Essays Tagged: "Religion"

Are We Alone? (about Extra Terestials)

yII. Dents in the EarthIII. Unexplained PhenomenonA. The Writing on the WallB. GeodesIV. What About Religion?A. The Christian BibleB. The Ancient GreeksC. The American IndianV. ConclusionWe are not Al ...

(6 pages) 216 4 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


discussed, or more accurately argued in a calm manner, various issues ranging from the sciences to religion. Socrates, however, usually avoided the subject of government whenever possible. Socrates b ...

(3 pages) 303 4 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Benjamin Franklin

was first given religious impressions by his parents, even though he doubted many of the points of religion that had been taught to him. After reading several books on the subject, Franklin turned to ...

(4 pages) 163 0 4.5 Sep/1996

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


relse. Nemlig den situation hvor jeg opholder mig i et land med totalt anderledes skikke, normer og religioner, og at jeg endvidere føler mig utilpas blandt dem. Grunden til følelsen af ... lgelig helt klart, fordi jeg ikke føler mig tryg ved deres helt anderledes skikke, normer og religion. For hvis jeg følte mig tilpas blandt dem, ville jeg nok nærmere få en f ...

(5 pages) 29 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Early American Writers

In the literature of early American writers there is one common trait among all the writings: religion. Among Anne Bradstreet and Jonathan Edwards all speak of their opinion of religion, god, he ... between you and Hell but the air; it is only the power and mere pleasure of God that holds you up.' Religion has defiantly influenced Jonathan Edward's writings. Anne Bradstreet and Jonathan Ed ...

(2 pages) 92 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Tempest

larations that American culture is built on. This declaration means that all men no matter of race, religion, or creed are equals in the eyes of society, as well as the law. This was not always true i ...

(5 pages) 172 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

King's Speech

I have a vision, that all people be treated equally. Race, religion, sex, age, and other petty differences should not mater. Every one has a rite to me here, o ... some day, when a person looks at another they won't judge them until they actually meet them. Race, religion, sex, and age doesn't make someone any less of a person.Age should not mater. Both young an ... , it would mean the end of the human race. So both men and women are just as important as the other.Religion should not mater. A person is raised to believe something. No religion is wrong. Any person ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.8 Jan/1997

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


10th became National Voodoo Day in honor of its followers that make up 65% of Benin population.The religion Vodoun was a by-product of the slave trade. This Yoruban religion was carried to Haiti in a ... of hindering the faith of the slaves, the incorporation of the saints added something new to their religion. Because of this they included into their rituals statues of the saints, candles, and other ...

(2 pages) 119 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Blind Conformity - on essay written by Malcolm X

fortable with a certain way of living. Our way of living may consist of a look,a way of thinking, a religion, or any facet of our personalities that may not conform withwhatever is the norm or the acc ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.8 Feb/1997

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

Women in religion

Women in ReligionReligion has existed for as long as man has. Both men, and women believed in a superior bein ... believed in a superior being to explain the existence of life. Now with the different varieties of religions, men and women play different roles that are permitted by each one of them. Men are allowe ... still around today and is being taught today throughout the world, basically in the Roman Catholic religion. The Bible states 'Let your women keep silent in the churches: for it is not permitted unto ...

(3 pages) 141 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Religion vs. Faith

Religion/FaithOver the last several decades America has been evolving towards many significant chang ... icans are of the soul and of the spirit." That quote said by Mr. Eisenhower exemplifies an American religion, or standard by which we look for guidance and reassurance.And it is not something we shoul ... ve suffered for the well being of our country. It is what makes us America.To me it would seem that religion has become a thing of the past. It seems as though in the past more people than not saw the ...

(3 pages) 253 4 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Night" by Elie Weisel

Religion 110-08March 18, 1996To suffer, as defined in the dictionary, means to undergo or feel pain ...

(3 pages) 115 0 2.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Reveiw of the Jehovah's witnesses Religion

An analysis of the Jehovah's witness's religionWhen the name of Jehovah's witness arises, most of the public of differing religions, a pict ... t your door and offer a sampling of pamphlets, (large or small). To most of the general public, the religion is a far cry from Christianity, but this is untrue, as a visit to one of the services that ... mation on the church itself. Some of the beliefs of the church are most like that of most Christian religions with the exceptions that they do not regard the cross as highly as most Christians do. The ...

(4 pages) 137 1 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


one important attribute in the retention of these commitments involves a belief and faith ina given religion. This religion yields a basis for all decisions that must be made in adolescent life; itfor ... ery day, and are in dire need of a source of higher direction. It is my opinion that a belief inthe religion known as "Kadelphianism" serves as a firm basis for self commitment, peer commitment, andso ...

(4 pages) 42 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The New Age Movement

Although the New Age movement is not technically a religion , eight to nine percent of people that do not believe in organized religion find the New Ag ... e of the future and believes that it only needs the support of a few people to overturn traditional religion. Misunderstanding the New Agers is not rare, Christians have viewed them as people who are ... ers for who they really are. (Miller. 1989. P.21)        In some respects, New Age religion can be classified as the classic monistic Hinduism, known as Vedanta. Their most basic bel ...

(4 pages) 107 1 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The effects of the removal of Religous support (Literature Review)

is going to display the direct, and indirect effects, of not being brought up to believe a certain religion, but to choose your own, no matter what it is.The past beliefs on religious support and edu ... .' 1Our society has decided that the habits referred to by Aristotle, do not matter, when involving religion. Statistics tend to show a different result than what our present society feels. This paper ...

(4 pages) 98 0 3.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


Since the dawn of man, people have had their own forms of religion. Be it simpleceremonial burial or complex blessing rituals, each person had their own way t ... her people was minimal. Morals are hard to develop without much contact with other peopleand so the religion of these early people was minimal. Then came the development of farminginto this time perio ... sdidn't mind violence and killing, then they developed into a Brutal civilization. Consequently,the religions of these civilizations were evolved around sacrificial rituals and allegiance tobrutal god ...

(4 pages) 65 1 3.2 Nov/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

James Joyce reflective on religion

Religion is an important and recurring theme in James Joyce's APortrait of the Artist as a Young Man ... ecurring theme in James Joyce's APortrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Through his experiences withreligion, Stephen Dedalus both matures and progressively becomes moreindividualistic as he grows. Th ... ents lead Stephen to throw off the yoke of conformity and choosehis own life, the life of an artist.Religion is central to the life of Stephen Dedalus the child. He wasreared in a strict, if not harmo ...

(4 pages) 94 0 3.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

What Is Satanism?

What is Satanism?Satanism is the religion of the flesh. Happiness, to the Satanist must be found here and now. No heaven exists to go ... rst church of Satan in San Francisco, California, says that 'Satanism is a blatantly selfish brutal religion- It is based on the belief that man is inherently a selfish, violent creature... that the e ... as written in 1969 a nude woman was customarily used as an altar, since Satanism is regarded as the religion of the flesh, not the spirit. A live altar is rarely used today. One candle is placed to th ...

(5 pages) 58 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Trickster - Karl Jung archetype.

unique to it's own culture, but all tricksters are bound by certain characteristics no matter what religion they show up in. Anthropologists would argue that each trickster should be evaluated in it' ... rickster? He has many forms both human and animal. His physical form seems to be particular to each religion. The best way to view a trickster is by his personality. '[He is] Admired, Loved, venerated ...

(5 pages) 124 1 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy