Essays Tagged: "Theology"

Significance of Ritual in North American Indian Religion

itual movements, we can gather some basic understanding of what is seen to be of value in a certain theology. While most Native American rituals tend to be mono-cultural, there are a few rituals that ...

(7 pages) 217 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

How Voltaire's "Candide" relates to philosophe values

se angered Voltaire, he was a deist at the very least, and didn't supportd'Holbach's claim that "...theology is only the ignorance of natural causes reduced to system."(Kramnick 140) Two questions, th ... Galileo especially supported the idea of deism, which wassomething of a medium between science and theology. God existed, certainly, but he'd satisfied himself withthe monumental act of creation. See ...

(6 pages) 272 3 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Intelligo Ut Credam (I Know in Order to Believe) Speaks of the influence of Aristotle on Thomas Aquinas

fundamental way.For Thomas, there was no question that philosophy exists in its own right alongside theology. Not by permission of the church, but because of the nature of the order of creation. 'The ... (Deus scientiarum dominus).'2 If one takes this seriously, the result is a liberating shift for all theology: a shift towards the creaturely and empirical, a shift towards rational analysis, and a shi ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Sight of Science

be most important. Yet all three writers agree that natural science should be freed of the grip of theology and human ethics, what sets them apart from previous generations of scientists and thinkers ... separated from theological studies because the goals of the two disicplines are totally different: theology is concerned with salvation of the soul, while the sciences are concerned with understandin ...

(6 pages) 122 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Roger Sherman

no formal education. He was taught be Rev. Samuel Dunbar. Rev. Dunbar taught Rogers math, history, theology , law and politics. Rogers was very interested in law and politics. Sherman was a very smar ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

The travels of Marco Polo and his influence on the western world

stime1. At age 15, he had already studied many of the classical authors and understood the Bibleand theology of the Church. He also had a good knowledge of French and Italian language.From his later h ...

(5 pages) 124 0 4.6 Jan/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Robert Boyle

aveling between Italy, France, and England, Boyle was being tutored in the polite arts, philosophy, theology, mathematics, and science.As the years went by, Boyle became more and more interested in me ...

(4 pages) 45 0 3.8 Aug/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

A libertarian point of view

ecent -I find it difficult to pin down or sum up my positions on things into one easy description ortheology. I definitely am libertarian most frequently, I tend to go the way of individualrights and ... events the need for government to intercede in taking care of individuals. Also veryimportant in my theology is a strong belief in the laws of capitalism. The laize' faire outlookon the economy is ver ...

(4 pages) 102 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Book: Historical Jesus - The essay states all the important facts of the book.

r a slight change to the meaning of a word. The consistency of the changes shows us an evolution of theology with the changing of the times. This could show us that religion is an evolving process and ... surrection of Jesus Christ? I believe that there is a very distinct difference between the ideas of theology, and the ideas of "brainless worship" that allows people to follow the religion blindly, ne ...

(1 pages) 85 1 2.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

St. Anselm

wered this question with a variety of responses.In the twelfth century scholars went about studying theology in much the same way as scientists studied science. Scholars took a methodical approach, an ... wered this question with a variety of responses.In the twelfth century scholars went about studying theology in much the same way as scientists studied science. Scholars took a methodical approach, an ...

(8 pages) 81 1 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Review of "I Am a Palestinian Christian" By Raheb

and he feels that by educating the Palestinian Christian community and helping them develop a local theology, it might help reduce some of the conflicts that are taking place in Israel and Palestine.R ...

(5 pages) 33 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Garden of Enlightenment: A Place Where Knowledge Grows Written about Candide by Voltaire, and Voltaire's view of the Enlightenment.

The Garden of EnlightenmentA Place Where Knowledge Grows"Theology amuses me. That's where we find the madness of the human spirit in all its plentitude." Vol ...

(3 pages) 103 1 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Albert Camus (author of The Stranger) and Existentialism .

theism and agnosticism, general existentialist thought has had a profound influence on 20th-century theology. It has addressed such issues as transcendence and the limits of human experience, as well ...

(1 pages) 82 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Who was Heloise?

aditional liberal arts of grammar, rhetoric, arithmetic, music, geography and astronomy, as well as theology. She attended some of his lectures at the cathedral. Before long, Peter Abelard finally fel ... bertus Magnus and his more famous student, Thomas Aquinas. The University of Paris was the greatest theology school of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, thanks in large part to the brilliant, quer ...

(8 pages) 44 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Neoplatonic Philosphers of the 11th Century the major philosophies of Anselm, Al-Ghazali, Abelard and Acquinas.

The main conflict in the eleventh century is between those who see theology as little more than Bible commentary and those who feel that rational analysis and argument ... to Aquinas before we can understand any of the articles of his writings we must understand Natrual Theology and Sacred Doctrine. Natrual Theology is the use of reason to comprehend ideas and charact ...

(8 pages) 72 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Life of Max Planck.

any. His whole family was very much into academics. Many of his relatives were professors of law or theology. Planck moved to Munich, Germany in 1867. He was not in the top of his class, but he did ra ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Buddism and Agnosticism.

sumption of such an existence. Auguste Comte said he was not an atheist because, "that was to take theology seriously". Darwin has shown from his theories that the possibility of order in nature was ... faith and fantasy when juxtaposed to science.This makes the resilience and prosperity of modern theology, somewhat of a remarkable feat when matched with the acumen and technology of modern scienc ...

(5 pages) 68 0 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

The Theology of Thoreau.

The Theology of ThoreauHenry David Thoreau's proposal of self-discovery is the simplest yet most realist ... the theories of Thoreau, simplicity is the easiest way to relaxation and contentment.The words and theology of Thoreau, for the majority, are very acceptable and applicable to citizens today. It is a ...

(2 pages) 58 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Disagreements amongst jewish groups in the middle of the first century b.c.e.

Theology 1000During the middle of the first century B.C.E. many Jews took different stances on impor ...

(2 pages) 36 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Prophets of the Bible.

, similar to those practiced in the wilderness in the past with Moses. This is very much a Judaism theology against fertility religions and the worshiping of Baal.Another difference between the pr ...

(5 pages) 109 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith