Essays Tagged: "Franciscan"

This essay discusses why William of Ockham can be considered as the initiator of the "modern way" of doing philosophy

y?William if Ockham was a philosopher and theologian born is southern England (1285). He joined the Franciscans and eventually became prominent in that religious order. Ockham studied at Oxford Univer ... fits the facts pf a problem is the one that should be selected. This maxim employed by other Oxford Franciscans, such as Richard of Middleton and Duns Scotus.The result of this line of reasoning is th ...

(7 pages) 69 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Religion Notes for 8th graders.

the people of Ireland.25. St. Francis of Assisi- founded the Order of Friars Minor, also called the Franciscans. A great mendicant or begging order.26. St. Dominic- founded the religious community or ... very closely with St. Clare. Took over the Poor Clares after St. Clare's death.29. Order of Friars- Franciscans, Dominicans and Carmelites.30. St. Theresa of Avila- Reformed the Carmelite Order. She s ...

(4 pages) 47 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Francis of Assisi

because he held the priests, bishops and popes in high esteem. Francis founded the order called the Franciscans. This order grew rapidly to 5,000 friars. The Poor Clares and the lay penitents also con ...

(3 pages) 47 1 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What caused the pueblo revolt of the 1680?

icial relationship. The main characters of the Pueblo Revolt are the Indians, the Spaniards and the Franciscans. The Franciscans were Catholic preachers who came to New Mexico with the purpose of conv ... ancial profit in the region, to keep the Indians educated and keep the Catholic religion alive. The Franciscans were well educated thus making them well respected and looked upon by many Spaniards, mu ...

(11 pages) 52 1 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers


nners. It was then he noticed the Stigmata. From that point on, Mount LaVerna would be known as the Franciscan Cavalry.I think it was fitting for Francis to receive this Stigmata before he died. Since ... s probably complete.Deryl Murray Religion Father Damian December 11, 2001 The Manner of Working The Franciscan friars should work in a spirit of faith and be devoted to their work and they should not ...

(4 pages) 708 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fray junipero serra

ber 24, 1713 in Petra, a farming village on the island of Mallorca, Spain. As a child he attended a Franciscan elementary school. At the age of fifteen, Serra left home to enter the Franciscan Univers ... Franciscan University in Palma to study philosophy. When Serra was sixteen, he decided to join the Franciscan Order. After years of preparation and careful consideration of his vocation, Serra ...

(9 pages) 15 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Pueblo Revolt Of 1680

empire. (4) Spreading from town to town, building churches and living quarters for the Spanish, the Franciscans successfully planted missions among the Pueblos. Friars concentrated on baptizing and co ... alters were destroyed. Dances were prohibited and Indian priests and medicine men were killed. The Franciscans believed that the Indians had no religion or were possessed by the devil. Because of thi ...

(5 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

St. Francis essay

St. Francis EssaySt. Francis was Franciscan who was very close to god and loved to spread god's word to anybody that will listen. He ... rybody could not live the life of poverty so he called the people who didn't live that life secular Franciscans. They could live Franciscans values without joining the order. Francis was also compassi ... cans values without joining the order. Francis was also compassionate because he let women join the Franciscans way. He let a women named Clare join & she started the poor clares which started the ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History