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  • Interreligious Prayer Essay

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    Throughout the years, religions have come together to bring about a new age of interfaith and interconnectedness. There are countless of examples where people have adopted two or more religions as there own, seeing and respecting the relationships and similarities between the two. In hand with this, people are now beginning to understand other religions and respect their practices. There is sort of a hybrid coming about of religions, where communities will pray with each other in a sort of collaboration

  • The Final Pope

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    The Final Pope Many people, including Bible Scholars, are fascinated with the end time prophecies. Although St. Malachy was a legitimate prophet, others believe his prophecies were tampered with. Deeply affecting their creditability. Since Pope Benedict XVI resignation, questions have developed around the authenticity of the famous Catholic prophecies. Whether or not the prophecies are inspired and can be expected to be fulfilled. Jorge Mario Bergoglio could be the last pope for two main reasons

  • The Middle Ages: Not a Detriment to Humanity

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    Politics assumed a focus of papal power, economics experienced the rise of capitalism, and lastly, cultural areas underwent a decline of religion and the return of the “ego”. Pope Gregory VII’s Dictatus Papae and Thomas of Celano’s Life of Francis of Assisi both reveal the clear assumption to power that took place within the Church during the Middle Ages. Each of these Articles illustrates not only the church’s place within medieval society, but also just how much influence it had amassed. In Pope Gregory’s

  • Gino Bartali: Biking Across Italy and into the World’s Heart

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    Would you risk your life for the well beings of others? The winner of the 1936 and ‘37 Giro d’Italia and the 1938 Tour de France became much more than a world famous biker once World War II started. He fought for others and his country. Influenced by his early life experiences, celebrity biker Gino Bartali aided Jewish people to escape Italy during WWII, ultimately saving hundreds of lives and gaining him world wide renown. Gino Bartali found motivation through the hardships his family and friends

  • The Italian Renaissance

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    The Italian Renaissance "What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god! The beauty of the world, the paragon of animals!" Hamlet, Act 2, Scene 2 Modern art critics regard renaissance art as graphic narratives of political and social events that occurred in the 14th through 16th century Europe. Scholars believe that the renaissance expressed a cultural revival

  • Teachings of the Bible and the Christian Church About Human Responsibility for the World

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    Teachings of the Bible and the Christian Church About Human Responsibility for the World The Bible contains many teachings about our human responsibility towards the created world. It talks about the start of creation in Genesis. Here it is made clear that human beings are made in the image of God so that they can continue his good work. At the outset they are given power over the rest of creation and now if all humans work together to make the world a better place they will be more powerful

  • Lord

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    Saints and Blesseds Through the Centuries. 2002. (Reference BX4655.3 .H6413 2002) Kathleen Jones. Women Saints: Lives of Faith and Courage. 1999. (Reference BX4656 .J66 1999) Richard P. McBrien. Lives of the Saints: from Mary and St. Francis of Assisi to John XXIII and Mother Teresa. 2001. (Reference BX4655.3 .M33 2001) In addition to the lives of holy women and men (both canonized and uncanonized), this volume includes articles on the politics of canonization and the differences between various

  • Confirmation and Bar/Bat Mitzvah

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    AmericanCatholic, n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. . "Origins of the Bar/Bat Mitzvah." Reform Judaism. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2014. . Pelaia, Peter. "Bar Mitzvahs for Beginners." About.com Judaism. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. . "Seven Sacraments." St. Francis of Assisi Church. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2014. .

  • Sponsel Review

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    Leslie Sponsel has studied ecological anthropology for more than forty years, and therefore understands the necessity for a rethinking of environmentalism. He particularly studies and even teaches about the human role in nature. While he does not discredit the environmental movement and the advances that have been made since 1970, he is calling for a rethinking and re-visioning of the role of humans. Without this rethinking the environmental movement alone will remain to be insufficient and unable

  • The Hippie Movement of the 1960's

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    The hippie subculture was originally a youth movement beginning in the United States around the early 1960s and consisted of a group of people who opposed political and social orthodoxy, choosing an ideology that favored peace, love, and personal freedom. The hippies rejected established institutions, criticized middle class values, opposed nuclear weapons and the Vietnam War, were usually eco-friendly and vegetarians, and promoted the use of psychedelic drugs. They created their own communities