Book of Ezra

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    Second Temple Essay

    • 1958 Words
    • 8 Pages

    rebuilding of the Jews Second Temple inspired by God through Zerubbabel, Ezra and Nehemiah during the Persian period (as a consequence of the destruction of the First Temple by the Babylonian empire), starting in 537 B.C. finishing with his destruction in A.D. 70; marked the beginning of Israel return after 70 years of exile to Jerusalem. Meanwhile, a few years before, the Israelites wandered through the wilderness for 40 years after being free from 400 years of slavery by God. He instructed Moises “the leader” to build a Tabernacle for Him to serve as a house of worship in order to dwell among them. The Tabernacle itself ends up being a clear prefigure of Jesus Christ and man 's contact with God. As a remembrance, Jesus said: “I am the…

    • 1958 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    Nehemah Theory

    • 2277 Words
    • 10 Pages

    The issue in question is the arrival date Ezra the scribe into Jerusalem, and whether he arrived before or after Nehemiah. This issue has been the topic of many scholarly publications, and it seems that many people have differing opinions on the date of his arrival. This paper will discuss the different arguments that have been made on whether Ezra arrived in Jerusalem before or after Nehemiah, and whether the arrival date of Ezra is significant in the grand scheme of the religion.…

    • 2277 Words
    • 10 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Good Essays

    A Synopsis: Nehemiah

    • 735 Words
    • 3 Pages

    and protection from the surrounding opposition. The city walls aptly represented the Jews’ social and spiritual state of that period, broken down and in great need of repair. Nehemiah endeavored to rebuild the walls, thus rebuilding a people distinct from those around them who obeyed the Book of the Law worshipping the one true God. Under Nehemiah’s gifted leadership, the walls were repaired in only six months! Authorship and Date…

    • 735 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Ezra Pound Research Paper

    • 1455 Words
    • 6 Pages

    the 20th century's most influential voices in American and English literature, Ezra Pound was born in the small mining town of Hailey, Idaho, on October 30, 1885. The only child of Homer Loomis Pound, a Federal Land Office official, and his wife, Isabel, Ezra spent the rest of his childhood just outside Philadelphia, where his father had moved the family after accepting a job with the U.S. Mint. His childhood seems to have been a happy one. He eventually attended Cheltenham Military Academy,…

    • 1455 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    Axe Teeth Poem Analysis

    • 2269 Words
    • 10 Pages

    The poem stresses how much of language and culture is inherited, and it is appropriate that Snyder does not strain for synonyms. But instead lovingly repeats again and the same words: the word “hatchet” six times in the first thirteen lines, the word “axe” seven times in the last half of the poem, the word “handle” eight times, weaving through the lines from beginning to end. These words, and the tools they refer to, belong to the Snyder and are casually used by them, but they have been handed…

    • 2269 Words
    • 10 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    He was then considered a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters in 1916, and published his third book of poetry, “Mountain Interval” which included “Out, Out,” and “The Road Not Taken.” Henry Holt had then taken the position of Frost’s publisher. Many journalist companies such as the Atlantic Monthly had at first turned Frost down, but now came calling. He taught at Dartmouth and Amherst College, but his most significant association was with the latter. In 1924, he won a Pulitzer…

    • 390 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    Ee Cummings Research Paper

    • 1352 Words
    • 6 Pages

    Poets’ work shape their careers and are almost always influenced by their backgrounds or experiences that changed their lives. During high school, E.E. Cummings was educated in what was thought to be “the last generation to be educated in precisely this manner” (Docherty) of a “sound classical education” that resulted in him adopting many poetic strategies. E.E. Cummings then attended Harvard University where he was introduce to the avant-garde writers of Ezra Pound and Gertrude Stein. These two…

    • 1352 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Good Essays

    T. S. Eliot Influences

    • 1689 Words
    • 7 Pages

    S. Eliot produced many poems and plays throughout his lifetime. In the years 1916 until 1922, Eliot wrote a myriad of essays and reviews to “The Dial”, “Athenaeum”, “The Egoist”, and “The Times Literary Supplement”, among other journals (Ackroyd 703). Eliot showed his poems to Conrad Aiken, who passed them along to Ezra Pound who then forwarded it to the editor of “Poetry” magazine Harriet Monroe. By June 1915, “Prufrock” was published in “Poetry” (Bloom 2). In July, Eliot’s “Preludes” and…

    • 1689 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    careers throughout her life. Her mother and her moved to New york City, after Carlisle Indian school, where she then became an assistant at the New York Public Library. At the time there were lots of known poets roaming the streets of Broadway, and so Marianne Moore got a chance to meet a few of them, like William Carlos Williams, and Wallace Stevens. She became friends and mentors to a lot of them. She served as acting editor of the Dial from 1925 to 1929. Along with the work of such other…

    • 709 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    his first Pulitzer prize for his book “New Hampshire: A poem with Notes and Grace Notes,” in 1924. In 1931, he would win his second for a collection of poems. Then his third Pulitzer Prize would be “a Further Range” in 1937 and his last prize “A Witness Tree” in 1943. Robert Frost was awarded the United State Congressional Gold Medal, the uppermost award that could be won by a civilian, for the acknowledgment of all his works that allowed the…

    • 452 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50