Elmer Essays

  • elmer gantry

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    Elmer Gantry, the Terwillinger College president and a star football player, is continually enticed by many temptations including girls, alcohol and cigarettes. One day, when he travels with his friend Jim Lefferts to a near-by town, he drunkenly stands up for Eddie Fislinger, the Y.M.C.A. president, and his religious preaching. Inspired by the statements made by Elmer that defend religion; Eddie incessantly attempts to persuade Elmer to convert. When Judson Roberts, a former college football star

  • Harry Elmer Barnes

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    In 1952, Harry Elmer Barnes wrote a timely article, "How 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' Trends Threaten American Peace, Freedom, and Prosperity" as the final chapter of the classic revisionist anthology, Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace. Barnes analyzed George Orwell's classic novel as a work of prophecy and sounded the alarm to reverse the "1984" trends prevalent in the America of his day. Barnes argued that propagandists and "court historians" were fashioning a present, based on a falsified and inaccurate

  • Elmer Gantry: One of the most Controversial Books in America

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    not the most, controversial book in American Literature titled Elmer Gantry. The novel is a picaresque novel in which the main character is immoral and lives by his wits (Elmer). Lewis was no stranger to controversy and Elmer Gantry was no exception to the rule. Lewis harshly scrutinizes industrialized religion in America, and reveals so called revivalists as hypocrites and morons. The book begins by describing the protagonist, Elmer Gantry, and his friend and roommate; Jim Lefferts, as they are

  • The Life of Abraham

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    conclude that God selected Abraham due to his great faith. Abraham’s life lends itself as an example to all who desire to walk with God. EARLY LIFE Abraham was one of three sons born to Terah in the city of Ur of the Chaldeans. Research conducted by Elmer Towns indicates that Abraham was younger than his two brothers, Nahor and Haran, although the bible does not specifically indicate that (56). The exact date of his birth cannot be determined, but it is estimated to have been between 2100 and 1800 B

  • America and the Cyberpunk Counterculture

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    established that included an infatuation with high-tech tools and disdain for conventional usage of them (Elmer-Dewitt 59). Many descriptive phrases have been connected with the cyberpunk culture. An activist in the movement calle... ... middle of paper ... ...is becoming all too familiar with. So let us join in and ride the trails of cyberspace, our new Final Frontier. Works Cited Elmer Dewitt, Philip. "Cyberpunk." Time. 8 Feb. 1993: 58-65. Haussman, Sook Elsie. Cyberpunks: Friend or

  • The Age of Innocence movie

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    It's New York City in the 1870s, a society ruled by expectations and propriety, where a hint of immorality can bring scandal and ruin. This is an America every bit as Victorian as her contemporary England. Into this world arrives Countess Ellen Olenska (Michelle Pfeiffer), a woman who has spent much of her life in Europe and is now escaping from a disastrous marriage. Her initial adult meeting with Newland Archer (Daniel Day-Lewis) is sedate - he is engaged to her cousin May (Winona Ryder) - but

  • Medication Compliance in Elderly

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    Running Head: Enhancing Medication Compliance in Elderly Individuals Research Utilization Paper An Intervention Study to Enhance Medication Compliance in Community-Dwelling Elderly Individuals Chris Elmer HSCI 401 Fall 2001 My research study was to determine whether daily videotelephone or regular telephone reminders would increase the quantity of prescribed cardiac medication taken in a sample of elderly individuals who have congestive heart failure (CHF) (Peteva, 2001). Within this

  • Effect of violence seen on Television

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    was watching an episode of the Roadrunner on television. As Wile Coyote was pushed off a cliff by the roadrunner for the fourth or fifth time, I started laughing uncontrollably. I then watched a Bugs Bunny show and started laughing whenever I saw Elmer Fudd shoot Daffy Duck and his bill went twirling around his head. The next day, I pushed my brother off a cliff and shot my dog to see ifs its head would twirl around. Obviously, the last sentence is not true. The example above is an exaggeration of

  • Wally

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    Elmer, “Walt” was a friend I knew when I lived in California. Despite being a throwback from the 1960’s and a reject from society’s public eye, Walt still lived with a smile on his face and a story in his heart. Walt loved to tell stories and he loved the place where he told them. Walt also loved to drink and toward the end of an evening the bottle had met his lips way too many times. Old hippy ways faded to history for everyone else but Walt. Elmer didn’t like his real name. He liked being called

  • Television Violence

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    Television Violence Violence is one of the most primary and controversial issues in today’s society. And true that violence is on the rise. A major concern for many parents is the violence within television shows and movies, and the effect on children’s aggression. I particularly do not believe that violence in television affects children’s aggression, but who am I to say such a thing, for I am not a qualified psychologist. But I have many reasons for my accusation and references to back it

  • Shake Down The Thunder Summary

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         For as long as I can remember I have been a Notre Dame football fan. My father is to credit for getting me into it. He brought us to South Bend a couple of time for some games and I was just amazed by the campus and the history of the football program, so it was no surprise that I chose this particular book. Shake Down The Thunder: The Creation of Notre Dame Football was written by a man named Murray Sperber who was a sports writer interested on why fans were so into

  • Elmer Bernstein's Impact On Music And Music

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    Elmer Bernstein was a composer best known for his many soundtracks displayed in movies. Bernstein began his career at a young age and continued composing for five decades. He is praised for his many contributions to the film industry with his “golden touch”. His impact on music is still felt today, and he will always be mourned by friends, family, and especially moviemakers. It is common for artists to be pigeonholed as a composer for just one category, but Elmer refused to accept just one label

  • Analysis Of Letter To Elmer J. Sutterss

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    starting a war has varied over the years. Something that has been consistent throughout every war are the emotions behind the soldiers fighting it. This can be seen in the books Gone with the Wind and The Things They Carried, and the document Letter to Elmer J. Sutters. Gone with the Wind is a novel that is set during the civil war. During the second part, the protagonist Scarlett reads a letter that was sent by a confederate soldier named Ashley. The letter talks about his opinion on the war and the reason

  • Compare and Contrast Religion in Two Works

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    by Bruce Barton. In 1960 it was sold to the masses by way of a film entitled Elmer Gantry. Bruce Barton sold a different idea of Jesus than most people were familiar with. In the film, Elmer Gantry sold religion with bravado and arrogance which was not the typical way of selling religion either. In each work, religion is being sold but Elmer is a more exciting and relatable character than Bruce Barton’s Jesus. Elmer Gantry sold religion in a similar way to Barton’s Jesus but did so in a more

  • Francis B Palmer Case Summary

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    Francis B. Palmer made his will naming his daughters, the plaintiffs, Mrs. Riggs and Mrs. Preston heirs to a small portion of his estate. Majority of the estate was named under Elmer Palmer, his grandson and the defendant in the case. Elmer was fully aware of this will and when he sensed his grandfather’s intention to make changes to the will, he murdered his grandfather by poisoning him. The majority and dissenting judges agree to the statute which states that “The statute stipulates that anyone

  • Dr. Duane H. Elmer's Cultural Servanthood: Serving the World in Christlike Humility

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    INTORDUCTION In Dr. Duane H. Elmer book Cultural Servanthood: Serving the World in Christlike Humility Dr. Elmer explains how we are to full fill the Great Commission by following the example of Jesus. In this book Dr. Elmer is calling the reader to look in to their hearts when we are making are planes to spread the gospel around the world by serving with humility. SUMMARY Dr. Elmer breaks down his book into down in to three part of servanthood, each containing of several chapters. I the first

  • Nazhma Stoltzfus Partial Ownership

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    seeking to assert her partial ownership rights to the farm and to recover damages for wrongful exclusion and conversion. Defendant Elmer Stoltzfus is moving for summary judgment on adverse possession grounds. Elmer’s should be denied because his possession of the land does not satisfy the hostile and adverse requirement of adverse possession. The Stoltzfus siblings, Elmer and Sabrina, inherited their parents’ farm through intestacy in 1987. Two months ago, Sabrina died and left all of her belongings

  • Cross-Cultural Servanthood In Duane Elmer's Cross-Cultural Servanthood

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    Introduction Duane Elmer is the author of “Cross Cultural Servanthood” as well as a notable writer with articles published in various journals who holds a Ph.D., from Michigan State University and he is also over the Ph.D. educational studies program where he holds the title director, in addition, he is the G.W. Aldeen Chair of International Studies in Deerfield, Illinois at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Mr. Elmer travels extensively teaching; thus far he has been in over 75 countries.

  • Essay On Becoming A Servant Leader

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    issues that he believe presents a barrier into assimilation. He presents some advice and methods for the servant leader to use in an effort to communicate better within a cross-cultural setting. Amongst this portion are several observations that Elmer believes will help a missionary or believer when speaking cross-culturally. He stated that being open is key when working with other cultures, accepting their norms and social mores will also speed up the process because it will evoke trust and respect

  • Bug's Bugs Bunny: Stage Door Cartoon

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    which too is female emphasized with its pink colored mane and pearly, white coat. Similar to the mermaid in “Hare Ribbin,’” Bugs as the female Viking has a harmonic voice that easily lures Elmer, who does not appear to realize the danger that could come with pursing this suspicious, female Viking. Instead, Elmer is completely fooled returning his proclaimed for the female Viking when she sings, “Be my