Essays Tagged: "Psalm"

A comparison of two major Baroque composers: Claudio Monteverdi and Domenico Scarlatti (turabian format)

The purpose of this paper is to analyze two psalms by Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi (1567-1643) and Giovanni Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757 ... s being because of different nationalistic styles.The piece by Monteverdi, Confitebor tibi, Domine (Psalm 110), was a psalm that was used as part of the vespers on Sundays. This particular psalm is fo ... l manuscript, and some corrections were made in the number of rests in some places in the score.The psalm composed by Scarlatti, called Laetatus sum (Psalm 121), is set for four voices (SATB), continu ...

(4 pages) 120 0 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Psalm- their purpose and how they fulfil them.

The psalms are poetry intended to be set to music and prayer intended to be prayed in worship. In ancien ... their hearts. Through joy and tragedy, faith and failure, people sang and spoke to God through the PsalmThe primary purpose for the psalms is to be a vehicle for the expression of God's people in wor ... rimary purpose for the psalms is to be a vehicle for the expression of God's people in worship. The psalms represent the response of an individual or nation to the person and work of God, which result ...

(2 pages) 41 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Bible and World View About God.

view because this between those that know and trust God and those that don't.The Bible tells us in Psalm 119:137 and Deutronomy 32:4 that God is righteous, His judgments are right and His work is per ... nows about us all one by one and will take care of us if any bad thing happens.2Chronicles 16;9 and Psalm 139:1-6 says that God is all knowing, nothing takes Him by surprise, He is also everywhere and ...

(3 pages) 98 0 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"Beyond Bumper Sticker Ethics", by Steve Wilson.

oncentrate on results. This is unbiblical. God created rules for justice, order, and happiness! The Psalmist David wrote,"The precepts of the Lord are right, giving joy to the heart...The ordinances o ... and altogether righteous...By them is Your servant warned; in keeping them there is great reward," (Psalm 19:7-11).Rules protect rights and rights are to support the fact that people have value. Utili ...

(10 pages) 135 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Explains that true joy is found when following the path outlined in the Bible.

have inclined mine heart to perform thy statutes alway,even unto the end.To me this section of the Psalm is a call to a lifestyle of worship.Let's consider what the Psalmist has to say and how that a ... er what the Psalmist has to say and how that applies tous today.The first thing this portion of the Psalm declares is that the Bibleis a lamp unto our feet.Read this poem on this though. Is that howyo ...

(22 pages) 83 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Explains methods of praising God and there results

Gld.Our goal: to live a life of praise; make it our daily existence; bethe generation described in Psalm 102:18-21--those who are created topraise the Lord. But we must understand His desires for our ...

(2 pages) 22 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Emily Dickinson Review and Interpretation of Poems #449, #465, and #712

t for her time. Her poems were mostly written in four line stanzas that have the voice of a hymn or psalm. Her scheme was usually an ABCB rhyme scheme. Her poems have short pauses interjected by dashe ...

(6 pages) 133 0 2.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Freedoms and allowances here on earth

d in our ever more worldly pursuits of personal glory, we become the idols we pursue. Kammer quotes Psalm 135:15-18, which basically says we no longer speak, hear, listen, or live the truth of God, bu ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Book of Psalms- My own personal commetary and refutation.

PSALMSii.7&12: This verse would suggest that Yahweh merely adopted Jesus. The KJV erroneously ca ... word Son to suggest it refers to him when clearly it does In this, the 'first penitential psalm', a denial of the existence of an afterlife is repeated.vii.9: God trieth the hearts and reins ... (see note to God made the heavens with his fingers.xi.4: God has eyelids.XIV: This psalm is the same as LIII with minor differences in translation.xiv.1: Argumentum ad hominem: Atheis ...

(9 pages) 32 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Analysis of Marquez's "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings"

face of society and are trampled by the misunderstandings of that same society. David spoke in the Psalms when he was attacked from all sides, like the individual today, "Save me, O God, for the wate ... e than the hairs of my head; those who would destroy me are powerful, being wrongfully my enemies" (Psalm 69:1-4). There is little wonder why the impoverished turn to the Bible with their woes - it pr ...

(3 pages) 92 2 3.9 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature


(1 pages) 466 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Do we really have free will? A study of Predestination.

nows..." (1 Sam. 2:3). God is very much aware of what is happening in the present, past and future. Psalms 139 compares God's thoughts to the number of grains of sand that exist. "How precious to me a ... God! How vast is the sum of them! Were I to count them, they would outnumber the grains of sand." (Psalms 139:17, 18)God knows what is happening at every minute. "...for [God] views the ends of the e ...

(8 pages) 66 1 3.8 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Rotten to the Core: Good vs. Evil in relation to Golding's "Lord of the Flies"

evil. But, what causes a child to act on his or her evil tendencies? The answer lies in the book of Psalm, the intellect of Freud, and the under-developed brains of children.In the Holy Bible, the sto ... nvitation to sin. Surely a man is sinful at birth, sinful from the moment his mother conceived him (Psalm 51:5).Freud, the mastermind of the mind, summarized basic human instinct in two letters: Id. E ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

"The Crucible": Journal Project – John Proctor - Journal 1

ed, that is, that all of Salem operates on pretense and lies.As a crowd in the parlor was singing a psalm, Betty covered her ears and collapsed into panic at the phrase "going up to Jesus" is being re ...

(2 pages) 28 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Conceptions Of Davidic Hope

ic Hope in Deuteronomy, 1, 2 Samuel and 1, 2 Kings/Oct. 5, 1998; (4) Conceptions of Davidic Hope in Psalm 2, 45, and 72/Oct. 19, 1998; (5) Conceptions of Davidic Hope in Psalms 89, 110, and 132/Oct. 2 ...

(6 pages) 574 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Christianity and the Survival of Creation

someone’s attention and plant badseeds in their thoughts.One found interesting what it says in Psalm 24:1 that the earths is theLord’s and the fullness thereof. The world and they that dwell ...

(3 pages) 14 1 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Psalm 23

The Good Shepherd: Psalm 23 Psalm 23 is probably the most familiar passage there is in the word of God. No portion in w ... writing of any time or of any work has been so widely circulated. Much has been written about this psalm, although its six verses are short and simple. I appears that the author, David, wrote this wh ... but the mature reflections of a ripe experienced man. As in many of the writings in scripture this psalm is filled with symbology.This psalm begins by saying, "The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not be ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Pro-life, Pro-choice

ut in reality they just interpret the bible as they please. For example as Christians they point to Psalm 139:13-16, which refers to God working in the womb. Although this passage does make the point ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Do you think the Bible is hostile towards the environment? Discuss the following topics in your answer: Human domination, Partriarchal monotheism, Wilderness and the promise of land.

promise of land.The Bible is either hostile or indifferent toward the environment. Genesis 1:28 and Psalm 8 make it clear that it is the duty of human beings to subdue the earth and rule over it. Ther ... the earth.Another biblical text which expresses human domination over the earth in similar terms is Psalm 8:7-9. It states that God gave human beings tremendous authority to be in charge of the whole ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith