Essays Tagged: "time of jesus"

Synthesis of litterature. Speaks of Shakespeare, Descartes, Voltaire, Shelly,

nce where many ideas, ideals, and dreams can come about. Writings have come from as far back as the time of Jesus to whatever was produced yesterday. People have written superior works that can inspir ... . The Hamlet character is an outlet of how Shakespear viewed what was happening in the world at the time. It was the age of the Renaissance. While being the greatest period of scientific, artistic gen ...

(6 pages) 62 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The novel Billy Budd being compared to biblical terms.

.Captain Vere, may interestingly be compared to Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor of Judea, at the time of Jesus Christ's crucification. It is said that Pilate believed in Jesus' innocence but was af ...

(1 pages) 61 1 3.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

after reading One Flew Over the Cukoos Nest, the relationship of the charictor McMurphy in a dispute with a nurse and our lives to problems we face

lvation, my high tower, and my refuge, my savior; thou savest me fromviolence." (2 Kin. 13). At the time of Jesus he was the people's savior and cameto help bring them back to equality and in perfect ... perfect justice. Jesus was amagnificent man ,as represented in the bible, in that he spent all his timewondering from city to city showing those whom would follow, how to changethe things around them ...

(4 pages) 74 0 5.0 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Dead Sea Scrolls What were they hiding?

n the caves. The fact that they are the oldest body of manuscripts relating to the Bible and to the time of Jesus of Nazareth make them a truly remarkable archaeological find. Before their release, th ... today, the scrolls have left the spotlight and have since become faint whispers. Even as we speak, time is taking its toll on the condition of the scrolls. Preservation of the scrolls can only last f ...

(11 pages) 54 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

New discoveries and arguments about Messiah in "Dead Sea Scrolls."

Many older Bible commentaries discuss the type of messiah that the Jews at the time of Jesus were looking for. These older commentaries often state that a King David-type king th ... what it means to be a "Suffering Servant" doing the will of God and seeking to bring the Jews to a time of sinless joy. According to Knohl, these are not words put in the mouth of some future Messiah ... idered himself to be the Messiah - decades before Jesus. Knohl argues that Judaism just before the time of Jesus began to develop the concept of a "catastrophic" messianism. This involved a person wh ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


he was born unto earth unto a lowly couple by the name of Mary and Joseph. Mary was a virgin at the time of Jesus' birth and was known to be around the age of sixteen. It is without a doubt a miracle ... r away take care of her and the child to be born. Joseph and Mary was a simple couple at the time and was going to be wed before the following events happened. Joseph's profession was that of a ...

(4 pages) 33 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


salvation of many." There are many similarities between the great missionary figures from both the time of Jesus and the time of Patrick and the Celtic Saints. Universality and inclusivity was a comm ... news that God's salvation is for all people."(McBride) Jesus rejected the social conventions of his time and associated with those considered sinners and outcasts and told those who questioned him, "I ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Setting the stage for God's passion play

ignificant role in setting the stage for God's passion play. The Jewish temple was built during the time of Jesus by Herod the Great. This temple was known as one of Herod's finest building accomplish ... ," where only the priests were allowed and "The Most Holy Place," where only the High Priest of the time could enter (LookLex Encyclopaedia). This structure was one of extravagance and high importance ...

(5 pages) 9 0 1.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity