Essays Tagged: "Jacob"

Religious Meaning of the Birthright Story

Ch 25:27-34As the boys grew up, Esau became a skillful hunter, a man who lived in the open; whereas Jacob was a simple man, who kept to his tents. Isaac preferred Esau, because he was fond of game; bu ... an, who kept to his tents. Isaac preferred Esau, because he was fond of game; but Rebekah preferred Jacob. Once, when Jacob was cooking a stew, Esau came in from the open, famished. He said to Jacob, ...

(5 pages) 58 0 3.5 Nov/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Jacob's Ladder"

Jacob's Ladder is a film which draws specific conclusions on exactly what takes place in a person ri ... If you've made your peace then the devils are really angels, freeing you from the earth.' The film Jacob's Ladder uses the character of Jacob Singer to demonstrate how the film's creators view death ... film's creators view death and afterlife.The central character in the film is a man by the name of Jacob Singer (Jake), who is in Vietnam in 1971 fighting for the U.S. against the Vietcong. The film ...

(9 pages) 70 1 4.7 Nov/1996

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

Dialog to the book "No longer at ease"

SCENE1:Obi is on his way to his father when he meets an old school matefrom Umofia.OBI:Oh! Hallo Jacob it was a long time ago we met. How are you?Jacob:Thanks ,I`m fine.It was certanly a long time ... ad and mum.It was a long time ago Ivisited them and I have something Important to discuss with them.Jacob:Oh I see,what is this important thing that has brought you toUmofia?Obi:Ok the problem is that ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Story of Jacob

Of the Biblical Patriarchs, Jacob is the most mysterious. Possessing neither the faith nor virtues of Abraham, Jacob is chosen t ... ns, intrigues and conflicts which cast serious doubt on the wisdom and appropriateness of God using Jacob as his prophet. A casual reading of the text would indicate that God is rather wary of being t ... sual reading of the text would indicate that God is rather wary of being too intimately involved in Jacob's schemes and deception. God, who was Abraham's constant companion and guide, now appears to b ...

(5 pages) 86 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

This essay is about the United Fruit Company and its part in the US sponsored military coup in Gautemala.

We have always made our foreign policy about human rights and spreading democracy right? Currently Jacob Arbenz is a democratically elected leader who is fighting poverty and being successful at it. ...

(1 pages) 47 0 4.6 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The novel, Looking for Alibrandi is charged with emotional energy.

s life.An example of two different cultural people experiencing each other's way of living, is when Jacob Coote got to know Jose. However, once they found out each other's morals towards life problems ... e got to know Jose. However, once they found out each other's morals towards life problems started. Jacob did not like the fact that Jose would not make love to him, she felt insecure and thought that ...

(3 pages) 85 1 3.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Judaism: Family traditions, Rituals and History

h came about gradually. However, some people were important in making it happen. Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, known as the patriarchs are both the physical and spiritual ancestors of Judaism. They founde ...

(6 pages) 361 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This is an essay I did on explaining how gravity works as well as how it effects the tides... How high tide and low tide work

where you are on earth.GravitationThe original idea of gravity was discovered by Sir Isaac Newton (Jacob 1999). It is said that Newton was sitting underan apple tree and an apple fell from the tree s ... (Decemer 17 2000) 17 2000Jacob, M C. (1999). Newton, Sir Isaac. In World Book multimedia Encyclopedia [CD-ROM]. Sandiago Cali ...

(5 pages) 105 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Judaism and Western Civilization.

in comparison to the one God.The God of Israel is the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, the God of Jacob. That is, he is the God that Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob knew. He is the God who bound himself i ... ver", ( the God of the philosophers. He is the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, a God who has a name and who has bound himself in a relationship with the creatures.I am very ...

(3 pages) 123 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Journal Entries for the play, "Of the Fields, Lately" by David French.

hey have values and behaviour which predominantly affects their lifestyles.The relationship between Jacob and Ben is very bizarre considering that they are father and son. Their relationship is reveal ... his father. Ben states to Mary that he does not wish to establish any type of new relationship with Jacob. Mary acts as a peacekeeper in order to establish a "sense of belonging" between the two but b ...

