one that argued against funding and idolatry, was and is important to the Christian faith. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

The Call Of Moses

  • 6 page paper

This 6 page paper discusses and explains the Call of Moses found in Exodus. Moses is introduced in a very concise and dramatic way and while there are years missing, we can say that Moses' life was divided into three 'forties': the first forty he spent as a prince in Pharaoh’s court, the second a ...

This is a 6 page paper discussing the change in Islamic communities in the West since the 9/11 terrorists’ attacks. Since the September 11, 2001 terrorists’ attacks on the United States, the Islamic communities in the United States, as well as the rest of the world, have received a great deal of exposure and misunderstanding ...

This 6 page paper discuses the Didache, a manuscript that was published first in the early 1800s but fragments of it were discovered in the early 1700s. This manuscript is believed to have been an instruction manual for early Christian converts. While controversy surrounds the document, it has never been officially rejected by the Church. ...

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