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  • C. S. Lewis Mere Christianity

    1. Share your observations and impressions of the book and Lewis’s argument. The book "Mere Christianity" by C.S. Lewis offers an insight into the Christian world that I, and many other teenagers and even adults, probably have never even thought about or considered. When first reading the book I was frustrated with C.S. Lewis. The way he explained things made me feel as if he was trying to reach out to me, and any other reader, as if we were completely clueless to Christianity. But, as I…

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  • Reflection On Storied Leadership: Living And Leading From The Christian

    Learning to live a Christian life is one thing, but living out what we have learned is another story. As Christians, I think we have a greater responsibility because we know how the world should look, and we need to step up and lead the people around us. In order to share the gospel with others, we have to take a look at what God is calling us to do. Leading others consists of knowing what the Christian life looks like, sharing that with others, and staying faithful and truthful in what we say…

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  • Mask Reality In The Merchant Of Venice

    will attempt to make us perceive their own beliefs. In the play, Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, Shylock whom is a Venetian merchant made a deal with a Christian merchant named Antonio to fulfill the desires of his close friend “Bassanio”. Moreover, this Shakespearian play discusses the melancholic relationship between a Christian and Jewish in Elizabethan era. In Merchant of Venice, Shylock represents a character who mask reality due to three critical reasons.…

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  • Examples Of Romanticism In Fifty Shades Of Grey

    and even social media which say otherwise; they paint the ideal picture of what ‘Love’ is, in its many forms in popular culture. Fifty Shades of Grey is a renowned trilogy among the younger generation that explores a peculiar relationship between Christian Grey, a sex crazed Multimillionaire and Anastasia Steele, an inexperienced English literature college graduate. The start of their relationship is questionable on many grounds; does she understand the risk of this potential liaison and how it…

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  • Usamah

    like-minded religiously and that there was still tension between the two groups, positive reviews of the Christians should be very little or obsolete. In a primary source from a Muslim named Usamah, it withholds experiences of how the Christians appeared to the recently conquered Muslims. He goes through several different experiences in which he describes the interaction he had with a Christian, something he heard about, or an event he witnessed himself. The historical accuracy of the article is…

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  • Impacts Of The Crusades

    The legacy of the Crusades, whether positive or negative, has been contested among Christians and non-Christians alike. Although there were clearly political, intellectual, and technological benefits to Europe as a result of the Crusades, can it be said that the Crusades advanced the cause of Christ? In histories which concern the medieval West the development that we call the Crusades is constantly regarded finally as a standout amongst the most imperative impacts on European life in the Middle…

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  • Pressure In Good People By David Foster Wallace

    Good People” by author David Foster Wallace he talks about a young highly devoted Christian couple that get news that one of them does not want to hear. This young couple is so in love until something unexpected happens. When Lane Dean Jr finds out his girlfriend is pregnant, he starts to question himself and if he truly love her, and what they should do with the baby. He also comes to question their beliefs as a Christian and what might happen. They do not know if this is what they want, they…

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  • Allensworth Mississippi Analysis

    and in certain circumstances, drifting away from typical Christian values is condemned. For example, even her Pentecostal grandparents are depicted as strange and eccentric for their beliefs because they are not part of the understood and accepted Christian community. Growing up in such a predominantly Christian society probably affected her somewhat negatively in this way because it caused her to have a bias towards Christianity and Christian people later in life. She explains that most…

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  • Critical Reflection: The Call To Be A Christian

    Critical Reflection 1 The call to be a Christian is unique to the individual who chooses to follow the word of the Lord and bring Christ into their life. For some, they could have grown up in a Christian household and took upon their parent’s beliefs; others may have not been looking for their faith in God, but rather stumbled upon it unknowingly. My path to Christ is unique because I was raised in a Catholic-household, meaning I went through my First Communion and Confirmation, but I still…

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  • Christianity In The 19th Century

    In the 1800s, Alexis de Tocqueville claimed that “There is no country in the world where the Christian religion retains a greater influence over the souls of men than in America.” This was understandably true in the early nineteenth century. Even today, religion plays a significant role in laws and issues in our country. However, the truth of the matter often gets lost in the changes that our society has gone through. Many today end up rejecting or condemning Christianity as childish,…

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