Essays Tagged: "religions"


y ages. The future of our world will also be influenced by continued art forms.Art is influenced by religions, cultures, moral values, traditions, and governmental hierarchies. Although there are hund ...

(2 pages) 118 0 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays

Women in religion

believed in a superior being to explain the existence of life. Now with the different varieties of religions, men and women play different roles that are permitted by each one of them. Men are allowe ... erous amount of evidence in favor of women's ordinations, there are plenty of church officials, and religions that do believe that women should not remain in silent prayer. Others feel that women mini ...

(3 pages) 141 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Ethical Values In The Old Testament

explain Old Testament ethics with only what was borrowed from it.What sets Judaism apart from other religions of the time was its monotheistic basis. The ethics of Judaism is historical and traditiona ...

(3 pages) 209 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

A Reveiw of the Jehovah's witnesses Religion

ovah's witness's religionWhen the name of Jehovah's witness arises, most of the public of differing religions, a picture of an overly nice person or group of people all dressed in suits and nice cloth ... mation on the church itself. Some of the beliefs of the church are most like that of most Christian religions with the exceptions that they do not regard the cross as highly as most Christians do. The ...

(4 pages) 137 1 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Church and State

The theory of evolution is at odds with the views of many religions, and many people want to allow a religious view of creationism to be taught in the public ...

(4 pages) 150 1 3.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Mind over Matter

Mind over MatterOut of the myriad of religions that encompass the earth, one of the least understood is Buddhism. In the pursuit of a hig ...

(5 pages) 133 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Community in Religion

ixion of Jesus. Delving deep into these religious symbols, there exists a common thread uniting all religions. The aspect of community becomes the "heart and soul" of almost all religious groups aroun ... ities are the "cause" and not the "effect" of religious experience. As is the case with many tribal religions, the community becomes the central force that "designs" the religion. Throughout Africa, m ...

(6 pages) 200 1 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Judaism or Judaisms?

It has been argued that Judaism can be seen not only as a singlereligion, but as a group of similar religions. It has also beenpointed-out that through all the trials and tribulations that Judaismhas ... ce for most of their history. Jerusalem is not only hometo Judaism, but to the Muslim and Christian religions as well.Historically this has made it quite a busy place for the various groups.Jerusalem ...

(7 pages) 166 0 3.8 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


me form of reincarnation.The idea that life does not end when one dies is an integral part of these religions and the cultureof the Chinese people. Reincarnation, life after death, beliefs are not sta ... rth as a physical being, to achieve harmony with nature and the universe. The ultimate goalfor both religions is to achieve immortality. The Taoist called this ultimate goal Tao, while theBuddhist see ...

(8 pages) 271 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Bodily Resurrection and 1 Corinthians 15:42-54

ly Resurrection and 1 Corinthians 15: 42-54One of the most significant issues concerning nearly all religions, Christianity among them, concerns the fate of men following their death. Believing in an ... ly Resurrection and 1 Corinthians 15: 42-54One of the most significant issues concerning nearly all religions, Christianity among them, concerns the fate of men following their death. Believing in an ...

(12 pages) 113 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


heaven. Thecommandment sparked the beginning of Christianity and throughout the years, itscultures, religions and beliefs poured out upon the continents, including the NewWorld. The intent of this rep ... nclaimed for doing this was to keep the Indians interested in Catholicism and awayfrom their native religions. 'On February 8, 1537, Zumarraga wrote the Council ofthe Indies that beautiful churches he ...

(11 pages) 436 0 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Death and Dying Practices of the Australian Aborigines

discuss the death and dying beliefs of the Aborigines that share a common thread with many popular religions of today. Aboriginal beliefs in death and dying are original in that they combine all thes ... fferent way. The purpose of looking at the commonalties is to examine the shared foundations of all religions by investigating the aspect of death and dying in a very localized and old set of beliefs. ...

(14 pages) 241 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Religion and discrimination

er in devising a definitive answer to the question.Certain followings or 'faiths' which claim to be religions that are prevalent today are, in actuality, forms of cults. Although most of the practices ... ld constitute the line of telerance society should not cross.Firstly, what distinguishes cults from religions is the manner in which they operate. Cults are designed with a view of insulating the indi ...

(3 pages) 149 1 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

That Place In Your Mind (What is hell, related to Dante's Inferno)

lenged God's power. It is where a person goes if she commits sins and is never redeemed again. Some religions believe in a nirvana, where all is good. On the other hand, if a person does not believe a ... good. On the other hand, if a person does not believe as they do, then they are sent to Hell. Other religions believe that the prophet has not yet arrived, but will, and you must devote your life to t ...

(2 pages) 83 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Persuasive Essay on Overpopulation

licated, pervasive issue will come to bea problem of the utmost importance for people of all races, religions, andnationalities.Our planet now provides for approximately 5.8 billion people, withprojec ...

(1 pages) 387 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

The Role Of Language

ate their perspective. However, there are many forms and styles of language. Different counties and religions have different ancestral languages and styles of speaking.I personally, am learning a seco ...

(2 pages) 192 0 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

This essay gives a general overview of the history of shamanism in Korea's culture but concentrates primarily on the ramifications of prejudice against its pracitice in modern day Korean culture.

s superstitious and primitive, both scorned by the elite intellectuals, and rejected by conflicting religions. Nevertheless, despite efforts throughout the nation's history to extinguish shamanism and ... in part to the "echoes of Christianity" in shamanism (Clark 36). Other similarities between the two religions are also the cause for their coexistence within the Korean culture. Christianity, akin to ...

(3 pages) 167 0 2.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Female Genital Mutilation "long term psychological effects"

actor in almost every society, circumcision was invented way in the past before any of the Heavenly Religions appeared. In fact, the most traditional and conservative type of circumcision is the Pharo ...

(9 pages) 217 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Darkness Illuminated in Hawthorne's Scarlett letter

inated with that presence which illuminates, yet cannot be touched. Mankind has brought it into his religions, giving it a great deal of importance in his creed. Following in the footsteps of his ance ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne


time in life. There are many opposing viewpoints of the right-to-die debate from different people, religions, cultures, race, moral ethics, health care ethics and legal factors that are considered at ...

(11 pages) 398 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law