Essays Tagged: "Moses"

The Trials of Becoming a Hero

ng a HeroHero worship has existed in this world since the beginning of time, from the Jews honoring Moses, to the Germans honoring Adolf Hitler. Becoming a hero is a very difficult thing to accomplish ...

(5 pages) 85 0 3.7 Oct/1996

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

In the beginning...

have survived the test of time and criticism. The Biblical account in Genesis, probably written by Moses around 1500 B.C., and the story of creation and flood in Ovid's Metamorphosis, written somewhe ... nth. In Metamorphoses, the creation story is seven stanzas, a compilation of eighty lines. It takes Moses thirty- one verses of Old Testament history to complete his story of creation.There are a few ...

(4 pages) 124 0 3.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


cal authority from other influences. The successful struggle for liberation under the leadership of Moses and the glorious conquest of Canaan under Joshua instilled a fresh breeze of hope and a renewe ...

(10 pages) 341 0 3.7 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Harriet Tubman

nfluenced her to do the impossible. It was because of these abilities that she was regarded as 'the Moses of her people'. Harriet Tubman was truly a legend whose visions and heroic character paved the ...

(4 pages) 99 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


on enslaved by the Egyptians. Theywere forced to make many of Egypt's great monuments and pyramids. Moses led themout of Egypt back into Canaan where many of the people broke up into different groupst ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Influence of African American Oratory on Later Literature

the god's in a traditional African way and used songs to compare their struggle to that of biblical Moses. For later writers, the early spoken word was one of the few ways they could learn of the fait ... is the reference to the plight of the Jews, who faced similar bondage. Spirituals such as "Go Down, Moses" tell of the enslavement of the Jews that the slaves feel connected to, "When Israel when in E ...

(3 pages) 117 3 1.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Islam: The true religion

not believe in the the Quran or the Prophet Muhammed (pbuh) but Muslims on the otherhand belive in Moses and Abraham and the Jewish scriptures.

(1 pages) 98 2 2.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Thrown Into the Wilderness Identity, and Stigmas in Society Uses "Moses' Wilderness Tabernacle" by Miriam Peskowitz

er they be large or small. Miriam Peskowitz illustrates that identities can be bounded in her essay Moses? Wilderness Tabernacle.Ownership of the self defines itself in one word: perception. Not other ...

(2 pages) 33 0 2.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Three Giants - An essay describing the contrast between christianity, islam and judiasm, and their common origins

ws and events in Jewish history. The Jews believe that God gave them his "laws of the land" through Moses, which is why he was called "the Lawgiver". According to the Jewish tradition, God made a cove ... tradition. For example, Jesus accepted the Ten Commandments that God had given to the Jews through Moses; he preached new ideas at the same time. Also, like the Torah from Judaism, the Bible was the ...

(2 pages) 233 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Patriarchal Law.

Law is simply the name given to the law that governed all men from the time of Adam to the time of Moses and for all until the Christian disbursement began (Lyons; Min, 2002). People began to acknowl ...

(11 pages) 151 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Safer Sex with Contraception.

twice the pregnancy rate of white teenagers-in 1988, the rates were 197 and 93, respectively (Chad Moses, 1997). A variety of contraceptives most likely used by teenagers will be talked about. Male a ...

(6 pages) 61 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Frederick II.

Was Frederick II Anti-Papal?"There were three great frauds in history. Moses, Jesus and Mohammed."Frederick II.All religions must be tolerated...for...every man must get t ... tz's "Frederick The Second" was said to have remarked - "there were three great frauds in history - Moses, Jesus and Muhammad," we see clearly a somewhat cynnical view of the Church itself - definitel ...

(6 pages) 36 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Prophets of the Bible.

be focused on beliefs and practices, similar to those practiced in the wilderness in the past with Moses. This is very much a Judaism theology against fertility religions and the worshiping of Baal. ...

(5 pages) 109 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


d concluding with the story of Noah. Scenes from the biblical stories of David, Judith, Esther, and Moses are depicted in the corners, while images of prophets, sibyls, and the ancestors of Christ are ...

(2 pages) 45 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The book of Exodus.

stions asked. Some people may say that God still treats Israelites like slaves even though he sends Moses to free Israel. "I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the ... rm of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below" (Exodous 20:4). When Moses asked the LORD "Why should your anger burn against your people, whom you brought out of Egypt ...

(5 pages) 68 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


laws and events in Jewish history. The Jews believe that God gave them the Ten Commandments through Moses, which he was called "the Lawgiver? According to the Jewish tradition, God made a covenant, or ... ternal, Prayer is to be directed to God alone and to no other , The words of the prophets are true, Moses's prophecies are true, and Moses was the greatest of the prophets, The Written Torah (first 5 ...

(4 pages) 144 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Grapes of Wrath" and and an analysis on it.

Throughout history man has made many journeys, far and wide, Moses great march though the Red Sea and Columbus' crossing of the Atlantic Ocean are only a few of ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Nov/2003

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

"God and the World" Talks about Teleological,Cosmological Arguments and the problem of causality in Ch.9 of Questions that Matter(SE).

ogy. Revealed theology means knowledge of god through special revelation such as the bible, church, Moses, Christ, the Holy Spirit etc... In revealed theology god has his own way of approaching humani ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Road Least Traveled. Harriet Tubman was not afraid to fight for the rights of African-Americans. Her story is one of dedication and inspiration.

The Road Least TraveledHarriet Tubman was a runaway slave from Maryland who became known as the "Moses of her people". Over the course of ten years, and at a great personal risk, she led hundreds o ...

(4 pages) 64 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Compare and contrast Steinbeck's novel "The Grapes of Wrath" with the Exodus story.

iver, slavery, the reason for leaving, the length of the journey, and the destination.The origin of Moses is probably one of the most well known stories from the Old Testament, besides that of Adam an ... s probably one of the most well known stories from the Old Testament, besides that of Adam and Eve. Moses was born a poor Hebrew slave, but shortly after his birth Pharaoh orders all male Hebrew child ...

(5 pages) 42 0 3.0 Jan/2004

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