Essays Tagged: "Luke"

The Gospels

ses of one unique personality. Matthew by the Holy Spirit presents Christ as King, Mark as Servant, Luke as Man, and John as God.Although featuring Christ as King, Matthew sketches His role as a King ... nt role in closest connection with His character as King, Man and God (Mark 11:1-16:1-8). Similarly Luke focuses the spotlight on Christ as Man and John as God, but like other evangelists they do not ...

(2 pages) 159 1 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Jesus Social Stance and Conflict with Judaism

poor are 'poor of spirit' and the hungers are 'those who hunger and thirst for righteousness.' But Luke's account is different in this sense. He talks of poor and the hungry without any qualification ... you that are full! for ye shall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep' [Luke 6:24-25]. Luke also describes that Jesus responded with compassion to the sick and the infirm. ...

(5 pages) 89 0 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Comparison of Star Wars & The Matrix in relation to the Hero's Quest

into situations those heroes never expected; in fact, at the outset, neither Neo in The Matrix, nor Luke in Star Wars, has any idea what's going on. Neo, wakes up to a message on his computer that say ... a mysterious, PVC-clad woman who hints that the world is stranger and more dangerous than he knows. Luke buys a couple of androids, one of which has a message that leads to the beginning of his advent ...

(7 pages) 184 1 4.2 Jan/2003

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

John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath". It also examines defiance found in the film "Cool Hand Luke" and the "Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger.

fiance was her inner strength; it was her faith.Another piece of fiction, a film entitled Cool Hand Luke, also uses faith to convey defiance. It portrays the story of Luke, a prisoner who was thrown i ... Luke, a prisoner who was thrown in a prison work camp after cutting the tops off of parking meters. Luke had a visible defiant attitude toward all types of authority, including Dragline, who was the l ...

(8 pages) 36 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Case study of a harassment complaint.

Harassment Complaint.The main participants in this situation are Luke, who has been an HR advisor for 5 years and Marie, a cleaner for 1 year. Both work for ACME Ltd ... cutive of ACME. She is very upset but has decided that she needs to "sort it out once and for all". Luke has not been previously aware that there have been any difficulties for Marie, but has knowledg ... Marie, but has knowledge of previous trouble in that team prior to Marie starting.They have met in Luke's office two hours after the incident. He has spoken to the senior executive, Mr Deans, and to ...

(2 pages) 57 1 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Flannery O'Connor's "Revelation." and"A Father's Story" by Andre Dubus

n the process. By proving his love, a father must face challenges with his own values and morality. Luke Ripley, the protagonist of the story, throws away his ethics and his principles in order to pro ... ng more important in return; a meaning for living. As a father of three sons and a daughter, Luke knows that paternal love for one's children can often draw out intense emotion and passion. Alt ...

(6 pages) 66 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison of the synoptic gospels in "plucking heads of grain in the sabb.ath"

to impart: "The Sabbath was made for humankind and not humankind for the Sabbath."On the contrary, Luke's author wrote in a more elevated literary style. Luke takes Mark's writings about the Sabbath ... grain fields, his disciples plucked some heads of grain, rubbed them in their hands, and ate them." Luke's author seems better educated than Mark's author. Luke is shorter on the Sabbath passage becau ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Inspiration of Character.

The Inspiration of Characteris a short, simple story written from the gospel of Luke in the bible. This story is about a father and his two sons and the situations they face throug ... at way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him" (Luke 15:20). No matter what the situation is, even through the good and bad times, this father has a ... this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found." "And they began to be merry" (Luke 15:24). The father accepts the son, along with the past circumstances, and turns the other chee ...

(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Betrayal: How It affects The Narrator in "The Space Merchants" and "The Handmaid's Tald"

im and their daughter. In reading for a second time, one could find clues to the fact that Offred's Luke was similar to the people that had risen to the high ranks of the Gilead. Luke, through Offred' ... m past, and they shared a child together. It was in Offred's account of different interactions with Luke that we got a different picture that reinforces the belief that Luke was as pro-Gilead as the C ...

(6 pages) 17 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

A Horse for a Daughter: An Essay on Andre Dubus' "A Father's Story"

ve that a man may use daily routine to fill the void within himself. The main character and persona Luke Ripley describes some the things he does everyday. While talking about his mornings on the ranc ... r ends [he] take[s] an apple or carrot and [he] go[es] to the stable and tack[s] up a horse." (459) Luke is letting the reader know how each of his mornings go on his ranch. Since his wife and kids ar ...

(6 pages) 24 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analysis of The Parable of the Dishonest Steward. Asked to focus on the idea of a parable and analyze this specific parable in the New Testament.

he life and teachings of Jesus is written in the Bible's four Gospel books-Matthew, Mark, John, and Luke. Each of the Gospels is considered anonymous in the sense that none include the actual author's ... e by side as the "Synoptic Gospels." The Synoptic Gospels include the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. These three Gospels are similar in the way that they describe the life of Jesus as traveling a ...

(9 pages) 44 1 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"Cool hand luke."

"Cool Hand Luke" is a triumphant tail about a man that is taken into prison to join the chain gang, because of ... man that is taken into prison to join the chain gang, because of his alcoholic ways. In my opinion Luke is most certainly not a hero. A hero is someone who never gives up and will do anything to help ... . A hero is someone who never gives up and will do anything to help another person. The only person Luke tries to help at all in this story is himself. He is careless of how other people will be affec ...

(1 pages) 21 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Justice. I defined justice using the synoptic gospels as a means to arrive at a definition.

s toillustrate the specific questions of justice as they pertain to The Gospels of Matthew,Mark and Luke (commonly referred to as the synoptic gospels). In this attempt, mycritical first step is to pl ... ecifically, historians have put the writing of The Gospel of Mark at 70A.D. and that of Matthew and Luke some where between 90-100 A.D. (Fredriksen pg4)The Roman Empire was in power and the vast major ...

(18 pages) 53 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Examination of the book of John (and how it relates to the synoptic Gospels)

lly accepted by Christians is needed. The gospels are broken down into synoptic (Matthew, Mark, and Luke) and one Johannite gospel (referring to the book of John). Putting the differences between the ... work canonical (and thereby worthy of universal acceptance), the mystery of just how Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John came to fruition remains.Christianity as a religion was not just randomly decided upo ...

(9 pages) 58 0 4.5 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Comparison essay between William Golding's novel "To Kill A Mockingbird" and George Lucas's film "-Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back"

k believes in salvagery, every man for themselves.The first area of discussion is the Jedi training Luke receives from Jedi master Yoda. Some references are when on Dagobah, with Yoda Luke tries learn ... the force, he tries to meditate, stay calm, and later on tries to make his fighter plane levitate. Luke has a hard time from the force but Yoda pushes him and says the key is to believe in yourself. ...

(3 pages) 720 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Cool Hand Contrast

Cool Hand Luke is the story of group of prisoners forced to work on a chain gang. The main character Luke, is ... ed up in the beginning after he gets drunk and knocks up some parking meters. As part of this gang, Luke stands out as a leader to the rest of the guys. They all look up to him, because he stands up t ... othing but a bucket to piss in, as well as, being forced to sleep standing up for a number of days. Luke manages to escape a number of times. After the first time he is captured and given chains which ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Imaginative journeys: "Luke's Way of Looking" by Nadia Wheatley and Matt Ottley

our restraints and to understand the beauty of the world and all that is around us. The storybook, "Luke’s Way of Looking", by Nadia Wheatley and Matt Ottley, explores how the individual can tran ... his imagination. A monochromatic colour scheme is used early in the storybook with the exception of Luke’s paintings, symbolizing the power of his imagination and providing contrast to the dull s ...

(2 pages) 17 0 4.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"Among the Hidden" By Maragret Peterson Haddix

Luke’s friendship with Jen was sacred and unique. Both of them put effort into one another, int ... m put effort into one another, into supporting other shadow children and mostly into staying alive. Luke and Jen both took knowledge and realization out of their friendship. Luke learned that you need ... ds both characteristics to be a good person and the same goes for friendships.From Jen’s death Luke learned that life is too short. People need time to complete things, make a difference in the w ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Gothic Tale.

me things of this man: he was married, lived just north of this part of town, and he called himself Luke. Trying to ignore the incessant feeling that this was not right, she followed him up to the roo ... of the chain that locked the door was heard and then the door flew open, allowing two men, besides Luke, to walk in. One was her previous customer Parker and she couldn’t make out the others fac ...

(5 pages) 16 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Jesus at 2000

w Testament. The stories of Jesus' birth are found in only two places in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, and each tells a very different story. Matthew writes of a star and wise men, Luke has no star ... a star and wise men, Luke has no star but an angel and shepherds. In Matthew Jesus is born at home, Luke tells of the famous journey, and the manger. Matthew tells us of King Herod's slaughter of male ...

(6 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith