Essays Tagged: "god is one"

Boneventure's Journey of the mind to god. Explains his theory of how to acsend to the level of god. critisizing as it goes.

The Journey of the Mind?The process of ascending to God is one that I always thought to only come at death. The Journey of the Mind to God is Bonaventur ... come at death. The Journey of the Mind to God is Bonaventure's theory of how to understand and know God. St. Bonaventure breaks down what we (as humans) are very similar to how the bible portrays God. ... aventure exercised an extraordinary amount of form in his logic to describe the seven steps to know God; however, his logic and reasoning were bias as he did not question the existence of God. He sees ...

(3 pages) 52 1 4.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The existence of God (or lack thereof)

There is no god. There is merely an ignorant explanation of what we do yet not know. The human being's naturally ... upernatural being. People now have a category for phenomena that they cannot explain, they call it "god". Believing in a god is one's own inability to accept the fact that there are things that people ... ne day we will be able to explain these unknown things through science.Science will eventually kill god. Just as it killed beliefs that the world was flat and at the center of the universe. The fact t ...

(4 pages) 93 0 2.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

A complete description of the Greek god Hermes.

HermesEnglish/Greek MythologyHermes the messenger of gods; this is the title given to one of the most fascinating gods in Greek mythology. Hermes (also c ... tle given to one of the most fascinating gods in Greek mythology. Hermes (also called Mercury) is a god that is a big symbol for many things today. This Greek god is one out of a variety of the charac ... in stories that have changed the way we look at Greek Myth.One night in Olympia, Zeus, the greatest god of all, went out and impregnated Maia, the daughter of Atlas. The Next morning she bore Hermes, ...

(2 pages) 108 3 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

"Hasidic Interpretations of the First Verse of the Shema" From Norman Lamm's "The Shema: Spirituality and Law in Judaism."

.The Lubavitch interpretation of Zalman takes the first verse of the Shema literally. For example, "God is One," more than denying the existence of other gods, indicates that nothing outside of God ca ... complete denial of the cosmos. Accordingly, man's reality must be written off as nothing more than God's dream. To Zalman, this is the correct interpretation of "Higher Unification." However, as Lamm ...

(4 pages) 26 0 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Unity

ate of being undivided, oneness- Solidarity, Integrity, Union, Harmony, Accord, Being in Agreement" God is one- Shama - Deut 6:4- John 17:11, 21-23" Marriage- One Flesh Gen 2:24" One Body of Believers ... ld, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is his good, pleasing and perfect will.(Rom 12:3) For by the grace given me I say to ever ...

(4 pages) 15 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Kukulkan - Quetzalcoatl.

The feathered serpent god is one of the great mysteries of ancient Mesoamerican cultures. He was called Kukulkan by the Ma ... Kukulkan has both human and divine characteristics. Kukulkan was considered to be half man and half god in one same being. In this sense, the quetzal bird represented heaven, the serpent represented e ... represented heaven, the serpent represented earth. White-skinned and bearded, Kukulkan was also the god of life and divine wisdom. He brought love, penitence, and exemption from the usual rituals of s ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Judaism Explained.

ers are stated in the plural, and Jews are expected to pray in communal groups.1. Relationship with God and the Torah. The Torah is the primary document of Judaism. Torah, which means "teaching", is G ... th. Jews usually belief that all of the following statements are true about their relationship with God:* God exists* God is one and unique* God is incorporeal* God is eternal* Prayer must be directed ...

(6 pages) 128 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Problems of Good & Evil

The logical problem of evil is one of the oldest arguments against the existence of God. There is a logical contradiction in believing in God AND believing that there is evil in this w ... tradiction in believing in God AND believing that there is evil in this world. Theists believe that God is perfect, and has three traits: omnipotence, omniscience, and omni benevolence. An omnipotent ... omni benevolence. An omnipotent God is one who is "all powerful". People often infer from this that God can do anything. However, there are things that God cannot do. Specifically, he can not do thing ...

(5 pages) 67 4 4.8 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Albert Camus' "The Stranger", how personality killed Mersault

is the only atheist in a very strong catholic community. Meursault's choice to reject the belief of god is one of he major reasons why Meursault is put to death. Meursault's honesty prevents him from ... l Meursault is challenged by the opposing lawyer about his faith, and whether or not he believes in god. The lawyer displays an extremely dramatic display of distraught when he finds out that Meursaul ...

(6 pages) 23 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Who Is God To Me?

"Who Is God To Me?" My outlook of God is one of many aspects.There are three persons within th ... s one of many aspects.There are three persons within the Holy Trinity, but somehow they are all one God. There is the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. First with God "the Father", I ... vice from. I picture the Father generally as an old man, which I believe many people also would say.God "the Son", I picture Him, as one of two things. First I would consider Him a brother to me ...

(3 pages) 557 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Islamic understanding of the relationship between GOD and Humanity

aning of the religion to Muslims. Muslims believe that their lives must be in complete obedience to God and that they should always strive to please God. It is this principle that is the basis of the ... please God. It is this principle that is the basis of the Islamic relationship between humanity and God.The effort made by Muslims to be obedient to God throughout their lifetimes is a struggle. Musli ...

(6 pages) 38 1 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

“The Symbolism Of Churches And Church Ornaments

the name because it represented to the medieval civilization that the Church is a congregation for God. Various stones that make up the church also has symbolism, in that it could be made up of vario ... r woman.The Church is also a function for doctrinal issues. The Church has many names. The House of God is one of those. This symbolizes the relevance that it is not just a building but it is a place ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Religion In Australia

in Australia today.Monotheism defines, Christianity and Islam in Australia today. The belief in one God unites these two traditions throughout the world. Taken from the Six Articles of Belief, Muslims ... e two traditions throughout the world. Taken from the Six Articles of Belief, Muslims believe that ?God is one and this is Allah?. Christians recite the Nicene Creed, which begins with, ?We believe in ...

(7 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Greek Hebrew Comparison

As the most important abstract in the lives of both the Hebrews and Greeks, Gods also had the greatest impact. Both the Greek and Hebrew entities demanded a great deal of recog ... is also important to note the subtle similarities between them Comparing the roles that the gods played in both cultures, the most blatant variation to note is that the Hebrew God is singular, ... cultures, the most blatant variation to note is that the Hebrew God is singular, while the Greek's Gods are plural with each divinity holding a specific role in Greek life. While the Greek mythologic ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Nietzschean Thought - The Main Concepts covered and explored Based on Interpretations by David Walsh

nly used to further power (i.e. manifest destiny and the extermination of the natives).The Death of GodThe phrase the "Death of God" is one of the most recognizable quotes by Nietzsche. It also remind ... ional in three easily misinterpreted words. The phrase doesn't literally mean that there was once a God and now he is dead, instead it is a reference to a world whose basic ideals are no longer buttre ...

(10 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Judaism and Islam

Judaism is based on thirteen principals of faith outlined by Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon (Rich, 2001):1. God Exists2. God is one and unique3. God is incorporeal4. God is eternal5. Prayer is to be directed ... w contained in the Talmud and other writings) were given to Moses9. There will be no other Torah10. God knows the thoughts and deeds of men11. God will reward the good and punish the wicked12. The Mes ...

(7 pages) 41 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam