Essays Tagged: "Word of God"

Women in religion

ill are restricted from performing some of the same task. Women are expected to follow and obey the word of God just as much as men are, but they still are denied the privilege of spreading the word o ... her man or woman, it usually means that God is asking to become one of his disciples and spread his word. Women receive this calling just like men, but because women have been denied that privilege fo ...

(3 pages) 141 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

A book critique on "The Cost of Discipleship" by Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

s cheap grace and the other is costly grace. To Bonhoeffer, cheap grace is the denial of the living Word of God and the justification of sin without the justification of the sinner. He goes so far as ... out personal confession" (p. 44). Bonhoeffer even goes as far as to say that cheap grace is another word for damnation. Obviously, he isn't advocating this type of grace. The grace Bonhoeffer longs fo ...

(6 pages) 79 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Differnce between IBO Religion and Christianity

ity, it will be shown.When Mr. Brown, the missionary, comes to the village of Umuofia to spread the word of God to the Ibo Clan, he met Akunna. Mr. Brown and Akunna has a conversation about their diff ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"Jesus Christ Superstar", movie review separted in 5 parts.

or less of what he is shown as in the Bible: he was a good man whose mission was to preach the good word of God and to die in order to save the people of mankind. However I felt that there was one maj ... his last breath where he asks God to forgive the people who had crucified him. Also, his seven last words (sentences) are almost the same as the bible with the exception of the sentence about his moth ...

(4 pages) 77 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Capital Punishment and Religion.

Although these characteristics are present, did they originate from a person who is devoted to the word of God or a person who fears death? The application of further tests must be made.Logical consi ...

(2 pages) 219 5 4.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

A paper on mother teresa for philosophy class.

eresa was a unique soul that help and impacted many unfortunate people in this world by holding the word of god near and dear in her heart. She devoted her life to the dying, the cripple, the mentally ... eresa was a unique soul that help and impacted many unfortunate people in this world by holding the word of god near and dear in her heart. She devoted her life to the dying, the cripple, the mentally ...

(21 pages) 150 2 3.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Eurocentrism and the Right to Dominate in the New World.

id not deter the Europeans from trying to reach their specific goals of finding gold, spreading the word of God through Christianity and obtaining glory for their homeland by claiming more territory. ...

(4 pages) 54 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Analysis of Sherwood Anderson's "The Strength of God".

ed as to why he continues to have this obsession with this woman, and not with his own wife and the word of God. In a drastic effort to "grope [his] way out of the darkness into the light of righteous ... th his wife and a strengthened connection with God. The reverend sees that while following the holy word is important, it is also equally important for him not to be crushed by "the strength of God."

(1 pages) 30 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Myth or reality" by John l. Esposito

ate in compassion to the course.One of the main things Esposito discusses is the misuse of the wordIslamic Fundamentalist. It's misused because Islamic Fundamentalist refers to eithersome ... to bring back the fundamental beliefs of Islam or if you interoperatethe Koran literally as the word of God. An Islamic Fundamentalist is also a person whowished to replicate Islamic past. To ...

(4 pages) 41 0 3.0 Dec/2003

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

The San Fermin Festival and the Running of the Bulls

study and become a bishop. Once San Fermin completed his studies he returned to Spain to spread the word of God around the area of Amiens. However, he apparently ran into some conflict with the local ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Abuse of Power by Figures of Authority in" The Crucible" by Arthur Miller.

hings of the Bible were the authority figures; and even with attempting to do good by following the word of God like they were supposed to, there were many occurrences where they smuggled in some law ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Faith and Salvation

his followers from everlasting doom. Lastly, he started his own pure faith, which drew only on the word of God, and denounced his newly reformed churches from allowing their leaders to gain too much ... r meant for his actions to lead to a worldwide split in the Christian faith, but he believed in the word of God above all else, and wanted to spread it everywhere.Martin Luther (1483-1546) grew up in ...

(3 pages) 109 3 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Martin Luther: A Simple Pilgrim not a Revolutionary

was devoted to god and to the scripture, he even became a monk. Luther desired to discover the true word of the scripture, for in it he believed he could find the answer to salvation. Even Luther's co ... revolution but only due to his unwavering commitment to uphold what he believed to be the true just word of the bible. Furthermore, Martin Luther had no interest in revolution of any type. When the Ge ...

(4 pages) 52 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Don Lazaro in Requiem Guatemala

were officially restricted to be practiced. However many believers traveled on foot and spread the word of God through Hosts, or bibles. The military soon found out about this, and sentenced anyone w ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

When God Speaks, Who Will Listen?

Bible reading sessions. Yet, this decision was not as firm as the one affecting the reading of the Word of God. Students and teachers alike were still allowed to pray; they merely had to do it privat ... merely had to do it privately and on their own time.This country was founded on the statutes of the word of God, and this land was dedicated to Him. Yet, throughout the years, the U.S. slowly lapsed i ...

(5 pages) 67 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

We Are All Immigrants

We are All ImmigrantsWhen we listen to the Word of God, we hear about our ancestors in faith who also were immigrants. Abraham left his home in ... res and religions. Why would it be different with poor Mexican immigrants? It is because of the key word "poor." Poor to most people in this country means lazy people who do nothing to try to make the ...

(3 pages) 134 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Jesus of History, Christ of Faith - Historical Evidence Regarding the Life of Jesus.

Jesus is one of the most well known religious figures in today's world. He preached the word of God, healed the sick, raised the dead, was crucified and then three days later rose from the ... n Galilee Jesus commissions his disciples to travel throughout the world baptising and teaching the word of God to unbelievers.The resurrection of Jesus is only related in two of the four gospels. Whe ...

(4 pages) 223 3 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

To What extent is Noldeke's chronology of the Qur'anic text still defensible?

ible work of men writing their personal accounts of a long dead teacher but the infallible dictated word of God. This essay will give an overview of modern scholars thoughts on the origin, collection ... eads scholars to believe that the order of suras in the Qur'an "is not very significant". Carlyle's words are quoted describing the Qur'an as "toilsome reading... a wearisome, confused jumble, crude, ...

(7 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Justification by Faith Alone"

ievers with so great a righteousness that they will need nothing more to become righteous." (10)The Word of God further backs up Luther's doctrine. This is portrayed most obviously when Luther again r ... s and to further fortify the glory of what Christ was capable of.In addition, faith alone makes the Word of God effective. Faith is the only way that the Word of God is preserved. Thus, "it is clear t ...

(3 pages) 89 2 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The example of Jesus may inspire Christians to face the persecution that even today they can experience. inlcuding biblical quotations.

their faith.Jesus faced opposition almost everywhere he went. Yet, Jesus still tried to spread the word of God and do good on earth. A prime example is that of the Pharisees trying to get Jesus to co ... and that quote from Mark might help Christians facing persecution.Jesus came to Earth to spread the word of God and to do good but he met opposition in the Pharisses, "Another time he went into the sy ...

(2 pages) 27 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity