Essays Tagged: "christian faith"

The Greek Orthodox Church

The Greek Orthodox ChurchThe Greek Orthodox Church is one of the three major branchesof Christianity, which 'stands in today's society as one of thecommunities created by the apostles of J ... .In its doctrinal statements, "the Greek Orthodox church stronglyaffirms that it holds the original Christian faith, which was common toEast and West during the first millennium of Christian history'( ... testament . 'The Orthodox theologians, on the otherhand, based their arguments on the specifically Christian doctrine of theincarnation: God is indeed invisible and indescribable inhis essence, but w ...

(2 pages) 64 0 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Ressurection of Jesus Christ

iticism as the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The resurrection of Christ is the basis upon which all Christianity stands. If the resurrection never happened, then there would be no Christianity, as the ... t has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your faith.' This is why opponents of the Christian faith have tried to attempt to discredit the Biblical account of the resurrection. Of the ...

(6 pages) 214 1 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Got an A. The teacher asked for a copy he was som Impressed. On Christianity in Africa

en studying the history, foundation, and teachings of my faith since the age of six, I figured that Christianity in Africa would be an easy way to attain a good grade while fulfilling this requirement ... nd studied actions with vigorous scrutiny. I figured there was nothing more I could learn about the Christian faith; however, like many other times in my life I have been proven wrong.Last winter the ...

(1 pages) 61 0 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

" Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe's An analytical look at why the village of Umofia fell apart.

man's life. Chinua Achebe's novel Things Fall Apart is a story that describes the effects of a new Christian religion in a tribal village of Africa. The tribe has their own language, known as Obi, a ... ite missionaries to intrude upon this system and convert many of the tribe's younger members to the Christian faith. The tribal system falls apart because younger members are unable to remember person ...

(6 pages) 212 1 3.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The World of Uncle Tom and Company" by Harriet Beecher Stowe

eographical distribution in early America. Also, it is important to have basic understanding of the Christian faith and its two major kinds of believers at the time. There were those who believed that ...

(3 pages) 81 0 4.0 Dec/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Book Review, "Pelagious and the Fifth Crusade" by Donovan

upremacy and the church found something that it could use as a prod against the secular rulers. The Christian faith permeated the every day lives of the vast majority of people in Europe at this time. ... eated the every day lives of the vast majority of people in Europe at this time. Of course any good Christian would see the need to support the church in its aim to take back the Holy Land from the dr ...

(6 pages) 44 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

If I could interview anyone, who would it be? Jesus And Why? What questions would you ask him/her, and why?

ause he was a man different from you and I. He was the son of God, a man without sins. Being of the Christian faith, there are many questions that are unanswered concerning God, Heaven, and the Bible. ...

(3 pages) 57 0 4.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" Examples of Chivalry and the story as a Medieval Romance. Short essay

y, responsibility to the king. The Code of Chivalry states that knights are to have respect for the Christian faith. This is shown by the reference to God. (l 326) 38-40 Being generous is also a part ...

(1 pages) 154 2 3.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Assisted Suicide.

any years now, assisted suicide has been a debated topic of whobelieves in it and who does not. The Christian faith disagrees in the act ofassisted suicide. "This religion teaches redemptive suffering ... believed that people can be blessed if they endure their misery."Islam has a similar belief of the Christian faith. They believeassisted suicide is an account of murder. In some countries, the patien ...

(5 pages) 102 1 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Evils of Christianity Is Christianity Good or Bad

Evils of ChristianityIt has been my experience, through my upbringing as a Christian, that Christians are oft ... e arisen from this religion, which include discrimination, anti-Semitism, sexism, violence and war. Christianity has fought over hundreds of years to become the only religion, scaring people away from ... reds of years to become the only religion, scaring people away from other religions in the process. Christians continuously fight among themselves, Baptist against Catholics against Protestant, etc. T ...

(3 pages) 192 8 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

SIr Isaac Newton Biography includes a large description...

saac's mother, now widowed, married again three years later to a clergyman. Because the clergyman's Christian faith thought that having a stepson was sinful, Newton had to live with his grandparents. ...

(5 pages) 113 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Titian, One of the greatest Artists of the High Renesance.

ed in the region of Greek Mythology (mainly the beautiful goddess Venus) and his deep belief in the Christian Faith. The paintings were magnificent on the detail brought in to making a certain thing s ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Why is the resurrection so important to christian faith

Question: Why is the resurrection so important to Christian faith?Even now, 2000 years after his death Jesus Christ is followed and looked up to. But ... nce a non-believer, and they talked, Paul was told to spread the gospels and, in his letters to the Christians in: Rome; Corinth; Ephes; Galatia and so on that is what he did. Paul also travelled to m ... to heaven and he sat at the right hand of God. Mark 16: 19Just as the resurrection was important to Christians when it happened it is important to them now. There are many reasons for this, whether th ...

(4 pages) 95 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Evil's Problem

t has said that "the fact of suffering undoubtedly constitutes the single greatest challenge to the Christian faith." It is unquestionably true that there is no greater obstacle to faith than that of ... o faith than that of the reality of evil and suffering in the world. Indeed, even for the believing Christian, there is no greater test of faith than this--that the God who loves him permits him to su ...

(2 pages) 59 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Faith and Salvation

he believed that power corrupts. He never meant for his actions to lead to a worldwide split in the Christian faith, but he believed in the word of God above all else, and wanted to spread it everywhe ... uther became more and more attuned to his faith, he realized the sacrifice that Christ had made for Christians' sins and was completely sickened by these acts. The more Luther strained himself to unde ...

(3 pages) 109 3 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Significance Of Cultures

our choices. If we didn't have this opportunity we would be stuck with the same normal life. If the Christian faith did not exist, others and I would not be able to enjoy the season of Christmas. Sadl ...

(1 pages) 41 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Resurrection of jesus

The Resurrection of Jesus Christ"Belief in the resurrection is not an appendage to the Christian faith. It is the Christian faith."(Carey). The Resurrection of Jesus Christ has been a con ... ty tomb has been widely regarded as both an offense to modern intelligence and an embarrassment for Christian faith; an offense because it implies a nature miracle of the same kind to the revival of a ... cause it nevertheless almost bound up with Jesus' resurrection, which lies at the very heart of the Christian faith. However in the last several years, a remarkable change seems to have taken place, a ...

(7 pages) 101 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Amish Culture

of a pursuit of education, hard work, and allegiance to religion.The Amish are a very conservative Christian faith group and can trace their history back to the time of the Anabaptist movement during ... ea.Both Amish and Mennonite cultures believe that the Bible is the inspired word of God and that as Christians they should live as brothers, and that the church is separate from the State, they are co ...

(9 pages) 176 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Jesus as salvation is the fundamental and foundational experience of Christians and the early Christians used various models to explain it.

Jesus as salvation is the fundamental and foundational experience of Christians. This means that people experience Jesus as a bringer of God's salvation. Thus, Jesus' re ... nce Jesus as a bringer of God's salvation. Thus, Jesus' resurrection is viewed as the foundation of Christian faith. The aim of Christian life is to be the life of Jesus in his/her own time. Hence, wi ... s life that redempts us from the slavery of sin, salvation then becomes a fundamental experience of Christians. Jesus as salvation transforms lives of Christians by saving them. According to the meani ...

(2 pages) 68 2 2.8 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Longfellow- Writing Incorporates Religion

ow incorporates religious themes into his poetical work. His religious beliefs were in favor of his Christian faith, unlike others who found all the negative aspects of Catholicism. His poetical works ... charity as the basis of organization. It was originally planned as a dramatizing of the process of Christianity, but he only left his mark in the first and third parts of "Christus". Before he began ...

(6 pages) 28 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors