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  • The New Radical Religious Right

    The New Radical Religious Right

    By the end of the decade the whole earth will view the church in a different light. The church will no longer be mocked and despised, but either loved or feared." ?Evangelist Paul Cain As we approach the year 2000, we can expect an unprecedented flurry of activity as Christian

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  • The New Testament

    The New Testament

    I. The background of the writer. In the strict sense of the term, the Fourth Gospel is anonymous. No name of its author is given in the text. This is not surprising because a Gospel differs in literary form from and epistle or letter. The letters of Paul each begin

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  • The Old Testament's Book of Job

    The Old Testament's Book of Job

    The Old Testament's Book of Job is a highly controversial part of the Biblical text. The book of Job is part of the collection of Wisdom Literature, along with Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon. Like the other Wisdom books Job is primarily composed of poetry. The Book of

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  • The Ordinary Man Looks Outward:

    The Ordinary Man Looks Outward:

    Table of Contents History of Zen 3 Historical Figures 4 Protecting Gods 4 Zen Practice 5 Shikantaza and Koan 6 Types and Benefits of Meditation 6 Stages of Zen Training 7 Zazen 12 Closing 16 References 17 Zen Buddhism The Zen sect of Buddhism claims to transmit the special

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  • The Origin and Purpose of Superstitions

    The Origin and Purpose of Superstitions

    The origin and purpose of superstitions Superstitions are part of every modern culture in today's world. They help us overcome issues difficult to understand and aid us in transitional years, often telling us what is ethically writ and wrong. I say modern culture because I regard superstitions as elements of

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  • The Origin of Man

    The Origin of Man

    Rion Jefferson Id# 26050321 Freshman Composition II Lucinda Peart Research Paper - Extended Essay Creative Topic: Controversial, Consuming, Conceivable. Main Topic: Violence in Video Games and How It Affects Our Children. Sub-Topic: A brief analysis of the effects of video games on children, the reason for violence in video games,

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  • The Origin of the Roman Church

    The Origin of the Roman Church

    The origin of the Roman Church is historically obscure. There is no indication when or by whom the church in Rome was founded. Scholars theorize the founders were part of the Diaspora (Acts 8). This church already had a worldwide reputation by the time of Paul's writing (1:8). Because Paul

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  • The Original Sin

    The Original Sin

    People hold many differing opinions about Genesis 1-3. Some people believe that God didn't want Adam and Eve to have the knowledge of good and evil because it would make them as gods. The purpose of this essay is to show that Adam and Eve caused the downfall of mankind.

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  • The Passion of the Christ by Mel Gibson

    The Passion of the Christ by Mel Gibson

    "The Passion of the Christ" by Mel Gibson, recounts the last twelve hours of the life of Jesus of Nazareth, portraying his arrest, trial, crucifixion and death. One of the most anticipated and popular religious movies in modern society, it therefore becomes susceptible to criticism. Although the film is based

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  • The Philosopher's Stone

    The Philosopher's Stone

    Born in Einsiedeln, Switzerland, in the late fifteenth century, Paracelsus Theophrastus, otherwise known as Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, grew to become a renowned and controversial physician. A true renaissance man and a prolific author, Paracelsus wrote hundreds of treatises on topics as diverse as medicine, chemistry, astrology, natural

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  • The Philosophy of Atheism

    The Philosophy of Atheism

    The Philosophy of Atheism by Joseph Lewis (Address Delivered February 20, 1960, Over Radio Station WIME, Miami, Florida) Good evening ladies and gentlemen. This is Joseph Lewis speaking. Although as a child I was instructed in the religion of my parents, I never came under the spell of religious training

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  • The Place of Islamic Law in Tanzania Mainland

    The Place of Islamic Law in Tanzania Mainland

    THE PLACE OF ISLAMIC LAW IN TANZANIA MAINLAND. BY YUSUF SHIKANDA ABDALLAH ZANZIBAR UNIVERSITY. Introduction: Islam is one of the Universal religions of the world. As a religion, Islam is governed by an assortment of divine laws known as shariah of which its sources are mainly attributed to the divine

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  • The Power of Non-Violence Across History

    The Power of Non-Violence Across History

    Davis Boos 5th Hour The Power of Non-Violence across History Jesus makes his message unbelievably clear through both his words and actions during his public ministry and life. Despite the clarity in which he relays the key commandment that is the epitome of the New Testament; the vast majority of

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  • 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

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  • The Principle of Chastity

    The Principle of Chastity

    Probably the least popular Christian virtue is the principle of chastity. Chastity is defined as being pure in thought and act, or innocent of unlawful sexual intercourse. Lewis suggests that Christians should be "either in marriage, with complete faithfulness to your partner, or else total absitinence". This is so contrary

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • The Prophet Amos

    The Prophet Amos

    Summary of Prophets Teachings- Amos The prophet Amos was a native of the kingdom of Judah; he lived in a town called Tekoa, which was about 6 miles south of Bethlehem. Amos is recognized as the first Israelite prophet to have his teachings formally recorded. Amos was not a prophet

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  • 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

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  • The Prophet Muhammad

    The Prophet Muhammad

    --The Prophet Muhammad (p) was asked by his contemporaries about Allah. The answer came directly from God Himself in the form of a short chapter of the Qur'an that is considered the essence of the Unity of God or the motto of monotheism. "Say: He is Allah, the One; Allah,

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • The Purpose, Function, and Method of the Lord’s Supper - What Is the Meaning of the Lord’s Supper?

    The Purpose, Function, and Method of the Lord’s Supper - What Is the Meaning of the Lord’s Supper?

    The purpose, function, and method of the Lord’s Supper: What is the Meaning of the Lord’s Supper? Angelene Larsen RLGN 301-D01 August 12, 2017 The notion that the Bible is full of many contradictions which as Christians in the Western culture in the regards of who Jesus was and how

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  • 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

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  • 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

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