Essays Tagged: "State religion"

Assess the impact of Akhenaten's reign on religion and art.

s motivation to do this had its roots in the reign of his father, Amenhotep III. His rearranging of state religion impacted on the Egyptian people at the time, while his new style of art and artistic ... ts high priests by establishing Aten as the single most important god and asserting his new form of state religion. It can also be noted that the cult of the sun disk, Aten, which was an aspect of Re ...

(8 pages) 77 0 4.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Church Architecture of the Early Christian, Byzantine, Carolingian/Ottoman, and Romanesque Periods.

the synagogue. The Early Christian period saw the growth of Christianity. It was established as the state religion of the Empire under the successors of Constantine. Early Christian Architecture consi ...

(6 pages) 135 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Spain: Economic Analysis

has no official religion. The constitution disestablished the Roman Catholic Church as the official state religion, although more than 90% of the population are at least nominally Catholic. Spaniards ... to private property, so it is established in the Constitution. In the article #33, the Constitution states that in Spain "it is recognized the right to private property and to inheritance... and nobod ...

(26 pages) 197 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Separation of Church and State

Separation of Church and StateReligion and education, in their connection, are both intimate and of long duration (Gaustad 83 ... 69, there have been several court cases and civil arguments concerning the separation of church and state. Arguments concerning prayer before class, religious studies taught in class, and even done to ... olution have been many of the main concerns throughout the years.Edwin S. Gaustad's book Church and State in America, he presents several court cases in which they argue or resolve issues concerning t ...

(5 pages) 117 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Japan History

onquest and alliance. Buddhism was introduced from China in the mid-6th century and soon became the state religion. Rivalry between Buddhism and Shintō, the traditional religion of Japan, was dif ... . In 1868 the ruling shōgun, Tokugawa Yoshinobu, resigned and Emperor Meiji resumed control of state affairs, seeing Japan through a crash course in westernisation and industrialisation. In 1889 ...

(4 pages) 127 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Worlds Music

s.In 301 A.D., Armenians became the first nation to officially adopt Christianity as their national state religion ( The adaptation of Christianity influenced m ... wood. It has 8 holes on the front, 7 of which are used while playing, and 1 thumbhole.As we already stated previously, Armenian culture is one of the oldest and richest in the world. Its ancient herit ...

(3 pages) 38 1 3.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Christianity in the Middle Ages

and socially. In the Late Age of Antiquity, Christianity had started its rapid spread becoming the state religion in the fourth century, and emerging as a \"cultural trend\" (212). It became further ...

(5 pages) 190 2 4.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Art Appreciation

n pre-dynastic history, at this time he was viewed as a victorious warlord. He became a part of the state religion and was associated with the sun god, Ra. Horus was so important to the state religion ...

(4 pages) 93 0 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Karl Marx, A Summary of his Life

hich derives from the old Jewish surname Mardochai. In 1817 Heinrich Marx converted to the Prussian state religion of Lutheranism to keep his position as a lawyer, which he had gained under the Napole ... ity had been oppressing human beings, and that religion must be separated from the functions of the state for people to be truly free. Following the French Revolution, many people were thus calling fo ...

(20 pages) 126 0 2.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The Armenian Genocide.

lously decided to follow that of a Christian faith, and as a result Christianity has been Armenia's state religion ever since. Problems started arising around the 7th century CE when Islam was founded ... ground and forced the Turks into becoming an obedient nation, not even the president of the united states Woodrow Wilson himself. This brought about a brief age of chaos, before Armenia became part o ...

(7 pages) 49 0 4.3 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

How the weakness of makind is displayed in "The Crucible".

gue the Puritan inhabited town of Salem. The town exercises no practice of separation of church and state. Religion and law are combined and one can be punished for sinning and speaking against the ch ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Chrysalids" by John Wyndham

Before the larvae of most insects become an adult, they remain in a protective state not moving or growing. In the novel "The Chrysalids", John Wyndham, the author, rephrases the ... living in a town called Waknuk. The people of Waknuk are like Chrysalids, in a sheltered, stagnant state as they follow their religion avoiding punishment, mutation and evolution.Waknuk strongly puts ... wers of Nicholson's preventing and misleading humankind from evolution in their sheltered, stagnant state. Religion describes that the image of man is the image of God. The repentances are not against ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Persian Rugs and Their Stories

Century under the Safavid Dynasty, the golden age of rug-weaving in Persia, Shiism was already the state religion. Nowadays, 98.5% of the Iranians are Muslims. Their Islamic faith has influenced thei ... her way of revering Allah.Summing up the few points above, we can see that Iran is a very religious state. They are fanatic about their religion, and would adhere to the "laws" of their religion even ...

(5 pages) 24 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Taoism research and reflection...

of psychology and philosophy but evolved into a religious faith in 440 AD when it was adopted as a state religion. At that time Lao-Tse became popularly recognized as a god. Taoism, beside Buddhism a ... choice in what they wanted to believe in. The fall of the Ching Dynasty in 1911 brought the end of state support for Taoism. Much of the Taoist tradition was shattered during the next period of warlo ...

(6 pages) 54 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


eech""it's function being to prevent his audience from finding his reservations sacrilegious of the state religion. Preterition typically occurs in three segments. First, the writer must erect a platf ... aced words. By blatantly omitting an important part of the setting, this author indirectly builds a statement that no man can know the gods' true intentions.The aforementioned passage begins to resemb ...

(2 pages) 471 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Roman world and christianity

rom 284 CE to 610 CE. Christianity was the major cultural trend of Roman world and later became the state religion which contributed to develop the West. When urban life started to decline because of ... Justinian gifted us with his work on "Corpus Juries Civilis" which became the basis of all European states law and their jurisprudence.Although this chapter didn't fascinate me as much as the Greek an ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Before 1640, parliament was no

ere littered with Parliamentary opposition and power struggle. The more viable Whig argument states that Parliament was indeed powerful and contained vast opposition against the Crown. With two ... ainst the Crown. With two contradicting ideals, Elizabeth and her prerogatives over the "matters of state" (religion, foreign policy, marriage, succession and finance) in which Parliament couldn't dis ...

(5 pages) 531 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science


s: Dzongkha (official) Gurung, Assamese Ethnic make-up: Bhote 60%, Napalese 25% Religion: Buddhist (state religion 75%) Hindu 25% Currency: Indian rupee Literacy rate: 15% Imports: gasoline, fabrics, ... nt A Tibetan lama named Sheptoon Lapha proclaimed himself king and Bhutan became it's own political state some 300 years ago. Bhutan's government is a limited monarchy. Jigme Singye Wangchuck is the c ...

(3 pages) 624 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


sses, and other "anti-socials," including ministers and priest's who failed to embrace the official state religion. Lives before Concentration Camps were awful as well. Harassment of Jews for l ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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


ration occupies an area of seventeen million square kilometers, nearly twice the size of the United States. Then population of Russia totals over 148 million people and who represent over one-hundred ... illion people. Russian ethnicity, culture and nationalism are identified with Russian Orthodox, the state religion in Russia for almost a thousand years. In every ethnic Russian there is an Orthodox h ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History