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    Mother Teresa Corruption

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    Mother Teresa, the epitome of Catholic Charity and a beacon of hope to all of the suffering across the world. Since her teenage years, she was interested in charity work. When she was a teenager she went to Ireland to become part of a religious convent and start her journey as a nun [World Biography n.d.]. Her duteous suffering for Catholicism conveniently masks her greater disregard of the people that entrusted her with their lives. Mother Teresa garnered the blessing of the Church for her spread of Catholicism, not her humanitarian work. In fact, Mother Teresa’s canonization reflects the greater corruption of the Catholic Church. By using the term corruption I mean someone that is both dishonest and hypocritical. Mother Teresa checks both…

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    Hebrews 12:1 tells us,"We are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses." There 's an army of people who knows what we 're going through. Let 's use Mother Theresa as an example. Mother Theresa is easily one of my favorite saints (Her canonization Mass is slated for September). On the surface, it 's easy to see the connection problem. I can hear Joe Critic already, "Really? You 're using Mother Theresa as an example? The woman served the poorest of the poor with a smile." True, but she…

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    Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu was born to Nikola and Drana Bojaxhiu on August 26th 1910. Agnes grew up in Skopje, Serbia. She was the youngest of three children and grew up in a stable and nurturing environment. Her father was a well-known man in their town and liked by many; however, unusual circumstances occurred around the death. After his death Agnes’s mother took over as the main source of income, and although she had her hands full with her own children she provided food and refuge for those in…

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    Mother Teresa, better known as a caring risk taker, inspires the world. Mother Teresa is a women who grew up in a small village with big dreams and a generous heart. She first became a nun at the age of 17. First, she was a school teacher, but then realized her true calling was to help the less fortunate in the slums. Mother Teresa started her own religious order called the Missionaries of Charity. She was also awarded many awards including the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979. Mother Teresa then…

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    Demonstrate Moral Lessons

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    Stories play a big part in our lives. When telling stories people are able to learn about the past and people who may have been related to them. Stories can also demonstrate moral lessons or teach us to learn from our past mistakes. They can also be associated with history and will explain about a certain time era. Without stories we would not have any way of preserving memories, special moments, or important times in people’s lives. The story that comes to mind, is a story that has been…

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    Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu

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    After the World War I Women in the Progressive Era achieved many important activities. Among them Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu also call Mother Teresa, born on August 27, 1910 in a devout Catholics family in Skopje, Yugoslavia and died on 5th September 1979. (Guntzelman, J, n.d.) Mother Teresa was a strong, beautiful, kind and an independent woman with remarkable heart when it comes to help others, specially orphan children. She was obedient, willing to listen to others ideas and follow her own state…

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    Assisi

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    Located approximately 90 miles north of Rome rests Assisi, situated high on the slopes of Mount Subasio. Here the well-preserved medieval town looks out upon the rolling hills of the Umbria region of central Italy. With winding medieval streets, Roman ruins, and sacred shrines, the destination is very popular. However, it is known primarily as the birthplace of St. Francis. Assisi is a well-known destination among Catholic pilgrims who visit the churches and relics of Saint Rufino, Saint…

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    This weeks reading covered the introduction to the Old Testament, the different types of languages it was written in and the different types of language used such as poetry. Then the archeology of the Old Testament and the geography and information about early civilizations from the Fertile Crescent to Palestine. Reading also included canonization of the Old Testament, the various translations that have arisen from different sources, the textual criticism that lead to these different…

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    A few different things go into this process. One of the things contributing to a book’s status as canon, is if it is developed over centuries, with multiple different versions of the texts (possibly, translated to different languages as well). Another trait of a work that is regarded as canon is that it is referenced back to as the “standard” in it’s field. The Hebrew scriptures are considered canon for Christians, as they consider the Hebrew Bible their “rule of faith”, and have therefore given…

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    Man is a story of a Welshman that was hanged, but was still alive. There was a inquiry that was held to see if there was a intercession from a saint named Thomas De Cantilupe whom was the bishop of Hereford who was also hanged, but survived. Bartlett’s background as a medieval historian provides rich information from the structure, argument, theme, and personal statements from the witness helps us understand and map out the ideological view, theological, and political policy of the church in the…

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