(8 pages) 42 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Inventor of Blue Jeans, Levi Strauss.

dry goods peddler, already had five children with his first wife, who had died a few years earlier: Jacob, Jonas, Louis, Rosla and Mathilde. Levi - named "Loeb" at birth - and his older sister Fanny w ... demand would be great for these riveted "waist overalls" (the old name for jeans), so Levi brought Jacob Davis to San Francisco to oversee the first West Coast manufacturing facility. Initially, Davi ...

(5 pages) 104 0 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Sipping vodka- A priest who has a drink during a sermon.

commandments, not 12.3. There are 12 disciples, not 10.4. Jesus was consecrated, not constipated.5. Jacob wagered his donkey, he did not bet his ass.6. We do not refer to Jesus Christ as the late J. C ...

(1 pages) 47 4 3.9 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

The way Christianity viewed the Jews throught out the ages.

use the Jews didn't accept Jesus Christ, God canceled the covenant He had made with Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and therefore the Jews. Throughout history the church has believed in supersessionism, often ... the church has been give to the people of God established by the covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Therefore, Christians have not replaced the Jews. In addition a new word was created for Shoa ...

(5 pages) 80 1 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

How the church was formed.

and-new, but in the sense of continuing and fulfilling what God had promised to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Already in its very beginnings, therefore, Christianity manifested a dual relation to the Jew ...

(6 pages) 104 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Changing Perspective on Looking For Alibrandi.

ut life. This can be seen in the core text "Looking for Alibrandi" through the characters Josie and Jacob. This isn't shown by John, as he doesn't change his perspective. The related material "Dead Po ... hanges her view of these things as she grows older, this is why changing perspectives is continuous.Jacob in Looking for Alibrandi changes his view of his life. Jacob was secure and knew what he wante ...

(3 pages) 64 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How is suspense created and maintained in The Monkey's Paw and The Red Room?

In The Monkey's Paw written by W.W. Jacobs and The Red Room written by H.G. Wells, there are many similarities and differences in the wa ... nces being that The Monkey's Paw is written in third person whereas The Red Room is a narrative.W.W Jacobs uses many different techniques in The Monkey's Paw to build up an atmosphere of suspense and ... n The Monkey's Paw to build up an atmosphere of suspense and uneasiness. One way this is done is by Jacob's description of the White family's location, a bleak, desolate and isolated place. The fact t ...

(12 pages) 41 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Discuss: Far from bring a book only about girls, Looking for Alibrandy is relevant for all adolescents, regardless of gender.

vel 'Looking for Alibrandy' are relevant for all adolescents, regardless of gender. Josie, John and Jacob are all in their final year of school and each of them experiences the highs and lows most ado ... boys.The search for identity is one of the main themes in 'Looking for Alibrandy.' Josie, John and Jacob are all trying to find out who exactly they are and where they belong.Josie has a lot to deal ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The finest church that the middle ages never produced." Is that a fair interpretation of St. Mary's church, Portsmouth?

t last very long and was demolished in 1887. The current church was built in 1878 after Canon Edgar Jacob became the vicar of the parish.Many of the visitors today believe that the current church was ... or St. Marys to look like one. A lot of the ideas and features must also have come from Canon Edgar Jacob himself.The church's 'Middle Aged features' include niches with no statues, buttresses, the we ...

(4 pages) 27 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A few words of Plato

Plato: Ah hello my young friend, you must be one Professor Einstein's students. How can I help you? Jacob: I really have to get home if the professor realized I used his machine he'll be furious. Plat ... sor realized I used his machine he'll be furious. Plato: Really? You don't want to ask me anything? Jacob: Well I guess. In my time there are many different types of government. What is your idea of t ...

(7 pages) 54 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

This essay is all about an Artist of the Dutch Baroque period, Rembrandt Van Rijn; about his life and how it was important to inspiring other artists...

discovered that it did not interest him and then decided to leave to pursue art. At the workshop of Jacob Isaacxszoon van Swanenburch he acquired the basic technical knowledge of art such as perspecti ...

(3 pages) 73 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists