Christian View Essays

  • Christian View of the Natives in the New World

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    Christian View of the Natives in the New World Some would say that Christopher Columbus was a devout Christian. He believed that "his was a mission that would put Christian civilization on the offensive after centuries of Muslim ascendancy" (Dor-Ner 45). Columbus' original mission was to find a western route to the Indies. But when that failed, his mission became clear: convert these new people to Christianity. Throughout this paper I will show the view of the natives by Columbus and Christendom

  • Christian World View

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    shapes our thoughts on how we interpret reality, and forms our moral opinions. Our regular worldview is formed by almost anything secular, jobs, money, family even education. Then there is a Christian’s Worldview which would be our sacred doings. The Christian or Biblical worldview is based on the word of God. When the word of God is the foundation of your everyday life. Believing that Jesus is the Lord not only at our time of death but through every aspect of our lives. We believe that we are all created

  • A Christian World View Analysis

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    The essay, “A Christian World View,” by Mickenzie Neely seeks to address some major themes that pertain to a Christian worldview. The essay, in summary, states that “serving others, accepting and giving grace, sacrifice, and justice are all essential to living for Christ.” This essay was presented in a way in which she used facts and scriptures from the Bible to support her point. This paper will analysis Neely’s main arguments and will evaluate my opinion of her writing. The main topics that apply

  • Film: The Christian View Of Confession

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    found out. The Christian view of confession is different. It is an embracing of “Christ’s gift of forgiveness and restoration” to us. Confession frees us from the weight and blackmail of sin, as we come into full ‘agreement with Gods truth’ . Christian confession is not about shame, it is about “doing away with shame” and guilt and becoming transformed. This essay will look at the example King David provides regarding confession in his psalms, and compare how the Catholic Church views confession

  • Death from a Buddhist and Christian Point of View

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    Death from a Buddhist and Christian Point of View “You will be with me today in paradise,” Jesus Christ told this to the thief on the cross while they were dying. However, can people believe that there is truly life after death? In many different religions there are different perceptions of life after death. For example in the Buddhist religion, the Buddhist people believe that life is practice for death. Professor Brown, of California State University of Northridge stated, “The Buddhist people cultivate

  • Chirstian Marriage A Historical Study: Old Testament Views On Christian Marriage

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    Marriage a Historical Study: Old Testament Views on Christian Marriage. Imprint: Crossroad Publishing Company. New York, NY, 2001. Over the course of the chapter on Christian marriage, there was three main points that were discussed. The first of these topics was about what Christian marriage was like during the pre-exilic period. Also the chapter talked about the rights and duties of a Christian couple during the pre-exilic period. And the chapter brought up the views and actions taken by law against adultery

  • Religious Tradition view of Euthanasia

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    Religious Tradition view of Euthanasia State One Religious Traditions View Of Euthanasia Euthanasia is described by the Oxford English Dictionary as ‘The bringing about of a gentle and easy death, especially in the case of incurable and painful diseases’ . The Christian view of Euthanasia is that it is wrong. They understand, the pain and emotional suffering, caused in the case of terminally ill, but believe that a hospice is a better solution and that to commit Euthanasia is murder and

  • Anti-Semitism

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    caught my attention; the hatred of Jews by so many people. Christians, Muslims, and other people of different beliefs have shown there hate for the Jewish religion over thousands of years. In Peter M. Marendy’s essay, "Anti-Semitism, Christianity, and the Catholic Church: Origins, Consequences, and Responses," one can learn how Christians have harbored a hateful relationship towards Jews for nearly two millennia. Marendy explains how Christian Gospels, mainly those of Matthew and John, when taken out

  • Paradise Lost; God As A Sadist

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    Scapegoat; or better yet, God the Definitive Sadist The basic Christian view of Milton's Paradise Lost is that a purely evil being, the anti-god if you will, Satan, is the cause of all of human downfall. Briefly the story goes like this, first God creates everything, but a rogue angel named Lucifer wants more out of existence so he attempt a coup d'etat of heaven. He fails, as he had no chance to begin with, as the Christian god is omnipotent. He is thrown into hell and is royally pissed off

  • Stephen Jay Gould Nonmoral Nature

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    parasitic ichneumon wasp to illustrate a scientific view that the concept of evil is limited to human beings and that the world of nature is unconcerned with it. To some degree Gould may be correct in his assumption that nature is unconcerned with evil, however, a Christian view and scriptural model does provide strong argument as to how the fall of man influenced evil in nature, and how nature points directly to the benevolence of God. The Christian believes that God created the universe and its basic

  • Judaism vs Christianity

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    then followed that belief. Both religions are based on monotheism (that there is only one God). Christians believe that Jesus was the Son of God and a part of the Trinity, The Trinity is made up of God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. Judaism's view on Jesus is that he was just a human, a great storyteller and a prophet. He was not the Son of God. Judaism's view is that the Christian view of the trinity is a weakening of God'spower. God can not be made up of three parts, even is those

  • Portrait of a Young Man in a Red Cap: Sandro Botticelli

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    sense of line working with Andrea del Verrocchio. By 1470 he had his own workshop, where he spent most of his time producing pieces for the Medici family. It was through the Medici family that Botticelli was influenced by Christian Neoplatonism, which exemplified Christian views. From this point Botticelli developed such works as the Portrait of a Young Man in a Red Cap. 	The painting, which is quite simple in nature, depicts nothing more than the bust of a teenage boy with a red hat on. The boy

  • Blake Coleridge Swift

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    basic Christian beliefs. In their writings there are strong references to Christ and symbolic images of Him. Blake writes "The Lamb" as a symbolic representative of Christ. Coleridge uses many form of religious symbolism in his poem "The Rhime of the Ancient Mariner", but the thing that stands out the most is how the albatross represents Christ. Swift writes in "Gulliver's Travels", of a man named Pedro de Mendez who is a savior to Gulliver. These three authors show us how Christian views and Jesus

  • Essay Comparing Solzhenitsyn's Gulag and Camus' The Stranger (The Outsider)

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    twentieth-century writing sides with a view of God similar to that of Albert Camus--God either does not exist or is evil. The oppressive evil of our age is often used to prove divine indifference. Nevertheless, literature coming out of severe oppression often says the opposite. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn shares that for many the experience of injustice and oppression makes a person appreciate truth much more. And with truth comes a more orthodox Christian view of life. Life's Suffering Proves

  • Child Prostitution in America

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    for immoral purposes. On the local level, many anti-prostitution laws were passed. Some laws reflected the belief that prostitutes were misguided, coerced unfortunates who needed rehabilitation and protection from procurers. Others represented the view that prostitutes were morally or mentally inferior human beings. Although both kinds of laws still exist, the latter type is enforced today. Prostitution in the U.S. in the late 20th century takes various forms. Some prostitutes, or call girls, operate

  • The Christian View of Revelation

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    The Christian View of Revelation Revelation by definition is the disclosure of facts or theories through religious events that have previously remained hidden. For Christians revelation is mainly associated with the revelation of God to his people throughout the ages. God has made himself known to us but we have to consider that he has also presented himself to us, with the choice up to us whether we accept his love. God has not pressed Himself up us. His acts of love remain the motivation

  • McCarthy

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    nevertheless are still working and shaping the policy of the State Department. (Bayley, 1981,p.17) This story is held responsible for sparking the McCarthyism era. The incidents following it, represent a journalistic period paralleled to the Christian views of the Spanish Inquisition; a time period of branded embarrassment and horror never to be forgotten. Later McCarthy said the number he gave in his speech was not 205 but 57. The fact is that Desmond had a written copy of the speech before McCarthy

  • A Christian View of Suffering

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    the early Christian community (Halpern 2002, Mayerfeld 2005), the underlying moral is not lost on a modern reader grappling with multifarious challenges regarding faith in the face of suffering. In his article "A Christian Response to Suffering", William Marravee (1987) describes suffering as an "experience over which we men and women continue to stumble and fall". The way we view God is crucial to the way we view suffering according to Marravee, who delineates the disparity between a view of God as

  • The Christian View of the Disabled

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    distinguished as ‘different’ in the public eye. I will not be discussing disabilities, but discussing people with disabilities; it is the person we should focus on and not the disability itself. The Golden Rule is a key concept in multiple religions. Christians, like many others who follow other religions, have been doctrine at a young age by parents, teachers and authority figures to follow it. The Golden Rule is arguably the most essential basis for the modern concept of human rights, which summarizes

  • Christian Views On Abortion

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    Abortion is the purposeful killing of an unborn human being. As Christians, our values exhibit the position that abortion is immoral and therefore should not be allowed. The Christian foundation for protecting human life is evident in several passages within the Bible. Jesus himself seemed to evidentially care the most about the weak and helpless in the world, and what could be more helpless than an unborn baby that cannot make decisions for themselves? These principles within the Bible that display