Essays Tagged: "Agape"

Montgomery Bus Boycott. This paper is about the bus boycoot concentrating on Martin L. King.

e your enemies, we do not mean to love them as a friend or intimate. We mean what the Greeks called agape-a disinterested love for all mankind. This love is our regulating ideal and beloved community ...

(20 pages) 269 1 4.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

What is love?

of love . The first Greek word for the kind oflove that Jesus first asked Peter was Greek which is agape love. It chiefly meansdoing and caring for some one as much as one cares for themselves. The s ...

(3 pages) 116 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

My roomate Ernie- the stupidest man to ever have been given a teaching job. Part I

rprised during the rare times I watch a film to see him there behind me, staring blankly with mouth agape and his stooped posture threatening to crash down like one of those typical buildings construc ...

(10 pages) 94 2 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Debate: Better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all - Using Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

established as: eros, a union that brings self-fulfilment; philia, brotherly and sisterly love; and agape, wholly selfless love. Saint Augustine once said that, "It is better to have loved and lost, t ... ve consequences; surely they never should have loved at all.As love is defined as eros, philia, and agape, Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet refutes the idea that it is better to have loved and lost. Ero ...

(5 pages) 3076 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

What is meant by the term 'Situation Ethics' and is Love too general a term on which to make Moral Decisions?

ve in terms of Situation Ethics. This is, in fact, is a love for you neighbour, otherwise known as 'Agape'. Agape is supposed to be the characteristic attitude of Christians toward one another, an unc ... eist) quoted "What the world needs is Christian love or compassion." Both of these comments display agape, but from different perspectives.Situation Ethics radiates a person centred morality which rel ...

(10 pages) 51 0 3.4 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Four Greek Definitions of Love

ek however, different words are used to describe different types of love: Philia, Storge, Eros, and Agape.Philia is used to describe friendship, or the love between friends. This is the definition's f ... This can also be the "love" or infatuation you feel when you see somebody cute walking by.Finally, Agape describes pure love that is sacrificial and unconditional. It is the closest translation to th ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

"The Road Less Traveled"

ll be dealt with later in this paper.The second chapter, and rightly so, speaks of love for example agape, phillo and eros. I believe there can be no discipline without love, and no love without disci ... erstood. In an effort define love he (Scott) have divided it into various categories; eros, philia, agape; perfect love and imperfect love. He goes on to give a finer definition as "The will to extend ...

(7 pages) 39 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Christian Ethics

whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. (John 3:16)I propose that agape be thought of as mutual love that regards the self and the neighbor as equals in a community o ... ty of equals, with equal rights, opportunities, responsibilities, and privileges. One who practices agape will sacrifice for the neighbor when the neighbor's need exceeds one's own or when the larger ...

(2 pages) 29 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Description Of The Event Horizon

blood. I stand there for a second, for an eternity, rooted to the spot like a statue with my mouth agape in shock. What could possibly have liquefied a human being in such a manner? My brain balked a ...

(3 pages) 501 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sleepy Hollow

rupt and corrupt love mean good and evil love. Corrupt love is also combined into a few categories, Agape, which stands for friendship love. Storge, which stands for peerage love. Philia, which stands ... ve can be considered uncorrupt, because it goes down into two out of the four uncorrupt categories. Agape and Eroz, Agape is Friendship love and Eroz is sexual love. It can be consider Agape love beca ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Circle Of Friends

has a relationship in the movie with her parents. The love displayed by Nan's parents is ultimately agape love, but her father, who also gives Nan money for school, heavily favours her. The actual rel ... three girls named Nan, Eve, and Benny who are all friends. These three have a relationship based on agape love and liking up until the end of the movie. When Eve and Benny find out the truth about wha ...

(6 pages) 953 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner: Changes Between T

to under stand. Here is an example: The 1798 version: With throat unslack'd, with black lips bak'd Agape they hear'd me call:(1798,38) The 1817 version is written like: With throat unslacked, with bl ... 'd me call:(1798,38) The 1817 version is written like: With throat unslacked, with black lips baked Agape they heard me call:(1817,39) The spelling in the 1798 text is obviously more of the old fashio ...

(3 pages) 1205 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

christian teaching on euthanasia

d to support euthanasia is situation ethics. Situationethics evolves from the Christian teaching of Agape, Agape isChristian love. Situation ethics focuses on the most loving thing todo in a situation ... cthuman beings so it is important to accept their decisions, this comesfrom the Christian teaching "agape" or "the love principle" and theyalso believe when they show this love for others God lives in ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Aug/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


rts that had caught my attention, the part describing what these kinds of love are.The first one is Agape. This is an unconditional love that sees beyond the outer surface and accepts the recipient fo ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Art Essays