Essays Tagged: "Samuel"

Crazy Saul? This looks at the biblical character Saul from 1 Samuel and questions his sanity throughout the text.

In 1 Samuel, Saul truly is one of the most complex characters. Chapter 8 seems to hint at the ultimate fa ... ns. "Give us a king to govern ourselves!" the people demanded in chapter 8. This was displeasing to Samuel, and more importantly God. In chapter 8 verse 7, the Lord told Samuel that the people had rej ... was willing to grant Israel her wish. He did so with specific demands and warnings communicated by Samuel to the people. In reading these instructions, it almost seems inevitable to the reader that t ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Saul, A Deeper Look Into Israel's First "Mortal" King."

"Mortal" KingBy Chad HolleKings and ProphetsDr. Brubacher3/12/00Saul, chosen by God and anointed by Samuel to be the first mortal king of Israel. He was chosen after the Israelites, God's people, had ... llustrate the good, the bad, and the ugly of life under King Saul. It will also explain the role of Samuel as a prophet during this time. And finally, this paper will elucidate the consequences of Sau ...

(6 pages) 58 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Essay : Witness (film by Peter Weir)

t. This is evident through the use of various techniques such as symbol, camera angle, and imagery. Samuel's protective life as a child in the Amish community is corrupted when he comes into contact w ... , Schaeffer and Fergie find obstacles when they enter the world of the Amish, looking for Book.When Samuel is brought into Philadelphia it quickly becomes obvious that he is in conflict with the envir ...

(4 pages) 85 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The struggle against innocence, 5 page paper about the contrast in times between the movies Chicago by Bill Condon and legends of the fall by Susan Shilliday.

s heavily portrayed in the movies Chicago and Legends of the Fall at two very different times. Both Samuel Ludlow from Legends of the Fall and Roxie Hart from Chicago are innocent and naïve. They ... problem that no one expected was most men came out of the war worse than when they went in. Samuel Ludlow from Legends of the Fall was a prime example of an individual drawn to these qualities ...

(7 pages) 21 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Life of Samuel

Samuel was a judge in the Old Testament that was extremely dedicated and served him faithfully throu ... ge in the Old Testament that was extremely dedicated and served him faithfully throughout his life. Samuel was born of a woman named Hannah who was unable to bear children until one day in the temple ... out children, he said "Go in peace; the God of Israel grant the petition you have made to him." And Samuel came into this world and at his weaning time was offered to the Lord as a Nazirite for the re ...

(1 pages) 24 0 2.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Film review of "WITNESS" and the Amish community

traveling to the city on a horse cart. They also eat simple food.In the movie there is a boy called Samuel. He is an Amish child who is going to the city for the first time with his mother. They have ... irst time with his mother. They have to wait at the train station for a while. There, in a bathroom Samuel witnesses a murder. Samuel and his mother are taken to the police station by a police officer ...

(3 pages) 72 1 4.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Film review for witness

round a Pennsylvanian Amish community and particularly a young boy and his recently widowed mother; Samuel (Lukas Haas) and Rachel (Kelly McGillis) Lapp.After Rachel's husband's death, she and Samuel ... visit Rachel's sister in Baltimore. On their way to Baltimore, at a train station in Philadelphia, Samuel witnesses a violent murder of an undercover narcotics officer. Detective John Book (Harrison ...

(5 pages) 61 1 3.9 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Monitoring.... Not Spying (Reading employees emails and monitoring websites)

system, that the system is intended for business purposes only and that the company can monitor it (Samuels, 1996). Even those who believe monitoring is in an invasion of privacy would rather see empl ... 3 Sep. 1996. 20 Jun. 2004..Glave, James. "An Email Bill For Employees". 16 Sep. 1999. 20 Jun. 2004..Samuel, Patrice. "Earning It: Who's Reading Your Email? Maybe the Boss". The New YorkTimes. 12 May 1 ...

(2 pages) 94 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Slave narrative essay, during the 1800's.

he would set down and eat a meal of it. He would tell us it didn't hurt him, so it won't hurt us." (Samuel Boulware Ex Slave Narrative). In this piece from Samuel's interview, he talks about how the M ... e is not trying to harm them but only to provide for them for providing him the hands in the field. Samuel later states the food is not very good, but it is a year's supply, and even the Master would ...

(6 pages) 56 0 4.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

How suspense is developed in the murder scene of "Wtiness" By Peter Weir

Murder SceneSamuel and his widowed mother Rachel are at a train station trying to get a train to Baltimore to se ... be delayed three hours and are told to move away and sit down. When they are waiting for the train Samuel asks if he can go to the toilet, so he does. Before they left, Daniel, Rachel's would be boyf ... that this suspense is for a reason and we know that the major part of the plot is about to be told.Samuel casually walks into the toilet to find an edgy man washing his hands and through a point of v ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

English Essay

thful, and understanding. One character from the novel that fits these characteristics perfectly is Samuel Hamilton. Samuel tries to help everybody with words. Samuel is a very trustworthy person, and ... el is a very trustworthy person, and the author comes right out and says that in his description of Samuel when he states, "men, and women too, [would] tell him things they would not tell to relatives ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

For What Reasons Did The Hebrews Want A King?

ity in Israel under one leader. There was a need for a leader for the Israelite army as we see in 1 Samuel 8:20. These leaders could irradicate the threat of the Philistines and rule them for years to ... hem of the threat of the Philistines and it seemed a king was the only answer.What are the warnings Samuel gives against having a king? Samuel initially refused the Hebrews request for a king; this re ...

(5 pages) 530 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Close analysis of the film "Witness" by Peter Wier

1985. The film centres around the Amish community who live in Pennsylvania, and a young Amish boy, Samuel, and his widowed mother, Rachel, who are caught up in the clash between two very different wo ... ater in the film demonstrates different attitudes towards violence in the two worlds. This is where Samuel finds Book's gun in a drawer. Samuel is startled when John enters and yells, 'Don't move". Jo ...

(5 pages) 34 0 0.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Analysis of 1 samuel 1:28

The passage I selected, 1 Samuel 1:28, tells the story of the birth of Samuel and begins with a story about Samuel's mother, H ... ld, she will return him to the Lord and his life will be dedicated to the Lord's work. The birth of Samuel was the first step in Gods plan to give Israel deliverance from their Philistine enemies. Sam ... ry of the Israelites' move from the judges' leadership to the establishment of a kingship. 1 Samuel is presented in the form of a narrative account of the life and contributions of Samuel. Like ...

(6 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

On What Grounds Does The Bible Accept Or Not Accep

it is permissible under certain circumstances. For instance, consider the following passage from 2 Samuel: ?How the mighty have fallen in the midst of the battle! Jonathan lies slain upon your high p ... nathan; greatly beloved were you to me; your love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women? 2 Samuel 1:25-26. Some people may interpret this quotation as a pro-homosexuality quotation, but nowhe ...

(8 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"The Message of Hope in David's Repentance" (Analysis of the sin and punishment of King David, with outside sources)

s generally credited with the writing of the books of Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, First and Second Samuel, and First and Second Kings. Some of these books may first have been written before the fall ... e to be, but also to help the Israelites keep their faith and tradition while under foreign rule. 2 Samuel is one of the most important books in this attempt to keep tradition and hope alive.The Secon ...

(5 pages) 13 0 4.3 Apr/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Leadership Style of King David

ould easily be used to describe the time covered by the early years of King David as described in 1 Samuel chapter 16 to 2 Samuel chapter 5, and 1 Chronicles chapter 11. This was the beginning of a tu ... roup made of societies outcasts into a team. From this team some of these "discontented debtors" (1 Samuel 22:2) would forever be known among "David's mighty men" (2 Samuel 23:8 - 39).Dumbrell (2002, ...

(13 pages) 47 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity