Essays Tagged: "spiritual growth"

Steinbeck's "Grapes of Wrath" analysis

Tom Joad from Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath is a prime example of a person whose morals and spiritual growth can not be restricted by the law or any other limiting factor for long. Throughout ...

(10 pages) 90 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Money makes the world go round

d intelligent, money becomes the self-value nowadays . But if we want to know the possibilities for spiritual growth or moral development in human beings we must answer the question what money means i ... place too much importance on material possessions that we face emptíness, or what some call spiritual poverty.But have you ever imagined what would happen if there were no money in the world? ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Religion in Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage

adulthood. Stephen Crane uses vivid religious imagery, to express the central theme, of the novel, spiritual growth. Religious imagery are images or symbols that have a religious meaning. Religious i ... t the Lord will take care of them (Stallman 138). Wilson, also known as the loud soldier, developed spiritually in the novel, from, a loud and arrogant man, to a humble, kinder man:He [Henry] had been ...

(8 pages) 60 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

1 timothy 3:1-13

role of women in the church. "Because leadership is always so determinative on the well being and spiritual growth of the body of Christ, one of the first things the Apostle Paul saw to was the appo ...

(5 pages) 38 0 4.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Vegetarianism: The religion

of religious teachings. Though guidelines and characteristics are modified a connection between the spiritual self and the physical state remains constant. Physical purity, associated by many religion ... Physical purity, associated by many religions with vegetarianism, to a certain magnitude has meant spiritual growth.Dietary guidelines for Hebraic tradition begin when all foods except fruits, nuts, ...

(4 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"The Road Less Traveled"

Book Review"The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Tradition Values and Spiritual Growth".Author: M. Scott PeckYear: 1985Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New YorkIn his book, ... mperfect love. He goes on to give a finer definition as "The will to extend one's own our another's spiritual growth.The chapter goes on to take on the issue of "falling" in love. As we often hear and ...

(7 pages) 39 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Music And Its Effects

The following paper will discuss the effects of music on ones health, influence, and his spiritual convictions. Such as, listening to music may benefit ones health in both good and bad ways ... eech. Music is very capable of convicting a lost soul, renewing ones salvation, or being helpful in spiritual growth.          Some people believe that listening to music is a way of red ... sic of God brings him back and he finds a renewal in himself with God. God's music is a big part of spiritual growth. In this, a Christian goes through the day listening to God's word, through God's m ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Franny and zooey: franny

Young adulthood is often a time for maturing spiritually. Franny Glass, the protagonist of J.D Salinger's novel, Franny and Zooey, began to quest ... .D Salinger's novel, Franny and Zooey, began to question her religious beliefs, during this time of spiritual growth. Franny's quest for religion caused her to become pessimistic, bitter, and emotiona ...

(2 pages) 1266 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Castigliones, The Book of the Courtier

This book is a great tool for changing and shaping your life. Until Today!, is daily devotions for spiritual growth and peace of mind. Just as Book of the Courtier, was a guide during the Middle Ages ... s to show self-control over body and desires, if they couldn't do this they would not be successful spiritually or socially. Well Vanzant, wants her readers to be thinking of ways to improve themselve ...

(15 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

More Merciful: The Grand Inquisitor or Jesus?

to the treatment of the human masses. While Jesus advocates an approach that places emphasis on the spiritual development of his subjects without any material rewards, the Grand Inquisitor employs a m ... 127). Jesus, on the other hand, offers heavenly bread and nothing more, believing that a man’s spiritual freedom is more significant than his material wellness. The Inquisitor provides food and o ...

(5 pages) 21 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Madam Bovary and M. Scott Peck's Love

of love saying: "The will to extend one's self for the purpose of nurturing one's own or another's spiritual growth." (81)Most young girls are blinded by fantasies of love and adventure, but Emma is ... om the church into her lover's arms. Here, as in that earlier scene, Emma is desperately in need of spiritual guidance-but the man of religion is too concerned with worldly things to lend her the help ...

(10 pages) 3 0 0.0 Dec/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors