Essays Tagged: "religious leaders"

Reformation success, due to the Renaissance popes, or the church and a politically, socially and economically changing Europe?

The Protestant Reformation marked a time of great religious,social and political upheaval. For the first time in historythe Christian church was perma ... returning to thebiblical days of Christianity and a renewal of morality.Unfortunately the Catholic religious leaders didn't share inthe renewal of morality. The Renaissance popes werepartially respon ... gance andimmorality, not religion. Alexander's successor, Julius IIwas no better at maintaining the religious and moralstandards of the papacy. Julius was known through out hisreign as the 'Warrior Po ...

(14 pages) 343 0 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

is odysseus, the greek hero in homer's odyssey, a TRUE hero? : odysseus as a hero

ts of ways. Today, the concept of a hero has widened and heroes nowadays include political figures, religious leaders, and even the Hollywood superstars. The expansion of a concept has led to the misc ...

(3 pages) 241 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

The traditional nuclear family is a vital institution in producing and maintaining a healthy society in Britain.

in the UK. These views are often reflected within the Government and the economy and labour force, religious leaders, politicians, editors of newspapers and also often reflected upon in many relation ...

(3 pages) 220 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Science VS Religion.

s down scientific developments; it may also prevent technological advances. On the other hand, many religious leaders feel the threats posed by science, they concern about every battle they may lose t ... urpose, we have the best from both worlds.Being scientific does not necessarily mean you can not be religious. Being religious does not automatically make you unscientific. Many great scientists have ...

(9 pages) 391 0 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Paper discusses unions, and global union trends. It gives views on the future of unions while looking at the history of unionization.

loyers routinely block attempts to form unions. Increasingly, elected leaders, community groups and religious leaders are demanding that companies stop breaking the law and hindering workers' efforts ...

(4 pages) 461 1 3.2 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

This essay analyzes Voltaire's ideas on reform through his novel Candide. He is for reform and this essay shows examples of why.

to help the community reshape their behavior and attitudes. He brings to view sin, selfishness, and religious intolerance that are created by the upper class citizens and religious leaders. Voltaire h ... ocrisy, most prevalent in religion, and displays the cruel actions of the priests, monks, and other religious leaders. When Cunegonde and Candide are reunited for the first time, Cunegonde tells him t ...

(6 pages) 111 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Title: "Euthanasia" 380 word opinion essay; should euthanasia be legal; definition of euthanasia; where is it legal and where it is not

death." Now, this short definition is a cause of debates all over the world. Doctors, politicians, religious leaders, lawyers, and general public argue over the legislation that would allow or forbid ...

(2 pages) 297 4 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Early Christian Procecution in The Roman Empire

tly at trial, "Are you the Christ, the Son of the Blessed One?"His first two words were "I am." The religious leaders in Jerusalemknew what Jesus was saying. It was very clear to them that He wasclaim ... necessary to the security of the state;the Christians were believed to be not only sinful and anti-religiousbut unpatriotic as well. Christians refused to serve in the armybecause they might have to ...

(3 pages) 79 1 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Creating a Democratic State. Instituting A Constitutional Monarchy (Breif Essay).Comments welcome

ristian's, (, which makes up 1/3 of the population of the planet.When speaking from a religious aspect one must remember that a true Christian, one Loyal to God and believes what is writ ... . However, from the beginning of time itself God's system has been Monarchy. God is a monarch. Most religious leaders agree with monarchy as the proper god inspired form of government and Republics as ...

(12 pages) 83 1 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Abuse of Power by Figures of Authority in" The Crucible" by Arthur Miller.

le is the nature of authority and people who abuse it. In the story, authority is determined by the religious status one has in the community and often education plays a role. Nowadays, authority is n ... authority, there is always someone abusing the power designated to them.Back in the Puritan times, religious leaders like reverends and people skilled in the teachings of the Bible were the authority ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Pi Patel's View of Religion. Life of Pi, by Yann Martel

ing to grasp what one religion is teaching by looking for answers in another. When Pi's parents and religious leaders criticize him for having multiple religions, they are being close minded and criti ... tical, which is exactly what his three religions are not about. This further justifies his multiple religious practices. He is also trying to show that the first religion you are introduced to is not ...

(1 pages) 56 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Writers since enlightment against the church

As the power of the Church and religious faith gradually declined, many thinkers since the Enlightenment Age have been writing agai ... sky.Voltaire in Candide, satirizes organized religion by means of a series of corrupt, hypocritical religious leaders who appear throughout the novel. Candide encounters the daughter of a Pope, who as ... uisitor who has a mistress; and a Franciscan friar who despite the vow of poverty is a jewel thief. Religious leaders in the novel also carry out inhumane campaigns of religious oppression against tho ...

(2 pages) 43 0 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Achilleus vs. Odusseus

ts of ways. Today, the concept of a hero has widened and heroes nowadays include political figures, religious leaders, andeven the Hollywood superstars. The expansion of a concept has led to the misun ...

(3 pages) 57 1 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Harry Potter and the Wizards/Witches Phenomenon (A Children's Literature Analysis)

youth of today? With the new Harry Potter craze sweeping the globe, concerned parents, teachers and religious leaders ask the previous questions and ignite great debate. Thoughts, ideas and criticisms ... cent children of this generation, and some even accuse the author of practicing witchcraft herself (Religious Tolerance, 2003). Very few Evangelical Christian bookstores stock these books. Reverend Ge ...

(16 pages) 130 0 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


the female inferior.Biblical statement of the fall from Eden blamed on Eve.St. Augustine and other religious leaders dictating that women are spiritually weak, sensual creatures that tempt men away f ...

(2 pages) 237 4 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Social, Political, and Religious Implications of the First Great Awakening in North America

o previously stark and often boring church ceremonies, sometimes reminiscent of the performances of religious leaders in ancient civilizations. Preachers who had in earlier years spoken only of predet ... m the most practiced sinners. At an early point of the European Age of Enlightenment, a new wave of religious devotion swept the New World. The religious interest of the pilgrims had so waned since th ...

(5 pages) 85 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Abortion should NOT be illegal. This is a persuasive essay that shows the good that could come out of an abortion and why it should continue to be legal for women to CHOOSE to have an abortion

oday have the choice of self-determination, to determine whether or not they want to bear children. Religious leaders are trying to abolish the idea of separation of church and state by influencing th ... he women who died were simply trying to practice their right to self-determination.The cultural and religious views of abortion continue to be an extremely heated debate. The Roman Catholic Church, Hi ...

(4 pages) 164 1 3.9 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Descartes - Discourse on Method

e world. There was no separation; the kings governed the land according to their alliances with the religious leaders. There were harsh punishments for any who dared to question the church's views, no ...

(4 pages) 81 2 4.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy


The concept of self-reflection is one which is endorsed by nearly everyone - religious leaders, therapists, politicians, scientists, and etc. Most people would say that self- re ...

(4 pages) 155 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

This is from a DBQ: Despite being settled by people of English origin, a difference in the development of the New England and Chesapeake regions occurred by 1700.

ne success. As a result, New Englanders sought out employment and used all the resources available. Religious leaders had enormous power and there was a puritan ethic. John Winthrop the governor of th ... ance of the husband and father. Immigrants to the Chesapeake region seemed to be little affected by religious motives. Chesapeake families were small in size unlike the large New England families. ...

(4 pages) 33 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History