Essays Tagged: "religious groups"

Community in Religion

s structurally shaped like a cross, the symbol of the crucifixion of Jesus. Delving deep into these religious symbols, there exists a common thread uniting all religions. The aspect of community becom ... on thread uniting all religions. The aspect of community becomes the "heart and soul" of almost all religious groups around the world. It is this upon which George Weckman focuses his article.The auth ...

(6 pages) 200 1 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Videogame, The High Tech Threat to Our Younger Generation

m homes. Generally speaking, the video and computer game industry has been a growing concern to the religious groups, responsible politicians and bewildered parents for the disturbing contents and the ...

(11 pages) 268 1 4.3 Jun/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Hate on the net

recent terrorist events in New York, there has been a backlash of hatred towards certain ethnic and religious groups. Images of Palestinians celebrating on the streets after the World Trade Center bom ...

(1 pages) 48 0 3.3 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

An essay on the wonders of Puritanism. Deals with how Puritans set a precedent in American Life

rom Siberia via the land bridge. Reformations, revelations, conflicts and wars, mass movements, and religious groups have all helped develop our society into what it is today. Religious groups have pl ... be seen in today's society.The Puritan religion originated in England, but after countless years of religious repression under King Charles I and sustained economic depression, they decided it was tim ...

(3 pages) 101 1 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Puritan immigration to the United States and the causes behind this.

The Struggle For Religious FreedomThe struggle for religious freedom was of course a big factor in the lives of colon ... ssue was the most prevalent in the northern colonies because of the different strong beliefs of the religious groups that settled there. A main factor for moving to the colonies from England was to ha ... ome ended up finding themselves in the same situation as before, living in a land with little or no religious tolerance because of the lack of open-mindedness and stubbornness of previous settlers. Th ...

(2 pages) 41 1 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Charity in the US" A paper discussing current trends of philanthropy in America and also the risks and scams involved in giving

t the end of the 19th century, when large corporations began helping finance voluntary agencies and religious groups. Today, the idea of philanthropy, the spirit of active goodwill toward others as de ...

(9 pages) 134 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Religion and different Christian groups.

Why some "Christian" groups are not considered Christian by some people...Many religious groups are considered not as religious as others by people in different sects and denomina ... ny different reasons why this can happen. The main reasons I believe are where the groups get their religious foundation, to show the validity of one's own belief, and because of man's instinct of "I' ...

(2 pages) 88 1 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The sadducees and the pharisees.

In this essay I will compare two of the religious groups in Judaism, the Sadducees and the Pharisees. In this I will discuss their position ... atic party in Judaism whose interests centred in the Temple.In contrast the Pharisees were a Jewish religious party whose membership was largely lay. Sources on the Pharisees include Josephus, Talmud ... nd their class had less to lose.It would seem that the Pharisees seemed to be more willing to adopt religious views, which now seem more normative, was this a denial on the part of the Sadducees of th ...

(5 pages) 49 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Taboos and Love Laws in "The God of Small Things" by Arundhati Roy .

s prosecuted the same in all. Usually, the various classifications of taboos are either cultural or religious. For instance, many European cultures share the same taboos, whereas North America, Asia, ... s, whereas North America, Asia, and the other continents have their own. Conversely, many Christian religious groups have taboos that contrast with other religious groups' behavioural laws. However, r ...

(9 pages) 100 1 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Oliver Cromwell went from leader to a dictator, people dont like it.

to England in war and government, but has made some bad decisions. He has banned theaters and some religious groups from England. England once again has become not so good of a place to live in.Peopl ...

(1 pages) 37 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A report on womens rights in colonial America, using source documents.

ts. The farmers, who were separated into the lowland, and backcountry factions, and a whole host of religious groups, attempting to practice without, or with Government intervention. A less publicized ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.0 Dec/2003

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

The Pritans in America

. One of these groups was the puritans. They had come to America because they were unhappy with the religious state of the church back in England. Striving to create a society that would be envied by ... oor model societies that came before them. Next the persecution of the old world, which many of the religious groups sought to leave behind, continued even in the new one. Finally, the new world socie ...

(4 pages) 39 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The American Religious Experience

In America today we all have choices to make in regards to our religious beliefs. Many young children are brought up today confused about religion and the signific ... on public property, but it wasn't always like this. In this paper I will be discussing the American religious experience in regards to the impact religion has in the public schools.Since 1776 the Unit ... on has in the public schools.Since 1776 the United States has grown from a nation of relatively few religious differences to one of countless religious groups. This expanding pluralism challenges the ...

(5 pages) 115 1 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Buddha and Jesus: A Comparison

f each other, set in different societies. The stories and examples here are those of the mainstream religious groups, not those of scrolls buried in the desert or those of ignorance on the internet, b ...

(8 pages) 111 2 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Influence of Christianity on Public Morality

e community to accept Christian standards'.-A recent example of the Christendom approach is the way religious groups effectively lobbied to have the federal government over turned Northern Territory l ...

(3 pages) 101 2 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Analyzation of a quote from Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

wn ways of doing things and then their actions are criticized by others. A prime example of this is religious groups in the world and all are criticized by one another at some point. A good example of ... estants and Catholics. Being Catholic myself, I can relate to this first-hand. Our beliefs to other religious groups are wrong, an abomination of what is "supposed to be done." We also sometimes criti ...

(1 pages) 34 0 1.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Effects of Nationalism in Balkan States

are of Ottoman land. With the atrocities of the Balkan Wars and the clashes of different ethnic and religious groups in a tightly knit area, the seeds of ethnic cleansing and civil war had been sown. ... d inflation, Hasan Bulent Kahraman, claims that groups within a country will want to form ethnic or religious communities in a need to 'create a future for themselves' along with the lines of changing ...

(6 pages) 69 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


g of men and women as well as people of different ethnicity. The team is also composed of different religious groups. The different religious groups can cause problem sometimes because if something wa ...

(6 pages) 69 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Religious Tolerence in the British North American Colonies prior to 1700

Some of the American colonies were established by various religioussects from England that either disagreed with the Church of England or fledto the Americas ... th the Church of England or fledto the Americas facing persecution by the Anglican Church. Overtime,religious groups in the colonies obtained a charter from the King ofEngland and became formally reco ... and became formally recognized as colonies. The colonies wereshaped according to the beliefs of the religious group (if the colony wasestablished by a religious sect). Religious freedom in the Norther ...

(2 pages) 46 1 2.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

To what extent should the government protect minority rights?

made on behalf of the majority of Canadian citizens safety, interests and welfare are Francophones, religious groups (Sikhism in particular) and homosexuals. Due to the Francophones rough history (FLQ ... s and customs of their ethnic groups to blend in and work well with the new society. Thus when such religious groups such as Sikhs are demanding the right to be able to carry a weapon ("Kirpan") due t ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.6 Oct/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights