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"imagination is key, but the stars create imagination! (daaaaa crab!)" - Ytiema

Essays for Social Issues: Religion

  1. Context, Conversion and Controversy
    The dictionary defines the oxford movement as “a Christian movement started in Oxford, England, in 1833, seeking to restore traditional Catholic teachings and ceremony...
  2. Global Society
    Spirituality is about the concept of soul that deals with issues of inner beliefs and feelings. It included a belief in a power operating in the universe that is greater than...
  3. Comparing Lutheranism and Calvanism
    Lutheranism vs. Calvinism Martin Luther and John Calvin both envisioned changes within their religious dogma that differed from the Catholic Church. They shared...
  4. American Public School Holiday Crisis
    In three letters to the editor author Jay Dubya describes how religious holidays in Americans public schools are part of the ongoing culture wars between traditionalists and revisionists.<br /> <br /> Revisionists Rewriting Halloween Tradition<br...
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  5. Angelic Overview
    ANGELIC OVERVIEW: "Angels are spirits," proclaimed St. <br /> Augustine! <br /> <br /> St. Thomas Aquinas believed that angels were pure <br /> spirit, having no matter or mass, and taking up no space; but Thomas <br /> believed angels could...
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  6. Antichrist
    The antichrist is the chief opponent of Christ. The antichrist is expected to come at the end of the world to deceive and lead many followers of Christ astray. The first time that the term “antichrist” was applied was in John’s...
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  7. Buddism
    Buddhism is probably the most tolerant religion of the world, as the teaching can coexist with any other religion. Other religions however, aim to be restricted and cannot accommodate Buddhism at the same time. The Buddhist teaching on God - in the...
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  8. Comparing Islam and Christianity
    Although they share several basic theological ideas, Christianity and Islam differ on countless key characteristics. The most prominent differences include atonement, the identity of God, heaven, view of Jesus, and the means views of the Bible. It...
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  9. Creation and Science
    We have all heard about the evolution vs. creation debate. Two sides opposing each other in fits of heated passion. One group believes that humans developed from monkeys, and the other group is a bunch of religious fanatics. Does this sound somewhat...
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  10. Creation or Evolution?
    How was the earth created? This is a question that has puzzled humans for ages. There are two <br /> main theories that explain how the earth was formed. These are the theories of evolution and creation. The <br /> creation theory is divided...
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  11. Female Circumcision Response Paper
    The article by Janice Boddy about female circumcisions is very disturbing, as in the way it descirbes in detail the events in the circumcision. Female circumcision is a painful, and unneseccary procedure that is practiced in certain parts of the...
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  12. From Confrontation to Dialogue
    From Confrontation to Dialogue —The Development of Relationship between Catholicism and Natural Science Lei Xu TH 270 A Prof. Kenneth Stenstrup October 22, 2012...
  13. Dracula - Gothic Response
    Free will and necessity in Milton's Paradise Lost  : http://www.samizdat.qc.ca/arts/lit/gib_fw.html. Did Calvinism or Arminianism influence...
  14. Gnosticism
    Gnosticism in contrast to Christianity and Judaism<br /> <br /> Gnosticism is one of the oldest known religions, and its origin is traced back to 539 B.C. Gnostics have been harshly criticized since the beginning of their religion, and Gnosticism...
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  15. God Among Us
    With hair whipping in the wind like an unfurled flag, the child runs freely. <br /> Every ounce of humanity is focused on the brief autonomy of childhood. The <br /> squeals of glee quickly turn to moans of pain as the child trips, falls, and...
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  16. Hobbes: Credited Through Religion
    Although the Catholic faith states that Baptism removes the penalty for past sins including the original sin, it doesn\'t remove the effects of original sin. It doesn\'t keep you from sinning. If one is a human being, they sin and thus they are...
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  17. The Eight Miracle Signs in John
    The Eight Miracle Signs in John Jesus performed eight particular miracles in the Gospel of John that revealed His deity. These miracles are unique to study because they...
  18. Jesus' Execution
    Executed for what he stood for, Jesus Christ represented a real challenge to both Romans and first class citizens in the city of Jerusalem. His main theme, the coming of the kingdom of God, obviously carried a destructive tone. The message of the...
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  19. King of Kings
    Even though the people of Israel were under the leadership of the almighty God, they were not pleased. They wanted a human king, someone fallible and imperfect to lead them. Even then, God was forgiving and appointed a human king over them. As I...
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  20. Christian Symbolism in the Old Man and the Sea
    Christian Symbolism in The Old Man and the Sea Christian symbolism, especially images that refer to the crucifixion of Christ, is present throughout The Old Man and the Sea...
  21. His 451
    Compare the limits, if any, imposed by Roger Williams, William Penn, and the Maryland Assembly (in the "Act Concerning Religious Toleration") on liberty of conscience. The...
  22. Living Through God: the Meaning of a Christian
    Living Through God: The Meaning of a Christian <br /> <br /> "Without God, the thinkers of the world will never grasp the meanings of life, origin and destiny”, so the strong spirited young woman remarks about life. Teenagers today appraise...
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  23. Miracles by Jesus
    Throughout history many people have given messages. They were trying to make people consider the messages. They would say that they would do something with out actually backing it up, or they would say they are someone with out proof. Jesus had made...
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