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"Those who stoop to conquer are fools." - Ezslax

Essays for Social Issues: Religion

  1. The Nigab
    Different ethnic parties from around the world have various traditions. The Niqab is a veil that covers a woman’s face. Although the nigab is not a necessity to certain believers in Islam, it is seen as a requirement for woman practicing...
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  2. The Ontological Argument
    The Ontological argument is a group of different philosophers arguments for the existence of God. "Ontological" literally means talking about being and so in this case, that being is the existence or being of God. The main component of the...
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  3. The Oresteia of Aeschylus
    Commentary on The Oresteia of Aeschylus<br /> <br /> Some questions by Jim Kollens:<br /> <br /> In the past you have mentioned your love of the playwright Aeschylus. I was wondering if you would be so kind as to express your opinion on some...
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  4. The Prophet Amos
    Amos is recognized as the first of the Israelite prophets whose words were recorded on a scroll. He was not a prophet all his life and never prophesied professionally. Amos earned his living as a “herdsman and dresser of sycamore figs.”...
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  5. The Prophet Joel
    Little is known about the prophet Joel. He was the son of Pethuel, but nothing is known about Pethuel. It is guessed that Joel lived somewhere between 835 BC and 400 BC, and that he made many prophecies about the coming of the Lord. Joel was...
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  6. The Religious Attacks Made by "Tartuffe"
    Moliere (whose real name was Jean-Baptiste Poquelin) rocked the 17th century French world with <br /> his comedy "Tartuffe" in 1664. Although, religious factions kept the play banned from theatres from <br /> 1664-1669, "Tartuffe" emerged from the...
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  7. The Road Not Taken
    When reading this poem, I interpret is as a metaphor to life and decision-making. It is regarding, being given two different choices, which could take you on many different paths, with ups and downs, that will very well lead you into two different...
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  8. The Story of Saint Catherine Laboure
    Saint Catherine personally worked no miracles, nor did she practice externally heroic charity like other great saints. She sprang from upper middle class parents among the meadows and vineyards of Burgundy, France. Her father was an educated man...
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  9. The Ture Mormon Religion (Lds)
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, true? Not true? Christians? Not Christians? These are some of the questions people ask about the Mormon church.<br /> <br /> How did the Mormon church start? Joseph Smith Jr. was born in 1805 in...
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  10. Thomas Aquinas
    Thomas Aquinas, a Roman Catholic Dominican monk, was a philosopher and a theologian during medieval times. Born at Rocca Secca in the Kingdom of Naples, he was believed by many Catholics to be the Church\'s greatest theologian. At an early age he...
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  11. Truth, Knowledge, and Opinion
    WHAT IS TRUTH, KNOWLEDGE, OPINION AND WHY IS EXTREME SKEPTICISM?<br /> <br /> What is Truth, Knowledge, Opinion and why Extreme Skepticism is Self Contradictory?<br /> Truth is simply the mind corresponding with reality, knowledge is having the...
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  12. Vatican Ii
    As I was interviewing my Grandmother, i learned just how strict and almost demanding growing up on a catholic family could be. My grandmother’s name is Margaret. She was born in 1940 and grew up in a very strong religious home. She attended a...
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  13. What Are the Differences Between the Indian Religion and Catholicism?
    When the settlers first came to America they were meet by the Indians. Once the settlers were able to make it on there own, they no longer needed Indian help. Then they began to try to change the ways of the Indian. One of the aspects that the...
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  14. What Is Religion
    The Oxford Everyday Dictionary defines religion as a belief in a superhuman controlling power, but is there more to religion than this? I believe so. I am going to investigate a number of factors that I believe make a religion.<br /> <br /> Faith...
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  15. Why I Became a Christian
    I was raised Catholic, at the insistance of my parents. After many years of <br /> drinking and <br /> partying, I got very bored and thought, Is this ALL there is to life?!?! I <br /> thought, If there really IS any truth to a life after death, I...
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  16. Wicca
    In the seventh century the Christians sought to rid the Pagans of their land so they could have both property and power. The mmain reason for this power craving was caused by fear. The Christians didn't know what the Pagan's were doing; this...
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  17. Zealots
    The Zealots were a religious and political faction that became famous for their resistance against Roman rule in Judea. They were around from 6 AD to 73 AD and were founded “in the name of Yahweh.” Zealots believed in a strict...
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