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This section covers a wide range of issues that are crucial to understanding the doctrine and basic principles of religion. This section also contains historical information about religions all over the world.

2,160 Essays on Religion. Documents 571 - 600

  • Eastern Orthodoxy Through Uneducated Eyes

    Eastern Orthodoxy Through Uneducated Eyes

    Eastern Orthodoxy Through Uneducated Eyes A Review of Donald Fairbairn’s “Eastern Orthodoxy Through Western Eyes” “Our calling is not to blaze a trail, for Christ has done that for us. Rather, our task is to join the many who have walked and are walking the path, to follow the footprints leading to eternity and to God.” -Donald Fairbairn In Donald Fairbairn’s “Eastern Orthodoxy Through Western Eyes”, Fairbairn takes the basic beliefs of Orthodoxy and explains

    Essay Length: 1,630 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Ebola Case Study

    Ebola Case Study

    In Africa Ebola killed numerous people leaving behind people that didn't even know why or what was happening. It was a lot like what started happening in the U.S. in the mid 1970’s. When aids first showed up in Denmark people were dieing but no one new why. In the first few cases there were no major illnesses. The disease that showed up was one that attacks the bodies immune system. The US was completely

    Essay Length: 691 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Edward
  • Ecclesiastes


    Ecclesiastes, unlike Acts, Romans, or Hebrews, does not seem to come right out and discuss the topic of faith. The writer shares about his own life and the pursuit of satisfaction and happiness in his own power. In all of the things he tried to find happiness in, he only found that everything apart from God is meaningless and vain. When he accepted the fact that God has a plan that He is working it

    Essay Length: 1,896 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: July
  • Educating for Happiness

    Educating for Happiness

    Educating for Happiness Education is the formation of the integral man. It involves the formation of the total person, both his material and spiritual nature, to enable him to realize or fulfill the end of his life. This end has been made part of man’s very nature and thus is something that can be known and felt by all. Everyman has a natural inclination for two things. First, he is inclined to search for a

    Essay Length: 2,621 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Vika
  • Ego Vs God

    Ego Vs God

    Ego vs. God During my growing up years, from the time I was 3 or 4, I attended church with my parents. Sunday school taught me all the bible stories and when I was 12, I went to confirmation for two years. I was confirmed in eighth grade and continued to attend church regularly until two years ago. Beginning two years ago, I had come to the realization that I had a great deal of

    Essay Length: 854 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 2, 2010 By: Yan
  • Ei Mulato

    Ei Mulato

    SHE went by the name of Belisa Crepusculario, not because she had been baptized with that name or given it by her mother, but because she herself had searched until she found the poetry of "beauty" and "twilight" and cloaked herself in it. She made her living selling words. She journeyed through the country from the high cold mountains to the burning coasts, stopping at fairs and in markets where she set up four poles

    Essay Length: 3,110 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: October 11, 2017 By: unoWhoitis
  • Eid


    Ramadan was the month when the Qur’an was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was the founder of Islam. Muslims fast at this time to show they can do without food for long periods of time, and also to prove they can follow the will of Allah. As well as fasting, every Muslim who can afford to is asked to donate money. This is to acknowledge the pain and needs of

    Essay Length: 256 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 2, 2010 By: Jon
  • Einstein’s Invisible Piper

    Einstein’s Invisible Piper

    Stephen Hawking WAS an atheist who is now a theist. A large part of that conversion was disdain for the arrogance displayed by many atheists. They scoff at the idea of God because there is no evidence for Him. However, as Hawking pointed out, if all scientists thought that way, black holes would never have been discovered. There was no evidence for them. The Heisenberg uncertainty principle points to a mystical side of quantum physics

    Essay Length: 318 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Elder


    It was 8am when I was awaken by my moms yelling. She was telling me and my siblings to get up for church. I jumped up and ran to the bathroom so when she came up the steps to make sure we were up she would see I was doing as told. As I washed my face in the shower I over heard my mother yelling at my siblings for not getting up. I quickened

    Essay Length: 605 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: David
  • Elisha


    Elisha was a prophet of the northern kingdom of Israel, who was chosen by God to become the successor and disciple of Elijah. Elisha performed numerous miracles and among all of the prophets he performed the greatest amount of miracles next to Jesus Christ. Elisha’s name means “God is deliverance”. Elisha was a good man and a wise prophet who was very influential during the time of his ministry. Throughout his ministry he taught

    Essay Length: 2,138 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: July
  • End of Life Choices

    End of Life Choices

    End of Life Choices Over the course of the semester, we have covered many interesting topics in this class. However, the one that I continually struggled to form a solid opinion on, and sincerely had to ponder what my decisions would be in the given situations, was the topic of end of life choices. My own personal thoughts and beliefs would conflict with my religious following, and my mind would continually change on such

    Essay Length: 846 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Mike
  • Engl 1103 - Resurecction

    Engl 1103 - Resurecction

    Dunlap Blake Dunlap Professor Cannon ENGL 1103 26 Oct. 2017 Resurrection The most important event in history is one of the most unbelievable things that has happened, and it is the resurrection. The resurrection of Jesus Christ occurred as it is recorded in the Bible as evidenced by the “Pocket Handbook of Christian Apologetics” the Apostles couldn’t have made up such a creative story, there was no possible motive for such a lie, and the

    Essay Length: 793 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 29, 2017 By: BlakeDunlap1
  • English Bible Translation

    English Bible Translation

    English Translation of the Bible “The story of the English Bible begins with the introduction of Christianity into Britain’… ‘the missionary work proceeded almost entirely by means of the spoken word.”# Some interlinear translations into Old English began to appear in the ninth and tenth centuries. “The Norman conquest of England (A.D. 1066) marked the end of the production of Scripture translation into Anglo-Saxon and Old English.”# Latin was still the language of the

    Essay Length: 3,535 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Artur
  • Enigmatic Christ

    Enigmatic Christ

    Enigmatic Christ Preeminence surrounds scholar Raymond Brown as the leading authority on Roman Catholic biblical studies. Recognized for his close analytical observations of the epistles, the Gospel of John, and the fluctuation of Christology, Brown applies a critical lens to the New Testament. In his book, An Introduction to New Testament Christology, Brown encourages his audience to grasp and formulate the identity of Jesus. Comprehension for non-specialist readers comes from the three divisions of the

    Essay Length: 1,789 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Steve
  • Enlightenment Through Zazen

    Enlightenment Through Zazen

    Enlightenment through Zazen Zen Buddhism is the fundamental belief that all humans inherently have a Buddha-nature inside of them. Through insightful meditation and devotion, one can realize this awareness of the Buddha and attain enlightenment. Philip Kapleau’s The Three Pillars of Zen is a comprehensive guide to the core elements of Zen, encompassing teaching, practice, and enlightenment. The book is divided into three main sections, the first of which includes teaching and practice with predominance

    Essay Length: 1,111 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 24, 2010 By: Edward
  • Enoch


    We first learn of Enoch in Genesis 5 but it leaves us with questions. Hebrews 11 has the answers and Jude quotes Enoch! How did Jude come to know the words of Enoch? They are not in the Bible. The answer of course, is The Book of Enoch. A book which is actually quoted not only by Jude, but also James the natural brother of Jesus. The quote in (Jude 14-15) & (1 Enoch 1:9)

    Essay Length: 908 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Yan
  • Entertainment


    I find this "liberated age" morally and intellectually void of any redeeming qualities. I must admit that when I was a teenager (too long ago to tell) life styles were, in comparison, almost puritanical and teenagers felt life was too restrictive. Today the restrictions have indeed been relaxed. In fact I see very little sign of any restrictions on content and explicitness and I find this both annoying and insulting to my concept of

    Essay Length: 1,251 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Jon
  • Ephesians 2

    Ephesians 2

    Once we are dead, doomed forever because of your many sins. You use to live like the rest of the world, ful of sin, obeying Satan, the mighty prince of the power of the air. He is the spirit at work in the hearts of those who refuse to obey God. All of us use to live that way, following the passions of our desires of our evil nature. We were born with an evil

    Essay Length: 264 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Edward
  • Escape from the Red Sea

    Escape from the Red Sea

    Escape Through The Red Sea Exodus 14: 10-20 10 As Pharaoh drew near, the Israelites looked back, and there were the Egyptians advancing on them. In great fear the Israelites cried out to the LORD. 11They said to Moses, ‘Was it because there were no graves in Egypt that you have taken us away to die in the wilderness? What have you done to us, bringing us out of Egypt? 12Is this not the very

    Essay Length: 3,392 Words / 14 Pages
    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Top
  • Essay


    If a woman is infertile, it means she cannot have children by the natural process. If a man is infertile, it means his sperm isn’t strong enough to fertilise a womens eggs. In the United Kingdom(UK), 12.5% of couples have problems conceiving a child. This brings quite a lot of emotional stress and may put a strain on the marriage or relationship of the couple. Some couples may be able to accept that this is

    Essay Length: 512 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Essay in Spanish

    Essay in Spanish

    Uno de los temas mбs notables de Confesiones y uno que ha fascinado, o a su vez emocionado a lectores durante siglos es la honestidad de San Agustнn sobre su vida sexual. El acara que nunca fue un бngel; como un joven fue sexualmente activo y en aсos siguientes de su vida viviу abiertamente con una concubina que le dio un hijo. Dando otra imagen a la iglesia que vemos hoy en dнa donde los

    Essay Length: 1,990 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Artur
  • Establishing a Church - God’s Creation or Man’s Creation

    Establishing a Church - God’s Creation or Man’s Creation

    Establishing a Church God’s Creation or Man’s Creation Many of today’s church’s take for granted the depth and importance of establishing a Church based on the pattern originally set forth by Jesus Christ. God’s pattern for the New Testament Church was established to be one universal Church. Church was never intended to be Churches, but that does not refer to a building, it refers to the laws, rules and pattern that were originally designed.

    Essay Length: 605 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Ester


    I admire Ester. She was a young Jewish woman in Persia. On advice from her relative Mordecai, Ester enters a "beauty pageant" to pick out the king’s new queen. Ester eventually is named winner and is crowned as queen without anyone knowing that she is Jewish. While in power Ester risked her own life to save her people from the wicked Haman who was a bigot. To be able to do what she did, Ester

    Essay Length: 466 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Jack
  • Estonian Religion

    Estonian Religion

    Estonia's constitution guarantees freedom of religion, separation of church and state, and individual rights to privacy of belief and religion. According to the Dentsu Communication Institute Inc, Estonia is the second least religious country in the world, with 75.7% of the population claiming to be irreligious, after China with 93%. The Euro barometer Poll 2005 found that only 16% of Estonians profess a belief in a god, the lowest belief of all countries studied (EU

    Essay Length: 250 Words / 1 Pages
    Submitted: April 20, 2012 By: Irene
  • Estp’s and How They Do with Others

    Estp’s and How They Do with Others

    ESTPs (that’s me) get great satisfaction from acting on their impulses. Activities involving great power, speed, thrill and risk are attractive to the ESTP. Chronic stifling of these impulses makes myself feel "dead inside." I have a natural drive to best the competition. The lights come on, the music plays, the game begins. Life is never dull around myself. My attractive, friendly style has a theatrical flourish which makes even the most routine, mundane event

    Essay Length: 783 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Mike
  • Ethics


    Today, many nurses who enter the health care field will encounter many ethical problems on a daily basis in which a decision will involve two or more morally correct courses of action. The results of the decision will be an analysis based on their own moral values and in regards to the nursing code of ethics. This will help lead them to the correct decision making path. The nursing code of ethics clearly defines the

    Essay Length: 369 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Bred
  • Eucharist and Its Dementions

    Eucharist and Its Dementions

    Eucharist And Its Dementions Introduction This paper attempts to describe the Eucharist from four different dimensions. The first chapter presents the ontological dimension of the Eucharist; the real presence of Jesus Christ in the sacrament. It focuses on Institution Narrative from the gospels and the Church documents on the real presence. The second chapter concentrates on the existential dimension of the Eucharist. It presents the Eucharist as >a sacrament of love= and >a sign of

    Essay Length: 2,448 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: May 20, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Euthanasia


    Euthanasia originated from the Greek language meaning “good death.” In recent use, the meaning on euthanasia is applied to an action of inducing a gentle and easy death. There are different terms that are apart of euthanasia, including Passive, Active, Physician Assisted Suicide and Involuntary euthanasia, and depending on moral, ethical or religious terms, euthanasia can have many meanings. Passive euthanasia involves not doing something to prevent death, as when doctors refrain from using an

    Essay Length: 1,508 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Euthanasia


    Euthanasia One of the reasons I picked Euthanasia is a subject that I am unfamiliar with. I want to learn both sides of the argument and how people from each side thought about it. So in this paper I will talk about both sides of the argument, the people on each side, and the different types of Euthanasia. The subject of Euthanasia is a heated battle, in which lines have been drawn between warring social,

    Essay Length: 1,728 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Euthanasia


    EUTHANASIA Euthanasia is the practice of ending the life of a person or being because they are perceived as living an intolerable life, in a painless or minimally painful way either by lethal injection, drug overdose, or by the withdrawal of life support. Euthanasia is a controversial issue because of conflicting religious and humanist views. Voluntary euthanasia occurs with the fully informed request of a decision from a competent adult patient or that of their

    Essay Length: 748 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 27, 2010 By: Mike
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