Essay about Good vs. Evil
So often we see a battle of good vs. evil in movies, books, society, and in this case, an epic poem. This motif is used so often because it pertains to so many facets of authentic life. The epic poem Beowulf is an example of this because the hero of the story has an ongoing conflict with the evil villain, Grendel. The same motif is true in the discussion of Christianity versus Non-Christianity. Good and Evil can be talked about in different ways, but here you will see the Good in Beowulf, then in Christianity and the Evil in Grendel along with Non-Christianity.
Beowulf reveals numerous qualities that prove he is a great leader and warrior. Courage, religion, and strength just break the ice. He proves to be courageous …show more content…
Christianity has so many qualities that represent Good. Some of these qualities include peace of mind, always getting your needs met, and knowing that Death is a beginning. Christianity will bring you peace of mind so those who have God realize that they always have a higher power to depend on. This means that you don’t have to deal with a hardship on your own, God will be there for you. When something troubles you, just take it to God and He will help you through it. A part of Christianity is that your needs are always met. This is so because God promises all Christians that He will meet their needs. This does not mean that you will get everything you want or that everything you need, will come as soon as you ask for it. It just means that if you will let Him, God will find a way to provide for you. Christianity will also allow you to take a different perspective on death. Death will be considered the beginning of a perfect life and is not to be feared. This prefect life would be in heaven and in this place there will be no suffering, no pain, no crying. Christianity is such a good example because it represents everything that “Good” is about. This has proved to be true through the years and will continue to be like this, because Christianity is something that