Essays Tagged: "charity"

Contradictions in the Puritan Religion

he more widely held belief of Pelagianism, the belief that man could redeem himself through acts of charity, piety, and by living an unselfish life. It came to be one of the greatest theological discr ...

(3 pages) 94 0 3.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The best way to fix greed

The Best Way to Fix Greed Giving money to a charity really should be given from the heart, not just to make people look better. Donating to the ...

(2 pages) 70 0 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Locke's State of Nature, good for notes , and presentations.

allowed. The equality amongst everyone,because there is no goernment, is the basis for justice and charity. " do unto others as you would have others do to you." Reason is the law of nature, which go ...

(1 pages) 99 3 2.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The Pardoner's Tale: Chaucer's Use of Irony to Criticize the Church

s and sins. Pardoners who tookmoney in return for forgiveness were supposed to use the the moneyfor charity, but he, like many other Pardoner's in his time, usedthe money for his own satisfaction. He ...

(1 pages) 85 0 3.7 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Charity in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

ese twenty-nine character portraits three of them are especially interesting because they deal with charity. Charity during the 1400's, was a virtue of both religious and human traits. One character, ... virtue of both religious and human traits. One character, the Parson, exemplifies Chaucer's idea of charity, and two characters, Prioress, and Friar, to satirize the idea of charity and show that they ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

Family Violence

Violence, like charity, often begins at home. The roots and the causes of violent activity inpeople's lives frequen ...

(5 pages) 138 1 3.0 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Islam: The true religion

lah. One can not be a Muslim without belief (iman) in Allah, his book: the Quran and the hereafter. Charity is also a very important part of Islam as it teaches that one should not be greedy and that ...

(1 pages) 98 2 2.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Community Standards Vs. Academic freedom

or upheaval. Community standards represent principles - such as family life, community service and charity, or individuality and an entrepreneurial spirit - generally shared by the people in the area ...

(2 pages) 65 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Motivating an audience

volunteer "benefits" from doing volunteer work. Traditionally, volunteer work is seen as a form of charity based on unselfishness and altruism. The best volunteering does involve the desire to serve ... nefits to both the recipient of your efforts and to yourself. And it is much more comfortable than "charity" because it upholds the self-esteem of those with whom you volunteer.Community service provi ...

(2 pages) 74 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"Charity in the US" A paper discussing current trends of philanthropy in America and also the risks and scams involved in giving

The idea of charity first emerged at the end of the 19th century, when large corporations began helping finance ... ceiving end but those who give as well. Therefore, attention must be paid to the means and modes of charity in the United States. Who gives? How much do they give? To whom do they give? And, perhaps m ... impact does what they give actually have on their cause?Americans gave an estimated $212 billion to charity in 2001, according to research findings in Giving USA. The report is published by the AAFRC ...

(9 pages) 134 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

This is a book called H*O*L*E*S. It is very good and I hope you enjoy it!

y aren't just any kind of sneakers. They used to belong to a famous actor, who was giving them to a charity for money. Stanley didn't want money, he was just minding his own buisness, and he got sent ...

(1 pages) 52 1 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Visit of Charity by Eudora Welty

ra Welty successfully uses this literary technique to elucidate the theme of the story, "A Visit of Charity".The title "A Visit of Charity" is rather ironic. Charity means to show kindness and sympath ... kindness and sympathy towards others; however, no one in this story does such a thing. There are no charity from Marian's, the nurse's, the two old ladies, and the whole society's point of view. How c ...

(2 pages) 57 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The eradication of poverty. Thesis Statement: There are many different reasons why poverty occurs and as such there are many different avenues to pursue in the eradication of poverty.

Sentence Outline:1. Government action and charity from the business sector and private individuals helpsin the eradication of poverty.2. Educa ... s sector, non-profit organizations and the public is needed on a worldwide basis.Government action, charity from the business sector and private individuals helps in the eradication of poverty. For in ...

(3 pages) 378 0 2.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Of A Christmas Carol.

miss work and for idle people to expect handouts. He doesn't believe in all of the good spirit and charity that the season promotes, and he isn't afraid to let everyone know. Scrooge was so cruel at ...

(6 pages) 83 1 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Child Abuse Prevention .

oratory study entitled "Child Sexual Abuse Prevention" was conducted by Michele Elliott of Kidscape Charity for Children's Safety, London England and also by Kevin Browne and Jennifer Kilcoyne of the ...

(10 pages) 267 1 1.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

Reasons for the Fall of the Western Roman Empire.

ety at that time, killed off military spirit, and some public and private wealth was consecrated to Charity.The Roman Empire was so vast because of how many battles it fought in and won. When the empi ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

This essay is about causes of the great depression.

sses and banks closed their doors, people lost their jobs, homes, and savings, and many depended on charity to survive. In 1933, at the worst point in the depression, more than 15 million Americans--o ...

(28 pages) 392 3 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Charles Dickens, author of "A Christmas Carol", illustrates that kindness is in everyone's heart

ors the holiday season. He can not stand to see less fortunate people cheerful. He does not give to charity although he is wealthy and would rather see needy people go hungry. Scrooge is a spiritless ...

(2 pages) 53 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Machiavelli's "The Prince" chapter 18--In What Way Princes Should Keep Their Word

re against his interestas men are naturally bad and will break their promises to him. He must exude charity,integrity, humanity, uprightness, and especially piety. They are judged by appearance andres ...

(2 pages) 87 1 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Life of a prisoner in 1800's

as strict as today's. There were windows that the prisoners could look through in order to beg for charity from the people walking by, and "sometimes prisoners would be allowed to sell things at the ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers