Essays Tagged: "Shem"

Anti-Semitism in Canada and Europe during World War 2

g against and the word Semite; meaning a member of any of the peoples supposed to be descended from Shem, Noah's son. These Semites include Jews, Arabs, Assyrians, and Phoenicians. Although there are ...

(6 pages) 68 0 3.5 Dec/2002

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

Abraham of Chaldea

s today. His story is ourstory.Abraham was a native of Chaldea, and a ninth generationdescendant of Shem, the son of Noah. He was born on the southerntip of the Tigris and Uuphrates rivers in the city ... God, which hath delivered thineenemies into thy hand." 11 Hebrew tradition says thatMelchizedek was Shem, son of Noah and survivor of the flood Thistradidion believes he was still alive at the time an ...

(11 pages) 40 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Define anti-Semitism. Find examples of current anti-Semitic literature to bring to class. What makes it anti-Semitic?

the way it is used. Anti is Greek word for against, and Semite is a person who is a descendant from Shem. Arabs are also known to be prominently 'anti-Semitic', but they come from Shem themselves. So ...

(1 pages) 14 0 1.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Mark Twain and His Influence of Religion, includes Works Cited

several letters which interpret different religions and the Bible. Excerpts from Adam's, Eve's and Shem's Diary describe the evolution of humans and the earth. Twain speaks of the curiosity of human ...

(9 pages) 69 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

The Covenant of Circumcision

of circumcision, to do the mitzvah instead. The mohel recites the benediction, "Blessed are You ha'Shem our G-d, Master of the universe who sanctifies us with the mitzvot and commands us to perform c ... When the actual cutting has been complete, the father also makes a benediction: "Blessed are You ha'Shem our G-d, Master of the universe who has sanctified us with His commandments and has commanded u ...

(11 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Creation Vs. Evolution

irst group was entitled, Hamitic, the descendants from Ham. Semitic, the descendants that came from Shem and the descendants came from Japheth, the Japhetic. In the same manner, evolution mentions no ...

(1 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy