Essays Tagged: "Branch Davidians"

Dangers of Obedience: David Koresh.

by Al Hinman.For 51 days in Waco, Texas a religious sect or what some would call a cult called The Branch Davidians were engaged in a standoff with state and federal law enforcement. The group's self ... up to heaven. One survivor recounts in an US TODAY article, "Survivors still coping 10 years after Branch Davidian raid," how Koresh taught even children that proper way to ensure death in suicide. K ...

(6 pages) 105 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Prophet or Psychotic: David Koresh.

To provide a fuller perspective on government action against the Branch Davidians, presenting a history of the group, daily life at the Waco compound, and damning we ... th could have been avoided, still puzzles a lot of people. The actions the ATF and FBI used on the Branch Davidians were executed in a very unprofessional manner. If law enforcement agencies would h ... David Koresh while he was in town, the people that died might still be here today.HISTORYThe Branch Davidians are an offshoot of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Like the church, they believe ...

(14 pages) 70 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

ADD vs. Short Attention Span

s debate coaches at small private schools in Waco, Texas. Waco is often said to be the place of the Branch Dividian incident. Interestingly enough, this actually occurred at a different location, Waco ...

(4 pages) 91 10 4.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The role of the media in public perception of New Religious Movements, with special reference to groups where violence has occurred.

the ones that predominate in the media. The most memorable have been the stories of Jonestown, the Branch Davidians at Waco, Heaven's Gate, the Order of the Solar Temple and Aum Shinrikyo. These stor ...

(8 pages) 51 0 2.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Protestant Reformation

rred to change the way people view religion. Examples include the Holocaust and, more recently, the Branch-Davidians in Waco, Texas. Even a more spectacular event in history occurred when a group of p ...

(4 pages) 56 1 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Bureau of alchohol, tobacco, a

crimes can be traced. The ATF came under inquiry for it's faulty raid on the compound of the Branch Davidians in Waco, Texas, on February 28, 1993. Not only were four ATF agents and six cult me ...

(1 pages) 614 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Destroying Waco

e extremely involved in knowing and learning the Bible. In the process of demonizing Koresh and the Branch Davidians, a name we never used when describing ourselves, people have made it seem as if Mou ...

(6 pages) 677 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Good news from outer space by

ble those of past characters in our own world. Characters such as the infamous David Koresh and his Branch Davidians who believed in the coming of God and who also bought land that was suppose to be n ...

(7 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith