Essays Tagged: "Sermon"

Christianity

s, even to the endof the age.'1 A simple directive spoken by God himself through Jesus Christ in theSermon at the Mount, this Great Commission has impacted a countless number oflives throughout the ye ...

(11 pages) 436 0 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Symbolism of the letter 'A' throughout "The Scarlet Letter"

hroughout her life. She stands on a plank where her punishment is given, ''Thus she willbe a living sermon against sin, until the ignominious letter be engraved upon hertombstone''(59). Society places ...

(6 pages) 307 4 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Speech Codes

students. These behavioral codes, which more often than not bear a close resemblance to a political sermon, would clearly restrict freedom of speech as well as a few other freedoms. Laughing at a raci ...

(4 pages) 78 1 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Symbolism and Foreshadowing in Herman Melville's Moby Dick.

nd if not who or what shapes human destiny?" (McSweeney 9) Herman Melville utilizes Father Mapple's sermon in his nineteenth century epic novel Moby Dick, to illustrate the duality of mankind. Mortal ... hension of the individual. Melville expands and elaborates this theme throughout his epic work. The sermon is an omen for the dynamic action of the novel, which is revealed in Captain Ahab's megaloman ...

(7 pages) 88 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Moby Dick and its Biblical Allusions

rs or express the same situations in the Bible. In the beginning of the book, Father Mapple gives a sermon to the sailors about Jonah and the whale. This story in itself has much symbolism and starts ...

(5 pages) 10090 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The Significance of the Three Scaffold Scenes in Relation to Dimmesdale.

the scaffold in front of the townspeople who have come to see her humiliation and hear Mr. Wilson's sermon on sin. Dimmesdale is there, sharing with her their sin, but not her shame. He is among the o ... Dimmesdale's almost complete insanity and deterioration of his body and mind. Before and during the sermon, Dimmesdale walked and stood with great energy and purpose, unlike his usual weak self. He wa ...

(2 pages) 39 1 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

this is a reaction essay to a section of the annals of america. It is a reaction to a speech by sammuell davies about fighting for one's country

efeat at the hands of the French and Indians at Fort Dunquesne in 1775, Davies delivered a powerful sermon: "The Curse of Cowardice" on a Christian's duty to defend his country. The fervor of Davies' ... manuscript outlines the obligation of a man to his Country and to God, and to himself. This entire sermon can be summarized in a single verse from the Old Testament, Jeremiah 48:10; which reads: Curs ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An essay on Jonathan Edward's speech "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God."

hat God protects them, and that by being religious they are "saved." In Jonathan Edwards' legendary sermon, that lasted six hours long, we get just the opposite impression. The church-goers of Enfield ... clearly for them only moments before. This creates quite a dramatic change in tone and mood of the sermon, and cam as a surprise to me. From fire and fierceness, we are brought to freedom and forgive ...

(3 pages) 82 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"The Critic" Twain, a severe critic of the general public and its cruel, inane conventions, ridicules religion, lower class, and upper class, in "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."

ple practice their own. When the Grangerford's and the Shepherdson's go to church and listen to the sermon about brotherly love, they hold their guns at their sides at all times. After the sermon, eve ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

The role of the English monarchs in the English Reformation in the 15th and 16th centuries.

eased. However, this would not be so with Thomas Cranmer. On the 21 of March, 1556, he attended the sermon that was customarily preached to a heretic before execution. "My hand has offended in writing ...

(9 pages) 160 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Sipping vodka- A priest who has a drink during a sermon.

o get nervous, I take a sip."So next Sunday he took the monsignor's advice. At the beginning of the sermon, he got nervous and took a drink. He proceeded to talk up a storm. Upon his return to his off ...

(1 pages) 47 4 3.9 Jun/2003

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

"The Scarlet Letter"

the scaffold in front of the townspeople who have come to see her humiliation and hear Mr. Wilson's sermon on sin. Dimmesdale is there, sharing with her their sin, but not her shame. He is among the o ... Dimmesdale's almost complete insanity and deterioration of his body and mind. Before and during the sermon, Dimmesdale walked and stood with great energy and purpose, unlike his usual weak self. He wa ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of Sherwood Anderson's "The Strength of God".

ful ways, he will become both a better messenger of God and a happier individual. While preparing a sermon - in the bell tower of the church -for Sunday morning, Curtis Hartman feels a strange and for ... is a smoker, which bothers the reverend, who sets out to "carry a message to her soul" through his sermons, in hopes that through spiritual engagement, she will lose this nasty habit. Hartman is grea ...

(1 pages) 30 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The symbolism in Nathaniel Hawthorne's Letter "A".

roughout her life. She stands on a plank where her punishment is given, "'Thus she will be a living sermon against sin, until the ignominious letter be engraved upon her tombstone'"(59). Society place ...

(6 pages) 31 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

This piece is regarding a class discussion in regards to the African American Sermonic Tradition. It is simply my point of view on it.

Topic: The African American Sermonic Tradition*My own point of view.In "Sermons," five different parts of a sermon are presented ... on are presented. All five parts are still followed and seen in our society today. African American sermons are still very emotional and their religious beliefs have not faded. From the time that slav ... lthough the other three parts are also very important, such as the fact that "formulaic body of the sermon." Mainly all five parts make up my argument that no matter what you believe, if you follow/ob ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The Lotus Sutra

us Sutra is a special teaching about what is considered to be the transcendent Buddha. It depicts a sermon by the Buddha to the assembled bodhisattvas, and other beings in which he teaches the basis o ...

(1 pages) 19 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Paper on Unholy Sonnet by Mark Jarman

rmanIn this sonnet, a man is sits through a catholic mass, praying, singing hymns, listening to the sermon, and took communion. He is nervous and uneasy. "...after the hand-wringing..." (687) He lets ...

(1 pages) 42 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This rhetorical comparison essay between Edwards, "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God," and Jefferson's, "The Declaration of Independence.

nt ways of persuading people through great techniques of English writing. The sentence from Edwards sermon and the opening sentence of the Declaration of Independence both include many points such as ... e have been withheld; but your guilt in the meantime is constantly increasing...." From the Edwards sermon, states reasons through these points to procure his motive to his congregation that has gathe ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Modes used in "The Pardoners Tale" - Chaucer

from his own sins he can prevent others from doing the same.The Pardoner's entire presentation is a sermon on the evils of greed. Since he already has given some factual truth about his own greed he u ... is tale to illustrate his points further. The moral is the final objective for his story and so the sermon fits into the expository mode criteria. This is an example of the expository mode; the Pardon ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An analysis of Chaucer's Miller's Tale

text with his words - there is none. McDaniel does exactly the opposite: "the Miller has preached a sermon on the sin of pride, couching his homily in the vulgar garb of a naughty story." McDaniel goe ...

(6 pages) 54 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature