Essays Tagged: "Psalms"


spair and suffering iswhat makes a person who he or she is.The Lord is not a stranger to suffering. Psalms 69:33-36, states "The Lord hearsthe needy and does not despise his captive people. Let heaven ... situations and how toovercome them.I looked up the word "suffering" in the bible, I was directed to Psalms 73:21-26.It states, "When my heart was grieved and my spirit embittered, I was senseless andi ...

(3 pages) 100 1 3.6 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Singing School

as not until 1640, however, that the Puritan ministers in America made their own translation of the psalms. The Bay Psalm Book was the first book printed in British North America and was widely used. ... y. This allowed a few tunes, having the same rhythms as the poetry, to be used as melodies for many psalms. In addition, the text employed the vernacular, and consequently promoted memorization. The n ...

(5 pages) 56 0 3.2 Nov/1982

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A comparison of two major Baroque composers: Claudio Monteverdi and Domenico Scarlatti (turabian format)

The purpose of this paper is to analyze two psalms by Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi (1567-1643) and Giovanni Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757 ... r voices (SATB), continuo, and solo soprano and alto lines. This piece is also a part of the vesper psalms used in church. There is use of imitative polyphony within the chorus parts and within the so ... s considered to be perfect or somehow godly. What makes this psalm different from Scarlatti's other psalms is that it is the only psalm that exhibits an organized concerto style. This psalm is also wr ...

(4 pages) 120 0 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

7 Reasons to Read the Glorious Qur'an.

nsurpassableThe Qur'an is God's final revelation to humankind. God revealed the Torah to Moses, the Psalms to David, the Gospel to Jesus, and finally the Qur'an to Muhammad. Peace be upon Moses, David ...

(2 pages) 91 2 4.1 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

A movie vs. book comparison of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

e woods, he hears strange noises from the trees which really scare him. Also in both, Ichabod loves psalms. He teaches the church's choir and always sings psalms when he is scared to cheer him up. Ich ...

(2 pages) 97 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The history of music.

c known as Gregorian chant. This became the first known organized sound which was nothing more than psalms from the bible being chanted for teaching and learning purposes.After the middle ages the ren ...

(4 pages) 167 0 2.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Psalm- their purpose and how they fulfil them.

The psalms are poetry intended to be set to music and prayer intended to be prayed in worship. In ancien ... agedy, faith and failure, people sang and spoke to God through the PsalmThe primary purpose for the psalms is to be a vehicle for the expression of God's people in worship. The psalms represent the re ... n to the person and work of God, which results from reflection upon His program for His people. The psalms were written in recognition of God's gracious works in history and were then used to respond ...

(2 pages) 41 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Islam and Christianity: A comparison of these 2 Religions.

the existence of Angels. Both Holy Scriptures recognizes the existence of Gabriel and Michael. The psalms and the gospels are in both Christian and Muslim Holy scriptures, but each has different mean ...

(2 pages) 132 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Music and Singing in the Light of the Islam, Quran and Sunnah by Abu Bilal Mustafa Al-Kanadi (Part 1)

s issue.Verses Claimed To Indicate The Legality Of Music.The following verses regarding the psalms of Dawood (upon whom be peace) is case in point.The First Verse:"And verily, We did fa ... st Verse:"And verily, We did favour some of the prophets over others, and to Dawood We gave the Psalms.How does this verse purport to be proof for those who claim legality? It is a common misc ...

(13 pages) 21 0 4.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The primary mark of the church, Holiness.

e Liturgy of the hours, otherwise known as the Divine office or the Breviary. Mostly made up of the Psalms and including many other readings from the bible, this ancient collection and manner of prayi ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Musical Influence

y example of this can be found in the Bible. One of the most read and beloved books of the Bible is Psalms. Psalms means praises or songs of praises. There are one hundred and fifty Psalms in this col ... alms in this collection; they are credited to various authors. King David wrote the majority of the Psalms found in the Old Testament of the Christian Bible, with a total of seventy three. The Psalms ...

(7 pages) 70 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

How Sidney categories his poetry and how he defense of poetry

hical, 3-imaginativeReligious-- this type of poetry means divine poetry. Like Solomon's song, David psalms the hymns and all the book of job.Philosophical--these poets are deals with philosophical mat ...

(1 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Discuss the contribution of Hermann Gunkel and Sigmund Mowinckel to the study of the Psalms.

Q: Discuss the contribution of Hermann Gunkel and Sigmund Mowinckel to the study of the Psalms.The Psalms are a unique collection of writings which emerge from times in the Old Testament. ... ing paragraphs.PRIOR TO GUNKELTo understand the impact Gunkel and Mowinckel had on the study of the Psalms, we need to be aware of the factors leading up to their contribution.Concerted understanding ... we need to be aware of the factors leading up to their contribution.Concerted understanding of the Psalms was sparked during the enlightenment period of the 18th Century. Prior to this, the Psalms we ...

(4 pages) 16 0 4.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Do we really have free will? A study of Predestination.

nows..." (1 Sam. 2:3). God is very much aware of what is happening in the present, past and future. Psalms 139 compares God's thoughts to the number of grains of sand that exist. "How precious to me a ... God! How vast is the sum of them! Were I to count them, they would outnumber the grains of sand." (Psalms 139:17, 18)God knows what is happening at every minute. "...for [God] views the ends of the e ...

(8 pages) 66 1 3.8 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Conceptions Of Davidic Hope

onceptions of Davidic Hope in Psalm 2, 45, and 72/Oct. 19, 1998; (5) Conceptions of Davidic Hope in Psalms 89, 110, and 132/Oct. 27/98.Key Texts in the Prophets Ezek 17:22-24; 34:23-24; 37:24-28 The p ...

(6 pages) 407 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How God Works

(1 pages) 4 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Illuminated Manuscripts of the

Book of Hours in the fourteenth century the Psalter, a book with the texts of the hundred and fifty psalms, was the most important prayer book for ordinary people. This manuscript was elaborately deco ... m the Calendar. The next fourteen paintings describe the life of Christ. In the actual text all the psalms are separated by fancy initial letters. Very often, in these initials you can find the scenes ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


ks. The Wisdom literature found in the Bible is, for the most part, contained in 6 main books: Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Song Of Songs, Ecclesiasticus (or Sirach), and Ecclesiastes. Ecclesiastes has been ...

(6 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Wisdom Literature - Psalm 1 (Old Testament)

ead Psalm 1 every day and you'll be prosperous!" There is a school of thought that believes certain Psalms can read to obtain specific blessings. Some people who follow this even go so far as to sink ... vain repetition) that is valuable. Psalm stands out like an introduction to the rest of the Psalms. This Psalm, like the 2nd Psalm, has no title, although it is sometimes referred to as "The T ...

(9 pages) 20 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Ways to bring glory to god

There are many examples throughout the Bible where people praise and glorify God, most prominent in Psalms. One instance appears in Revelations 4:8-9, where "e ach of the four living creatures &hellip ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity