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'Evil' Problem and Confessions of Saint Augustine

In five pages this paper examines how evil is conceptualized by St. Augustine of Hippo in this early theological text. Three sour...

Augustine and Plato

Victorinus by Plato. This seems to have moved Augustine from the point of simply musing about immortality into an assurance about ...

Doctrine of the Trinity and Saint Augustine

either good or evil. There was no "middle of the road" in this extreme religious philosophy. When Augustine was indulging in his...

Mosaic Tradition and Divine Command and the Mosaic Tradition: Maimonides, Al-Ghazali and Augustine

the divine commands and the application of Mosaic tradition require a comparative view of these authors, their underlying purpose,...

Biography of St. Augustine

but Augustine lacked "the sincere desire of being heard," so that when he got to Carthage the city seduced him (Portalie, 2004). ...

God's Existence and Morality

course, defines that which is proper conduct, it distinguishes right from wrong; morality points to proper behavior that serves so...

Philosophically Considering the Existence of God

"the cauldron of competing doctrines which swirled at the heart of the early church...All medieval philosophers drew on his work, ...

Meet Joe Black, the Confessions of Augustine of Hippo, and Transformation

death in the usual manner, but rather as a good looking young man who is apparently capable of falling in love with an attractive ...

Augustine/On Christian Teaching

is pleasure derived from worshiping the Triune God. In Book II, Augustine discusses further the subject of signs. He defines wha...

Smither/Augustine As Mentor

the bulk of his presentation. However, he devotes the second chapter to setting the "stage of Augustines mentoring of spiritual le...

Christian Educational Philosophy

and symbols, that is, how abstract ideas are communicated through the mediums of language, writing and also through visual communi...

God & The Existence of Evil

choice of Adam and Eve to disobey Gods commandment (Law, 2007). According to Augustine, their acts brought about two crucial conse...

On The Trinity by Augustine

Shedd (1886) points out that Augustine is especially guilty of this in the last eight chapters/Books. This may be because the firs...

Augustine Wept for Dido

text. Augustine is explaining that he was more emotionally in tune with Greek classic literature than he was with his own spirit...

Romance in the Sense of Medieval Debt and Obligation

of the debt and obligations that put opposing pressures on it, sending it reeling toward its inevitable conclusion--calamity. ...

Church's Perspective on War

In face of the overwhelming number of verses in the Holy Bible that tell Christians they are not supposed to use force, how do we ...

St. Augustine and Dante: Partners in the Spiritual Journey

engine of aesthetic development throughout Western Europe for much of history. This can be seen in the patronage of artists by Chr...

Apocalptic Literature/Daniel and Revelation

This research paper addresses some of religion's biggest question, such as "Will the world come to an end?" If one's rel...

Green Data Center

Low High Wind 4 8 Photovoltaics 8 15.5 Biomass Electric 5 5 Solar Thermal Electric 8 15.5 Natural Gas 6 9 Coal ...

Potential Impact Of Greenhouse Gases: Combating The Problem In Monroe, MI And Toledo, OH

twenty-first century. Climate changes represent one of the top three biggest greenhouse-related health problems because of the wa...

MacIntyre, Dependent Rational Animals

the fact that humanity discounts its relationship to the natural world, but then MacIntyre shows how "even someone as perceptive a...

Science: The Only Viable Way To Knowledge?

as complementary forces, they are - and have long been - destined to remain at opposite ends of the spectrum. Indeed, there has b...

Capra's "The Hidden Connections"

of sustainability reflects the focal point of Capras (2002) perspective. The extent to which this seemingly beneficial concept fo...

Roles of Animals in Nature & Human Lives

at close quarters unmolested, as the wolves did not consider him to be a threat and, obviously, they did not consider him as suita...

The Amish Culture

use of or involvement with modern conveniences. Their choice to eschew the intrinsic benefits of contemporary technological advan...

Manatees: Man's Absent Stewardship

argue how animals are, by nature, expendable when the issue in question costs man a desired commodity such as time, money or perso...

Red Tide: Impact Upon Mammals, Humans And Tourism

to the oceans environment due to red tide is something that affects each and every aspect of Alaskas waters, with particular empha...

Aggression, Domestic Violence And The Cycle Of Abuse

Zimbabwe experience considerably increased incidence of domestic abuse than do women in the United States. Protection for these w...

Israel's Land For Peace Approach: How Much Is Enough?

agreement is created and the Israelis will still be without their land. In short, Israel was not making the most prudent choices ...

Manuel Castells' "The Power Of Identity" - Literature Review

Castells (1997) perspective and add how the vast majority of the worlds communities look upon globalization as a positive and forw...