Essays Tagged: "Deity"

Epic Works - comparison of The Odyssey, The Divine Comedy, and Paradise Lost.

ne main character. Epics embody several main features including: supernatural forces, sometimes the deity of the time, that shape the action; battles or other forms of physical combat; and a formal st ...

(4 pages) 175 0 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Egyptian Religion

ivided into the five elements of religion:authority, faith, rituals, moral code, and concept of the deity.First, the authority of the Egyptian religion. The main authority of theEgyptian religion was ...

(4 pages) 131 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


The basic meaning of a cult is the worship of a deity or the rituals of that worship. It has been used to refer to unorthodox or unconventional grou ...

(5 pages) 192 0 3.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Is there a God?

always been able to agree on God. This has resulted in many a holy man to take up the fight for his deity through the realm of words. Many theories have been proposed, and all think that theirs proves ...

(6 pages) 289 1 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The qualities of Beowulf

and the afflictions he lays upon his enemies. Achilles is a Greek demi-god with a somewhat inferior deity, however he is not lacking in the skills of a leader and fellow warrior, he fights to win and ...

(4 pages) 85 0 4.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Freedom of Will": comparing Chinua Achebe's "Civil Peace" and Ngugi wa Thiong'o's "Meeting in the Dark".

licated only through a theological statement: even though "Universal prescience" is an attribute of Deity, men can benefit of absolute freedom and both aspects coexist as a "superior concept," which i ... eligion, bases its doctrine on disciples' faith. As a consequence, dogmas and moral laws embody the deity's image everyone is supposed to follow and accept without doubts and concerns belonging to rat ...

(7 pages) 109 1 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Buddhism and Christianity

nd Christianity and their views of God, we can find tremendous diversity. Buddhists say there is no deity while Christians believe in God who is loving and approachable. In Buddhism, it is an individu ...

(3 pages) 157 4 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Jesus and Buddha Understanding the similarities between these men of different times and places. Reader is begins to see the parrallels between Christianity and Buddhism

here was belief in one unity rather than one god. Jesus came from a world that believed only in one deity. Yet these two men have such similarities. The way the grew up, the way they attained their en ...

(7 pages) 121 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

The Failure of Kurtz in Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness"

with such amazing promise fail?From the beginning, Kurtz was made out to be an icon, an idol, and a deity. To Marlow, he was the only thing that made sense in the company, on a journey, in a wildernes ...

(4 pages) 83 0 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Eternal Night" - essay describing the difference in Eliezers reactions to the two hangings, in the book "Night" by Elie Wiesel.

vely gazing down upon his followers as they suffered and died calling out for his help. Despite his deity being "the Eternal, Lord of the Universe, the All-Powerful and Terrible, [he] was silent." (Pa ... daily executions of Jewish people which numbed his compassion, and eventually the murder of his own deity at the hands of the Nazis. Eliezers troubled thoughts will never stray far from the day they h ...

(3 pages) 81 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Islam, Osama bin Laden, Priciples of Islam.

c religion is based upon five major points, the first of which is the belief that there is no other deity besides Allah. Bin Laden has interpreted this to mean that anyone who does not believe in Isla ...

(3 pages) 128 1 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Western literature has few epics of any real greatness. Of these, The Epic of Gilgamesh is by far the oldest.

h's deeds is much older then that, maybe as old as the cult religion that worshipped Gilgamesh as a deity around 2600 B.C.E.But what does it mean to call Gilgamesh an "epic"? The epic form itself is s ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay Is an analysis and personal response to "The Whores Child", by Richard Russo

where she was abused and mistreated because of her background. After her mother dies, she joins the deity and grows up to become one of the nuns she hated so much. Using narration and character, "The ...

(4 pages) 57 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The different religions around the world.

, ceremonies, prayers and worship, all dedicated to some supreme being, God, to any kind of idol or Deity (no matter if there is just one or many of them). People practice religion for lots of differe ... e can hope to develop tolerance and respect for all people.Religion is more than just a belief in a deity. Religion is philosophy and a way of life. It can define who you are, how you view the world a ...

(28 pages) 781 0 3.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Images of power and authority in art.

so wears a horned helmet that shows godliness. Celestial bodies shine upon him alsoshowing him as a deity. His troops are lined up behind him in an orderly fashion, showing hiscontrol and also the dis ... so wears a horned helmet that shows godliness. Celestial bodies shine upon him alsoshowing him as a deity. His troops are lined up behind him in an orderly fashion, showing hiscontrol and also the dis ...

(2 pages) 70 0 2.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

"The Dream of Rood".

ng the story of Christ, and offering another point of view for the reader to suckle from. After the deity concludes preaching of how God's son was resurrected upon him, the unidentified author who beg ...

(4 pages) 44 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Miracles happening in today's world? It is all a matter of faith.

a matter of faith. A miracle is "a transgression of a law of nature by a particular volition of the Deity, or by the interposition of some invisible agent" (Hume, 123n). Theologians of the Old & N ...

(5 pages) 83 3 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

`Why did Charlemagne accept the imperial title?' Science vs Religion

inkers unveiled new concepts of government and morality which did not require the Church, or even a deity. The nineteenth century was the offspring of the Industrial Revolution; it was the home of Dar ...

(10 pages) 65 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Study guides for American Pageant 12e by Bailey.

ian faith. They believed that god existed in only 1 person. Not the holy ghost etc. they denied the deity of Jesus and stressed that man was truly good and believed in free will, the possibility of sa ...

(5 pages) 76 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Darwin vs. Gould.

s at nature and hopes to observe a sign of Divine inspiration. Many find a moral message from their deity in everything created. They humanize every situation as they seek out each nuance of His subsi ...

(5 pages) 102 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin