Essays Tagged: "Roman Catholics"

30 Years War

The Thirty Years War was a series of conflicts that began in the early 17th century in the Holy Roman Empire and eventually most of Europe. The basis of the war began as a conflict between the Pro ... ct between the Protestants and Roman Catholics and their different views concerning how the corrupt Roman Catholic Church should be run. Although the war began as a holy war it eventually transcended ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Absolutism in the English society in the seventeenth century

oblems. One of these was opposition to the Church of England from the Puritans, Calvinists, and the Roman Catholics. After the execution of Charles I, Cromwell governed England essentially as an absol ... re were several main religious groups in England at this time, Puritans, Calvinists, Anglicans, and Roman Catholics. Puritans were dissatisfied members of the Church of England. They felt that the Ref ...

(10 pages) 134 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

History of Maryland as a colony.

land was part of the Virginia colony. Calvert was the king`s advisor, he had recently converted to Roman Catholicism, and wanted to create a colony where Roman Catholics could live without fear of be ...

(2 pages) 27 0 2.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Five page biography on Flannery O'Connor.

ptized; her Christian name then became Mary Flannery O'Connor. She was the only child of the devout Roman Catholics, Regina L. Cline and Edward F. O'Connor, Jr. O'Connor's mother came from a very prom ...

(4 pages) 112 3 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

An essay comparing the issue of abortion from the religious views of Catholics, Jews, and Buddhists.

n the importance of human life and oppose abortion with respect to their religious laws and beliefs.Roman Catholics, Jews, and Buddhists have scriptures and laws that emphasize on the importance of hu ... and Buddhists have scriptures and laws that emphasize on the importance of human life. According to Roman Catholics, the fifth divine commandment states, "Thou shall not kill" (Ex. 20:13: Dt. 5:17). T ...

(5 pages) 69 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


est are from European, East Indian, Carib, Chinese or Lebanese descent. About 60% of the people are Roman Catholics and the rest are Protestants. Most of the people are poor because of the high unempl ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

The Thirty Years War

Thirty Years' WarBegan: 1618Ended: 1648Notes: An extended conflict between Protestants and Roman CatholicsGeneral Character of the WarThere were many territorial, dynastic, and religious issu ... rs (France, Sweden, Denmark, England, the United Provinces) against the unity and power of the Holy Roman Empire as represented by the Hapsburgs, allied with the Catholic princes, and against the Haps ...

(3 pages) 86 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This essay is talks about the Ku Klux Klan and all their beliefs. It also states their most significant crimes and also tells about the fall of the KKK.

rican White ProtestantMales which was the only type of people allowed to join. They also do not likeRoman Catholics, Gay people, Jews or anybody considered to be an outsider. Theyalso believe White Wo ...

(4 pages) 71 1 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Why was catholic emancipation such a big issue?

Test Act (1672) had imposed religious tests on all public officeholders, effectively excluding all Roman Catholics from taking any kind of position. within parliament and any who did not take the tes ... egally discriminated against.The established church in Ireland was the Church of England but as the Roman Catholics were the majority within Ireland the Church of England felt severely threatened by t ...

(2 pages) 35 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

To Kill a Mockingbird - Racial Issues

n in many different forms such as colour, race, gender or discrimination. I will be looking at what Roman Catholics' attitudes are towards prejudice and discrimination and how I think they might suppo ... e the same and thought as everyone whether a different colour, race or gender completely equal.WHAT ROMAN CATHOLIC ATTITUDES TO THIS MIGHT BE?Roman Catholics are supposed to take their views from the ...

(6 pages) 49 1 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Roman Catholic and Mormon

ABSTRACTRoman Catholic and Mormon are two very different types of religions, but at the same time they share ... that most religions are branches of one main religion. This paper looks at the history of both the Roman Catholic and Mormon religions then compares them to each other.ROMAN CATHOLICThe Roman Catholi ... is also the bishop of Rome. Its official title is the Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church. The name "Roman Catholics" is a phrase that serves to distinguish the church from other churches that are Cath ...

(5 pages) 72 1 4.1 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The work of the Ku Klux Klan

n liberties granted to citizens of the U.S. by the Bill of Rights to African-Americans, immigrants, Roman-Catholics, Jews, socialists, communists, and anyone else who went against its beliefs or inter ... han African Americans. The Klan now fought against African-Americans, foreigners, Jews, socialists, Roman Catholics, and communists, with its main opponent being the NAACP. "All hyphenated groups - wh ...

(5 pages) 40 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Religion in American History (Great Awakening)

ntries are still divided because of it. In Ireland, for example, there is still turmoil between the Roman Catholics who hold a grudge against the Protestants. When Martin Luther posted his ninety-five ... heir personal beliefs. Also around the same time, Henry VIII needed to get out of a marriage... and Roman Catholicism was not too keen on the splitting of marriages. He was a powerful man, since he wa ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


used magic to appear like other people. Many years before the start of World War II Christians and Roman Catholics taught anti-Jew beliefs.Before Word War II Nazi's started to ban Jews from legal and ...

(1 pages) 14 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Compare Christianity's baptism with judaism's brit milah and pidyon ha ben? With reference to human experience and sacred objects.

communicate and celebrate the transformation.Baptism may occur at any point in a person's life, but Roman Catholics believe that the sacrament of baptism is extremely important and should be performed ... personal and original, is removed. Water is used during baptism as a sign of cleansing and growth. Roman Catholic churches usually include a Baptismal Font, if it is an Anglican Church it will probab ...

(5 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

An essay on the affect of the Baroque style on art, literature, philosophy, politics, and religion.

ism, the Baroque style is a direct result of the Catholic Reformation that originated in Italy. The Roman Catholic Church suffered the loss of many believers to the new Protestant movement that was je ... ers to the new Protestant movement that was jettisoned into motion by Martin Luther's thesises. The Roman Catholics, however, did not stand by idly and watch their members slip away. They took a proac ...

(4 pages) 145 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Man Behind the Symbols

renzy as there was significant murder rate. There was a mass slaughter of Jews, alleged communists, Roman Catholics, the handicapped & mentally challenged, Jehovah's Witnesses, political opponents ... gassing, mass execution, disease, and slave labor. During the Holocaust, Jews, alleged communists, Roman Catholics, the handicapped & mentally challenged, Jehovah's Witnesses, political opponents ...

(9 pages) 40 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

'Describe and explain the essential features of infant and believer's baptism,' (a GCSE coursework question)

ptism, water, oil, a candle and a white garment. However they are not all used in the same way. The Roman Catholics who practise infant baptism, sprinkle water on the infant's heads three times, where ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


father, God the son, and God the Holy Spirit. Three main groups of Christians make up the religion: Roman Catholics, Orthodox, and Protestants.Jesus was killed after he was nailed to the cross. Three ... many statues, burning incense, and choral singing.The structure of the mass is very similar to the Roman Catholic Church accept for a few noticeable differences. Most notably is that the whole mass i ...

(5 pages) 128 0 4.5 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Critism: A Modest Proposal - A critique on Jonathan Swift's Modest Proposal

im that the narrator makes is that the consumption of children will reduce the number of "papists" (Roman Catholics) who, according to him, were "most dangerous enemies" and also the "principal breede ... suppose to help - poor Irish families - fall into both these categories. Ireland is a predominantly Roman Catholic country, and during the potato famine the only people who weren't poor were wealthy E ...

(4 pages) 75 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature