Dead Sea Scrolls York N Y
878 wordsAnother odd but strange idea of Christianity is the idea of salvation. There was a major discrepancy with idea of salvation based and Paul, and what was written in the Dead Sea Scroll. In the scrolls they say that through faith in the teacher of righteousness and the doings of laws constitutes the way of salvation. Pauls interpretation on salvation was that justification was by faith alone, good work will result in salvation. This puzzlement intrigues our mind about what the true belief of salva...
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Century B C Status Quo
560 wordsOften the following situation takes place. One of the Old Ones comes to Earth as a Master, and persuades a group of people to become Chosen. The Chosen try to persuade others to become Chosen, and to stop being self-serving which the opposite of Chosen is. They advocate altering the current system of corruption. They want to change the status-quo. Those in power who benefit from the status-quo are against this. The establishment persecutes and tries to destroy the small group of Chosen people. S...
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Origin Of The Universe Scientific Theories
276 wordsBoth Islam and Orthodox Christianity are monotheistic religions, believing in the same god, referred to as Allah by the Muslims and, God by the Christians. In this sense, Islam and Christianity are considerably intertwined, appearing to come from the same beginning. For Christianity, the stories about the origin of the universe are found in the first two chapters of the book of genesis, in their holy book, the Bible. They show how God created the world in six days. The following quote shows how ...
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Jesus Christ Television Series
977 wordsIn the past few decades many changes have occurred in the way scholars approach the study of Jesus. The main idea shifted from un disputable belief type of analysis to critical one, which analyses the person of Christ from the scientific and historical point of view. This popular subject finds its followers in many spheres of our cultural life: books, movies, and even music. During the semester I was introduced to two different works that examine Jesus - the book of Mark Allan Powell that is nam...
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Prisoners Of War Ancient Rome
1,011 wordsRome was a warrior state. Since the state was a great fighting state in their time, the wars sort of formed the gladiatorial contest in ancient Rome. The Romans were fascinated and pleasured by violence, bloodshed, and human suffering the gladiatorial games. They greatly enjoyed gladiatorial contests just as we enjoy modern types of sport. The gladiatorial contests began at the reign of their first emperor Augustus to pay tribute to their warrior traditions. The Romans built artificial battlefie...
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Allah Of The To Yahweh Torah
1,322 wordsAllah of the Koran and Yahweh (Jehovah) of the Torah are the main deities of the two worlds popular religions Islam and Judaism. The fact that the two religions were created in close geographic proximity led to the unification of certain traditions and principles as well as enmity of the two religions and deities. Some scholars claim that Allah and Jehovah are the same while others state that they are completely different. In the following essay I am going to speak about the similarities as well...
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Nt Nly Jesus Christ
995 wordsA Brief Summary of Jesus as a Figure in History and From Jesus to Christ In the past few decades many changes have occurred in the way scholars approach the study of Jesus. The main idea shifted from un disputable belief type of analysis to critical one, which analyses the person of Christ from the scientific and historical point of view. This popular subject finds its followers in many spheres of our cultural life: books, movies, and even music. During the semester I was introduced to two diffe...
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Ecological Crisis Lynn Christianity
720 wordsHistorical Roots of Our Economic Crisis (1) In her article The Roots of Our Ecological Crisis, Lynn White suggests that ecological crisis, which we commonly associate with the beginning of Industrial era, has rather a metaphysical essence than technological one, as it is being assumed by majority of people. According to author, Christian religion instilled Europeans with the sense of existential superiority, which in its turn, allowed them to embark on the merciless exploitation of nature. Lynn ...
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Value Of Human Life Point Of View
1,551 wordsGlobal Ethical Issues Today (1) Nowadays, many issues that have purely practical connotation, are being discussed within a context of philosophical ethics, because they are traditionally considered as such that pose public controversy. The concept of ethics operates with the notion of morality. In its turn, the morality has a relative value, because it derives out of religious perception of the world. However, we can still figure out of whether any particular way of addressing the problematic is...
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The Global Challenge Of Fundamentalist Religion Part 1
1,929 wordsThe Global Challenge of Fundamentalist Religion (1) In public consciousness, 20 th century is traditionally associated with the rapid pace of cultural and scientific progress. At the same time, during the course of this century, the religious fanaticism continued to affect socio-political dynamics in many countries, which proves that it is much too early to consider this fanaticism as such that had lost its existential might, in the light of recent scientific discoveries. On September 11, 2001, ...
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Group Of People Puerto Rican
773 wordsFolkway is best defined as distinctive behavioural trend, on the part of group of people, which correspond to their existential mode, despite the fact that it is not being institutionalized. Individuals failure to observe folkway, within a context of social interaction with a group of people, associated with it, will result in these people growing hostile towards the individual. To complete this assignment, I will attend Catholic Church's morning service on Sunday, while wearing dirty one-piece ...
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Artificial Insemination Infertile Couples
1,317 wordsThe Two Sides to Artificial Insemination In this paper I will try to explain what the artificial insemination is and also will try to show two sides of the artificial insemination. Before Ill start to explain pros and cons of the artificial insemination I want to give definition to it. Im deeply convinced that it will help to build my thesis. So according to the Wikipedia Artificial insemination (AI) is when sperm is placed into a female's ovarian follicle (intra follicular), uterus (intrauterin...
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Diversity Of Religion On Campus
1,667 wordsDiversity of Religion on Campus We are in a time when religions increasingly lose their actuality, since being intolerant in their nature, they are forced to coexist with each other, often sharing the same territory. It is not a secret that religions grasp of peoples minds is getting weaker and weaker, in the wake of recent scientific discoveries. Nevertheless, there are many people around the world that find it difficult to exist without the illusory hope of salvation. Sadly enough, many of the...
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Christ Is Coming Infinite Power To Protect People
700 wordsOne of Norman R. Gulley's greatest and powerful Christian books about Jesus Christ is called very simple The Christ is coming. This book tells us about the second coming of Jesus and tries to show that there must be no fear the time of trouble. Dr. Gulley shifts our focus from thinking about enduring to the end to trusting Christ's infinite power to protect His children. We are rushing toward the second coming of Christ. But instead of being really eager to see Him and anticipate His coming peop...
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Customs And Beliefs Buddha Taught
436 wordsChristianity and Buddhism are different religions, yet compare and contrast greatly. Though founded at different periods of time, Christianity and Buddhism have shaped cultures and have had a great influence on people all around the world with origins, customs and beliefs. Siddhartha Gautama was born about 563 B. C. He left his wealthy lifestyle when he was about 29 to seek wisdom. For years, he found not wisdom but only pain. After meditating for several days under a tree, enlightenment finally...
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Young Goodman Brown Begins To Question
792 words65279; Losing Faith In Young Goodman Brown, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Goodman Brown is tempted by the evil that surrounds him and he must keep his faith in order to resist it. The use of the events, characters, and symbols throughout the story show that evil is present in the people of the town in which Goodman Brown lives and how Goodman Browns faith in them is lost. Humanity is basically flawed and people struggle with making the choice between good and evil. Throughout the story, Goodman Bro...
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Opposing Viewpoints Death Penalty
1,087 wordsThe death penalty is a necessary evil that has a positive effect on society today. It is an effective deterrent of crime as well as a safeguard for society. It also helps to keep order in our cities. Furthermore, I fell it is a just and effective punishment for those who have commited crimes heinous enough to deserve death. The death penalty is not a new idea in our world. Its origins date back over 3, 700 years to the Babylonian civilization, where it was prescribed for a variety of crimes. (Ca...
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Religion In America Authors Of The Bible God
536 wordsRefutation to a Bias Suggestion Some people suggest that the Bible, being a collection of texts written long ago by persons much different from ourselves, does not have much (or any) significance for modern people. The suggestion that the Bible is invalid simply due to its authors and era is absurd and bias. This statement is supported by God and all modern day believers. Almost any Christian you confront with this statement would most likely give you a blank stare. However, it is mainly non- Ch...
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Physician Assisted Suicide Form Of Euthanasia
1,486 wordsWhen a person commits an act of euthanasia, he / she brings about the death of another person because he / she believes that the latter? s present existence is so bad that he / she would be better off dead. The word euthanasia originated from the Greek language: eu means? good? and thanatos means? death? . The meaning of euthanasia is? the intentional termination of life by another at the explicit request of the person who dies? (Religious Tolerance). However, euthanasia has many different meani...
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God Is Omnipotent Greek Gods
1,012 wordsGreek gods vs. Judeo-Christian God Whenever we refer to the literature from which the Greek gods come from, we refer to it as mythology, i. e. Sophocles, Oedipus Rex. And yet, when we refer to the literature of the Judeo-Christian God, the Bible, this is not referred to as mythology. Both pieces of literature were written around the same time period, and yet, in modern day, we read one book to help teach us daily lessons, and we read the other for purposes of pleasure. I began to wonder why the ...
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