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    The Mayan Culture

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    Many young teens think that the Mayans are just a boring topic they learn at history class. I have realized that it's the opposite, the Mayan culture was unique and fascinating. After being a group of roaming nomads, the Mayans settled in Mesoamerica in 2600 B.C, and declined, for a mysterious reason, in 900 A.D. In their time of prominence, the Mayans did advances in astronomy and mathematics, and developed a very complex writing system and a calendrical system. They also had a distinctive…

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    My Religious Experience

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    After Mass, I had the wonderful opportunity to talk to a man named Karl. As we engaged in discussion, Karl helped answer questions about Catholicism that I did not understand, made further connections between faiths and shared how his religion affected his relationship with Christ. To me, there is no greater witness to the light and truth a religion hold then to see how it influences the actions…

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    Antonian movement, which later failed. When Dona became sick in 1704, she claimed to be possessed by Saint Anthony, which led her to die in her old body and be resurrected as Saint Anthony. This led to her leading a different and a new view of Catholicism. Unfortunately Dona was captured and burned at the stake with her baby.…

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    sovereignty available (Fairbairn, 191). This moved the church to essentially become the state. It worked for justice, order and civilization. It began to represent a new idea of sovereignty and an empire that lived by faith. An example of the control catholicism had, in terms of politics, was the control it gained in Europe and the empires it created like the Holy Roman Empire, that lasted from about 962-1806. In this empire, among many things, war was heavily influenced and justified by the…

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    Queen Mary affected society by restoring Catholicism as England’s official religion, murdering hundreds of Protestants, and trying to create a new form of government. Taking the throne after her half-brother Edward VI, many changes were made. Although they were related, Mary and Edward did not grow up to believe in the same faith. Mary wanted to stay loyal to her mother, Catherine of Aragon, because she was devoted to Catholicism. The annulment between Mary’s parents led to her to despise…

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    utopia nobody does wrong and everyone has what they want because nothing cost anything.everyone goes to elementary school and can continue if the want but they never get a break from school so it only takes like 3 years instead of 5. The religion is catholicism The reason we are a communism is because that is the best form of government. The reason that it is the best government is that everyone has a job, everyone gets food, and everyone has what they need. Even though the job may not be what…

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    Church responded with the counter-reformation. This addressed some key criticism but retained central beliefs such as the intervening role of the clergy and saints in one’s relationship with God. In general, historians agree that the failures of Catholicism, influence of charismatic preachers and political structures were key factors in bringing about the Reformation. However, there is some debate over where the driving forces originate and if different forces drove the Reformation and…

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    his or her standard. Since there are limitations to the length of this review; I wish to concentration on several areas which I found critical to the foundation of modern Conservatism. The first is, what is a Conservative; second the role of Catholicism in shaping the thought and last what defines “small government” as a Conservative What defines a Conservatist is open to interpretation by the individual and the circumstances. I have found the closest definition of a Conservatist is when…

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    In Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, Swift portrays the differences of state religions as a comedic spectacle, directly contrary to his personal viewpoints in favor of a state religion. In Louis XIV’s Versailles, religion, specifically Catholicism, was intertwined into the French government. As an absolutist king, Louis controlled the entire state of France and ensured all of France was Catholic. At Versailles, Louis displayed his power over France through religion. Both Swift and Louis XIV…

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    King Henry VIII

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    16th century, religious, political and social power were vastly controlled by the Roman Catholic Church. Some individuals felt a need to practice the religion a different way. Which eventually led up to England breaking away from traditional Roman Catholicism, known as at the English reformation. The English reformation began with Henry VIII summoning the reformation parliament in 1529. Henry VIII ruled from 1509 until he died in 1547. King Henry grew up as a good catholic and even began his…

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