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Religious Connotations of 'Just War'

with holy wars that are most familiar to Westerners are in the Old Testament. Exodus 32:27 tells of how God ordered the destructio...

'The Day of Doom' by Michael Wigglesworth

In five pages this poem is analyzed in terms of primary themes as well as its social and religious connotations....

The Religious Views that Influence African American Beliefs

5 pages and 3 sources. This paper considers the nature of African American religious beliefs as they influence specific social/cu...

American Religion and The Great Awakening of the Eighteenth Century

which occurred in the 1730s and 1740s. It was during those few decades in which we emerged as a religiously based and religiously ...

A REview of Black Boy by Richard Wright

A 5 page overview of the religious and supersticious perspectives that interlace this book. 2 sources....

People and Evangelizing

In ten pages evangelizing is defined and a consideration of how certain religious groups evangelize is presented....

Church and State in the 1992 U.S. Supreme Court Case of Lee v. Weisman 505

In eight pages this paper discusses whether or not the First Amendment rights are being violated by a school function's religious ...

Meso American Civilizations of the Aztec, Maya, and Inca

In six pages this essay contrasts and compares these early Meso American civilizations in terms of organizational, agricultural, r...

Renaissance Challenges Responded to by Calvinism and Lutheranism

by choice but are instead dictated by an omnipotent source, the inherent faith and ability to think creatively of ones beliefs is ...

Tirso's The Trickster of Seville

The religious environment of Spain during the 16th and 17th centuries, for instance, can be seen as a key factor in terms of the b...

Magdelena and Balthasar by Steven Ozmet and Religious Controversies

Redeemer" (Ozment 14). As a result, Magdalena and Balthasar not only put their faith in good health in the various medical remedi...

The Jewish 'Father' Abraham

Michalowski explains, "Each person also had an additional, personal god" (Szulc, 2001, p. 90). A close interaction with this pers...

Analysis of the Increases in Fundamentalist and Conservative Religious Groups

first founded by Radcliff-Brown and Evans-Pritchard. While initially utilized to aid our understanding of Polynesian and African ...

1990 Case of the US Supreme Court v. Employment Div., Ore. Department of Human Resources v. Smith, 494 US 872

for ingesting peyote, a hallucinogenic drug. This was not recreational drug use, however, but rather, for sacramental reasons as p...

Student's Religious Studies' Intellectual Journal

S/he reveals that the professor opted not to talk about Judaism because there were Jews in the class, and in the students opinion,...

War and Its Futility as Conveyed by Poetry

In five pages this paper analyzes war's futility in a comparative poetic analysis of 'Poor Man' and 'WPA.'...

Impact of the Great War on Western Literature

would be sent to war in just a few years, underscores the awful waste of youth, of life, of promise. The final stanza, in particu...

Past and Present War Propaganda and the Media

has essentially been an ineffective battle so far. In other words, while the media and government espouses the "was on terrorism"...

The War in Iraq is Not Justified

is the most popular one, acting in the face of adversity should mean that the action is strongly supported by the actor. In the ca...

The First Persian Gulf War

to it as the First Gulf War (Zwier and Weltig, 2004). It is also known as the First Persian Gulf War. In Kuwait it is referred t...

The Cold War: Causes, Treaties, and Ongoing Tensions

be desired from the Russian perspective. At the Teheran Conference Stalin was indifferent to the division of Germany into separa...

Richard Dunn's The Age of Religious Wars

II of France met on neutral ground in the bishops palace...to arrange a peace treaty between their respective masters...they both ...

Religious Beliefs and War

The ways in which religious dogma can be used to justify war are examined in a research paper consisting of nine pages. Sixteen s...

Causes of War

causes were paramount in the instigation of World War I, but these factors alone would not have been sufficient to cause a war wit...

America's Negative Connotation of Dissent

Nonetheless, even VOAs projection of domestic political harmony and its minimization of dissent highlights the essential vagueness...

Women, Mid Life, and Negative Connotations of Menopause

the most creative period of their lives. How any individual woman defines the experience is the result of her own attitudes and li...

The Emotion of Art During Times of War

light - or enlightened. The evil part of humanity - the executioners, are beyond the light - in the literal and spiritual dark. F...

The U.S. Civil War: Causes and Implications

deal of power because their populations were growing so much. At the same time, Southern States were losing power and they began t...

Compare and Contrast: The Two World Wars

suppress anti-Habsburg activities, organizations, and propaganda and that Habsburg officials be permitted to join in the Serbian i...

Causes and Results of the First and Second World Wars

In the socio and political environment that resulted after World War I ended, there was probably even less chance of global...