Essays Tagged: "religious beliefs"


he word Buddha means 'enlightened one.' It is used today asa title to the one who has given us more religious beliefs than almostany other human who lived in this world. However, he was not giventhis ... answers of the mysteries of life.IndiaDuring the sixth century BC, India was a land of political andreligious turmoil. It was an era of great brutality with the domination ofNorthwest India by Indo-Ar ...

(9 pages) 274 3 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Religion vs. Faith

erica has indeed become secular.I think that in a society where being successful is everything, our religious beliefs tend to get lost in the "survival of the fittest" lifestyle that we lead everyday. ... ir religion to be very important to them, it consumed their daily life.Now-a-days it seems that the religious way of life is left behind when mass lets out. So why are parents still insisting on that ...

(3 pages) 253 4 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


on different civilizations because of their morals. Themorality of each civilization defined their religious beliefs.The lives of people who lived in the early ancient history time period were tough. ... rant of the different customs and beliefs. This acceptanceof many different cultures explains their religious beliefs. First the Romans had a religion witha few main gods like Janus and Jupiter and th ...

(4 pages) 65 1 3.2 Nov/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Prevent Coercive Prayer in Public Schools

on of school and state based on this amendment. Students are entitled to the right to express their religious beliefs in school, but it is unconstitutional for the administration to endorse or discrim ... ive practice would create unnecessary divisions among children by making them unduly aware of their religious differences. Public schools are for everyone, whether they are Buddhist, Catholic, Muslim, ...

(6 pages) 204 0 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The term "Criminal justice"

ciety breaks down, and this deviance from the 'norm' must be corrected.Personal feelings, morality, religious beliefs, and inflammatory, biasedfeelings towards certain laws cannot supersede the concre ...

(3 pages) 144 0 4.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


henaten IV single hand changed the Egyptian ways" (Chronicle of the Pharaohs pg.67). He changed the religious beliefs to the art form of he's time. "Amenhoptep IV could have been themost remarkable ma ...

(5 pages) 96 0 3.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Was the Civil War Inevitable?

g, when American first started to come together. The people of New England, left England mainly for religious reasons. The people were called Puritans. The Puritan were very educated and they based th ... e were called Puritans. The Puritan were very educated and they based their ways of living by their religious beliefs. The Puritans felt the only way they could protect their congregation was to move ...

(4 pages) 456 4 3.5 Apr/2002

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

A little information about socrotes and his wrongful death.

y of Athens. Socrates was charged with impiety, the corruption of the youth, and the undermining of religious beliefs. This would be quite a few charges to try and get out of. Meletus was the one who ...

(5 pages) 147 1 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

What is equality of conditions according to Tocqueville?

olitical or financial opportunities, but for a place to freely exercise their religion. They shared religious beliefs (within each of the colonies). Therefore, they shared mores, which is reflected in ...

(1 pages) 81 1 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

A conflict between male authority and female resistance.

The Religious Beliefs of Others"The Lottery"In Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery," there is a conflict betw ... accepted power relation between husbands and wives. In her name Hutchinson, Jackson alludes to the religious reformer Anne Hutchinson, who, because she was a woman preacher, was considered a threat t ...

(3 pages) 148 1 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


RasputinThe way a person lives his life and his religious beliefs can greatly affect history and the well being of a nation. A life of stealing and ... ading a Godly life will keep you and everyone around you protected. Rasputin, in both his distorted religious beliefs and lifestyle, not only got himself killed, but changed the history of Russia and ... ickname Rasputin, which is Russian for "debauched one." At the age of 18, he apparently underwent a religious conversion and eventually went to a monastery in Verkhoture where he was taught the belief ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Amen, concerning censorship in America

ot be properly taught without religion as a much needed steppingstone.Our government was based upon religious beliefs from the very beginning. TheDeclaration of Independence says: "We hold these truth ... tions, God-given moral rights, the providence of God,and the final Day of Judgment-all of which are religious teachings. And school prayerhas been an important part of our religious experience from th ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The Clash of Titans

have been many explanations for events that seem out of human control. In recent civilized history, religious and scientific views have often clashed with one another. Religious ideas are usually pres ... Religious ideas are usually presented first and then enough scientific evidence accumulates to defy religious beliefs. These findings of science are met with incredulity and most are considered heresy ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Term "Paper on Gulliver's Travels" Jonathan Swift's

s experience with the Tories and their conflicts with the Whigs caused him to write books that mock religious beliefs, government, or people with views differing from his own. In one of these books, G ... s the emperor's ambition seem extremely low (Bloom, Interpretations 84-5).Swift also criticizes the religious beliefs of the Lilliputians and England in the first story. In Lilliput, Ministers were ch ...

(5 pages) 210 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Critical Analysis of Alfred Tennyson's "In Memoriam A.H.H."

During the Victorian Period, long held and comfortable religiousbeliefs fell under great scrutiny. An early blow to these beliefs camefrom the Utilitarian, ... al Analysis of Tension's In Memorial A. H. H.During the Victorian Period, long held and comfortable religiousbeliefs fell under great scrutiny. An early blow to these beliefs camefrom the Utilitarian, ... al Analysis of Tension's In Memorial A. H. H.During the Victorian Period, long held and comfortable religiousbeliefs fell under great scrutiny. An early blow to these beliefs camefrom the Utilitarian, ...

(18 pages) 140 2 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Was South Australia a Paradise of Dissent?

South Australia's original diversity in religious beliefs was the key factor to South Australia's Label 'Paradise of Dissent'. When South Au ... absence of a State Church. Immigrants could migrate to South Australia, without having a particular religious body to influence government and their own daily lives.The Church had been a huge factor i ... ralia, was planned from the start to become a colony of diverse religions. As South Australia grew, religious groups tried to push to the front, and become dominant, and some almost succeeded. No matt ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

John Woolman and his accomplishments on the abolishment of slavery

Indian children in a schoolhouse twenty feet square.' ( Pamphlet printed several decades ago by the religious Education Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting} 'John Woolman had finished his schooli ... employer and others.' ( Pamphlet ' ' Philadelphia Yearly Meeting)John Woolman , soon found that his religious beliefs, would not allow him to write a bill of sale for a slave. 'On the first occasion t ...

(3 pages) 50 2 4.0 Dec/1996

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

Being the one who cares. Speaks of the necessity of teachers being open and understanding of different events that might taka part in the classroom. Discusses also prayer in the classroom, AIDS and tenure

s, we mustcater to all their needs. There may be students in our classroomwith completely different religious beliefs or no beliefs at all.Teachers must understand each student and their personal beli ... ent, the student has theoption to choose.An alternative to quiet time is to rotate prayers among allreligious faiths with equal time being provided for all groupsand religions represented. The schedul ...

(9 pages) 166 0 5.0 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Scopes Monkey Trial

im attitudes of earlier times.But some things could not be easily changed. Science could not change religious beliefs.It was in the early 1920's that they met head on. The 'war' between evolution andr ... Law, as the lawwas not repealed until 1967. There is still a gap between the theory of evolution andreligious belief.5The ACLU wanted to challenge the constitutionality of the law and failed, but they ...

(7 pages) 170 1 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

This essay is about hate on the internet

be motivated by the desire for political power, for the need to put someone in their place, even by religious beliefs. The Internet seems to have pushed all our buttons of paranoia, especially these d ...

(8 pages) 238 0 5.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking