Essays Tagged: "bishops"

The Greek Orthodox Church

world.The Greek Orthodox church is autocephalous, that is, governedby its own head bishop. The head bishops of this autocephalouschurch may be called patriarch, metropolitan, or archbishop. Theseclerg ... s directed through certaininstitutions, such as councils. Because the church is composed notonly of bishops, or of clergy, but of the whole laity as well, 'theOrthodox church strongly affirms that the ...

(2 pages) 64 0 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A short bliography on Mary, Mother of Jesus. Florence Nightingale, and Irena Sendler (Jewish Holocaust hero) and their displays of holiness. Alos includes a compare and contrast of the three women

faith, Mother of Jesus Christ in physical body, she is also the spiritual Mother of the Church, the Bishops of the Second Vatican Council gave this title to her.We know little biographical information ...

(5 pages) 88 1 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Catholic Christianity and Rastafarianism.

is a hierarchy, the leader of the Catholic Christianity being the Pope, supported by cardinals, archbishops, bishops, priests and brothers and nuns. Christianity has many stories, such as those in the ...

(4 pages) 141 4 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Black Plauge and its devistating effects on Europe and how the plauge spread.

e called it "The Black Death". The plague was not picky about its victims. In Avignon many of there bishops were killed. King Alfonso XI of Castile also fell prey to the plague. In 1348 the year of th ...

(5 pages) 48 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This is biograph about Sister Hildegard Von Bingen.

known. During this time period women were of low accord, however, Sister Hildegard was consulted by bishops, popes, and kings. She was known as the "Sybil of the Rhine."Hildegard was born into quite a ...

(2 pages) 45 1 2.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

This essay is about the corruption of the papacy in the Middle Ages.

ined secluded from the outside world. The second class of the spiritual clergy include the priests, bishops, and arch bishops, who have taken the Sacrament of Holy Orders which allows them to administ ... olic Church. This heresy crisis peaked in the 1180's as cannon law allowed for the inquisitio where bishops "were held to inquire into reputed crimes in their dioceses rather than rely exclusively on ...

(7 pages) 147 1 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

The actual document of the Magna Carta that forcibly signed by King John put into my own words as best as possible

od, king of England, lord of Ireland, duke of Normandyand Aquitaine, and count of Anjou, to the archbishops, bishops, abbots, earls,barons, justiciars, foresters, sheriffs, stewards, servants, and to ... th andGlastonbury, Hugh of Lincoln, Walter of Worcester, William of Coventry,Benedict of Rochester, bishops; of master Pandulf, subdeacon and member of thehousehold of our lord the Pope, of brother Ay ...

(18 pages) 59 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Martin Luther The Great Emancipator of Human History - The History of Martin Luther and his role in the Protestant Revolt - Works Cited Included

Introduction"When I die, I want to be a ghost, so I can continue to pester the bishops until they have more trouble with a dead Martin Luther then they could have had with 1000 li ...

(11 pages) 201 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Napoleon: Champion of the French Revolution

he divided much of its land among the peasants. Napoleon nationalized the Catholic Church and made bishops, priests, and cardinals employees of the state. Napoleon made all groups of people pay taxe ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Napoleon killed and persevered the gains of the Revolution. This paper is about the revolution and how Napoleon affected it.

e singed the Concordat of 1801 with the pope and gave Catholics freedom of worship. The state named bishops and paid priests, a taboo in the past. The church also gave up its claims on property. He ha ...

(1 pages) 45 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Election of Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson

l Church's General Convention in August 2003, the two houses of the church government, the House of Bishops and the House of Deputies, made a highly controversial decision that has threatened to split ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality


e was no freedom of religion; every priest had to be issued a special admission to work as one. The Bishops were nominated, the orders were denied. People were not allowed to travel. They had to be pe ...

(11 pages) 189 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Francis of Assisi

urch and to do so without heresy. Francis of Assisi was the exception, because he held the priests, bishops and popes in high esteem. Francis founded the order called the Franciscans. This order grew ...

(3 pages) 47 1 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What was the Protestant Reformation? Causes and main effects.

the buying of church offices, was common along with pluralism which was the appointment of multiple bishops in multiple areas. Tithing had become mandatory to support the church's bloated clergy, yet ...

(3 pages) 170 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Perspective of a Heterosexual Teenager on Same Sex Marriage

Pastor Murray effectively introduced the topic of same-sex marriage to parishioners by reading the Bishops' Catholic definition of marriage, which suggested that holy matrimony is a very sacred commi ... greed with him and others deeply pondered about the issue. Among the enthusiastic supporters of the Bishops' letter, I was one of them, who became one hundred ten percent in opposition to homosexual m ...

(6 pages) 55 1 3.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

1 timothy 3:1-13

, the church membership reflects the social order of the larger Greco-Roman society external to it. Bishops, deacons, and elders govern a mixed group composed of different social classes, including he ... In addition to the bishop's administrative tasks, he bishop also needed to be a qualified teacher. "Bishops played a significant role, therefore, in helping to maintain the doctrinal health of the chu ...

(5 pages) 38 0 4.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Shakespear's Henry the Fifth, An Argumentative essay proving Henry's Worth as a Rhetorical Hero

ry was an immature prince, but as the King of England, he suddenly becomes mature and wise. Henry's bishops convince him of his right and duty to acquire the throne of France. Soon, Britain is prepari ...

(5 pages) 39 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Religious Differences in England

VII. They thought that the church still had many of the Catholic customs they wished to be rid of. Bishops continued to exist in the Anglican Church though the Mass was abolished. Priests were still ...

(4 pages) 31 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Buddhism and Christianity Similarities.

s need to acknowledge other world religions and their validity. In this document, the cardinals and bishops of the council state:That through dialogue and collaboration with the followers of other ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism


est church body in the world, with 77 millionmembers in 164 countries.The report also calls for the bishops who consecrated the gay bishop,V. Gene Robinson, to consider withdrawing from Anglican "func ... rom Anglican "functions"until they offer "an expression of regret." The current and formerpresiding bishops of the Episcopal Church were among the more than three dozenbishops who encircled Bishop Rob ...

(5 pages) 46 0 1.8 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality