Essays Tagged: "Christians"

Revenge os Scruples? Hamlet

Revenge or Scruples?"'Vengeance is mine,' sayith the Lord". What does this mean? Ibelieve what the Christians meant it to mean is that we, as humans, have noright to seek revenge, that only "the Lord ...

(4 pages) 76 0 3.6 Nov/1996

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

The Merchant of Venice

with Lorenzo and the treasure. Shylock doesn't like this at all because he really doens't like the Christians and Lorenzo is a ChristianAct 3Jessica is now together with Lorenzo. She is a Jew and he' ... Portia and Nerissa have disguised themselves as doctor and clerk. Shylock wants his revenge on the Christians because they treat him like a dog and spit on him. He wants his bond and the one pound of ...

(2 pages) 51 1 4.7 Jun/1996

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

How Money Killed in Shakespeares plays

ends and their families. Also, in The Merchant of Venice, Shylock the Jew is driven by a hatred for Christians and personal greed. In both plays the character with the greed driven personality end up ...

(3 pages) 51 1 3.3 Jan/1997

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

Refutation to a Bias suggestion about Gods non-existance

u confront with this statement would most likely give you a blank stare. However, it is mainly non- Christians who would make such a slanted view of the Bible.I am an American. The authors of the Bibl ... uthors of the Bible, we do share common beliefs and faiths. Taken from a different perspective, non-Christians do not share the same beliefs, obviously, or they would not make such statements.Another ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Churches of Christ: A Comparative Essay

lems, member abuse, and mind-control. The differences between the CoC and the ICC are important for Christians know and understand.The CoC began in 1957 when these four groups merged The Congregationa ...

(3 pages) 87 0 4.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Church and State

hat the creation model should be completely rejected without fairly examining its claims. Even many Christians who have deep trust and faith in the Bible have never really understood the claims of the ...

(4 pages) 150 1 3.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Bodily Resurrection and 1 Corinthians 15:42-54

of bodily resurrection in 1 Corinthians 15: 42-54. As eternity tends to last a long time, believing Christians (even agnostics such as myself) would likely be somewhat eager to arrive at an accurate i ... 1:18-22); to curbing the acceptance of sexual immorality (5:1-13); to abstaining from taking fellow Christians to court (6:12-20); to answering the question on the acceptability of eating meat begot f ...

(12 pages) 113 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Christian Church and crimes against Paganism

holic Church, were those of distrust. The ChristianBible also left much to be desired. For example, Christians are not supposed toworship any graven image (implying an idol or a symbol) yet they pray ... ls and claimed them for their own whilecalling those from whom they stole the symbols from as evil. Christians havecalled pagans Satan worshipers because they did not take the time to find out thatto ...

(7 pages) 81 0 4.2 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Arianism. A heresy which arose in the fourth century, and denied the Divinity of Jesus Christ.

, and denied the Divinity of Jesus Christ.DOCTRINEFirst among the doctrinal disputes which troubled Christians after Constantine hadrecognized the Church in A.D. 313, and the parent of many more durin ... Philippians. It is reiterated in the Letters of Ignatius, andaccounts for Pliny's observation that Christians in their assemblies chanted a hymnto Christ as God. But the question how the Son was rela ...

(15 pages) 148 0 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


Christ as their Lord, their creator and savior. These people who accepted Jesus Christ were called Christians. The term Christianity was very clear to society because the concept was so new. At that ... define, just like it is hard to define a true Christian in todays society. Three different types of Christians are: the inherited Christians, the Sunday Christians, and the Born-Again, On-Fire Christi ...

(4 pages) 192 1 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Introduction to Philosophy: an essay that offers my own answers to 6 major questions in philosophy

formation, and no faulty conditioning.What is belief? Everyone has a belief system, whether they're Christians or not. Everyone has some sort of personal philosophy. The question is, is it a good one? ...

(8 pages) 650 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Gospel Of John

the historical Jesus was by taking this Bible class. However, I believe John writes about Jesus and Christians in a way that everyday Christians practice today. I see verses more familiar to me (John ... e to lay down His life, and I believe He wanted His words to become a feeling of hope and peace for Christians down the road. If I believe a mountain can throw itself into a river, then it can! It's a ...

(3 pages) 103 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

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.

can be applied to anyone regardless of his or her background including culture, religion or gender.Christians often have many misconceptions regarding the teachings of Buddha. In comparing the two be ... e beliefs explain the path for life leading to the same final destination.One of the misconceptions Christians have about Buddhism is that they view Buddhism as a religion that worships a false God kn ...

(8 pages) 238 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Symbolic Structure and Content in Dante's "Inferno"

emselves; it also, through its language, shows how Hell compares to life. This book was written for Christians and deals heavily with religion, but can be interpreted and learned from in an existentia ...

(4 pages) 216 0 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Christian Influence. Puritan influence on Native Americans in history with William Apess as prime example. No Work Cited page is included; has in-text citations and is written in MLA format.

The Christian InfluenceThe writings of Native American authors were influenced greatly by the Christians, Puritans in particular, long after their initial arrival in the 17th century. The origin ...

(4 pages) 153 2 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A review of "Beowulf"

e obvious references to both Christian and Pagan rituals. Thecharacters in the epic are newly found Christians who are trying to remain true to their new faithbut are weak and hence, in times of great ... worship are doing so only because of great fear,but that they are looked down upon by God and good Christians. It says that only those who willsacrifice themselves and trust in God will be let into H ...

(3 pages) 78 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

An analysis of Augustine's interpertation of the concept of evil. Was it through the hands of G-d or from the hands of human

A philosophical question faces Christians, and in fact all theists, that challenges the belief in G-d. To theists, G-d is an omnipo ... understanding that herein lay the cause of my sin"(7.3). Augustine also describes Satan, who is for Christians, the greatest evil known, as "a good angel who became a devil because of his own wicked w ...

(6 pages) 199 0 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Discussion of the Feasibility of Miracles and the Grounds for Christianity existing without miracles. The fact and the ideas disagreeing with Hume's ideas

on ten Of Miracles. The idea of this is using the circle philosophical argument. If one agrees that Christians believe in the Bible, and that miracles have people understand the Bible as Hume points o ... ct. They were written by St. Paul, who was also a soldier for the Roman army and killed hundreds of Christians, who believed and followed God, without the scriptures that Hume talks about. From this, ...

(5 pages) 73 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Criticism of "The Indifferent" John Donne

d, this poem was obviously meant to be a comical look at values that were opposite the ones held by Christians. According to Clay Hunt, '['The Indifferent'] is probably quite an early poem because of ...

(5 pages) 99 1 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A Look Back at the Crusades

city ofJerusalem and the Holy Land (Oakes 53). After taking over our sacred lands, they forbadeall Christians from going on pilgrimages. The people of Europe were very upset. A largenumber of great a ... anity. Many new churches were built in hope of converting Moslems.Also after taking over towns, the Christians lowered taxes to keep the Moslems happy(Billings 74). Most Moslems said that they were be ...

(4 pages) 78 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity