Essays Tagged: "Missionary"

Twyla Ludwig, Christian missionary to Africa. Short dissertation on her ministries.

came all the way from having a good life as a wife of a farmer to living as a doctor, teacher, and missionary to the middle of Africa. Twyla had the will and the strength to follow God whichever way ... on sale for a very high price. When Mr. and Mrs. Ludwig first requested to be sent to Africa by the missionary board, they were rejected. Time and again they faced failure until they were accepted. Go ...

(2 pages) 40 0 4.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Lassa Fever

ions. Also, lassa fever in the context of newly emerging diseases.LASSA FEVEROn January 12, 1969, a missionary nun, working in the small town of Lassa, Nigeria, began complaining of a backache. Thinki ...

(4 pages) 42 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Differnce between IBO Religion and Christianity

uge difference between the Ibo Clan religion and Christianity, it will be shown.When Mr. Brown, the missionary, comes to the village of Umuofia to spread the word of God to the Ibo Clan, he met Akunna ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Stereotyping of women in the novel "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee.

about...[men] that I instinctively liked...they weren't---" "Hypocrites," page 234The ladies of the missionary circle that the ladies of Maycomb belong to is a stereotypical role for women. They sit a ... an relate to or that can relate to her. Her Aunt tries too hard to refine her and the ladies of the missionary circle are hypocrites in Scout's eyes. Calpurnia and Miss Maudie are the two female role ...

(6 pages) 40 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Pathos for the Native American Indian: a textual analysis

ator, finally spoke up for the Native population in his Speech of Red Jacket, the Seneca Chief to a Missionary. Red Jacket effectively appeals to pathos using comparison, sufficiency, and tone to conv ... eceive; to love each other, and to be united" (178). In Speech of Red Jacket, the Seneca Chief to a Missionary, it becomes obvious that religion is a deep rooted part of Native American culture that s ...

(5 pages) 51 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Biography of Saint Paul

SAINT PAULSaint Paul was one of the greatest missionary of Christianity and he was the church's first theologian. He was called the Apostle to th ... he commonly known account recorded in the Acts of the Apostles, Paul carried out three well-defined missionary journeys. The letters reveal that Paul's missionary journeys were conducted by three majo ... letters reveal that Paul's missionary journeys were conducted by three major concerns: the job of a missionary to work in territory that goes as far west as Spain; the concern of to revisit his own co ...

(2 pages) 65 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte.

ey on his family, dressing them up and deemed it proper. In comparison, St. John Rivers is a humble missionary, delighting in sacrifice for others, who did not think for himself, rather, the Church an ... Jane to marry him and states that the marriage was only because he felt that she would be good as a missionary's wife unlike Rosamond and could do much good with him in India, and so would like her to ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Mother teresa's vocation.

ears she assisted several religious retreats in Letnice and it was clear to her that she would be a missionary for India. On Assumption day in 1928 she went to Letnice to pray for Our Lady's blessing ...

(9 pages) 34 0 2.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

A brief biography of life and explorations of Jacques Marquette.

years he taught at Jesuit schools in northern France. All this time he hoped that he would become a missionary overseas.In 1666 Marquette's wish was finally granted. His superiors sent him to Quebec i ...

(3 pages) 36 0 2.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Napoleon Bonaparte. It was written to awnser a question for my grade 12 history class, "Was Napoleon a child of the Revolution?" My teacher was very impressed with my essay.

f only Napoleon could curb the tide of his ambition he would have certainly, made himself the world missionary. In Napoleon resided the amazing quality of doing universal good to people. However, ther ...

(3 pages) 94 3 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

How the presence of european explorers affected the conlonial move in Africa during "the Scramble for Africa"

nown, explorers to search the interior of Africa was Dr. David Livingstone, a British physician and missionary. He was sent to South Africa as a medical missionary during 1840, and thanks to his exped ...

(3 pages) 73 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Discuss the importance of Religion in "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee.

emselves to have.This is evident in Chapter twenty-four, the scene that involves the 'ladies of the missionary tea circle'. Here the majority of women believe themselves to be utterly perfect 'souther ...

(3 pages) 68 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Economic, political, and social forces that contributed in causing Imperialism

perialism. Causes of imperialism are nationalistic motives, military motives, economic motives, and missionary motives. Many nations wanted to expand their territory, their army, and develop a more su ...

(3 pages) 142 0 2.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Joy of "A Christmas Carol"

y a holy day that was observed with more solemnity than joy. In 601 AD, Pope Gregory instructed his missionary (St. Austin, of Canterbury) to make the local winter feast a Christian festival. (1) Duri ...

(4 pages) 46 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Despite the African setting, 'The Poisonwood Bible' can be seen as an attack on American Society. Discuss

By moving Nathan Price, a missionary from Georgia, and his wife and four children to the Belgian Congo, Kingsolver offers a ba ... onically, Nathan emerges from the novel as a more "satanic figure"5.However, Nathan is not the only missionary we are introduced to, Brother Fowles makes appearances throughout the novel, whose brand ...

(12 pages) 98 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Silver and Gold

church life was like. Jovonna Johnson a close cousin of mine, has a religious family. Her mother a missionary and farther a deacon made two nice people. They always asked me to attend church with the ...

(3 pages) 31 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Grammar

Lassa Fever an Epidemic

also zoonotic or animal-bourne and is in the family Arenaviradae. It was discovered in 1969 after 2 missionary nurses died of this disease while treating another person who had contracted it. Originat ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

McCarthyism and the Korean War's effect on Us, USSR relations.

at a standoff. The two countries resembled one another very closely. They both conducted a kind of missionary diplomacy--trying to export all of their ideals to all other nations, and they were both ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Dostoyevsky was a Russian writer and missionary whose psychological analysis of the human faith and soul is recognised as that of a geniu ...

(2 pages) 95 4 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Vincent Van Gogh

University in 1877. After he failed to get a post in the Church, he went to live as an independent missionary among the Borinage miners.He was largely self-taught as an artist, although he received h ...

(2 pages) 74 1 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists