Essays Tagged: "Preacher"


eph but the apostles called him Barnabas, he probably acquired this namebecause of his ability as a preacher. The name Barnabas was understood by Luke to mean'Son of Encouragement' (Acts 4:36). Barnab ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Grapes of Wrath Synopsis

Ruthie and Winfield, Uncle John, Al, Ma, and Tom who has just got out of jail brings along a former preacher Jim Casey. They buy a used truck and pile their belongings on to it. At the last minute Gra ...

(2 pages) 87 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Phillis Wheatly

hen her poem ?The death of the Reverend George Whitefield?s? made her famous. Whitefield, the great preacher who frequently toured New England, happened to be a close friend of Countess Selina of Hunt ...

(1 pages) 196 4 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Usage of Symbolism in The Grapes of Wrath

endentalist symbolism present in The Grapes of Wrath is in the character of Jim Casy. Casy is an ex-preacher who renounced his calling because of a sinful act he committed with a young girl after a re ... attempt to find himself. "'I ain't seen you in a long time,' [Tom] said. 'Nobody seen me,' said the preacher. 'I went off alone an' I sat and figured. The sperit's strong in my, on'y it ain't the same ...

(1 pages) 74 1 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

The Grapes of Wrath

ings, and ideas of Christ, and the call that was on his life. Steinbeck illustrated Jim's life as a preacher, and the thoughts and the actions that changed his beliefs.In his past, Jim Casy had a call ... ughts and the actions that changed his beliefs.In his past, Jim Casy had a call on his life to be a preacher. He was the minister of a small church in Oklahoma. When Tom Joad was traveling home, he st ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.8 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Rush Limbaugh

e country and it's political leaders. He's had many things that have built him up to the "political preacher" you see today. Rush's early life, his major accomplishments, and his personal life are jus ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Biography of Pythagoras (Greek Philosopher and Mathematician)

ound his name at an early date. Sometimes he is represented as a man of science, and sometimes as a preacher of mystic doctrines, and we might be tempted to regard one or other of those characters as ...

(3 pages) 145 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

"The Critic" Twain, a severe critic of the general public and its cruel, inane conventions, ridicules religion, lower class, and upper class, in "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."

, they hold their guns at their sides at all times. After the sermon, everyone talks about what the preacher said and how good his words were. (Twain, p.106) Twain ridicules this because the families ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Character analysis of Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter" Chillingsworth and Dimmesdale.

vil in the novel, the unfolding sin, and add a special romance to the novelArthur Dimmesdale is the preacher in the Puritan settlement. He becomes involved with Hester Pyrnne, the wife of Roger Chilli ...

(3 pages) 37 0 2.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This describes the use of symbolism and transcendentalism through the book The Grapes of Wrath. It gives an overview of the term "transcendentalism" and how Jim Casy relates to it.

nd enhance the plot.By far, the most involved example of symbolism is found in the character of the preacher, Jim Casy. Casy not only is a Christ figure but also embodies the belief of Transcendentali ... s a slightly different, but on the whole, similar pattern. Casy tells the reader that he had been a preacher, but had become unsure of what holy really means. He spent four years away from society, an ...

(5 pages) 70 1 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

This is an art description of the works that Vincent Van Gogh created.

led soul. Vincent Willem Van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853. His father, Theodours Van Gogh, was a preacher in Dutch Reformed Church and his mother, Anna Cornella Carbertus, was the daughter of a boo ...

(8 pages) 174 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

James Baldwin and Malcolm X.

Baldwin grew up as one of many sons from a poor African American family and was pressed to become a preacher like his father. Throughout his childhood, like most blacks, he suffered much prejudice bec ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

"Dickinson and God - Who was Emily Dickinson's God?"

preaches" (Hillman 36). Dickinson believes she can find God on her own, without the assistance of a preacher or such. Nature, to Dickinson, is the equivalent of a chapel, its congregation, its clergym ... her that her way is just as good as the way of others. While others keep the Sabbath listening to a preacher, Dickinson keeps the Sabbath listening to God. She goes straight to the source, without the ...

(12 pages) 170 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath". It also examines defiance found in the film "Cool Hand Luke" and the "Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger.

the story of the Joad Family's journey from Oklahoma to California. The Joads, as well as Casy, the preacher who accompanies them, are the true example that hope, faith, and sacrifice leads to pure an ... s the necessary element of hope. Casy was clearly the most obvious defiant character. He had been a preacher, but left the church and its ideals. He began founding his own beliefs, regardless of the o ...

(8 pages) 36 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck


, and is to be distinguished from divine forgiveness.Johann Tetzel, a German Dominican friar, was a preacher of indulgences. The system of indulgences, which developed out of the penitential disciplin ...

(4 pages) 137 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Elizabeth smart.

viously worked for Ed and Lois Smart as a handy man at their home. Mitchell was known as a homeless preacher on the streets of Salt Lake City, and believed himself to be God. At one time, Mitchell wro ...

(2 pages) 98 6 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Comparing life story of myself and Ruth being a pastor's kid.

" The Color of Water" by James McBride, talks about his mother Ruth, who was a daughter of a Jewish preacher and a rabbi, struggles with her strict, religious, and self-dominant father who was as hard ... k. I, as a pastor's daughter, had similar experiences as Ruth struggling with the status of being a preacher's daughter, but I also had many good things that influenced my life to really experience an ...

(4 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Wise Blood.

up in the town of Eastrod, but his parents and family are all dead. Hazel's grandfather had been a preacher.Before Hazel had joined the army, he had intended to become a preacher. Now, he is trying t ... ed Enoch Emery who tries to become his friend, but Hazel rejects him. Hazel is attracted to a blind preacher named Asa Hawks, and to the preacher's daughter, Sabbath Lily Hawks. Hawks tells him that h ...

(4 pages) 38 1 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Cathedral" by Raymond Carver is full of both imagery and symbolism.

different effects. Moreover, the cathedral is connected to the representation of the blind man as a preacher and a teacher. The symbolism of the cathedral in the story makes one believe in the future ... ce toward knowledge. For the husband, Robert comes as nobody, and he becomes somebody. He is like a preacher who opens your mind and gives a meaning to life. The blind man is a teacher, and his image ...

(4 pages) 23380 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Crucible" by Arthur Miller.

pected to attend a certain church and to attend every Sunday without absence. In 1692 they had good preachers and bad preachers, just like today. In the Crucible Reverend Hale was the local preacher. ... ch formal education. If a child, or adult, wanted to learn to read or write, they went to the local preacher or they were just educated at home. Mostly, education was not that important. Speech was th ...

(2 pages) 23 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing