Essays Tagged: "blasphemy"

Can a person raised as a Christian learn to live the path taught by Buddha? A Christain can maintain their religion and still learn Buddha's Philosophy.

ily the wording follows the lines of: "Should you be doing that?" with emphasis that borderlines on blasphemy or sacrilege. Though the basic tenets of Buddha's teachings are straightforward and practi ...

(8 pages) 238 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Irony in the Canterbury Tales by

al problems, all of which he himself is guilty of. He preaches aboutdrunkenness, while he is drunk, blasphemy, as he attempts to sell fakereligious relics, and greed, when he himself is amazingly gree ...

(3 pages) 112 1 5.0 Mar/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

Censorship - A Crime of the Ages. This essay deals with the crime of censorship of literature, and how we cannot allow it to keep developing in our nation (USA).

s ago, British playwright John Osborne uttered the statement, "Censorship is the most common social blasphemy because it is mostly concealed, built into us by indolence, self-interest and cowardice," ...

(2 pages) 244 4 4.3 Aug/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Spirit versus the Word of the Law: The Consequences of Sherlock Holmes's Criminal Characteristics

tor and analytical thinker ever written about, a mastermind criminal may be proclaimed preposterous blasphemy by many. Upon further investigation, however, one finds that Holmes possesses many charact ...

(8 pages) 83 0 3.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

There are many points of matter expressed in the book Frankenstein. One of the points of matter, which still plagues our society, is the notion of playing God.

well respected he would become or how rich and famous he would be. He never thought of the immoral blasphemy he was creating against God. When he finally finished the monster he was aware of the mons ...

(2 pages) 42 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Capital Punishment

ization itself. The death penalty has been imposed throughout history for many crimes, ranging from blasphemy and treason to petty theft and murder. Many ancient societies accepted the idea that certa ...

(8 pages) 203 0 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Faith and It's Virtues.

lind belief, is the result of certain detractors of faith, namingly disbelief, heresy, apostasy and blasphemy. These four elements, when present in a person's life, take away from their ability to hav ... lidity of the whole Christian teaching. As one can imagine, heresy often leads to apostasy. Lastly, blasphemy detracts from faith, as it is the contemptuous speaking about God. By avoiding these four ...

(4 pages) 102 0 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Early Christian Procecution in The Roman Empire

ry clear to them that He wasclaiming to be God. Jesus was put to death on the cross forthe crime of blasphemy, thus becoming the first victim for whatwould become the Christian Church.The persecution ...

(3 pages) 79 1 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Critical Review of "The Passion of the Christ"

loses Jesus' location to the Pharisees, who have Him captured and then confront Him with charges of blasphemy. The leaders of the Pharisees take Jesus before Pontius Pilot to stand trial, which eventu ...

(2 pages) 119 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Captain Ahab portrayed as monomaniacal in Moby Dick.

truly monomaniacal. Ahab is monomaniacal through his words and thoughts. "Talk not to me of blasphemy,man; I'd strike the sun if it insulted me." This shows Ahab's madness because only he woul ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Birth of Christianity

was born of a virgin mother; he was the self-proclaimed Son of God. This declaration was considered blasphemy, punishable by death. And, as was customary in that era, Jesus was crucified. Accor ...

(2 pages) 51 2 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Odysseus

ay criticize Odysseus for being so foolish to offend the gods, but Odysseus is not at fault for the blasphemy that the gods suffer. Either it is not Odysseus' fault or he is just trying to save himsel ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cartoon controversy of Hazrat Muhammad

hat courts will determine whether the newspaper that originally published the cartoons is guilty of blasphemy. But tens of thousands of Muslims around the world continue to stage protests -- some resu ... tage protests -- some resulting in deaths -- over the cartoons.I have read all these news regarding blasphemy, both against the Almighty Himself and the Prophet (p). From my limited understanding of t ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Little Red Rose

ies made threatening gestures. Priests with large, metallic crosses resting at their hearts roared "Blasphemy!" and held wooden crucifixes out in protection from the captured beast.The enraged pack sc ...

(16 pages) 48 2 4.8 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

How Existentialism could affect one's belief in God

el to model life after. Under this doctrine, many of the arguments of Existentialism can be seen as blasphemy for the very fact that it explains God as an idea. Existentialism advocates the freedom of ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

ans half-formed.It's about his distorted education (whoever teaches the alphabet using abomination, blasphemy, condemnation, damnation and eternal damnation ?), his humiliation (being crowned the king ...

(5 pages) 819 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This Moral Decay

at could potentially come in to play if our society ultimately corrupts to the point of perversion, blasphemy and business/power-driven existence.However, an alternate message to this, is somewhat moc ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Cult of Scientology

ve been forged by a Satanic theology tempering for 50 years in the kiln of founder L. Ron Hubbard's blasphemy and heresy. I intend to show you that Scientology is indeed a cult by every definition of ... cticing our faith and by obeying the Lord's Great Commission we can destroy the teaching behind the blasphemy and heresy of Scientology. Incredibly, Scientology claims that you can be a good Christian ...

(11 pages) 54 0 4.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Speech on archetypal texts: Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" and Bram Stoker's "Dracula"

ch of the responders were devout Christians or Catholics, Dracula’s defiance of the Church and blasphemy carries a much stronger impact than it would today. Stoker deliberately sets up an antagon ...

(3 pages) 19 0 2.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Islamic understanding of the relationship between GOD and Humanity

three parts: God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. Muslims, however, believe this is blasphemy as they are comparing God with an earthly figure. Muslims believe that Christians are comm ...

(6 pages) 38 1 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam