Essays Tagged: "Saints"


and ask that ahouse be built. She would caress filthy children. She would kiss lepers, just as the saintshad done. To many Argentines, Evita Peron was a flesh-and-blood saint; later, 40,000 ofthem wo ...

(7 pages) 137 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Patricide - Why Sons Murder Their Mothers

ered to be warm, accepting, and nurturing; comparable to the Virgin Mary. Although Mother's are not saints, most do their absolute best to love and nurture their sons, and raise them to the best of th ...

(9 pages) 161 1 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Wahhabi Movement

rld that he did not agree with. Among the practices that were prevalent at this time was the use of saints as an intermediary between the people and God. There were also people who show an excessive d ... ediary between the people and God. There were also people who show an excessive devotion to certain saints, in fact a tree or large rock might be associated with a saint and therefore become a place o ...

(4 pages) 128 0 2.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Christianity is based on errors and omissions.

hua 10:12-14), the reversal of the sun's course by Isaiah (Isaiah 38:7-8) , the resurrection of the saints, and their subsequent appearance to many (Matthew 27:52-53) were witnessed by thousands of pe ... iraculous event. Yet nowhere have such works been found. In the instance of the resurrection of the saints, Matthew is the only person to mention this occurrence in the Bible. Surely other first-centu ...

(5 pages) 46 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"Deviance in Christianity"This is sociology so it goes into depth about deviance in the world mainly deviance in christianity and how the lord seesus through all things.

viance in ChristianityChristianity is something that is looked upon as being a great religion among saints and followers of the Messiah, Jesus Christ. This is supposed to be a religion of people who w ...

(3 pages) 33 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Saints, Saint-hood, and their effect on humankind.

SaintsHow did the work of the saints affect the people of the time? The work ofthe saints affected t ... in some instances there work is still affecting usnow. In the following essay there will bevarious Saints listed with there accomplishments and brief description ofthere past. One of the more popular ... ica has been republished frequently in Latin and vernaculareditions. In the thousands of years that Saintshave been affecting our lives with there countless theories, and inventionsnobody has ever tho ...

(7 pages) 63 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Reflection Paper on St. Patrick

The basis for the Catholic Church has always been missionary work. Saints like Paul and Patrick are the people who made the Church strong.Pope John Paul II has always ... ul lived out their lives after their respective conversions as models of missionary life. These two Saints each went to groups that were considered barbaric by the Christians of their times. Paul went ... s or Britain and France, who had kidnapped and enslaved him as a youth. Even though these two great Saints had much in common during their lives, they also had many distinct qualities. Paul had been a ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Reflection Paper on St. Thomas More

espite the threat of death, he stood by his ideals and never accepted the English Act of Separation.Saints Joan of Arc and Thomas More had many of the same qualities that allowed them to stand by thei ... eason and punishable by death. Though Joan's faith and courage were tested on the battlefield, both Saints face possible torture and probable execution for what the believed and what they said and did ...

(2 pages) 37 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

An Explaination Of The hindu Stages of life

gins at marriage. In this Ashrama an individual pays three debts (service of God, serving sages and saints and to ancestors), and enjoys good and noble things in life in accordance with Artha-Kama-Mok ...

(1 pages) 40 1 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

an honest farmer in the village of Salem when it is violently transformed into a slaughterhouse of saints. Elizabeth is very good to John, which causes him to think of her as near perfect. This fact ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Growth of the Modern Church in Australia

actices, they weren't strict when it came to going to mass on Sundays, and they worshiped different saints and celebrated religious events differently.Catholic practices prior to 1962Prior to 1962, th ...

(4 pages) 31 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Analysis of G. Gordon Byron`s poem.

erval of thoughtRecalls the woes of Nature's character;And He acts as wise men ought,But lives - as saints have died -A martyr./George Gordon Byron/Great romantic poet George Gorgon Byron has written ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Does morality need God?

sn't believe in God can't be good-there are many such people, and some of them live lives worthy of saints.SOME HAVE SUGGESTED that recent scandals in the world of business, politics and the academy a ... sn't believe in God can't be good-there are many such people, and some of them live lives worthy of saints. The morally rigorous 18th-century philosopher Immanuel Kant considered 1 i th-century Jewish ...

(4 pages) 92 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Definition and history of Jazz ( german )

s den Stammesliedern. Die Balladender weissen US-Amerikaner sind ein bekanntes. Beispiel: `When the saints go marching in`. DieMarschmusik der amerikanischen Armee war nicht sehr unterschiedlich zur e ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Spiritual Parallels between Indian Stupas and the Three Yogas of Hindu Society

in the form of pyramids, cones and hemispheres, and often contained the relics of fallen kings and saints. In India, the stupa has primarily taken a hemispherical form. The stupas of the Buddhist tra ...

(4 pages) 37 0 4.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Catholic Fitzgerald !

The best Catholic fiction is always written by the worst Catholics. Not the saints in all their virtue-and especially not the heretics, who are willing to undo the whole of Chr ...

(13 pages) 38 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Zimmer In Grade School

worst mistake always resulted with him having to face the blackboard. To Zimmer, Jesus and all the saints were frowning on his actions.He expressed the thoughts that everyone was against him. His par ...

(3 pages) 23 0 1.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

What specific influence if any has indigenous religion had on modern society?

rted mostly in the Caribbean Islands and Brazil. Santeria is more popularly know as "The Way of the Saints". Santeria has had a huge influence on heavily populated areas in America like; New York City ...

(1 pages) 903 0 4.1 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Text Response- The Wife of Martin Guerre

ortrayed most blatantly. "But it is also notorious that men who have been great sinners have become saints. What would become of us all if we had no power to turn from evil towards good?" Before Arnau ...

(3 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Saint Katharine Drexel

aint Katharine shrine in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.All the dorms at LaSalle University are named after saints and after reading about Saint Katharine Drexel it is obvious why she is considered a saint an ...

(1 pages) 1069 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History