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  • The Treatise On The Lord's Supper

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    Treatise on the Lord’s Supper All of the gospels contain references to the Lord’s Supper, along with Acts and 1 Corinthians, Genesis, and also Daniel. Matthew 26:26-30, Mark 14:22-24, and Luke 22:17-23 all talk about the Last Supper with Jesus’ disciples, and all contain the saying, “Take eat, this is My body.” Acts 2:42 and 46 both talk about breaking of the bread and eating it with joy. I Corinthians 23-26 also talks about the Last Supper, and the bread and wine representing Jesus’ sacrifice

  • Response To A Treatise On Good Works

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    In this essay Martin Luther comments upon the role of good works in a Christian's life and the overall goal of a Christian in his or her walk. He writes seventeen different sections answering the critics of his teachings. I will summarize and address each one of these sections in the following essay. In the first and second section, Martin Luther exclaims that if you want to know what good works to do, know the commandments and follow them accordingly. He also says not to judge works by their

  • Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan and John Locke's Second Treatise of Government

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    Hobbes' Leviathan and Locke's Second Treatise of Government Hobbes’ Leviathan and Locke’s Second Treatise of Government comprise critical works in the lexicon of political science theory. Both works expound on the origins and purpose of civil society and government. Hobbes’ and Locke’s writings center on the definition of the “state of nature” and the best means by which a society develops a systemic format from this beginning. The authors hold opposing views as to how man fits into the state

  • Treatise for the Christian Soldier in John Milton’s Paradise Lost

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    Milton's Treatise for the Christian Soldier in Paradise Lost While the War in Heaven, presented in Book VI of John Milton's Paradise Lost, operates as a refutation of the concept of glory associated with the epic tradition, the episode also serves a major theological purpose. It provides nothing less than a perfect example of how the Christian soldier should act obediently in combating evil, guarding against temptation, and remaining ever vigilant against the forces of darkness. It also offers

  • Observations on Property in Robinson Crusoe and Second Treatise

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    Observations on Property in Robinson Crusoe and Second Treatise People have been fighting over land and possessions since Adam and Eve left the Garden of Eden. But what actually constitutes the ownership of property? In the eighteenth century John Locke and Daniel Defoe addressed this question. In his Second Treatise, Locke defends the rights of people to property and he explains the basis for obtaining and maintaining dominion over it. In Robinson Crusoe, Defoe suggests a definition of property

  • A Constitutional Framework: The Relationship of Supreme Power and Individual Rights in the Second Treatise

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    A Constitutional Framework: The Relationship of Supreme Power and Individual Rights in the Second Treatise The supremacy of legislative power is a deceptive phrase in the Second Treatise. If one were to follow Locke’s blueprint for the original formation of the commonwealth closely, it would become apparent that supreme power in political society rests with the people, not the legislature, because ultimately, there must be a constitution that is written by the people. In order to most clearly

  • Moral Economy in Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe and Locke’s Second Treatise of Government

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    Moral Economy in Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe and Locke’s Second Treatise of Government James Joyce on Robinson Crusoe: “…the man alone, on a desert island, constructing a simple and moral economy which becomes the basis of a commonwealth presided over by a benevolent sovereign” (Liu 731). Issues of property and ownership were important during the 18th century both to scholars and the common man. The case of America demonstrates that politicians, such as Thomas Jefferson, were highly influenced

  • John Locke's Second Treatise, Of Civil Government

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    Review this essay John Locke – Second treatise, of civil government 1. First of all, John Locke reminds the reader from where the right of political power comes from. He expands the idea by saying, “we must consider what estate all men are naturally in, and that is, a state of perfect freedom to order their actions, and dispose of their possessions and persons as they think fit.” Locke believes in equality among all people. Since every creature on earth was created by God, no one has advantages

  • John Locke's Second Treatise on Civil Government

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    Locke's The Second Treatise of Civil Government: The Significance of Reason The significance of reason is discussed both in John Locke's, The Second Treatise of Civil Government, and in Jean-Jacques Rousseau's, Emile. However, the definitions that both authors give to the word “reason” vary significantly. I will now attempt to compare the different meanings that each man considered to be the accurate definition of reason. John Locke believed that the state “all men are naturally in ... is a state

  • Comparing Morality in The Prince, Second Treatise of Government, and Utilitarianism

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    Comparing Morality in The Prince, Second Treatise of Government, and Utilitarianism Niccolo Machiavelli, John Locke, and John Stuart Mill present three distinct models of government in their works The Prince, Second Treatise of Government, and Utilitarianism. From an examination of these models it is possible to infer their views about human nature and its connection to the purpose of government. A key to comparing these views can be found in an examination of their ideas of morality as an intermediary

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