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    oriel

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    Founded 1438 as The College of All Souls of the Faithful Departed of Oxford by Henry Chiche Archbishop of Canterbury. Sister College – Trinity Hall Cambridge. Fellows only, Men and Women (by entrance exam or invitation). Only the most brilliant scholars drawn from a pool of the most gifted are invited to All Souls to engage in a life advanced academic study. Traditionally the college has no undergraduates and is unusual in that all members become fellows and join the college’s governing body. Originally

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    Lineacre

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    studying at All Souls College. The college uses Linacre’s achievements as inspiration for its own ideals and purpose, encouraging academic vigour. It has also become one of the leading exponents of green issues and provides a base for students studying environmental change. It was the first Oxford College to gain a certified fair-trade status and the first carbon-neutral college from Oxbridge – an achievement that did not go unnoticed by the Secretary for the State and Environment. All students

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    Tit hall

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    College of Scholars of the Holy Trinity of Norwich. Named after The Holy Trinity. Founded 1350 by William Bateman Bishop of Norwich. Sisters College – All Souls College Oxford. Men and Women – Undergraduate 370 Postgraduates 270. The Black Death plague that hit England in the 1340’s had a devastating effect, wiping out almost half of the population. The clergy, despite their godliness, were not immune. William Bateman Bishop of Norwich, found he had lost close to 700 parish priests and, in order

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    Cambridge University

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    weren't brought up in England. They hadn't heard of any universities other than 'Cambridge' or 'Oxford’ " - Richard Ayoade. This Quote by Richard Ayoade reflects how great and prestigious Oxford and Cambridge were made out to be. Everybody wanted to go there and everybody knew about them. Over the centuries, both the universities have achieved greater and greater things than before. Today, facts throughout all the centuries, decades, and years of Cambridge will be discussed in terms of expansion, academics

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    Letter Concerning Toleration

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    John Locke was born in 1632. He grew to become one of the most influential philosophers and was seen as the father of the Enlightenment. Locked studied at the Christ Church of Oxford in 1658 (AR). At Oxford he studied medicine which impacted his beliefs a great deal. His most famous works include First Treatise of Government, Second Treatise of Government, and Letter Concerning Toleration (AR). In his treatises he proclaimed that absolute monarchy was not the proper way to govern. These beliefs

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    The queewn's College

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    decorated white plaster ceiling. Welcome to The Queen’s College – Renaissance heaven. Art school favourite builds stunning accommodation The Queen’s College was once referred to as ‘The Northern College’ but is now much more cosmopolitan, attracting students from all over the kingdom as well as abroad. It combines impressive historic buildings that boast modern facilities, along with several off-site annexes that can accommodate all its members. The Florey Building is one such, having been

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    University

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    romantic whisper that University College was really founded in 872 by King Alfred. However historians with their irritating insistence on concrete facts have dismissed this, estimating the real date of foundation at 1249. Nevertheless there are legitimate, if debatable claims, that even at this date it is the oldest college in Oxford. (Be prepared for this to be challenged by the good people of Merton and Balliol.) King Alfred is believed to have erected a hall in Oxford for students around 872 and generously

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    Transcendental Critic of the Puritans

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    process instead of the objects of sense. The Oxford dictionary implies that divinity can be found in all nature and humanity. Almost all definitions include a search for truth, spiritual goodness, and the nature of reality by studying nature by communing with the human soul or an analysis of the human soul’s interaction with the spirit of God. Also, according to Raziel Abelson, Transcendentalism “…opposed the strict ritualism and dogmatic theology of all established religious institutions” (qtd. in

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    Wolfson Oxford

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    Wolfson is a humanist College, which sits on the banks of the River Cherwell way, way to the north of the city centre. Despite being one of the younger colleges it appears to have bagged the very best venue in all Oxford, a site that encouraged the development of a punt harbour complete with a fleet of well-maintained punts – presided over by a student nominated Admiral of Punts. A tranquil setting located well away from the descending hoards of Oxford tourists – well worth the ten-minute bike

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    St Cross

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    relatively small egalitarian college, established in 1965 and provides places for 500 postgraduates from over 50 countries giving it an agreeable international flavour – some 70% of students are from overseas. The St Cross motto reflects the student mix and the ambition of the establishment – ‘Ad quattour cardines mundi’, ‘To the four corners of the earth’. A broad spectrum of academic subjects is pursued in both the sciences and the arts with the college encouraging its members to forge

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    This was because of his preaching in early America during “The Great Awakening, which was an 18th century movement of Christian revivals. As a great religious figure, he had the desire to do as much good as he could in the world and to bring as many souls as possible into the Redeemer’s Kingdom. He was a successful preacher because of the way he treated others and how he was devoted to preaching. George Whitefield was born on December 16, 1714. He was the son of a widow who owned an inn at Gloucester

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    corpus

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    The College of Corpus Christi and the Blessed Virgin Mary. Founded 1352 by The Guild of Corpus Christi and The Guild of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Sister College – Corpus Christi College Oxford. Men and Women – Undergraduates 253 Postgraduates 220. Corpus Christi is unique in the university for being the only college founded by ‘town’ and not ‘gown’ – in other words established by town’s people and not the ruling class or clergy. The Guild of Corpus Christi and the Guild of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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    Awakening appeared mostly among Presbyterians in Pennsylvania and in New Jersey. The Presbyterians initiated religious revivals during these times. During this time, they also started a seminary to train clergyman. The seminary’s original name was Log College, now it is known as Princeton University. In the 1740s the clergymen of these churches were conducting revivals throughout that area. The Great Awakening spread from the Presbyterians of the middle colonies to the Congregationalist (puritans) and

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    Girton

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    ounded 1869 by Emily Davies and Barbara Bodichon as The College for Women (1869-1872). Girton College from 1873, full college status 1948. Sister College – Somerville College Oxford. Men and Women – Undergraduates 483 Postgraduates 208. Girton lies furthest north of any Cambridge college, about a 15-minute bike ride away from the city centre. The far-flung location provides an idyllic haven far away from the hustle and bustle of central Cambridge. It has impressive facilities, including on site

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    and economic power in the American market as well as with consumers around the world. Most American’s remember their first beer, and chances are it was a light beer—whether when watching the super bowl with family or just meeting new people at college. In many ways, light beer is analogous to being an old friend in the U.S, which begs the question how has light beer become this prominent today in American society? Light beer is almost the exclusive consumer choice because America's long history

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    October 1946. The early part of his life was spent travelling all over the world, because his father and then his step father were both in the Royal Air Force. He spent part of his childhood in Australia, where he first met the wonders of comics, and grew to love Superman and Batman in particular. After he left school he went to Exeter College, oxford, to read English. He did a number of odd jobs for a while, and then moved back to Oxford to become a teacher. He taught at various middle schools

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    Devonte Snow

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    Thesis Statement: In regarding to Stephen Spender one will find learning about his personal life, his career, his appreciation, and his death interesting. Attention Grabber: “When you read and understand a poem, comprehending its rich and formal meanings, then you master chaos a little.” Introduction Paragraph: “When you read and understand a poem, comprehending its rich and formal meanings, then, you master chaos a little.” Stephen Spender was a British poet, who not only wrote poetry, but lived

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    Gustav Holst

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    Holst Music derived from astrology is surprisingly rare. The ancient Greek philosophers, whatever their intellectual attitudes towards astrology may have been, were certainly not ignorant of astrological teachings and ideas. It was they, after all who put forward the idea of the "Music of the Spheres", the idea that these vast objects twirling around and whirling through space, must have hummed a tone as they went along their courses, much as a ball spun on a string will whistle. They knew of

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    Philip Pullman and "The Golden Compass"

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    her copies of his books to this day. Philip Pullman entered college as an enthusiastic teenager. Because of his prowess in English he was awarded a scholarship to study at Exeter College in Oxford. However, his education was “largely unenthusiastic”(1). Even to the point that he attacks the National Curriculum saying it “crushes imagination in students”(1). Upon graduation he participated in several medial jobs before landing back in Oxford to become a teacher. During this period he wrote several plays

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    Stress Can Weaken Our Immune System

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    Stress, we all have it in our lives however, many of us do not know why we have it, what causes it, what it can do to our physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being or how to get rid of it! Dealing with stress in our daily lives is a process, one that we can acknowledge, embrace, reduce, and manage, or we can attempt to ignore it and allow it to invade every aspect of our lives, destroying our sense of well-being, relationships, and even our health. The simple fact is, stress can weaken our immune

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