Essays Tagged: "christian churches"

The Ritual of Catholic Mass: An Essay on why mass exists and how it functions

pate in Mass as a celebration of the Eucharist - A sacrament and the central act of worship in many Christian churches, which was instituted at the Last Supper and in which bread and wine are consecra ... Communion Rite, the core of the Catholic Mass and what separates a Catholic service from all other Christian services. It starts out with the priest asking the congregation to pray and the congregati ...

(6 pages) 128 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Abortion and euthanasia. How different Religions view such practices.

her two that are aborted. In 1990, almost half of all teenage pregnancies ended in abortion. To the Christian churches this is considered to be, sacrilege and people who participate in abortion are 'e ... participate in abortion are 'evil, selfish, demonic people who do not deserve to breathe God's air'.Christians who think abortion is murder believe that the foetus is a person, with the same rights an ...

(4 pages) 70 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Christianity in Australia.

There are currently 12.8 million practicing Christians in Australia today, making up 68% of our population. That number has been slowly but stea ... mid 1950's and this is because Australians are turning away from traditional religions as organised Christian churches continue to be locked in the past.Australians are turning away from organised Chr ... hristian religions for many reasons but one of the major problems that Australians are finding with Christianity today, is that the churches are not offering what Australians are looking for spiritual ...

(4 pages) 104 2 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Crusades.

The crusades were military expeditions launched against the Muslims by the Christians in an attempt to regain the Holy Land. They took place between 1095 A.D. and 1270 A.D. It ... h city of Clermont-Ferrand, the Pope made an important speech . He called upon everyone to help the Christians in the east to restore peace. The crowd's response was very positive. Garments were cut i ... ers in an imitation of Christ (Matthew 10:38). The original object of the First Crusade was to help Christian churches in the east. The new goal became to free the Holy Land from Muslim control, espec ...

(9 pages) 98 0 1.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A History of Christianity in Egypt.

The history of Christianity in Egypt dates back verily to the beginnings of Christianity itself. Many Christians ho ... m. This succession of Patriarchs has remained unbroken down to the present day, making the Egyptian Christian, or Coptic, Church one of the oldest Christian churches in existence. Evidence for this ag ... han even the oldest Greek copies of the Bible ordered by Constantine in AD 312.The Egyptians before Christianity had always been a deeply religious people, and many readily embraced the young religion ...

(9 pages) 120 0 4.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Great Crusades.

The crusades were military expeditions launched against theMuslims by the Christians in an attempt to regain the Holy Land. Theytook place between 1095 A.D. and 1270 A.D. It ... ch city of Clermont-Ferrand, the Pope made animportant speech . He called upon everyone to help the Christians inthe east to restore peace. The crowd's response was very positive.Garments were cut int ... s in an imitation of Christ (Matthew 10:38).(1) The originalobject of the First Crusade was to help Christian churches in theeast. The new goal became to free the Holy Land from Muslim control,especia ...

(9 pages) 78 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Creationism.

ally that there isfirst cause of humans and animals, usually as a result of anomnipotent being. The Christian version of creationism, thatpreach God as the sole creator of everything, and thateverythi ... as they were whenoriginally made. This view of the world has been perpetuatedfor many years by the Christian churches. However, sciencehas become thõ most imposing threat on these beliefs.Spec ...

(4 pages) 96 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Confucianism

ge but did not worship him as a personal god. Nor did Confucius himself ever claim divinity. Unlike Christian churches, the temples built to Confucius were not places in which organized community grou ...

(4 pages) 276 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Crusades

The crusades were military expeditions launched against theMuslims by the Christians in an attempt to regain the Holy Land. Theytook place between 1095 A.D. and 1270 A.D. It ... ch city of Clermont-Ferrand, the Pope made animportant speech . He called upon everyone to help the Christians inthe east to restore peace. The crowd's response was very positive.Garments were cut int ... s in an imitation of Christ (Matthew 10:38).(1) The originalobject of the First Crusade was to help Christian churches in theeast. The new goal became to free the Holy Land from Muslim control,especia ...

(9 pages) 88 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Galatians Assessment

es not state where Paul writes the letter from.2. The audience Paul was writing to were the Gentile Christian churches in Northern Galatia.3. The three main issues that were discussed in Paul's letter ... ed in Paul's letter to the Galatians were, do Gentiles have to become Jewish before they can become Christian? Was circumcision necessary for Gentiles who didn't become Jewish before they turned Chris ...

(1 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Critically examine the relationship between gender, religious participation and religious organisations.

example: For the Anglican Church, the male to female ratio is approximately half and half. For all Christian churches the male female ratio is approximately twenty to eighty percent.While women are m ... us organisation. This tends to hold true across the majority of the world's major religions such as Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism.In most religions, women tend to be portrayed in terms of their "t ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

System Belief: Christianity Issues

Christianity IssuesChristianity faces many issues in modern times. And without a doubt, the Catholic ... itted by some of its priests. In this week readings we can find that the more traditional and older Christians churches fallow the same principles and opinions. The Catholic Church, Russian Orthodox C ... ons. The most important dissimilarity is the supremacy of the Roman Pope over the Patriarchs. These Christian churches only ordain men and require celibate vows from their priests. This tradition is s ...

(5 pages) 81 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Christian Churches During The Third Reich

Role of Christian Churches during the Third Reich Many Christian churches helped with the nazi's persecution ... h the nazi's persecution of Jews, however hundreds of thousands of Jews were saved with the help of Christians, and Christian Churches. Daniel Goldenhagen claimed that, "...Most Germans enthusi ... aniel Goldenhagen claimed that, "...Most Germans enthusiastically supported the holocaust, and that Christianity paved the way for its disaster. The church taught that ancient Jews who rejected Jesus ...

(2 pages) 1023 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

How The Gospels Were Written

pels Came to Be Written By John Coyne To understand how the Gospels generally recognized by all the Christian Churches as authentic came to be written and placed in the place of honor they hold in the ... wers of Jesus at Jerusalem and those at Antioch. This was settled at a general meeting of the early Christian leaders in Jerusalem by deciding that one did not have to become a Jew to become a followe ...

(10 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

An increasing problem on high

buted to them without any proof. The boys were accused of being Nazi's, they were accused of hating christians, they were accused of being racist, and they were accuse of being biased towards athletes ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Heresy to the medieval church?

eat posed by the forms of heresy the church persecuted, and in particular the threat posed by rival Christian Churches.I say forms of heresy because there were many; often fighting between each other ...

(7 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Mosque as a Symbol of Islamic Civilization

e lack of material culture in pre-Islamic Arabia, mosques were probably not as extravagant as early Christian churches. A mosque, the equivalent of a Christian church or Jewish temple, was first model ... body to face Kaaba is to show connection between the two. Man and Allah. The bowing of heads in the Christian belief has no equivalent nor does it make since. Why pray while hiding yourself from God? ...

(3 pages) 24 1 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

A View of Judaism

he WorldJohn PapazafiropoulosApril 21, 2006A View of JudaismJudaism is a monotheistic religion like Christianity and Islam. For most people that is all they know of it. There is a long tradition to th ... it. There is a long tradition to this ritualistic religion. Its' originator is Abraham, again like Christianity and Islam. Today, as it was nearly from the beginning, all three exist in Israel. Chris ...

(7 pages) 75 0 2.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Shylock Villain or Victim

re made to wear demoralizing items such as 'badges of shame' and Jewish synagogues were turned into Christian churches. They were made to wear cloaks, caps or badges that indicated that they were bene ... y, the Ghettos, which were often of bad condition. The only place they were allowed to commune with Christians was on the Rialto where they could do business. The Rialto is where we first meet Shylock ...

(3 pages) 1062 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Disability Discrimination

customers and service them, the waiter doesn't want to give service because he is disable.Main ViewsChristian ChurchesThe Christian churches views about disability discrimination are based on what is ... Christian churches views about disability discrimination are based on what is written in the bible. Christians think that everyone should be treated equally no matter if a person is disabling or not a ...

(4 pages) 49 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology