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  • The Four Traditions Of The UCC

    The UCC is both a very young tradition and a very old church. We are four traditions with significant history, filled with both beauty and ugliness, that combined to create something new, in 1957. As a former Catholic, I love and appreciate history, and where history matters most and is most fascinating is looking at how different strands change or end or wind into the present and the future, often in surprising ways. The UCC traces its roots back to four different denominations, each of which brought unique history and characteristics. The UCC is a continuation of the four strands and is more than the four strands. The Congregationalists were our most famous progenitors. Most Americans have some exposure to the Congregationalists through…

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  • The Long Loneliness, Entertaining Angels: Book Analysis

    The women named Dorothy Day,who lived between 1891 to 1980 life could be found on the book “The Long, Loneliness,” the film “Entertaining Angels,” and many more articles and papers. Dorothy Day was a journalist and founder of the Catholic Worker movement in the 1930s (WW 2 era) with Peter Maurin, who have very similars goal with Day. Both support nonviolence, and enjoyed to help the poor with simple life. Throughout her life, the Catholic Worker movement is what made Dorothy Day well-known to…

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  • Religious Traditions

    My project is about attending a worship service different from my own religious tradition, which is Catholic. I chose this project because I want to learn about other religions, other traditions, how they worship and what is involve in their ways of doing things. Experiencing a religion other than mine, will expand my knowledge. I believe that we always learn something new everyday and that we have to be open to receive what life offers by being here in this world that God created. What…

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  • Please Don T Bury Me Alive Analysis

    The story of “Bless Me Ultima” takes place in Guadalupe, New Mexico also knows to as an Indo-Hispano village. New Mexico has the highest percentage of Hispanics residents and that helps with considering this film a Chicano film. Antonio’s mother is devoutly Catholic which has to do a lot with why Antonio’s idolizes Virgin Mary. This shows the cultural values that his mother has passed to him. Ultima is a curandera, who understands that life and spiritually can be viewed in different and equally…

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  • Catholic Church Education Essay

    Secondly, the Catholic Church investments assist the population to work, increase their income, and attend school to achieve a higher education degree. All the staffs who work in the church office are from the parish, and they can participate in the priestly life, along with their jobs. Moreover, it is important to highlight the role of the church mission in the educational field, where the most famous schools and universities belong to the Catholic Church throughout the globe. The church also…

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  • Personal Narrative: I Am A Guyanese-Americans

    into who I am today. Little by little, I began to accept who I was again without feeling sorry for it. It wasn’t until I got to college and declared my minor of Human Services did I fully accept myself and learned to not apologize for who I was anymore. Throughout all the CSL courses I have taken, I’ve come to realize culture plays a huge part in your identity and no one should take that away from you. I am only twenty years old; I’m still learning more aspects of who I am, but I have an idea of…

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  • Non Economic Factors

    The Catholic Bishops of the U.S. holds a firm stance on immigration and attempt to sway opinion for this issue but they must be careful when doing this. The church is placed in a delicate situation because of their tax exemption status, where they can’t demonstrate political lobbing because they wouldn’t be considered a non-profit. To get around this, the church must engage in non-political actions but try to push their own agenda. They go about this by holding events or engage in activities…

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  • Babylonian Religion

    that need to hear the Gospel of Christ. However, through the passage of time the religion known as Islam has become a predominant religion controlling the spread of the Gospel over many boarders. Unfortunately if Islam is not the issue then communism is as it controls many countries. Hinduism is also an issue; it is a very violent religion reminiscent of the Babylonian religions with their morbid gods and sacrificial practices. Because of these reasons today 's missionaries must look for…

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  • Capitalism In Pope Francis's Evangelii Gaudium

    inequality and the trickle down theory. These are both topics in discussion in New Zealand, and Francis' thoughts feed directly into this with his Apostolic Exhortation, "Evangelii Gaudium", published in November of 2013. In his efforts of targeting the issues surrounding capitalism, as he has called for a renewal of the church he has said, "I prefer a Church which is bruised, hurting and dirty because it has been out on the streets, rather than a Church which is unhealthy from being confined…

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  • Protestant Reformation Essay

    The Reformation was a time of political, intellectual and cultural change that tore the very fabric of Catholic Europe. In northern and central Europe, reformers like Martin Luther, John Calvin and Henry VIII challenged papal authority and questioned the Catholic Church’s ability to define Christian practice. Before the Reformation, almost every aspect of life was controlled by the Catholic Church; the Church provided all social events and services as well as owning over one-third of all the…

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