Essays Tagged: "Atonement"

Atonement

AtonementAtonement in the larger sense deals with a common factor which is sin. The definition is a ... d into a unity(Douglas, 107). It is a theological term which derives from the Anglo-Saxon. The word atonement appears eighty seven times in the Old Testament in the RSV Bible(Nelson, 55). According to ... appears seventy seven times in the Old Testament and only once in the New Testament. In Leviticus, atonement appears fifty one times, more than any other book of the bible. In Numbers it appears seve ...

(6 pages) 124 0 4.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Nathaniel Hawthorne Weaves Dreams Into Much of His 19th Century Prose

sfully manages to depict humanity's propensity for sin and secrecy, and any resulting punishment or atonement by weaving dreams into his tales. The dreams he refers to in many of his writings are hea ...

(6 pages) 69 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck.

and mentor)Initiation and TransformationThe ChallengesThe AbyssThe TransformationThe RevelationThe AtonementThe Return (to the known world)The Return (with a Gift)A traditional Hero's Journey story f ...

(6 pages) 53 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

"Magik" An introduction to a story challenging the unseen; (A boy who has been outcast from society finds safety in his self created magic.)

circles until he felt his thoughts leave his body. His mouth was dropped in sorrow. He wept as all atonement absconded his body. He was left there alone, nothing but a spec of flesh, invisible to the ...

(3 pages) 23 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Defining the term "Sacrifice"

perceptions on the term "sacrifice".My first example of the word sacrifice can mean an offering of atonement to a deity or God. Such as the sacrificial lamb to a deity or the sacrificing of a virgin ...

(2 pages) 33 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Christianity verses Judiasm

iminal and was seen alive after he was dead and buried. Jesus' death and resurrection was a form of atonement for the actions of humans and restored them to their correct relationship with God. Christ ...

(3 pages) 110 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Muslim-Christian Dialogue

ristThe Doctrine of the Divine Son ship of Jesus ChristWas Jesus Crucified?The Doctrine of Atonement and Original SinMuhammad in the BibleBoth Ishmael and Isaac Were BlessedCriterion ... inity, the divinity of Jesus, the divineson ship of Jesus, and the doctrines of Original Sin and Atonement. All of these were madeby men. Jesus prophesied that people would worship him uselessly ...

(71 pages) 246 1 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Comparison of Tone in Catch-22 (Joseph Heller) and The Atonement (Ian McEwan)

In Joseph Heller's "Catch-22" and Ian McEwan's "The Atonement," there are several common tones between both works, which add to the emotional weight of ... r, due in part to the author's style, and the form of prose fiction that they are.Ian McEwan's "The Atonement," a confession-styled book revolving around a young girl, Briony, whose false accusations ... e work, and create all the plot points that follow. It is revealed at the end of the book that "The Atonement" is actually a work "written" by Briony Tallis, wherein she creates a fantasy that Cecilia ...

(10 pages) 67 1 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Prompt:Trace the Mariner's guilt/atonement (giving examples oh his sin, punishment, penance and wisdom learned). Pay special attentio ... eck and sank into the sea like lead. This symbolizes that the Mariner now understood the process of atonement, which is the theme of the poem.Glancing back to the deck of the ship, the Mariner was ama ...

(5 pages) 47 0 4.3 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Why forgive?

e revenge? After being harmed, it is only natural that we seek justice and retribution. We long for atonement, and revenge provides us with that feeling of satisfaction, however momentary. It gives us ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"Kite Runner" response text analyses. Question: "True redemption is when guilt leads to good again..." explain in reference to the novel.

g itself in Amirs guilt ridden narrative. However, guilt is not enough. The need for redemption and atonement is what these characters seek. "There is away to be good again" the kite runner shows that ... sets him up for theft of Amirs birthday presents, this incident clearly shows that Amir approaches atonement the wrong way. "I lifted Hassan's mattress and planted my new watch and a handful of afgha ...

(3 pages) 275 0 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Feminism In The Scarlet Letter

any novels, several of which are deeply concerned with such ethical matters as sin, punishment, and atonement. This is found especially in his most important work The Scarlet Letter. The places and pe ... effort that first began to show the effects of Puritanism and dealt with moral issues like sin and atonement, subjects that would later lead to great success.For the time being though, Hawthorne coul ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Hawthrone

concerned with the struggles between good and evil and the ethical problems of sin, punishment, and atonement. These struggles are shown throughout all of his writings. But the two that stick out are ... oth short stories the theme of good and evil are shown and ethical problems of sin, punishment, and atonement is demonstrated. In the short story "Young Goodman Brown" the main character ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Hiding Place

adation. All of the principal characters participation in the first scaffold scene, Hester's public atonement, Dimmesdale's guilty silence, and the foundation for Chillingworth's evil plot against Hes ...

(1 pages) 421 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Hiding Place

adation. All of the principal characters participation in the first scaffold scene, Hester's public atonement, Dimmesdale's guilty silence, and the foundation for Chillingworth's evil plot against Hes ...

(1 pages) 371 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Hiding Place

adation. All of the principal characters participation in the first scaffold scene, Hester's public atonement, Dimmesdale's guilty silence, and the foundation for Chillingworth's evil plot against Hes ...

(1 pages) 417 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Religion Vs Sex

There are philosophical problems with this teaching, however - mainly, it undermines belief in the atonement of Christ. If all sin will ultimately be overlooked then Christ should never have died. Fu ...

(4 pages) 391 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Mormonism

will be punished for their own sins, and not for Adam's transgression.3.We believe that through the Atonement of Christ, all mankind may be saved, by obedience to the laws and ordinances of the Gospel ...

(9 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Atonement by Ian McEwan

Atonement - Ian McEwanBook Review by Shehryar MazariIan McEwan was among British fiction's angriest ... ous novel, Amsterdam, which won the 1998 Booker Prize, ended with a mutual euthanasia pact.At first Atonement does not feel like a book by Ian McEwan. Part One (185 pages) of the novel begins languidl ... ountry house, Dunkirk and the hospital scenes - were actually written by Briony as her final act of atonement to the two people whose lives she had shattered so completely long ago. She had been worki ...

(5 pages) 21 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Atonement

1BeciJoris BeciMs. ReedEnglish 10 Rm 323May 5th, 2014The Deceptive Nature of AtonementIn Atonement, Ian McEwan depicts an unusual view compared to the typical, emblematic path o ... depicts an unusual view compared to the typical, emblematic path of forgiveness on the imponderable atonement. Although the majority of the novel is about Briony's journey towards atonement, which she ... he wrong they do, but its up to her to reach that inner state of peace within themselves to achieve atonement. Briony must first forgive herself, as her first step to atonement. Briony's tale emphasiz ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers