Essays Tagged: "scripture"

Art and the Bible

to admire and respect, not to worship. I've never had a problem with this, but I know many who do. Scripture makes it very clear that making art is not forbidden, just the worship of it is forbidden. ...

(2 pages) 173 3 3.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Art Essays

The Inspiration of Scripture

or to communicate or suggest by a divine influence.' This definition indicates, when applied to the scripture, that the stories and writings in the Bible did not come solely from the minds of the resp ... at was instilled in them by God. This idea is strengthened by looking at distinct examples from the scripture that show that scripture is inspired, and not made up. By using the form of criticism know ...

(3 pages) 119 2 4.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Enochian Scripture

Enochian ScriptureShould Enochian Scripture and the Necronomicon be considered as a true religion, or just an ... shoot of Satanism, cult?The Necronomicon is closest documented translation of the original Enochian scripture, the Necronomicon Manuscript. The Necronomicon was first translated in Damascus in 730 A.D ... ts and Disney's Aladdin.Even with this very basic introduction to the Necronomicon and the Enochian Scripture and religion, it can be easily stated that this is a 'true' religion and not just another ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.0 May/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Riddle of the Sphinx

a singlepeople. The theological interpretation states that myths are foreshadowings of facts of theScripture or corruptions of them. This view, which is not contemporarily popular, issurprisingly enl ... recent fairy tales which fall into the category ofmyth, often reveal through metaphor more truth in scripture than one would anticipate.The most relevant and necessary topic for the understanding of t ...

(2 pages) 54 0 2.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Where does the pursuit of Greatness of ourself lead to?

great, and I become less".Now it is that we are not of our own When we live/believe in Christ Jesus.Scripture enlightens for this matter.Sons and daughters of God received sight for ability to differe ... ness of purpose; unwillingness to acknowledge God as the High most, emptiness in all our endeavors. Scripture attest to fall of man spearheading -Leading to self -gratification/ Lordship.This total in ...

(3 pages) 75 2 2.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Old Testament: Fact or Fiction?

e can be found. I am neither a theologian nor a scholar, but I do have an accurate knowledge of the scripture of both the Old and New Testaments. I do know that the Old Testament is prophecy and the N ... tament. If they were wrong in doing this, he would have rebuked them. He too used the Old Testament scriptures in most of his teachings. Matt 4 gives us a very clear example of the validity and signif ...

(3 pages) 189 5 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Is Genesis 1-11: Myth or History?

Genesis 1-11: Myth or History?"Genesis 1 - 11 is either myth or history. That section of Scripture is not, and cannot be, a third thing: mythical history, or historical myth." In his articl ... rine of justification by faith alone and the source of the gospel of grace" is myth, the message of Scripture is abandoned. The events of Genesis 1 - 11, according to Engelsma, happened historically a ...

(4 pages) 155 2 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"Jesus the Christ" by Zanzig. Report on book

Christians ask is "Who is Jesus?" answering this question is not easy. Luke answers this with this scripture "Once when Jesus was praying alone, with only the disciples near him, he asked then who do ...

(5 pages) 56 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Mahayana Buddhism.

nists consider the Theravada to be Hinayana or "the lesser vehicle". Mahayanists accept much of the scripture and ritual that the Hinayanists believe in, but they hold their concepts to be of higher v ...

(2 pages) 114 1 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Martin Luther King Jr.

urt. There, devoutly attentive to the rigid discipline of the order, he began an intensive study of Scripture and was ordained a priest in 1507. In 1508 he was sent to the Univ. of Wittenberg to study ... cism. His search for peace of mind led him, under the guidance of Staupitz, to further study of the Scriptures.In preparation for his university lectures in 1513, especially on the letters of Paul, Lu ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Creating a Democratic State. Instituting A Constitutional Monarchy (Breif Essay).Comments welcome

nd believes what is written in the bible, is a Monarchist. Republics haveendlessly tried to distort Scripture to their purpose. However, from the beginning of time itself God's system has been Monarch ...

(12 pages) 83 1 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Martin Luther's Struggle for Perfection in John Osborne's Luther

akes it quite obvious in his arguments that he believes that only he has the true interpretation of Scripture. "Unless I am shown by the testimony of the Scriptures--for I don't believe in popes or co ... y the testimony of the Scriptures--for I don't believe in popes or councils--unless I am refuted by Scripture and my conscience is captured by God's own word, I cannot and will not recant." (103) Rega ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Martin Luther: On Marriage Matters

One of Martin Luther's main themes is authority, authority of parents, of husband, of law, and of scripture. His concept of authority is that parents should not overextend their authority when it co ... ed that the conscience of the person should be upheld over the law. The law did not always abide by scripture when it came to divorce matters.Based on what Luther wrote, I believe women would have app ...

(2 pages) 73 3 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Martin Luther: A Simple Pilgrim not a Revolutionary

est in revolution or in anyway being a public revolutionary. His life was devoted to god and to the scripture, he even became a monk. Luther desired to discover the true word of the scripture, for in ...

(4 pages) 52 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Fact of God

faith it is impossible to know Him (Heb 11:5,6)None of the patriarchs, prophets, or writers of the Scriptures attempted to prove or argue the existence of God. It is a fact taken by faith by those wh ... he Holy bible (2 Peter 1:21, 2 Tim 3:16,17)Although the Holy Spirit did not move the writers of the Scripture to argue the existence of God, he did present some clear facts that will strengthen faith: ...

(2 pages) 67 3 2.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Catholic Scripture: Divine Revelation and Literary Forms

Scripture Assignment 2003Qu 1) Explain how the bible is the written record of Divine Revelation, (in ... the New Testament, Paul's letters to Timothy make direct reference to the divine inspiration of the scriptures. "All scripture is inspired by God" (2 Tim 3: 16-17). Paul's advice to Timothy also makes ... ure is inspired by God" (2 Tim 3: 16-17). Paul's advice to Timothy also makes reference to the holy scriptures he has known from his infancy "which are able to make you wise for salvation through fait ...

(13 pages) 119 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Discuss the problems and assess the validity of the concept of inspiration in scripture

he true author. Although it was written by humans, this idea that God is the 'driving force' behind scripture is what this essay will look at.The concept of inspiration is not clear cut. There are sev ... is not clear cut. There are several theories and relationships involved that suggest different ways scripture can be 'inspired'. The concept can be looked at in the form of 'relationships of inspirati ...

(5 pages) 54 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

'What were the factors that lead to the formation of the New Testament Canon? How valid are they today?'

'heretical' writings such as Marcion's bible were in circulation. These had began to be classed as 'scripture' by some. Theologian Tertullian first used the term 'New Testament' in order to distinguis ... ertullian first used the term 'New Testament' in order to distinguish these new writings from older scriptures (today what we know as the Old Testament or the Hebrew Bible).The early Church set about ...

(7 pages) 69 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Prayer in public schools

ere praying is against the rule. For this great nation under GOD, finds mention of Him very odd. If Scripture now the class recites, it violates the Bill of Rights. And anytime my head I bow becomes a ...

(3 pages) 138 3 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Essay question answers on Jeremiads and Puritans.

ng, mournfulness, and bitter lamentation. Mary Rowlandson's text functions as a jeremiad by quoting scripture from the books of Isaiah and Jeremiah. It also contains the characteristic I have mentione ... tic I have mentioned before. Rowlandson laments over the sinfulness of her community, while quoting scripture to justify the punishments as from God Himself.2. Internal doubt caused problems for the P ...

(1 pages) 26 0 4.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American