EssaysForStudent.com - Free Essays, Term Papers & Book Notes
Search

Religion

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 1,891 - 1,920

  • The Price for Freedom

    The Price for Freedom

    The price for freedom What is the price for FREEDOM? It’s is obvious that the price for freedom is not free but that it is rather large. After obtaining freedom, we look back and wonder was it worth it? Was freedom overpriced? In other words, did we sacrifice and pay too much to be free? In the United States’ history, there have been many wars that have taken place. We live the way we do

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 771 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Kevin
  • The Primary Reason for Studying History: It Civilizes Us

    The Primary Reason for Studying History: It Civilizes Us

    History: Discipline, Foundation, Mold, and Comfort The Primary Reason for Studying History: It Civilizes Us. Inherent in the definition of history as a discipline is the thought that history is a disciplining agent on human behavior. The purpose of discipline is organization, particularly self-organization, and it is only through the lens of history that we can see clearly how to organize ourselves as civilized beings. This organization is reflected by national and sub national groupings,

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 470 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 23, 2011 By: Vette
  • The Problem (romans)

    The Problem (romans)

    I. The Problem Romans 9 14a What then shall we say? 14b There is no unrighteousness with God is there? 14c Absolutely not 15a For God says to Moses (in Exodus 33:19) "I will have mercy on whomever I have mercy 15b and I will have compassion on whomever I have compassion." 16a Therefore it does not depend on the one who wills 16b nor does it depend on the one who runs 16c but

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 968 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Fatih
  • The Problem with the Passion

    The Problem with the Passion

    The Problem with the Passion Or The Crucifixion Conundrum OUTLINE Introduction I. Mel Gibson’s “The Passion” A. Human sacrifice is outlawed in the “Old Testament”. B. Vicarious atonement is not possible in the “Old Testament”. C. G-d is not a man. D. Jesus died on Passover. E. Jesus did not satisfy strict requirements for animal sacrifice. II. Ancient religious systems A. The story of a dead and risen savior not unique to Jesus. B. Attis

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 3,003 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: February 4, 2010 By: Top
  • The Problems of Religion as Seen Through Monty Python’s Life of Brian

    The Problems of Religion as Seen Through Monty Python’s Life of Brian

    The main teachings of many the world’s most popular religions are to spread peace, love, and kindness, yet each of these religions cannot seem to refrain from arguing, attacking, and scapegoating each other. Hardly a day goes by where one cannot turn on the news without hearing about people killing each other in the name of religion. In Israel, Palestinian terrorists suicide-bomb crowds of Israelis. In India, Hindus fight with Muslims. Such violent religious dissent

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 3,781 Words / 16 Pages
    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Tommy
  • The Processional “here Comes the Bride” and the Recessional “the Wedding March.”

    The Processional “here Comes the Bride” and the Recessional “the Wedding March.”

    The processional “Here Comes the Bride” and the recessional “The Wedding March.” I am writing why the processional “Here Comes the Bride” and the recessional “The Wedding March” are being prohibited in the Catholic Church. As a catholic girl, I have always dreamed of walking down the aisle to “Here Comes the Bride,” and leaving the wedding to “The Wedding March.” This was to be the moment that I could cherish , the moment that

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 2,509 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Jon
  • The Promise of Pentecost

    The Promise of Pentecost

    The Promise of Pentecost “I am going to send you what my Father promised; but stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high.” Luke 24:49(NIV) Since the Old Testament, the Spirit of God was promised to come to the people of God. The prophet Joel wrote: “And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams,

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,584 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 29, 2010 By: Steve
  • The Prophet

    The Prophet

    Title: The Prophet Amos is recognized as the first of the Israelite prophets whose words were recorded on a scroll. He was not a prophet all his life and never prophesied professionally. Amos earned his living as a "herdsman and dresser of sycamore figs." (Amos 7:14) Since he already had an occupation he did not have to prophesy for money. He prophesied because God had called him to do so. Amos was not a poor

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,588 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Artur
  • The Prophet Mohammed

    The Prophet Mohammed

    Prophet Mohammed, known as the prophet of Islam, was born in Mecca on the 20th of April in 570. He is originally from a recognized Arab tribe known as (Qoreish). Mohammed’s father was Abdullah. He died before the birth of the prophet Mohammed. Moreover, the prophet’s mother was called Amna and she died while Mohammed was only six years old. Due to the death of his parents Mohammed became an orphan and went to

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 2,018 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Mikki
  • The Prophets Jeremiah & Ezekiel

    The Prophets Jeremiah & Ezekiel

    God inspired the prophets to tell the people what they needed to know and do in order to follow His will. God inspires the prophets Jeremiah and Ezekiel to reveal to the Israelites why they will become captives to Babylon, His anger against false prophets, and the restoration of Israel. In chapter 25 of Jeremiah, Jeremiah is inspired to go out to the people of Judah. The prophets had told the people of Judah earlier,

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,631 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Edward
  • The Purpose of Prophecy

    The Purpose of Prophecy

    THE PURPOSE OF PROPHECY Eric Lively People have always been fascinated with the future. Whether it is a mere curiosity or fear of the unknown man, for thousands of years, has tried painstakingly to unravel the mystery of prophecy in the Bible. Countless books have been written on the subject of prophecy hoping to shed some light on what is to come. The desperate search for truth, purpose and hope has led many to seek

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 505 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Tasha
  • The Purpose of Suffering: A Christian Perspective

    The Purpose of Suffering: A Christian Perspective

    The Purpose of Suffering: A Christian Perspective The concept of suffering plays an important role in Christianity, regarding such matters as moral conduct, spiritual advancement and ultimate destiny. Indeed an emphasis on suffering pervades the Gospel of Mark where, it can be argued, we are shown how to “journey through suffering” (Ditzel 2001) in the image of the “Suffering Son of Man” (Mark 8:32), Jesus Christ. Although theologians have suggested that Mark was written to

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,349 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 21, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Quest for ‘ultimate' Meaning

    The Quest for ‘ultimate' Meaning

    The loss of life’s meaning is a product of individual fulfillment and materialism. The latter merely defined as the theory or attitude that physical well-being and worldly possessions constitute the greatest good and highest value in life. The actor-turned-governor of the State of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, makes an important statement about what has become known as the ‘Meaning of Life’: For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 658 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Tommy
  • The Qumran Documents

    The Qumran Documents

    The Qumran Documents The finding of the Dead Sea Scrolls or the Qumran Documents is the single most important religious find of the twentieth century. These manuscripts have revolutionized the entire field of biblical study and have the ability to destabilize the mass of western religious thought as we know it today. For the information contained in these scrolls, include books of the Hebrew Bible that predate the next earlier example by one thousand years.

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,836 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Artur
  • The Qur’aan and Modern Sciences

    The Qur’aan and Modern Sciences

    INTRODUCTION E ver since the dawn of human life on this planet, Man has always sought to understand Nature, his own place in the scheme of Creation and the purpose of Life itself. In this quest for Truth, spanning many centuries and diverse civilizations, organized religion has shaped human life and determined to a large extent, the course of history. While some religions have been based on books, claimed by their adherents to be

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 572 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 7, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Raelian Movement: A New Religious Movement

    The Raelian Movement: A New Religious Movement

    Rudden Brooke Rudden GENR 100 F Prof. Lowin September 20, 2011 The Raelian Movement: A New Religious Movement On December 13, 1973, a French racecar driver ventured up to the top of a volcano where he was encountered by an extraterrestrial. The driver, who is now called Rael, was then taken to a far away planet where he learned how the human race was created. He was told that these extraterrestrials (or Elohim) came to

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,201 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 13, 2015 By: brudden
  • The Rapid Spread of Christianity

    The Rapid Spread of Christianity

    The Rapid Spread of Christianity Professor C August 2007 Period 5 Christianity was one of the fastest spreading religions of its time. There were many attractions to Christianity that led Jews and gentiles (non-Jews) to convert. Christianity appealed to every one of all ages, including the poor and women, which was very uncommon of a religion in that day . The poor and women were looked down upon in society, but when they stepped foot

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,402 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Rastafarian Belief System

    The Rastafarian Belief System

    The Rastafarian Belief system The belief system of the Rastafarians is that Haile Selassie is the living God for the black race. Selassie, whose previous name was Ras Tafari, was the black Emperor of Ethiopia. Rastafarians live a peaceful life, needing little material possessions and devote much time to contemplating the scriptures. They reject the white man's world, as the new age Babylon of greed and dishonesty. Proud and confident "Rastas" even though they are

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 902 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Victor
  • The Rastafarian Movement Is No Longer a Mere Revolutionary Movement

    The Rastafarian Movement Is No Longer a Mere Revolutionary Movement

    “The Rastafarian movement is no longer a mere revolutionary movement; it has become a part of the establishment, a part of officialdom.” ~L. Barret Rastafari is, before it is anything else, a way of life. It offers approaches and answers to real problems black people face in daily living; it promotes spiritual resilience in the face of oppressive poverty and underdevelopment. It produces art, music and cultural forms, which can be universally recognized and

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 2,376 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Jessica
  • The Real Eve

    The Real Eve

    The Real Eve The Real Eve dealt with how we all originated from the same biological mother. Such an extraordinary and interesting concept has made some people question and wonder about this. In order to eliminate any doubts, there is a method in which we can verify this statement and discover where exactly our ancestors traveled. The method used to accomplish is called genetic engineering. You see, genetic engineering enables us to mutating mitochondria

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 822 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Fonta
  • The Red Tent: My Reaction

    The Red Tent: My Reaction

    In her book, The Red Tent, Anita Diamant attempts to expound upon the foundations laid by the Torah by way of midrashim. In doing so, parts of her stories tend to stray from the original biblical text. The following essay will explore this and several other aspects of the book as they relate to the Torah and modern midrash. One of the first differences I recognized was the description of Leah’s eyes. In Genesis 29:17,

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,285 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Reformation in Britain

    The Reformation in Britain

    Introduction: The Reformation in Britain: 1. The reign of Henry VIII: a. Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon: the divorce issue b. Thomas Cromwell's ascendancy, 1531-1540, and the establishment of royal supremacy over the church in England (Church of England) c. Constitutional implications of England's break with Rome d. The dissolution of the monasteries e. Henry VIII's foreign policy f. Anne Boleyn accused of adultery and Henry other wife’s 2. The reign of Edward VI:

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 2,724 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Reformation in Europe

    The Reformation in Europe

    Concubines, drunkenness, gambling, illiteracy, clerical pluralism and absenteeism are just a few of the characteristics that pertain to a 16th century Roman Catholic Church priest. Upset by these actions and seeking a reform to the Catholic Church, Martin Luther, a German priest, appealed to the pope. He was ignored, thus motivating him to write the 95 theses, a document that described how the Roman Catholic Church’s selling of indulgences undermined the sacrament of penance. This

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,340 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Vika
  • The Religion of Huckleberry Finn

    The Religion of Huckleberry Finn

    Religion is a simple concept to learn. Webster's dictionary defines religion as: "belief in a divine or superhuman power or powers to be obeyed and worshipped as the creator(s) and ruler(s) of the universe." Although it is understood what religion is, not everyone has the same views. There are numerous varieties and sub-vrieties of religions. In fact, religion can be so diverse that one might say that he or she is of the same religion

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 895 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 14, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • The Religious Right

    The Religious Right

    The Religious Right “We want to be, and will be free, to practice as we believe”. This sentiment resonated throughout the colonies approximately two and one half centuries ago. The colonists suffered religious restrictions placed upon them by their ruling monarchy. The struggle to become independent had started. A war for independence ensued, then eventual victory and then the Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights includes amendments 1-10 (initially) and the first amendment states,

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,309 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Yan
  • The Religious World of Amish Culture

    The Religious World of Amish Culture

    The Religious World of Amish Culture Many tourists are fascinated by the Amish people and their culture. People from all over the world have gone to places like Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, trying to catch the meaning and the reason behind the Amish way of life. Throughout the 19th century Amish people have encountered some difficulties in practicing their religion and living they way they desired to. Disagreements did not only generated between the Amish people

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 1,753 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Jon
  • The Responsibilities of a Catholic Citizen in a Free Society

    The Responsibilities of a Catholic Citizen in a Free Society

    Alyssa Elso 5/9/05 Prayer 1. Prayer to Saint Benedict Admirable Saint and Doctor of Humility, you practiced what you taught, assiduously praying for God's glory and lovingly fulfilling all work for God and the benefit of all human beings. You know the many physical dangers that surround us today, often caused or occasioned by human inventions. Guard us against poisoning of the body as well as of mind and soul, and thus be truly

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 636 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Jessica
  • The Responsibility of a Catholic Citizen in a Free Society

    The Responsibility of a Catholic Citizen in a Free Society

    Before we start to talk about our responsibilities we should be grateful that we are able to practice our own faith and we can stand up for our religion and speak up about it. We are here to be an example for the rest of the people out there who do not know any better and are falling in there lives. It is our responsibility to help them and that’s not the only thing we

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 803 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Anna
  • The Responsibility of a Catholic Citizen in a Free Society

    The Responsibility of a Catholic Citizen in a Free Society

    The Responsibility of a Catholic Citizen in a Free Society Before we start to talk about our responsibilities we should be grateful that we are able to practice our own faith and we can stand up for our religion and speak up about it. We are here to be an example for the rest of the people out there who do not know any better and are falling in there lives. It is our

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 812 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 28, 2010 By: Kevin
  • The Rise of Christianity

    The Rise of Christianity

    Stark argues that, contrary to popular belief, Christianity was a movement not of the lower classes and the oppressed, but of the upper and middle classes in the cities and of Hellenized Jews. Stark also discusses the exponential nature of the growth of religion, and why therefore the speed of the rise of Christianity is not as miraculous as might thought to be. He argues that, contrary to commonly-held belief, the Christian mission to Judaism

    Rating:
    Essay Length: 546 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Stenly
Search
Advanced Search