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Matthew Henson and Merrick Johnston Discovery of the North Pole

- Matthew Henson and Merrick Johnston both achieved something extraordinary. Matthew Henson was awarded as the co-discoverer of the North Pole. Merrick Johnston was the youngest person ever to climb Mt. McKinley. Although they differ, both of their ambitions were hard to achieve and were a huge milestone for each person. Life was forever changed for both Henson and Johnston when they reached their destination. In the dictionary, a goal is “something that one hopes or intends to accomplish.” Henson accomplished his goal on April 6th, 1909....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Matthew C. Perry

- Matthew C. Perry was born in Newport, Rhode Island on April 10, 1794, the younger brother of another United States naval officer, Oliver Hazard Perry. Perry was an American naval officer who had seen action in the War of 1812 aboard the USS President, flagship of Stephen Decatur. He later helped found the country of Liberia in West Africa as a haven for free black Americans, and was given the task of "opening" Japan to diplomatic and commercial relations with the United States with the hope that U.S....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Gospel of Matthew

- Gospel of Matthew Matthew portrays a very God like, all-powerful Jesus, with very few humanistic characteristics. Matthew 2:3, “at this news King Herod became greatly disturbed.” I thought the king would be happy to hear about the birth of Jesus. Apparently the kings intentions were not very nice. I really find this passage interesting, mainly because it separates God from the kingdom. Meaning the King has power and is afraid of losing it to the Son of God. Matthew’s description of healing is very interesting; he gives Jesus more powers then Mark did....   [tags: Religion Religious Matthew Essays]

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Conflicting Imagery in Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach

- Conflicting Imagery in Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach           In the poem Dover Beach, the poet uses conflicting imagery to give meaning to the poem. The differences in the way that the poet sees the relationship between the beach and the sea and the way that most people would see it become more pronounced as the poem develops. He also uses the change in attitude from the first stanza to the last to emphasize his message.           The poem starts with  the normal image one would expect of a beach and a peaceful moonlit night, but quickly moves to an entirely different point of view....   [tags: Arnold Dover Beach Essays Poem Poetry Analysis]

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The Gospels of Matthew and Luke

- The Gospels of Matthew and Luke Matthew chapter five is a sermon by Jesus. It tells us what perspective we ought to have in dealings with each other and with our attitude. Those who are weak shall be strong, and those who mourn shall be comforted tell of positive actions or humility being rewarded. Jesus goes through a list of these, exalting the poor and the weak. Mt. 5:17-20 is between the first section of what actions are righteous and before the section of what seem to be his own version of commandments relative to the law....   [tags: Papers]

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Dover Beach, by Matthew Arnold and Dulce Et Decorum Est, by Wilfred Owen

- Matthew Arnold’s “Dover Beach” invites the reader to determine if they, like the speaker, would isolate themselves to preserve their present ideologies; while Wilfred Owen’s poem “Dulce Et Decorum Est” implores the reader to evaluate what they consider to be worthy of glorification. While the two poems are distinctly different in both time period and setting, Arnold’s poem is better interpreted by the extension of the imagery presented in his last stanza by the war setting in Owen’s “Dulce”. The imagery used in “Dulce Et Decorum Est” expands the reader’s understanding of “Dover Beach” by further illustrating the powerlessness of the position one is placed in, and that there is no difference...   [tags: Themes, Isolation]

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Compare the Gospel of Matthew and the Gospel of Luke

- Compare and contrast the birth narratives in the Gospel of Matthew and that of the Gospel of Luke. The birth narrative of Matthew begins with a long genealogy of Jesus, which basically shows how Jesus is son of Abraham who is the father of the nation of Israel, and David the King of the Jews. This may not seem important but this genealogy shows how Jesus is connected to the Davidic line. Then we have Mary, who just found out she was pregnant and Joseph decides it is best to divorce her because he wanted to break his union with someone who is pregnant, by someone else....   [tags: Faith Religion bible]

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Death to the French: Rifleman Matthew Dodd

- ... Over the course of several months Dodd embarks on a journey to rejoin his beloved unit. Along the way he causes as much mayhem as possible by killing French and training Portuguese irregulars. As the English army retreats to the Lines of Torres Vedras they perform the “scorch Earth” policy. Throughout history this policy has stopped Hitler, Napoleon, and several other invaders by burning all of the farmers’ fields and killing their livestock. This challenges the advancing enemy to feed theirselves as they stretch farther into enemy territory....   [tags: C.S. Forester novel, character analysis]

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The Calling of St. Matthew by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

- The Calling of St. Matthew is an oil painting on canvas done in the late 1500's at the very beginning of the Baroque period by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. He brings this canvas to life with vivid colors; bold contrasts of reds, golds, and greens and various textures of velvets and soft fur. Caravaggio painted several paintings for this church in Rome, San Luigi dei Francesi. This painting tells the story from Matthew 9:9 in the New Testament when Matthew became a disciple of Jesus Christ....   [tags: artwork, artistic challenges, paint]

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Political Views from the Tip and the Gipper by Chris Matthew

- Two men, leading their armies into battle, trying to save their nation from their opponent's offense. Their names are Top O'Neil and Ronald Reagan and they are both fighting for America. In Chris Matthews's Tip and The Gipper: When Politics Worked, the relationship between the two political giants is analyzed throughout the eight years of Reagan's presidency. Writing a political fiction can be a daunting task, especially if the author has a strong political allegiance. Chris Matthews manages to suppress his liberal views and Democratic Pride to write an unbiased fiction about the legacy that two of America's greatest politicians left behind....   [tags: conflicting ideas, compromise, political figures]

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The Story of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew

- In Matthew 24:43–25:13, it gives us a story of Jesus. We see Jesus painted as a thief in the night and as a bridegroom, both being mirrored images of Jesus as the returning King. The central message in both stories is to watch and be ready, because the day and hour of His coming are unknown. In Matthew 24:43-51, it gives a parable of two slaves, one whom is a wise and faithful servant, found caring for the master’s household (God’s people). The other is an evil servant whom beats the other slaves, lives among the world, and commits worldly acts....   [tags: interpretation project, Biblical studies]

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Saint Matthew

- Saint Matthew The name Matthew comes from the Greek Maththaios, which is derived from the Hebrew or Aramaic Mattiyah. His name means “gift of Yahweh” or simply “gift of God.” Saint Matthew was one of the twelve apostles and he wrote the Gospel according to Matthew. Although he was a publican, it is said the Saint Matthew was a Jew. Before his conversion, he was a publican, which was a tax collector, by profession. Not much is really known about Matthew later on in his life. His beginning of apostolic activity started in the communities of Palestine....   [tags: Papers]

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The Gospell of Matthew Provides a Smooth Transition into the New Testament

- While the Gospel of Matthew wasn’t the first one to be written, it is placed first in the New Testament. This is because the Gospel of Matthew is written in a way that relates well to the Jewish crowd, providing a smooth shift from the Old Testament to the New Testament. The Gospel of Matthew talks about the many miracles of Jesus, His death by crucifixion, and resurrection. Using Jesus’s birth and lineage, the many miracles He performed, and His modesty as a leader as examples relating back to the prophecy the savior, Matthew depicts Jesus as the Messiah, the true savior of the people of Israel....   [tags: prophecy, salvation, messiah]

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The Gospel Of Matthew Analysis

- Book: The Gospel of Matthew The Gospel of Matthew was the first volume of the New Testament, edited and compiled approximately between 70 and 110 Anno Domini. The literary genre is in the name (Gospel). It is one of the four gospels found in the Bible. The main personalities are; Jesus, Mary, Joseph, John the Baptist, the 12 disciples, the Jewish religious leaders, Caiaphas, Pilate, and Mary Magdalene. Although the author is unknown, evidence points to Matthew of being the author of this book. The Gospel of Matthew cited the Gospel of Mark, paraphrasing and complementing the plot written by Mark....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Gospel of Matthew]

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Hurricane Matthew : An Unforeseen Natural Disaster

- Hurricane Matthew was a storm that opened my eyes to how life can change in the blink of an eye. The nature of man is to make plans and assume everything will go as planned. People do not think about what little thing can happen and wreck their lives and plans. No one planned for Hurricane Matthew to come and kill at least three hundred people and devastate a great deal of people’s belongings....   [tags: Tropical cyclone, Storm surge, Flood, Storm]

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The Death Of A Child

- For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 And she will have a son, and you are to name him Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins. Matthew 1:21 Now it was the governor’s custom each year during the Passover celebration to release one prisoner—anyone the people requested. One of the prisoners at that time was Barabbas, a revolutionary who had committed murder in an uprising....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Gospel of Matthew]

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Jesus Of A Slave By Matthew And Philippians

- When a person dies and their eulogy is being read, they want to be remembered as a person of good and as a person who was humble, as in the view of Christ, as well as forgiving. In the New Testament, many scriptures teach lessons and these lessons are seen as values that have been taught throughout many generations, and many which are social norms. Values do not only build a person’s character, but it also helps them become a person of God and helps them follow a path of peace with oneself and God, as well as righteousness....   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Forgiveness]

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The Genealogy Of Jesus Christ

- “You of little faith, why do you doubt?” (Matthew 14:31) I feel like at some point in our lives, this quote describes every human being. Faith is so simple, yet we always seem to complicate it. We often forget how easily Christ can take away our doubts and turn them into triumph. Matthew is a very powerful gospel, it gives many parables, miracles, and shows Christ’s love for all of mankind. I love how Christ’s character is revealed so much more, not that the other gospels don’t reveal that, but just the idea of another gospel that Christ is present in....   [tags: Jesus, Gospel of Matthew, Gospel]

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Analysis Of ' The Matthew Effect `` By Malcolm Gladwell

- Paper 1: Argument about text Each and every person has their own thoughts and opinions throughout life, no matter how alike or different two individuals can be. In this generation, anyone can speak freely and debate as they please. Two very important individuals Carol Dweck whom is a professor of psychology at Stanford University, and Malcolm Gladwell whom is a Canadian journalist and speaker created two inciting pieces. “Mind-Sets and Equitable Education” by Dweck, and “The Matthew Effect” by Gladwell, are very similar as well as different pieces of writing....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Carol Dweck, Psychology]

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My Personal Plan For Life Long Ministry

- To be honest about my personal plan for life long ministry fruitfulness; I have no plan at all If I was to write you anything it would just be a lie. So I have no future plains for ministry at all. But sept I have to put something I would put that if I had to do anything it would be a disciple group (D- group) in the church. I would love to help lead or help a church when it comes to making disciples. There are many different ways that you can make disciples, but am going to talk about the way that I was a disciple....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Gospel of Matthew]

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Matthew Shepard Story Facilitator 's Guide

- Matthew Shepard Story Facilitator 's Guide The Matthew Shepard Story is a 2002 award-winning film based on the true story of Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay man who was murdered in 1998. Rather than following Matthew 's story directly, the film follows Matthew’s parents after the conviction of the two men responsible for the murder of their son. The movie touches on themes like homophobia, assault, rape, coming out, love, friendship, and justice. Setting Up It is important to create the appropriate environment for the film....   [tags: LGBT, Gay, Homosexuality, Matthew Shepard]

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Rooted And Grounded By Matthew 13

- Rooted and Grounded Read: Matthew 13:1-9 Good Soil people are people that believe what the Word say. Jesus constantly said during his ministry, “Be not afraid, only believe." (Mark 5: 36) (Pause) Good soil people are rooted and grounded. They have foundations that are deep and strong like a palm tree.) (In Psalm 1) I am paraphrasing. Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked or take the path of sinners, but their delight is in the law of the Lord and who meditate day and night. (By the way folks – if we can worry – we can meditate-instead of thinking of the what ifs – the negative things, - we all do it – don’t we....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, God in Christianity, God]

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The Gospel Of Matthew, The Apostle

- In the Gospel of Matthew, the apostle Matthew records a sermon that was delivered by Jesus Christ. Jesus says two things that are notorious in The Bible, he tells his people to be perfect and that he did not come to abolish the law, but to fulfill it. According to The Bible, Jesus Christ was the long awaited Messiah, because of this the former Jews and Gentiles at the time may have not understood what the Messiah’s arrival meant for them, therefore Jesus tells them clearly he did not come to take away the law, but to fulfill it....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Christian terms]

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Matthew B. Brady

- Mathew B. Brady: Civil War Photographer Mathew B. Brady: Civil War Photographer was written by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk. Elizabeth Van Steenwyk has written many good books for young people including: Saddlebag Salesmen, The California Missions, Frederic Remington, The California Gold Rush: West with the Forty-Niners, and Ida B. Wells-Barnett: Woman of Courage. Elizabeth now lives in San Marino, California with her husband. Mathew B. Brady was born somewhere between 1823 and 1824. His early life is somewhat a mystery....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Use Of Two Works From The Biblical Reference On The Calling Of Saint Matthew

- This paper will analyze the iconography of two works from the biblical reference to the Calling of Saint Matthew. Both of them portray a verse found in the New Testament, Matthew 9:9. The reading said: “And when Jesus passed on from thence, he saw a man sitting in the custom house, named Matthew; and he said to him: Follow me. And he arose and followed him.” This story is about a tax collector, Levi (Saint Matthews name before he became an apostle) being called by Jesus to come join him. Before Saint Matthew became an apostle he was very money crazy and cared about all of his belongings....   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Gospel of Matthew]

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The Gospel Of Matthew Is The Most Important

- The Gospel of Matthew is the most Jewish gospel in the New Testament. It is placed first in the New Testament because people find it to be the most helpful. It is the second written Gospel. This Gospel maintains the hope in Parousia, the final coming of Jesus Christ. This Gospel also presents a great concern: the mission of the Church to all nations is to preach the Gospel of the Kingdom. Jesus is presented as the new Moses in the Gospel of Matthew, who prophetically challenged his listeners to live the radical demands of beatitudinal living....   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Gospel of Matthew, Gospel]

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Comparison of Poems Dover Beach and The Buried Life and by Matthew Arnold

- Matthew Arnold uses diction and imagery to produce the themes of alienation and self discovery in the poems: "Dover Beach" and "The Buried Life." “Dover Beach” talks about a man's attitude toward life. Arnold uses diction to show his feelings and inner most thoughts. In “Dover Beach” he claims “the sea is calm tonight, the tide is full, the moon lies fair upon the straits.” These lines show a sense of clarification until he claims he has lost his faith by saying “and we are here as on a darkling plain swept with confused alarms of struggle and flight.” These lines present the idea of him not knowing why he is on this earth....   [tags: imagery, self-discovery, alienation]

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Legacy of Matthew C. Perry - Defining the Past Leads to the Future

- Legacy of Matthew C. Perry In1890 Alfred Thayer Mahan urged the United States to “look outward not inward. The production of the country demands it” (4). As senior enlisted leaders, it is of the upmost importance to keep the history, heritage, and traditions of all branches of service alive, because defining the past provides the model for the future of military service. This paper will outline the history of Matthew C. Perry’s exploits in Japan, and discuss the impact of those exploits. History Commodore Matthew C....   [tags: exploits, japan, trade]

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The Gospel Of Matthew : Our Understanding Of The Holy Bible As A Whole

- The Gospels are integral to our understanding of The Holy Bible as a whole. The entire Old Testament builds to them, and the New Testament builds from them. Furthermore, The Gospel of Matthew is the foundation on which The Gospels themselves are built.Written for a Jewish audience- It is in Matthew that Jesus Christ, his ministry and his place in God’s plan for his children is revealed to us. Matthew wrote his Gospel primarily for his fellow Jews. He started by sharing the genealogy of Jesus. He needed to prove to us that Jesus was the child of David, and trace this back to Abraham....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Gospel of Matthew, Gospel]

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Analysis Of Matthew Arnold 's Poem ' Culture And Anarchy '

- In Matthew Arnold’s 1869 essay, “Culture and Anarchy”, there is little discussion about the word culture. Instead, he describes culture as striving for perfection in a world without it. Without a clear definition, the meaning of the word is open to interpretation and thus will mean different things to different people. While I do not necessarily agree with Arnold’s ideas, they are the foundation for the thought about culture. While Arnold builds a foundation for the study of culture, it was F.R....   [tags: Sociology, Culture, Social class, Working class]

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Compare Only the wall by Matthew Sweeney and Mirror by Sylvia Plath.

- Compare Only the wall by Matthew Sweeney and Mirror by Sylvia Plath. Poem Comparison. I am going to compare two poems "Only the wall" by Matthew Sweeney and "Mirror" by Sylvia Plath. Both poems are similar as they both use personification. The poem "Only the wall" has the wall, which is personified as the wall is seeing what is happening, but cannot tell anyone. The poem "Mirror" has the mirror, which is personified, as the poem shows what the mirror sees. The poem mirror is about a mirror and a woman who is obsessed with the mirror....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Apostle John Records A Central Pillar Of Christ 's Teaching

- The Apostle John records a central pillar of Christ’s teaching in John 13:5-15. In this passage Jesus, gathered his disciples, just before Passover, taught them from his heart saying, “If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another 's feet. For I have given you an example, that you also should do just as I have done to you” (vs. 14-15, English Standard Version). Therefore, Jesus offers this training; not as a command but rather a sharing of his heart, on par with his Father’s heart, who proclaimed that He loved mankind enough to send his best, his son to stand as the sacrifice for humanity’s sin (John3:16)....   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Gospel of Matthew]

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Silver Linings Playbook By Matthew Quick

- I decided to review “Silver Linings Playbook”, which is based on a romantic-comedy novel written by Matthew Quick. It was produced in 2012 by The Weinstein, starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro. This film, directed by David O. Russell, takes place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where former teacher Pat Solitano Jr. (Bradley Cooper) is released after 8 months of hospitalization by his mother Delores (2012). Due to living with bipolar disorder with mood swings, Pat has anger outburst if not managed properly....   [tags: Bipolar disorder, Mania, Body dysmorphic disorder]

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My Service Project : Westside Church Of God, Women 's Fellowship Ministry Conference

- For my service project I chose Westside Church of God, Women’s Fellowship Ministry Conference. I had the pleasure of getting to know their new leader Mickie Valentine, she was reason I choose the conference as my project. Although, it may seem somewhat unconventional for a service project, the conference was just that, an opportunity for women throughout Central Valley and Northern California to come together, for what they called a time of “Power”. The day was filled with dynamic speakers, who were there to share the Word of God; vendors who sold merchandise, and offered everything from financial planning to health and wellness services and products, and lastly there were the women who cam...   [tags: Jesus, Holy Spirit, Gospel of Matthew]

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Over and Underfamiliarity with Matthew 6:11

- Over and Underfamiliarity with Matthew 6:11 Hearing something repeatedly can diminish its significance. I suspect that this is particularly true of Scripture. Overfamiliarity with a biblical passage can contribute to its misunderstanding. Sometimes it can reduce a profound saying to nothing more than a cliché. The Lord's Prayer (Mt. 6:9-13) ranks among the most popular passages in the New Testament. Most people who regularly attend a church can recite it from memory....   [tags: Papers]

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Similarities Between Matthew And Luke

- 3. Since Matthew and Luke are not modern day biographies, they do not follow the standard that we imagine. I think the explanation for the combination of similarities and differences comes from the fact that the Matthew and Luke are styled differently and also have different audiences. Since Matthew and Luke are interpreting history for a specific audience, this would explain why Matthew and Luke contains differing details. For example, Matthew tells of the Wise Men that came to visit Jesus in Matt.2:1-12 while Luke tells of shepherds that came to visit Jesus in Luke 2:8-20....   [tags: Jesus, Gospel, Christianity, Gospel of Matthew]

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The Great News Of Matthew

- The Great News Of Matthew The book of Matthew is meaningful in all different aspects of Christ’s followers. The book of Matthew was written to show Jesus Christ as the Messiah, the King of the Jews, from the line of David. It was also written to show the Jews that Jesus Christ is coming back. The small story that is derived from Matthew 24:45-51, talks about the Faithful and Unfaithful servant. To embrace Matthew 's way of revealing God, it helps to be open to the following set of values or spiritual orientations (Viviano, Benedict 1)....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Messiah, Gospel of Matthew]

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The Transfiguration As Recorded By Matthew

- The Transfiguration The transfiguration as recorded by Matthew, states: “After six days…” (Matt. 17:1). When Mark wrote about this same event he also said, “After six days…” (Mark 9:2). However, when Luke told the story, he said, “After about eight days…” (Luke 9:28). Seemingly, there are folks who read the Bible for no purpose other than to search for flaws. Of course, there are no mistakes in God’s Word; nonetheless, there are those who have attempted to discredit the Bible’s message and they have used these verses, concerning the number of days, to support of their claim of a discrepancy....   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Moses, Bible]

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American Democracy Is Doomed By Matthew Yglesias

- "American democracy is doomed" the alarming article written for the website VOX by Matthew Yglesias is a critical approach to the many problems that can arise in our current political system. The article, written in October of 2015, is for the online publication VOX founded by Ezra Klein, who has been a prominent figure in our media system. The author argues that because we have a president and a congress that are both elected to their positions separate of one another, that constitutional crises will occur....   [tags: United States Constitution, Democracy]

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The Legacy of Matthew C. Perry

- Legacy of Matthew C. Perry Can the diplomatic strategy of the United States be affected by the possibility of the North Korean government, under the leadership of Kim Jong Un, systematically causing the death of millions of North Korean citizens. As Senior Enlisted leaders, it is of the upmost importance to keep the history, heritage, and traditions of the respective branches of service alive, and to share the relevance with all service members below, above and horizontal regardless of rank or position held....   [tags: naval, war, Japan]

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The Gospel Of Mark Is Much Shorter Than Matthew And Luke

- One of the main characteristics of the gospel of Mark is it’s length. Mark is much shorter than Matthew and Luke, but what it lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. The author of Mark does not slow down the gospel story and makes sure that only important and relevant details are included. When Mark is compared with Matthew and Luke, it becomes obvious to see what Mark has eliminated. The author’s omission of Jesus’ birth, lineage, resurrection, and ascension denote careful planning and purpose in the gospel of Mark....   [tags: Jesus, Gospel, Gospel of Mark, Gospel of Matthew]

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Those Who Do Not Obey The Gospel

- “Those Who Do Not Obey the Gospel” Biblical terminology, commonly heard from the lips of preachers in the earlier years of the church, has been replaced with expressions not found in the teaching of the apostles on the pages of the New Testament. Preachers today, seldom urge their hearers to “obey the gospel.” Nevertheless, the Scriptures teach that obedience to the gospel is extremely important. Paul wrote, “…you who are troubled rest with us when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with His mighty angels, in flaming fire taking vengeance on those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (II Thessalonians 1:7-8) And, Peter wrote, “For the time has come for judgment to begi...   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Gospel of Matthew]

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Influencing and Leadership: Matthew E. Menner

- Today, in the business world, there are many influential and successful men and women; however, one particular man has influenced my life, as a role model and inspiration. Matthew Menner is the senior vice president of strategy for Transplace, Inc. He works for a leading third-party logistics and technology solutions provider, focusing on transportation management business processes outsourcing. Throughout his life he has held many jobs, but they all have one thing in common: each job he has received is from his network....   [tags: personal reflections]

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Analysis Of Dover Beach By Matthew Arnold

- Relationships can be a roller-coaster of emotions especially when time is changing as people know it and often times in those relationships the individuals handle the change in different ways resulting in relationships failing. Such is the case in “Dover Beach” by Matthew Arnold a poem that discusses a man’s fear of the changing world around him and how it could potentially affect his own personal relationship. However the poem is only told from one perspective leaving the audience to infer that the person he is talking to agrees with his ideas....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Love, Matthew Arnold]

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The United States Hopes Help Rebuild Haiti After Hurricane Matthew

- The United States Hopes to Help Rebuild Haiti After Hurricane Matthew Causes Havoc A few days ago, Haiti was hit by a gruesome tropical storm which soon turned into a category five hurricane, known as Hurricane Matthew. The towns, Jeremie and the Sud Province were the worse hit by the deadly hurricane. BBC News reported, “in Jeremie 80 percent of the towns buildings were leveled, while the Sud Province estimated a total of 30 thousand homes that were damaged or demolished by Hurricane Matthew” (“Hurricane Matthew” n.p.)....   [tags: Hurricane Katrina, Tropical cyclone, U.S. state]

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Dr. Matthew Mulcahy 's Hubs Of Empire

- Often times, certain aspects or elements of history are seen as less important or secondary in the broad scope of the discipline. While some pieces of the historical puzzle aren’t relatively as important as others, it is vital that those academics responsible for recording history recognize all of the essential facets of a history instead of overlooking them. In his work, Hubs of Empire, Dr. Matthew Mulcahy addresses the importance of certain, previously neglected elements, more specifically, the significance of the Southeastern Lowcountry and British Caribbean in the greater scope of early American history....   [tags: Slavery, Colonialism, United Kingdom, Caribbean]

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Exegesis of Matthew

- Exegesis of the Gospel according to Matthew Chapter 5:3-12 The Eight Beatitudes In Matthew’s Gospel, starting with Chapter five verses three through twelve, Jesus tells us of the Eight Beatitudes. These verses are much like The Ten Commandments in nature, but more philosophical: · “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.” · “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” · “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the Earth.” · “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” · “Blessed are those who are merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.” · “Blessed are the pure in hear...   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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My Academic Work And Goals At Colorado Christian University

- Arel.Session1.Journal In this reflection, describe an event or an experience in your life that will influence your academic work and goals at Colorado Christian University. August 16th, 2011 – It was first thing in the morning, about 7:30am. I had just moved back to Franklin, TN after spending a portion of the summer backpacking in the Yukon Territory with NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School), and was staying with some of Justine and I’s dearest friends until I could find a home for us (she would join me on August 6th after completing her summer work commitments)....   [tags: Jesus, Gospel of Matthew]

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The Bible Is A Large And Rather Confusing Book Of Laws, Parables And True Stories

- The Bible is a large and rather confusing book of laws, parables and true stories. The most important story in the Bible, in the story of Jesus ' birth. These two passages which tell of Jesus ' birth are, especially because Christians, at least the majority of them, base their beliefs on it, along with his death. Matthew and Luke are the only two books out of the sixty-six in the bible which give detailed descriptions of the monumental event. There is the main idea in American culture that the Birth story is clear, that there are not any issues between Matthew and Luke 's stories....   [tags: Jesus, Gospel of Matthew, Genealogy of Jesus]

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Caravaggio's First Inspiration of St. Matthew

- Michelangelo Caravaggio, the great Baroque painter of the seventeenth century, was always an artist under scrutiny. His style, the subject matter of his paintings, and how he chose to depict his subjects, was often criticized and rejected by his patrons. In a journal article written by Troy Thomas, entitled "Expressive Aspects of Caravaggio's First Inspiration of Saint Matthew", these rejected paintings are discussed. The article focuses on the themes of these rejected works, but namely Inspiration of St....   [tags: Artists]

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Suffering and Salvation in Electra and Matthew

- Injustice and justice balance out. One might even go so far as to say that the two are one and the same, that they are two sides of the same coin. But why are they so important. Why have wars been waged over instances of injustice. Why are the two usually thought of as being separate. Both Euripides' Electra and the King James Version of Matthew suggest that justice and injustice are important and distinct because one brings about salvation, while the other is itself a sort of salvation. Injustice leads to the instance of justice—of salvation....   [tags: injustice, justice, murder]

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The Text Pursuing Happiness By Matthew Parfitt And Dawn Skorczewski

- The third chapter of the text Pursuing Happiness, edited by Matthew Parfitt and Dawn Skorczewski, presents information and quotes from Sigmund Freud, who was Austrian neurologist the created the modern day interpretation of psychology. After acquiring sources and learning about Freud I ask the question of, “Who was Sigmund Freud, what did he accomplish, and what was his effect on the field of psychology?” Freud was born in 1856 to a large Jewish family living in Freiburg, Moravia. His family was economically limited, but that didn’t stop him from pursuing an intellectual education....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Unconscious mind, Mind]

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Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach

- Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach Great works of poetry convey a feeling, mood, or message that affects the reader on an emotional, personal level. Great works of poetry can do that -- translate a literal story/theme -- but masterpieces, like Matthew Arnold's "Dover Beach," are a double-edged sword, containing a second, figurative theme -- a message between the lines and underneath the obvious. Not only is Matthew Arnold's 1867 poem, "Dover Beach," a unique and beautiful literary work describing a lover's longing for trust and faith, but on a figurative plain it also stands as a metaphor for that constant evil called war....   [tags: Poem Poetry Essays]

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British Poet Matthew Arnold

- When you think of a British poet you may think of a boring life with nothing interesting going on in it, but Matthew Arnold had a life that was not like the ordinary British Poet. Even as a child, his life was very fascinating. His family had a great inspirational part in his education. Pushing him was the cause of his astounding achievements. Along with his many achievements, his works were also great. Matthew Arnold was a young man with tons of literature inspiration all around him; because of it, he was a great poet, as well as an excellent critic, which guided his life in a great direction during his lifetime....   [tags: Biography, Astounding Achievements, Analysis]

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Is Heaven & Hell Real?

- You always hear people talking about whether Heaven and Hell is actually real. I’m sure everyone has their own opinion about the subject which they usually do. There are more reasons not to believe in heaven and hell than there are to actually believe in it, but I want to prove to everyone that they are misunderstanding heaven and hell. So to prove my point here are some resources that agree with me and have proof to back it up. According to Matthew Miller, Heaven is more of spiritual place rather than a physical one, but the nevertheless as real as the person standing next to you....   [tags: Matthew Miller, spiritual place, physical]

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Matthew Book: Jesus Walking on Water Symbolism

- The book of Matthew talks about Jesus walking on the water. There are a few ways that people explain the passage. Some people try to explain away the miracle. We are going to discuss both these ways. First of all, there are several ways that can explain the passage. The first way is that everything has a symbolism. The ship is Israel, while the disciples are the remnant. Jesus going to pray is like Jesus dismissing the Jews for a time and leaving them for a time. The waves are the the nations which toss about those that around them, with the help of the waves of persecution....   [tags: bible book, matthew passage, jesus]

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The Synoptic Problem: The New Testament

- To understand the synoptic gospels of the New Testament, one must have a clear understanding of what synoptic means. Synoptic is defined as viewing or defining something in a similar manner using various vantage points or sources. The synoptic gospels are the first three gospels within the New Testament: Mark, Matthew, and Luke. These gospels are considered to be synoptic for the vast amount of material that is shared between the three books that is very similar and in some instances almost identical....   [tags: Mark, Matthew and Luke]

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Exploration of Self in Matthew Arnold's The Buried Life

- Exploration of Self in Matthew Arnold's The Buried Life One of the modes of poetry theme and content was that of psychological exploration of self, as characterized by the poem "The Buried Life" by Matthew Arnold. Class structure and gender roles were vividly looked at in depth, "definitions of masculinity and femininity were earnestly contested throughout the period, with increasing sharp assaults on traditional roles..." (Longman, p. 1888). What it was to be a man (or woman) was frequently in question, and much of Victorian poetry addressed this....   [tags: Arnold Buried Life Essays]

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Peter Pan and James Matthew Barrie

- Peter Pan is a timeless story written by J.M Barrie. In the time leading up to him writing this story, he was a successful author and playwright. Even with his great success, Barrie still had personal struggles from his marriage and childhood. Barrie used these struggles to write stories that people still enjoy today. Although Peter Pan is a happy children's story, J.M Barrie's inspiration for writing Peter Pan was not so positive. James Matthew Barrie, or J.M Barrie, was born on May 9, 1860 in Kirriemuir, Scotland....   [tags: James Matthew Barrie]

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Comparing The Birth Of Jesus And Other Divine

- There are many similarities when comparing the birth stories of Jesus with the birth stories of other divine men such as; revealing visions, ruling authority threatened, having a divine father, showing an increase of wisdom beyond years, and fulfilling a destined role; but this essay will cover only two of them. The many similarities in the stories of Jesus and other divine men such as revealing visions and ruling authority threatened helped to prove the divinity of Jesus by allowing ancient readers to connect Jesus with other divine men....   [tags: Jesus, Gospel of Matthew, Judaism, Christianity]

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“The Martyrdom of St. Matthew” - Painting Analysis

- I chose “The Martyrdom of St. Matthew” as the painting that best illustrates the baroque period. The reasons surrounding my decision are clear in Caravaggio’s painting. Here Caravaggio uses the entire canvas to illustrate complexity, flow, and chiaroscuro. The painting depicts the source of lighting to be coming from the left side of the plane. The brightest light focuses directly on Matthew’s executioner who intends to strike Matthew with an old balcanic hand weapon. Caravaggio masterfully illustrates the use of lighting by casting believable shadows....   [tags: Art]

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Why Is John The Baptist?

- Besides Jesus, John the Baptist is probably one of the most well-known characters recorded in Scripture; thus, whether a person is a believer or not, almost everyone has heard the name John the Baptist. John’s name, as it implies, is synonymous with the word baptism; however, John was the prophet called by God, and prophesied by Isaiah (Isaiah 40:3-5), to break the 400 years of silence between the Old and New Testaments (Pentecost, 1981). Considered to be nothing short of a lunatic by some, John resembled the prophet Elijah (Wiersbe, 2007), and was the one crying out in the wilderness (John 1:23) while being dressed in camel’s hair and eating a steady diet of locusts and wild honey (Matthew...   [tags: Jesus, John the Baptist, Gospel of Matthew]

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Does ‘Musee de Beaux Arts’ or ‘Dover Beach’ Express Universal Truths about Suffering, Art, and Life?

- Aesthetics is a part of philosophy that pertains to the nature of beauty, art, and taste with the creation and appreciation of beauty. When speaking casually, if we describe a piece of literature, or picture, or anything as ‘aesthetically pleasing’ we usually are referring to the feeling of pleasure we get once looking at it. In this respect the sense of ‘aesthetic’ is loosely synonymous with that of ‘artistic’. Aesthetics derives from a Greek word meaning ‘things perceptible to the sense’, or ‘sensory impressions’....   [tags: Matthew Arnold, poetry, aesthetics]

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Matthew Henson

- Matthew Henson Great Men Have Great Assistants “As I stood there on the top of the world and I thought of the hundreds of men who had lost their lives in their effort to reach it [North Pole], I felt profoundly grateful that I had the honor of representing my race.” With these words, Matthew Henson planted the American flag on the North Pole. During the past, black Americans have not received the acknowledgement they deserved. Such was the case of Matthew A. Henson. He was the first person to discover the North Pole, although Robert Peary is usually credited with this feat....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Exegesis Paper: Matthew 26:36-46

- Introduction One of the greatest debates that continues to rage on amongst theologians, as well as others, is in regards to the balance between the humanity and the divinity of the person of Jesus Christ (also known as Christology). This debate can be especially challenging in the Scripture passage of Matthew 26:36-46 where the reader finds Jesus praying in the Garden of Gethsemane. Many of the ancient and medieval theologians worked to explain away apparent humanistic characteristics seen in this section of the text, while more modern theologians seem to be more open to embracing these characteristics....   [tags: Theology, Jesus, Gethsemane]

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The Gospel Of Matthew And Luke

- It is easy to see the similarities between the Gospel of Matthew and the Gospel of Luke; both are estimated to have been written between 80 AD and 95 AD, and share close to seventy percent of their content according to many biblical scholars. Among the features shared by the gospel is the common description of the nature of the kingdom of God inaugurated by Jesus. In examining Jesus’s parables, teachings, and miracles in the gospels, one can glean “knowledge of the kingdom of God” in being observant towards who the kingdom is for and what the kingdom accomplishes according to the two gospel writers....   [tags: Jesus, Gospel, New Testament, Christianity]

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The Last Gospel Matthew Jesus

- In the next gospel Matthew Jesus was taken in front of the governor and was asked “Are you the king of the Jews?” Saying that he was would be treason, therefore leading to a conviction. Pilate released Jesus to soldiers of the governor to be crucified. They dressed him in a scarlet robe, took him to Golgotha, gave him wine he tasted it but didn’t drink it all, and then he was mocked for being the son of God once again. Eventually his clothes were divided and he was crucified. The resurrection in Matthew began with Mary Magdalene and the other Mary going to the tomb....   [tags: Jesus, Gospel, New Testament, Christianity]

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Thomas Perkins 's The Five Discourse Patterns

- This week’s reading seemingly contains a more diverse overview then in previous weeks as each Matthean scholar brings a different aspect to the immense body of scholarly work. Perkins continues where previous weeks have left off by addressing Matthew through the early church fathers’ views, the possible sources for Matthew and their validity, and, finally, an explanation of the “five-discourse patterns.” I enjoyed her talk about elusive sources for Matthew that church fathers, such as Papias, believed, although ambiguously referenced, were originally in Hebrew or Aramaic....   [tags: Jesus, Trinity, Gospel of Matthew, Gospel]

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Analysis Of Matthew 's ' The ' Twelve Apostles '

- Matthew the Apostle lived sometime during the first century and is introduced in the Scriptures one day as Jesus was preaching in Capernaum. Matthew was collecting taxes, when Jesus passed by his tax booth and says “Follow Me” (Mt. 9:9). Matthew gets up and follows Jesus and in Matthew 10:1-3 he is numbered among Jesus’ twelve Apostles. Scripture tells very little about Matthew, there is no mention of his early life, family, or what happened to him after Pentecost (Boles, ix). Matthew 9:9, Mark....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Gospel, Gospel of Matthew]

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Commodore Matthew Perry and Trade with Japan

- ... He expects a reply of some sort in a few days, and he will receive such reply nowhere but in this neighborhood.”6 The following day, July 13, Kayama retuned with a letter of his own from “His Highness Today, Prince of Izu, first counselor of the Empire,” giving him the authority to receive the President’s letter.7 On July 14, 1853, Commodore Perry and his officers came ashore to deliver the letter from President Fillmore. They were most surprised to see that the Japanese had created a very formal setting with thousands of soldiers....   [tags: international relations and commerce history]

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Analysis Of The Opening Scene Of Chapter 36

- This is the note that St. John writes to Jane in the opening scene of chapter 36, on the eve of his departure for India. It is in reference to the argument between the two cousins from the night before, about whether they should get married or not. While St. John is certain that Jane should accompany him to India as his bride and fellow-labourer for missionary work, Jane doubts that he would make a good husband because he does not love her. Although Jane has stubbornly maintained her position, she begins to weaken to St....   [tags: Jesus, Gospel of Matthew, Prayer]

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The Business Practices Of Cornell University Law School

- Ramona faces a difficult decision after her trip to the headquarters of Next Step Herbal Health. Next Step offered her a lucrative starting salary plus commissions, and a junior manager position. Ramona should not take the position with Next Step due to its questionable business practices, the dismissiveness of the Next Step recruiter when questioned regarding the company’s ethics code and the CEO exhibiting non-ethical and immoral behavior. First, Ramona was able to research and discover that Next Step may be using forced purchase tie-in agreements with its distributors, which is legal in some cases....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Gospel of Matthew]

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The Acquisition of Morality

- ... Although the case for neutral human morality is pretty straightforward there are two other views on the topic. The case that humans are innately good and the case that we are innately evil and must be taught better by religious or spiritual influences. This sentiment that people are sinful and need to be “saved” is common view shared by Christianity and other major religions. There are several parts of the bible that can be used to look at this assertion, in particular we will turn to the writings of St....   [tags: Steinbeck, Plato, St. Matthew]

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Mark Is The First Gospel

- In contrast to Mark, while Mark may be considered the first gospel to be written, many believe that Matthew was the second (Smith). Matthew, also known as Levi in the other gospels, was a tax gatherer in Jerusalem (Bible, 684). The Jews associated this occupation with worshiping a false god: Caesar. Therefore, Matthew was likely excommunicated for his occupation and hated by the Jews (Bible, 684). Because Matthew was born a Jew, he was raised learning about the Old Testament. Therefore, despite the hatred of others, Matthew seeks to prove to the Jews that Jesus is the Messiah....   [tags: Jesus, Gospel of Matthew, New Testament]

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Our Savior Perfectly By Mark 10

- I. Introduction with thesis statement: • Mark 10:42-45 describes our Savior perfectly, this one passage encompasses His entire life, that He lived to die for us; as a people we learn from these statements- to serve and sacrifice for others, it is our legacy, and our life, being called to follow in His example.  The words of Psalm 111:9 “He has sent redemption to His people; He has commanded His covenant forever: Holy and awesome is His name,” are fulfilled in the mission of Christ Jesus as He is the ultimate example of redeeming servant leadership; He calls us to follow Him....   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Gospel of Matthew]

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Matthew 25:14-30: Two Wise, One Foolish

- We live in a culture where people are expected to give to others gifts of gratitude and expressions of love. Sometimes these gifts are accepted for what they are worth and other times they are not. We use that which others give us based on several factors. Among them are whether we perceive the gift as valuable, whether we can practically use the gift, or whether the gift is given earnestly and for the right reasons. Because of this there is not one explanation why certain attitudes about gifts exist....   [tags: World Literature]

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The Impossibility Of The Self

- The impossibility for the self, after encountering God, is to remain in itself without entering into the very despair that Kierkegaard describes. The realization of self, before God, is the very call to respond to the need of the other. Emmanuel Levinas writes: No one can stay in himself; the humanity of man, subjectivity, is a responsibility for others, an extreme vulnerability. The return to self becomes interminable detour. Prior to consciousness and choice, before the creature collects himself in present and representation to make himself essence, man approaches man....   [tags: Jesus, Gospel of Matthew, Christianity]

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Disability By Nancy Mair 's Disability, And Matthew Soyster 's `` Living Under Circe 's Spell ``

- In Nancy Mair 's "Disability" and Matthew Soyster 's " Living under Circe 's Spell" the authors give the reader a firsthand opinion and experience on what it is like being disabled. In Mair 's opinion, disabled people should be viewed as normal people. In contrast, Soyster does not view his disability as normal,but instead as something that is ruining his life and independence. Through their essays they give their personal opinions on their lives as cripples, but their aims in discussing the topic differs....   [tags: Disability, Wheelchair]

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Gospel Of Matthew

- The Passion Many people believe that there is only one account of the Passion of Jesus Christ or they believe that each story is the same; whereas there are four separate Gospel accounts of the Passion of Our Lord. Each of these Gospel accounts supplements the others, however each gospel account of the crucifixion of Jesus is unique, not only in how the story is told but also in the events and features themselves. Matthew, Mark, Luke and John clearly present different portrayals of the death of Jesus Christ....   [tags: Religion Bible Christian]

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A Lot Of Speculation Around Story Of Transfiguration

- There is a lot of speculation around story of Transfiguration in Matthew 17:1-13. When you first read the story, many questions pop out such as why Jesus picked the particular disciples that he picked to go up to the mountain with him, what mountain it was on, and why this particular event happened. Many parallels between the transfiguration and other passages in the New Testament as well as the Old and the comparison of Jesus and Moses have been found. The transfiguration part of Jesus’ story is very symbolical in a sense that it is where past and the future meet; connecting them both in the same place on that high mountain....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Gospel of Matthew]

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