Essays Tagged: "religious group"


l law, the crime of destroying, or committing conspiracy to destroy, a national, ethnic, racial, or religious group is known as Genocide. It was defined in the Convention onPrevention and Punishment o ...

(4 pages) 149 0 3.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy


worship; reverential homage rendered to a divine being or beings, or a particular form of system of religious worship, especially in reference to its external rites and ceremonies. A negative but a po ... reference to its external rites and ceremonies. A negative but a popular meaning is: a small, evil religious group, often with a single charismatic leader, which engages in brainwashing and other min ...

(5 pages) 192 0 3.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Amish are a religious group who live in settlements in 22 states and Ontario, Canada

The Amish are a religious group who live in settlements in 22 states and Ontario, Canada. The oldest group of Old Or ... he Amish and Mennonites both settled in Pennsylvania as part of William Penn's "holy experiment" of religious tolerance. The first sizable group of Amish arrived in Lancaster County in the 1720's or 1 ...

(5 pages) 193 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Sinful Acts in Fire from Heaven",by underdown, " Much Ado About Nothing", by Shakespeare, and "The Flea" by John Donne

women committing sinful acts and using it as a main position in their work. They write from a very religious perspective which is probably due to the time period in which their work was written about ... ere trying to achieve. The Puritans of Dorchester as we have learned about our reading, were a very religious group who wanted to create the perfect society. Their mission in Dorchester was to make ex ...

(6 pages) 54 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Examples of Genocide. Speaks of The Catholics in Northern Irland, the Armenians, and the extermination of the newly born female infants in China

alling endeavor is known as genocide which is the deliberate destruction of a national, racial or a religious group (Winston Dictionary). Genocide is universal rather than limited to one time and one ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The mormon society

aybe a person came inviting you to join them. From this experience you would assume they are just a religious group but Mormons are much more. I hope this paper fill this void of knowledge in the ways ...

(1 pages) 62 3 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Thanksgiving Day

with more than one hundred people sailed across the Atlantic Ocean to settle in the New World. This religious group had begun to question the beliefs of the Church of England and they wanted to separa ...

(3 pages) 79 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Blaise pascal.

mself at the age of 12.At the age of 14, Blaise started going with his father to some meetings of a religious group that also studied mathematics. This got him even more interested and by the age of 1 ... on Blaise Pascal. His father hurt his leg and had to be looked after at home by two brothers from a religious movement. They had a great influence on Blaise and he became very religious. At this same ...

(2 pages) 49 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

How would you explain Domestic Violence?

epeated assaults is a man. Any woman can experience domestic violence regardless of race, ethnic or religious group, class, sexuality, disability or lifestyle. Battering is a pattern of behavior used ...

(8 pages) 340 2 4.5 Dec/2003

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

Puritans: Beliefs and Their Writings

atholicism and the ideas of the Protestant reformers. Puritanism is a term that originates from the religious group called the Puritans. They were a denomination formed by the great Protestant Reforma ... nism reached the United States, creating the Plymouth colony. Puritans fled from England because of religious persecution. They were being physically beaten because of their religious beliefs; therefo ...

(6 pages) 146 1 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Mormon Essay

ost important reason for the success of the Mormons in setting up a new community?The Mormons are a religious group in the United States of America. Their full name is The Church of Jesus Christ and t ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Religious Tolerence in the British North American Colonies prior to 1700

Some of the American colonies were established by various religioussects from England that either disagreed with the Church of England or fledto the Americas ... th the Church of England or fledto the Americas facing persecution by the Anglican Church. Overtime,religious groups in the colonies obtained a charter from the King ofEngland and became formally reco ... and became formally recognized as colonies. The colonies wereshaped according to the beliefs of the religious group (if the colony wasestablished by a religious sect). Religious freedom in the Norther ...

(2 pages) 46 1 2.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


ink is the primary reason for being stressful? This was a quotation from a study that was done by a religious group in San Francisco. The study concluded that young people do not believe in God and th ...

(4 pages) 27 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Critically examine sociological explanations for the emergence and growth of religious sects in an apparently secular society.

The widely accepted definition of a sect is a religious group with characteristics, which distinguishes it from either a Church or a denomination. ... a denomination. Many groups which fit this definition now prefer the less contentious title of "new religious movements", because over the last fifty years, sects have become linked with brainwashing, ... ower", and are told that they will only reach salvation if the obey his or her word,Sects are small religious movements. They always keep a strong distance between themselves and the world outside. Tr ...

(22 pages) 118 1 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Minority of minorities

s are the minority in India, but they form the majority in Indonesia where they outnumber all other religious population. The larger group of Whites is the majority in England while Blacks and Asians ... e majority.In Nepal's perspective, we can see all kinds of minority group. Hinduism being the major religious group, which comprises of eighty six percent of the total population, all other religious ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Drugs in Sports

every social group. They are used by rich and poor, young and old, and by members of every race and religious group. Athletes are no exception, and drug use in the "sports world" is widespread. In thi ...

(8 pages) 79 0 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

What about God? Many religious people have trouble with deciding between creationism or evolution as the origin of life on earth.

ction. Before publishing this piece of literature, he knew what type of impact it would have on the religious society. But did he know that it would be in the back of nearly ever religious person's mi ... ack of nearly ever religious person's mind today?Students a Wheaton College are amongst the largest religious group in the world known as Conservative Christians. The students accept the scientific be ...

(1 pages) 24 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


rld of today has been a critical topic that almost led to some catastrophe among different kinds of religious group in every society, a hot topic that can cause rioting between leaders and their follo ... andards of measurement by which to define "human life." Some would define it through a theologic or religious faith belief. Some would define "human life" using certain philosophic theories and belief ...

(4 pages) 81 5 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

After Kristallnacht, no German citizen could say they did not know what would happen to the Jews.

posed beginning of the end for German Jews - it highlighted the first nationwide action against the religious group, and was the start of the government endorsed campaign of systematic genocide. As th ...

(4 pages) 27 1 3.5 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Quapaw Indians.

tribes such as a political and social organization, religion, tools, and weapons. They were a very religious group.The Quapaw political organization was based on member consultation, and had no absol ... ost of the religion rituals. The holy man cured sickness, as well as performed marriages, and other religious rituals.The Quapaws traded with the French for weapons. For hunting and fishing, they used ...

(1 pages) 21 0 1.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History