Essays Tagged: "one god"

Islam More Than A Religion

their faith.Like Judaism and Christianity, Islam is a monotheistic religion, based on the belief in one God.. This religion was proclaimed by the Prophet Muhammad in Arabia, in the 7th century A.D. Th ... is no god but God; Muhammad is the prophet of God." The profession must be recited at least once in one's lifetime, aloud, correctly, and purposively, with an understanding of its meaning and with a c ...

(5 pages) 938 8 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

This essay is about the Greek God of Art, Apollo. This goes into detail about the life and times of Apollo and what he encountered along the way.

prised of many Gods and Goddesses and the stories of how they came to be and of their life stories. One God that caught my eye was Apollo, the son of Zeus and Leto, was associated with many aspects of ... ents order, harmony, and civilization in a way that most other Olympian deities cannot quite equal. One only has to compare him with Dionysus to understand how Apollo is depicted as a bright, rational ...

(6 pages) 110 1 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Hinduism and It's Gods

universe of the Mahadevas, 'great shining beings', or Hindu Gods.' (Himalayan Academy)There is only one God in Hinduism, the other Gods and Goddesses, whose name resides in books and myth, are all con ... y for the people of the religion, protecting and guiding them, opening new doors and closing unused ones.' (Himalayan Academy)One of the most common Mahadevas is Brahma. He is considered to be the Fat ...

(3 pages) 147 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Society in the Old English Period. What was life like in the Old English period?

chaotic, what with monsters always attacking, and these crazy people talking about worshiping only one god (why would we want to give the other gods reason to rain even more adversity down on us?). O ... only way to do that... yep, you guessed it... kill lots of those naughty monsters (or else pay someone to tell a really inspiring tale about how you did). This, of course, wasn't exactly an easy thin ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The mythilogical figure Bellerophon. It is written in first person perspective like Bellerophon is the speaker.

flying horse Pegasus. Failure after failure, I decided to pray to the Goddess Athena for help. Only one god could help me. Athena, the creator of the bridle, bestowed upon me a tool that allowed human ... so impressed myself that I lost all sense of humility and accidentally killed my own brother. No one believed that it happened by accident so my penalty of banishment until purified of my crime res ...

(2 pages) 52 1 2.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Differnce between IBO Religion and Christianity

stianity. Some of the differences are how the Ibo religion practice polytheism, belief in more then one God, and the Christians practice monotheism, belief in only one God, the creator of Heaven and E ... rsation about their differences in religion, Akunna telling Mr. Brown that the Ibo Clan believes in one supreme God but had others that they worship, the name of their God is Chucku, because "he made ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Judaism: Family traditions, Rituals and History

history began about 4000 years ago in the part of the world that today we call the Middle East. No one person ever "began" Judaism. The beliefs that became the Jewish faith came about gradually. Howe ... e Jewish people. According to the Jewish tradition, Abraham was the first to believe there was only one God and left his home to go on a journey because he believe that was what God wanted him to do. ...

(6 pages) 361 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

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

wo different men from two different worlds. Siddharta came from the east, where there was belief in one unity rather than one god. Jesus came from a world that believed only in one deity. Yet these tw ... et go of the falseness in this world. The way to the truth may have been different, but it is still one truth.Both these men came in a time where the activities of their religion were being questioned ...

(7 pages) 121 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Title: Muhammads Life and his Teachings. This paper is a chronological detail of the great Prophet Muhammad. It includes the details of the Islamic faith.

preaching about ideas that were very different from the beliefs of the people who lived around him. One of the most important ideas was that there was only one God.Muhammad was born around the time of ... e in Muhammads time believed in many Gods. They believed in worshipping trees, shooting stars and stones that were oddly shaped like people. They, like Muhammad, also believed in "Allah" who was the c ...

(4 pages) 64 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

5 Pillars Of Islam.

ho obey them.SHAHADAHThe first of these pillars is the Shahadah, which expresses that there is only one god (Allah) and that they must recognize Muhammad as his messenger. "There is no god but God, an ... 995, p.11). The acceptance of the body of duties and obligations is required in order to believe in one God and accept His word as revealed to Muhammad. Since one must individually regulate the relati ...

(17 pages) 353 4 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The triumph of christianity over paganism in the middle ages.

ps it was just the naive attitudes of the polytheistic Pagans, or maybe the monotheistic Christians.One of the most prominent things to stand out about Pagan religion is the belief in more than one go ... reeks dating back to about 1325b.c. in Athens. The people of Athens believed in many gods, who each one in their own represented an evolutional part of life. The goal of the Greeks was to please the g ...

(4 pages) 69 1 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

In response to the significance of the title and how it realtes to diversity conflict and justice. Things fall apart.

es in with a bicycle which the natives call an iron horse. The people are interested in change and money with one God looking over them, which is very different and goes against all the tribe's belief ... hich is very different and goes against all the tribe's beliefs. The land then begins to flow with money while their precious palm oil is being exported. Soon the white man sets up a government and Ok ...

(3 pages) 85 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Judaism and Western Civilization.

dition, Abraham was the first monotheist. He left polytheism behind to follow the directions of the one God. The Tanakh itself gives evidence that significant numbers of ancient Israelites worshipped ... ites worshipped multiple deities.(Rabbi Shofet) Jewish leadership called upon Israel to worship the one God with whom they had a covenant relationship. But as Tanakh develops there is an increasing em ...

(3 pages) 123 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Essay topic: that christianity in Australia is simply a superficial venner behind which secular values provide the true religion.

achings of Jesus Christ. It is also a way of life and a community of people . Christians believe in one God, who created the universe and all that is in it. They believe that this God is active in his ... sus is perfect, it means that Jesus never did anything wrong. He was never selfish or greedy or dishonest. He never stole from the corner shop or cheated on his tax. He never lied to his mother or dis ...

(5 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Introduction to Islam.

Introduction to IslamIslam is a monotheistic religion. There is no God but the one God, and Muhammad is his prophet. Islam rejects the doctrine of the Trinity and considers Jesus ... lah and be welcomed into eternal paradise. The word Islam means submission to God, and Muslim means one who submits.HistoryIslam rose to prominence around the seventh century around Mecca and Medina i ... e imams ruled until the end of the ninth century when the twelveth imam disappeared. He will return one day, until then a mujtahed or an ayatollah will lead the people. Islam probably reached it's zen ...

(4 pages) 249 1 2.1 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Islam versus Christianity.

hristianity. The start of Islam is actually derived form Christianity, history books indicates that one night in the year 610, the first of many revelations came to Muhammad from God by way of the ang ... f course is the founder of Christianity). The message Muhammad received told him that there was but one God (Identical to the inception of the Ten Commandments), not many gods, as most Arabs believed. ...

(8 pages) 354 2 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

A paper on mother teresa for philosophy class.

"There is only one God and he is God to all; therefore it is important that everyone is seen as equal before God. I ... r now know as Yugoslavia, on August 27, 1910. She was given the name Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. She was one of five children born to Nukola and Dronda Bojaxhui, yet only three survived. Her brother descri ... rs as being well of not he peasants life reported inaccurately by some. In fact the family lived in one of the two houses that they owned. In her childhood she attended Roman Catholic school. About th ...

(21 pages) 150 2 3.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Myth Comparisons.

t down to the earth, and everywhere they went, flowers and plants sprouted. They had four children. One was the sun, one was the moon, one lived in the water and created storms and such, and from the ... t of the details are very similar to the Japanese myth. The world starts out covered in water, from one god all the others are created, and two of the gods, Osiris and Isis, sort of led all the rest. ...

(4 pages) 96 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Augustine in Church History.

sm often made fun of the Bible and its teachings. Augustine believed in Manicheism because it questioned the fact that there is only one God. They believed that if God was the only divine being than S ... stine moved to Milan, he became a Neoplatonist. This belief is philosophy mixed with religious overtones. While Augustine was in Milan, his mother insisted that he heard the sermons of Ambrose. He agr ...

(2 pages) 41 1 4.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Alternatives to "God" by Andrew Wilkinson.

ators, the majority involving a spiritual entity as the originator of all. Others involve more than one "god", each adding a certain aspect to the world. For instance Poseidon was believed to be the G ...

(2 pages) 31 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy