Essays Tagged: "Sect"

Anwar Sadat, The assassination of the Egyptian President

of assassination as a political weapon was derived. Hasan gained control of a fortress, developed a sect for political protection, and the secret organization terrorized the Middle East for two centur ...

(2 pages) 82 1 3.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History


ion and eventually went to a monastery in Verkhoture where he was taught the beliefs of the Khlysty sect. Rasputin perverted these beliefs into the doctrine that one is nearest to God when feeling "ho ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Political Philosophers

ld, and my religion is to do good. As his religion transcended the formal professions of any cultor sect, he refused to accept the creed of any church. "My mind is my church" he said, "andchurches are ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A case study about the Aum Shinrikyo, Sarin attack on a Tokyo subway system, March 20, 1995.

BackgroundThe Aum Shinrikyo sect was the brainchild of Chizuo Matsumoto, whose childhood aspirations apparently included leaders ...

(4 pages) 43 0 1.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Northern Ireland conflict

nt Ireland. This major conflict is held between the north and the south. The violence isbetween two sects, nationalist and unionists. One sect wants Irish independents and the other sectwants a Irelan ...

(1 pages) 65 2 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

From Coexistence to Conflict in 19th Century Mount Lebanon

and Druze inhabitants of the Mount Lebanon region had successfully coexisted in an intricate inter-sectarian system. True to the words of Leila Fawaz, "Lebanon was at peace, as it had been for most o ... ct, which ultimately led to the civil war of 1860.The first step that led to the emergence of inter-sect rule in Lebanon was the gaining of autonomy by local rulers. Fakhr al-Din al Maani was the firs ...

(4 pages) 26 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Socialized Medicine: Misleadingly Successful

many positive and negative effects on research, competition, innovation, education, and every other sect of the health community.Several nations throughout the world have socialized health-care such a ... s without health coverage is rising at a rate of one million per year (Schuyler 3). This individual sect of the American population must pay for drugs and services rendered completely out of their own ...

(12 pages) 204 2 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Leviathan, need for a commonwealth

ion which is called war, and such a war as is of every man against every man" (Leviathan, chpt, 13, sect, 8). In the Leviathan, Hobbes clearly presents an image of man that consists of misery, chaos, ... society of men is not controlled by a, "common power to keep them all in awe" (Leviathan, chpt, 13, sect, 8) the natural passions of men dictate the way of life. And thus, since a sense of justice, in ...

(8 pages) 75 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Krispy Kreme # 1

Introduction to Business and Technology SUMA04 - sect MKrispy Kreme CasePart 1August 1, 2004COMPANY OVERVIEW AND INDUSTRY OUTLOOKThe principal busine ...

(11 pages) 346 4 4.9 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Which is the true religion of god? An essay not written according to any specific religion or faith. Just an important essay all human beings should read

The seekers of truth often reach a point of confusion upon realizing that each and every religion, sect, ideology and philosophy claims to be the one only correct way for people. Indeed, they all con ...

(1 pages) 41 2 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Treason Trial of Aaron Burr

ainst [the United States], or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid or comfort," (Art. III, Sect. 3) and the prosecution must prove that Burr committed the overt act with the testimony of two ...

(4 pages) 22 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Biography of Elie Wiesel, author of Night.

outside. He also learned classical Hebrew at school. Elie's mother's family was part of the Hasidic sect of Judaism, and Elie loved the mysticism and folk tales of the sect as a child. He devoted the ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Christianity in Ancient Rome

ow them to the lions. When Christianity first started in the Roman Empire, it was viewed as another sect of Judaism. There was no differentiating between the Jews and the Christians in the eyes of the ...

(4 pages) 53 0 1.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Injustice of the Justice System Pertaining to African-Americans.

stice System has developed into a branch of our government that provides justice for only a certain sect of the population; Caucasians. Minorities, especially African-Americans, have been the victim o ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

"The Da Vinci Code" by Dan Brown.

y release the information to the world. The other society, called Opus Dei, is a Vatican-sanctioned sect of the Catholic Church that has taken it upon itself to protect the Church's secret and keep it ...

(4 pages) 41 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Gays in the Military

would not be acceptable in civilian life."In 1993 Congress passed the law (P.L. 103-160, Title 10, Sect. 654) under the Bush administration that further states that military standards of conduct appl ...

(4 pages) 89 3 4.7 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

New World Religion

the public, media and academia alike and has been the source of interest, fear and controversy.Sects and cults have many definitions depending on the user's frame of reference. Beckford describes ... s a religion or perhaps 'the' religion; and if you do not care one way or another about it, it is a sect; but if you fear and hate it, it is a cult." The term "New Religious Movements" (NRM's) has bee ...

(6 pages) 65 0 4.3 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This is a paper on Moses Maimonides and his contributions to not only Philosophy but medicine as well.

ordoba Spain on March 30 1135 (Britannica 2006). Spain at this time was being ruled by a Mohammedan sect named the Moravides. The Moravides were particularly tolerant of other cultures and religions. ... ss of the many wars between the Mohammedans and the Christians and between the different Mohammedan sects.In 1148 the Almohades took over Cordoba. The ruler at the time, Ibn Tamurt, was not very tolle ...

(8 pages) 33 0 4.5 May/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Anglican Church

ormed by slightly changing the Catholic system of religion, meaning that the Anglican Religion is a sect of the Catholic Religion with many similarities of beliefs and prayers. The act that set the An ...

(5 pages) 19 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


way to secure a stable future for them was to set out specifics for a government where the national sect had supreme authority over each individual state and one that promoted industry and trade. Unde ...

(2 pages) 33 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History