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The Concept of Evil

God is simply incongruous with the fact that evil is a very real component of our world. Those that point out this incongruity co...

Gilgamesh and Job

this he becomes something of a hero, though never truly a hero who completely sacrifices himself for others or for some grand caus...

African History: The Bible and Africa

Shiloh, was captured by the Philistines for seven months, and then, returned to the Israelites, was kept in the village of Kiriath...

4 Essays, Antigone, Bible Verses

about the boundaries and concerns of civil, political and religious justice, such as where the jurisdiction of the state can be de...

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

In five pages the arguement is presented that the future depicted in Offred's narrative is a combination reenactment of the Bible ...

Mary in the Bible and the Qur’an

It appears that in many respects the general story concerning Mary in the Bible and the Quran is essentially the same. Pelikan (19...

Early Persecution Of Christians

flogged rather than killed (Acts 5:27-42). It is through the writings of early historians like Eusebius of Cesarea and Origen that...

Modern Parable

in a box or in the homeless shelter, and begged for loose change. Starving, with no hope, he reasoned that the lowest paid worker ...

Teen Suicide

other situation, I believe God wants people to live and by living, learn how to handle the problems that cause psychic pain. Sea...

Biblical Fasting

and worship. The function of food for enjoyment is seen at Ecclesiastes 2:24 where it states " Nothing is better for a man than th...

Cultural Context And Interpretation Of Scripture

Christian but it was a Western culture. East Asians are from a complex culture, one that is based in Confucianism and then, Christ...

Jeremiah 29-33

of editorial activity (Brueggemann 7). However, scholars have yet to reach consensus over the extent to which each layer of litera...

Moses Wrote the Pentateuch

This 6 page paper gives an explanation of Documentary Hypothesis and how it's not necessarily true. This paper includes quotes fro...

The Weeping Prophet

The Book of Jeremiah is the longest book in the Bible containing more words than any other book. The greatest majority of the Book...

2 Short Stories, Identity

This essay pertains to The short stories "Bible" by Tobias Wolfe and "Virgins" by Danielle Evans. The writer discusses the theme o...

The Fight Against Slavery and the Bible

This paper traces the importance of religion in the fight against slavery. Ironically, although the African Methodist Episcopal C...

John 19:16-30, An Analysis

This research paper/essay pertains to John 19:16-30 and offers a comprehensive overview and analysis of this passage. Bible commen...

The Letters of Paul: Philippians and 2 Timothy

in tone and presentation, as well as likely intent. 2 Timothy was written to one individual and Philippians was meant for many peo...

The Mystery of Melchizedek

King of Salem (ancient Jerusalem) befriended Abraham and his men after their victory over those kings that had taken Sodom and Gom...

The Importance of Trust

during important stages such as childhood and adolescence. The first stage in the model is trust versus mistrust and this is usua...

The Death and Resurrection of Jesus

Gospel of Matthew it is noted that "When the morning was come, all the chief priests and elders of the people took counsel against...

Role of Faith/Cry, the Beloved Country

of Western superiority, is the only correct view. By this novels end, it is clear that what Price calls "faith" is rather cultur...

Examining Religion

the Samaritans had settled in their land; although their religion was similar to the Jews, it was not identical, and there was hos...

God and Sin

God says, "Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil" and then "sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to til...

Lanford Wilson/Rimers of Eldritch

A 3 page research paper/essay that discusses Lanford Wilson's play Rimers of Eldritch, which, on the surface, concerns a murder ...

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,...

What They Don't Tell You by Brown

p.103). In other words, the bible is real, but there are problems in its delivery. It is therefore seemingly wrong to argue everyt...

Biblical Viewpoints on Forgiveness

be pardoned" (Luke 6:37). God is clearly telling us that it is in our own best interests to forgive others for whatever umbrage w...

2 Questions on Great Literature and Its Practical Applications

guiding light for Gilgamesh. It is also important to note that Gilgamesh himself seeks immortality as this is important to the sto...

Biblical Guidance References for a Sunday School Superintendent's Role

be either coerced or cajoled into taking a position of responsibility within the church, but should, rather, desire to serve in th...