Essays Tagged: "different religions"

The Lives of Confucious and Guatma Siddartha

ianism and Buddhism. The founders of these two religions, Confucius and Buddha, respectively, lived different lives and had different thoughts. Although this made two totally different religions, they ... h a Duke, Confucius went into wandering for 13 years.Confucius traveled about trying to help reform different states. But no one really needed his help so at the age of 67 Confucius returned back to h ...

(12 pages) 138 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

State Vs. Church! What side are you on? Do you want your teacher to lead you into prayer every morning?

effects of religion in school.One of these effects is isolating the minortiy. There will always be different religions in this world. So there will always be that one child who does not attend the to ... re will always be that one child who does not attend the town's curch or that one child who wears a different kind of hat. Isolating the minority can sometimes start tiotslike in 1843; thirteen people ...

(2 pages) 117 0 4.7 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Was South Australia a Paradise of Dissent?

tics and general happenings in the country. People were restricted from education if they were of a different religion, and weren't wealthy. Citizens of different religions to the State church, were d ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Gilgamesh's "The Flood" vs. Noahs Ark

and differences that can be taken from the stories. The two stories are passed down, told from two different religions. This could explain why there are so many differences in the two stories. The fa ... en nights in The Flood. The reason that the flood was brought upon the Earth in the first place was different in each story. In Noah's Ark God was upset with the meanness and wickedness of the people ...

(2 pages) 124 1 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Looking in Depth. On Culture.

and thousands of cultures around the world. It is interesting to see similarities among people from different countries, different cultures, different religions, and different backgrounds. Many differ ... nt cultures may exist in one country. For example in Pakistan, there are only four states, but many different cultures. There are Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, and many more. But when we come to ...

(4 pages) 128 0 3.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A comparative essay on the idea of a perfect person as viewed by the major eastern religions

r's suit in downtown New York. The same idea holds true for any other cultural tradition, including different religions. By taking a closer look at the three major eastern religions of Hinduism, Buddh ... the sacred" and how it can be achieved, we can better understand each religious tradition and their different views on perfection.HINDUISMThe Hindu religion is comprised of many different sects. Some ...

(10 pages) 197 0 4.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Its about the social, political, and individual functions of religion in general. Short but contains a lot of information and explains well with examples.

unctions are very important in basing the development of a society and how its people relate to it. Different religions promote different values or morals that will alter these functions and developme ...

(3 pages) 223 0 4.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Compare and contrast the concepts of hostility, love and the source of power (God in the Song of Roland and magic in the Tempest) in the books of "Song of Roland" and "Tempest".

of Roland" is a book of war between two religions: Christianity and Islam. The hostility comes from different religions. Christians are Franks and Saracens are Muslim. Christians see Muslims as evil a ... groups of men take their identity and their honor from the land. They are enemies because they have different religions. Evil here is foreign, strange, and dark-skinned; themes of the poem are this eq ...

(4 pages) 78 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Discussion on the Secularism of Turkey in it's politics, culture and international relations.

en the home to Jews, Christians and Muslims. Having been split up between two continents, and three different religions, it is a unique place considering it's past and potential. The Central Intellige ... soldiers. There have been three military coups from 1960-1980. Although each intervention was under different circumstances, the military's justification was their sworn duty to maintain national unit ...

(14 pages) 238 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

The nature of religion.

nald J. Wilkins). Where we come from. When it all started. How it all started. And why are we here. Different religions try to answer these universal questions in many different ways.All religion ... t ways.All religions are comprised of rituals, stories, beliefs, persons and experiences. These different components try to answer the universal questions, and in doing so, give meaning to the bel ...

(2 pages) 89 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Evolution vs. Creationism argued in a scientific manner.

The question of our origins has been probably one of the oldest and most controversial issues that different groups have faced. Are we as written in religious books merely creations of a greater bein ... t abilities to measure or prove anything, there are controversies within these theories themselves. Different religions offer different explanations, and have controversies within them that disallow o ...

(4 pages) 151 1 4.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Having a diverse marriage.

nders: one man and one woman, while others prefer same-sex unions. Sometimes the two spouses are of different religions, nationalities, races, ethnic groups, and economic levels. The more significant ... more permissible for any couple to wed regardless to the aforementioned differences.Marrying into a different culture is still often the flashpoint for racism.The recent racism study by researchers fr ...

(4 pages) 89 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Biography of Indira Ghandi

n in India were often forced to live in seclusion, having limited mobility. In India there are many different religions; Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Muslim etc., and a caste system (social class ... gned a twelve year peace treaty with Russia.Indira married Feroze Gandhi, but they both were on two different levels in their caste system. Indira who was a Brahmin or high priestly class and her husb ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

"Discrimination of Other Religions"

rship of a deity." The faith and the deity is not specified or chosen. We as human beings have many different thoughts and beliefs about religion and what is "right" and "wrong." But in reality, we do ... t religiously diverse country in the world, but diversity is a fact of life. And it only means that different religions coexist around each other, not that they accept one another. (Robinson, B.A)Loua ...

(2 pages) 176 3 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Reflection Paper for Philosophy of Religion: The continous conflict between Religious Pluralism and Exclusivism

a chance or hope for eternal happiness for people who abide their beliefs.But through out history, different religions and beliefs emerged which gives rise to the inconsistency. There are numerous di ...

(6 pages) 144 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

An essay comparing the issue of abortion from the religious views of Catholics, Jews, and Buddhists.

ed abortion from various religions and countries. To this day, there is no unified agreement within different religions and law authorities concerning the morality of abortion. Looking at abortion thr ... rences of each religion by looking at their laws, beliefs, and its value for human life. Due to the different perspectives in each religion, it has been made difficult for everyone to agree upon a uni ...

(5 pages) 69 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


.Differences are the type of break-up that occurs most often. It may include: divergent life goals; different religions; incompatible personalities, and loved ones who don't approve. Life goals are im ... es who don't approve. Life goals are important to many people. If one person's goals are completely different than another's and no one is willing to compromise then it is very unlikely that a healthy ...

(3 pages) 67 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

An Analysis of the theories of Neoclassical and Political Economy and the practicality of each.

adigms of NeoclassicalAnd Poltical EconomyIn our society today, there are great disparities between different groups of people. The gaps exist between those in every segment of the world, from those o ... ould have been hired simply because they maximized economic utility.The Political Economist view is different from Neoclassicism most directly because instead of explaining society through market beha ...

(6 pages) 110 0 2.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

A Book Anaysis: In the Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff

During the course of learning about different religions, I came upon one fascinating religion that stood out from the others, Taoism. Ta ... se it worked. Pooh worked with Nature and things worked out for him. As you can see, Hoff uses many different Winnie the Pooh stories to teach the uncomplicated ways of the Taoist.The only arguments t ...

(6 pages) 43 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Is there an Adequate Definition of Religion?

In class we have discussed many different views and opinions on the subject of religion. Some people think that religion can be conc ... le disagree with that. I feel that this maybe difficult to define religion because they are so many different religions and cultures. Just one definition may not express the views of all different peo ... one thing because it is such a broad topic. Religion includes people from all around the world with different views and beliefs. One definition would have to cover the most primitive forms of religion ...

(2 pages) 106 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology