Essays Tagged: "Prophet"

Islam, The Byzantine Empire, and Germanic Tribes

a, Muhammad soon held bothtemporal and spiritual authority, having been recognized as a lawgiver andprophet. Arab and Jewish opposition to him in Medina was crushed, andwar was undertaken against Mecc ...

(4 pages) 174 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Mormons in Utah

r 4 million in the United States. Mormonism was foundedin 1830 by Joseph Smith who was known as the prophet. This is a young agefor such a widely practiced religion, and its numbers grow daily.Mormoni ... es, knowing they couldn't stayin Illinois, decided they had to move. Brigham Young, who took over asprophet and president of the Mormon group, decided to move the Mormonsin 1847. They moved from Illin ...

(3 pages) 70 2 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Khalil Gibran's "The Prophet"

(1883-1931), a poet, philosopher, and an artist was born in Lebanon, a land which has produced many prophets. The millions of Arabic speaking people, familiar with his writing consider him a genius of ... s, which he made his home for the last twenty years of his life., he began to write in English. The Prophet and his other books of poetry, illustrated with his mystical drawings are known and loved by ...

(4 pages) 46 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

That Place In Your Mind (What is hell, related to Dante's Inferno)

a person does not believe as they do, then they are sent to Hell. Other religions believe that the prophet has not yet arrived, but will, and you must devote your life to the study of past prophets, ...

(2 pages) 83 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


ing name for all the overuse of the already worn out "Boo Radley-like misfit who is also a despised prophet" type theme. Aside from its lack of orignality it is also typically "hollywood" in it's blat ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Rastafarianism: Beleifs and Way of Life

frica, and bring justice to the oppressed (1). Some people began calling Garvey a divinely anointed prophet, others dismissed his prediction. While Garvey was still alive, Haile Selassie, aka Prince ( ... ve free and happy in Ethiopia, forever.Marcus Garvey is recognized by Rastas as a divinely anointed prophet, because he predicted the rise of a mighty African king. When Haile Selassie, the Prince (Ra ...

(7 pages) 172 2 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Fall From Power In Hamlet and Oedipus

s in additional tragedies.In Oedipus the King, the queen and Laius the murdered king were told by a prophet that Oedipus, their newborn son, would kill his father and marry his mother. To avoid commit ... ng adulthood, Oedipus would later be warned by an oracle of the same fate that was predicted by the prophet. To avoid committing this horrific act against the people that he thought were his real pare ...

(4 pages) 140 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The War of 1812

hat pretty much started everything. It was fought in the west in 1811. Tecumseh and his brother the Prophet were gathering Indian tribes together in order to go against the United States with a big fo ... st the United States with a big force. The Indian Confederacy made their capitol a village known as Prophet's Town, which used to be Tippecanoe. General William Henry Harrison organized an army of 1,0 ...

(4 pages) 120 0 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The Koran, the most influential piece of Arabic writing

he tongue and with full assent from theheart' that ' there is no god but Allah and Muhhammad is his prophet.' This is alsocalled Shahadah.The second duty is to pray five times each day. The first pray ...

(3 pages) 130 0 4.3 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

The Story of Jacob

and conflicts which cast serious doubt on the wisdom and appropriateness of God using Jacob as his prophet. A casual reading of the text would indicate that God is rather wary of being too intimately ... d where to make an appearance. With Jacob we seem to be dealing no longer with the life of virtuous prophet in the presence of God, but, rather, with a very human and flawed character. There are many ...

(5 pages) 86 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Assassination of Joseph Smith

ph Smith, founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, whether considered heretic or prophet, affected many American lives. As the founder of one of the few truly American religions, hi ... wn. They instead formed a committee which gained three hundred followers who broke from the 'fallen prophets' church.This group formed an opposition newspaper known as the Nauvoo Expositor. On June 7, ...

(9 pages) 76 1 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


Written by: The ProphetEdited by: The MetallianLebanon, a nation that once proudly called itself the Switzerland of ...

(9 pages) 99 0 4.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Giuseppe Garibaldi

l states declared him a hero. He served in the army of Sardinia, meanwhile he was influenced by the prophet of nationalism.In 1860 he started a revolt, to capture Sicily and Naples. He dint like Itali ...

(1 pages) 41 1 2.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Wahhabi Movement

made into elaborate shrines which displease 'Abd al-Wahhab. Even practices such as celebrating the Prophet's Muhammad birth, the use of prayer beads, and adding minarets and ornaments to mosques were ... arly days of Islam, in fact 'Abd al-Wahhab felt that only the first three generations following the Prophet Muhammad were the only true followers of the faith. He also claimed the current Ottoman Empi ...

(4 pages) 128 0 2.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Oedipus Rex (by Sophocles) analysis essay in the form of an interview (easily edited) includes quotes from the text and line references

t attempt to redeem himself until it's almost too late. Even then he doesn't listen properly to the prophet Tiresias, and destroys his last chance for redemption. As Creon says- " He whom the state ap ... as a medium to inform the will of the gods.Sophocles: Yes, the will of the gods are spoken through prophets and oracles, such as Tiresias, who appears in both Oedipus Rex and Antigone, and warns both ...

(7 pages) 139 0 4.3 Mar/2003

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

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.

the Archangel Gabriel. The angle recited verses to Muhammad that changed his life. He then became a prophet and began preaching about ideas that were very different from the beliefs of the people who ... uhammad then quoted "I have made it a duty upon Myself to give victory to the believers" (Return to Prophet, 2002).Muhammad told many of his friends about his visions, but they still didn't believe in ...

(4 pages) 64 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Discuss how F. Mernissi interprets the reasons for the "descending of the veil" in Medina during the Prophet's life.

ic society before it is appropriate to analyze the reason for its decent. The story begins with the prophet wedding Zaynab Bint Jahsh and was charged with inviting a large number of people to the wedd ... r meals and departed however a group of people lingered behind involved in their conversations. The prophet was anxious to wed his new wife and with the present of the ill-mannered guests he was getti ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Robert de Boron's "Merlin"

Robert de Boron's Merlin portrays Merlin as the prophet of the Holy Grail, a role he was to repeat in the Vulgate cycle. This set of manuscripts fle ... infatuation with the Lady of the Lake (in most cases Nimue) is introduced.Merlin, Arthur's adviser, prophet and magician, is basically the creation of Geoffrey of Monmouth, who in his twelfth-century ... his twelfth-century History of the Kings of Britain combined the Welsh traditions about a bard and prophet named Myrddin with the story that the ninth-century chronicler Nennius tells about Ambrosius ...

(12 pages) 39 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Confucianism, Legalism, and Daoism Comparison.

interesting to note this was around the same time Buddha was supposedly alive. Confucian was not a prophet, and had little to say about gods, death, or the afterlife. He developed instead three conce ...

(2 pages) 109 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Merlin and the facts of the truth and fiction.

haracter in all of the Arthurian stories. The historical implant my stem from the Celt Myrdynn, the prophet. This may affect the actual story, but most likely not. Therefore, the conclusion must be dr ... y altered. In the modern Arthurian legends he is an Alchemist and wise man. But he is linked with a prophet in the Celtic myths. That is so radically different that it is very improbable that Myrdynn ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History