Essays Tagged: "religious ceremonies"

Priesthood and Vocation

existence of thechurch. Jewish priests first were established in the seventh century BC performing religiousceremonies. They were even more established around 950 BC due to the establishment ofthe Te ... r with Rome, these animal sacrificeswere stopped, and there were no more active Jewish priests. The religious leadership in thesynagogue was led by the rabbis.In the Protestant religion there exists a ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

HALLUCINOGEN

are mescaline, psilocybin, DMT, and marijuana.Mescaline, which has been used by American Indians in religious ceremonies, comes from the peyote cactus. Psilocybin, also used by the Indians and believe ... ain West Indian and South American plants. In the form of snuff, called cohoba, it has been used in religious ceremonies in Haiti. Marijuana is a plant belonging to the hemp family . The active princi ...

(4 pages) 62 1 4.3 Jan/1996

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

Hemp

g gout, malaria, gas pains, and absent-mindedness. Hemp was an integral part of early Indo-European religious ceremonies for thousands of years. Records from Assyria in 650 BC referred to it as a drug ...

(9 pages) 91 0 4.3 May/1996

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

While some people find reading poetry challenging, others find it inspiring and enjoyable. What to you is the 'appeal' of poetry?

ction with practical activities to render them more affective, as in work songs or prayers used for religious ceremonies. Poetry can tell stories and present philosophical or didactic meanings, such a ... ith a practical activity, rendering it more effective, be it for the labourers in the field, or for religious ceremonies.Poetry can make us see the world afresh, or some new part of it. It can make us ...

(5 pages) 168 0 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Taoism

r as I am a Chinese where the Taoism is found. To me, the Gods and Goddesses, like Emperor Jade, in religious Taoism are merely characters in fairy tales. I have never thought that these characters in ... all, but a philosophy that about life style. However, I was wrong. Taoism is in fact classified as religious Taoism and philosophical Taoism.Contrary to religious Taoism and other world religions, I ...

(4 pages) 137 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

ABout the periodic table element of Mercury

nce by Aristotle in the fourth century B.C., a time when the silvery-white, heavy metal was used in religious ceremonies. Spanish miners used mercury to process gold ore for ancient Rome; when their m ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Ancient Egyptian Music.

r music. In one papyrus remnant, Osiris was named the "fair sistrum player." Music was used in some religious ceremonies and sometimes to exercise evil spirits.Music formed an important part of Egypti ... Egypt: temples, palaces, workshops, farms, battlefields and the tomb. Music was an integral part of religious worship in ancient Egypt, so it is not surprising that there were gods specifically associ ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Aboriginal art market

about the heritage of the Aboriginal people. Their images convey stories about their country, their religious ceremonies, their past and their Dreaming.Recently Aboriginal art has boomed within the ar ...

(1 pages) 42 1 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Compare and contrast the Aztec civilization and the Mayan civilization.

ztecs and the Mayans where similar in some ways of life like their culture, their technology, their religious events and at the same time they had their differences in their cultures.The Aztec civiliz ... ry and were observing the Aztec's way of life. The Europeans where specially stunned by the Aztecs' religious ceremonies and religious sacrifices. Today we know how Aztecs lived and their ways of life ...

(10 pages) 266 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Society of Friends: History of the Society of Friends and contemporaneous observation

commonly known as the Quakers ) was founded in the 1650's by George Fox, an English "nonconformist religious reformer." Born 107 years after Martin Luther sparked the Protestant Reformation, Fox's re ... y classes because all believers shared a communal priesthood, churches were not necessary, and that religious ceremonies, rituals, dogma, and creeds were merely empty forms that should be abolished. F ...

(7 pages) 44 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Computing

the tribe's spiritual welfare. It was he or she who decided when to hold both the secret and public religious ceremonies, and interceded with the spirits on behalf of the tribe. In order to correctly ...

(18 pages) 134 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Horicultural peoples

ories high. The Kivas are an underground chamber in the pueblo home that they used to talk and have religious ceremonies in. The Kivas have been used for hundreds of years, ancestor after ancestor. Th ... similar to the Navajo Indians. They raised corn or maize as the basic food. The Hopi Indians based religious ceremonies on the corn they grew. They also grow beans, squash, melons, pumpkins, and frui ...

(11 pages) 65 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Hunter/gathering and horicultural

ories high. The Kivas are an underground chamber in the pueblo home that they used to talk and have religious ceremonies in. The Kivas have been used for hundreds of years, ancestor after ancestor. Th ... similar to the Navajo Indians. They raised corn or maize as the basic food. The Hopi Indians based religious ceremonies on the corn they grew. They also grow beans, squash, melons, pumpkins, and frui ...

(5 pages) 38 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Role of Women in Chinua Achebe's Novel "Things Fall Apart"

in his book "Things Fall Apart" shows that African women are actually strong and important for the religious ceremonies and life in general. They are needed even for such a strong, aggressive and man ... lar of the society. Women's biological function of giving birth is important and undeniable. In the religious ceremonies woman is inseparable art of it. The priestess of Agbala is a woman but she is p ...

(5 pages) 54 0 1.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Kachina

not for aesthetic reasons; it had real purpose. The folk art that came from these cultures were for religious and moral reasons. Everything that these people had had a necessity in their group. The Ka ... Kachinas that punish those who disobey Hopi law. The Kachinas play an important role in the various religious ceremonies, many of which take the form of dances and chants. When a Hopi man dresses hims ...

(6 pages) 604 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Rome

ferent kinds of gatherings. This included private parties, sports events, and public, military, and religious ceremonies. There is evidence that great varieties of music were played. The double pipes ...

(3 pages) 372 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Ancient And Modern Religious Liberty

Ancient and Modern Religious Liberty Liberty is a concept, which has been redefined for centuries. Most citizen ... ea of modern liberty has evolved from ancient liberty into a completely different idea. The idea of religious liberty is an important aspect of liberty that has changed significantly from the time of ... spect of liberty that has changed significantly from the time of the ancients to modernity. Religious liberty, as it is today, was nonexistent to the ancients; instead, their religious liberty ...

(6 pages) 463 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Music Influence on society

every important event in people’s lives. It was played before hunt, at weddings and funerals, at religious ceremonies and public events. Music made people feel like a union and helped them work an ...

(1 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

What is Freedom

d up for what you believe in and to fight for it, freedom to do what you wish, to practice your own religious ceremonies, customs, and beliefs. With this freedom comes a responsibility, a responsibili ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Spanish Bull Run

ar tourist attractions. A. It is one of the most unusual, thrilling, and dangerous religious ceremonies of the world. B. For one week in July, visitor ...

(3 pages) 681 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers