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    Evangelical Protestants maintain influence in American democracy due to their size and involvement in government. One third of Americans are considered to be evangelical Christians. Evangelical Protestants adhere to a strict moral code and place a strong emphasis on the importance of family values. As a result, they object to gay marriage, stem cell research, and abortion. Evangelicals are firm in their beliefs and form pluralist groups like the National Association of Evangelicals, the Family Research Council, and the Christian Coalition to influence members of Congress to vote in correlation with their ideals. Evangelical Protestants object to same-sex marriage by organizing marches and protests. They have produced papers on the moral…

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    The Conservative Movement

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    He said “The root evil is that the government is engaged in activities in which it has no legitimate business” referring to the federal government’s creation of social welfare programs and laws that according to Conservatives, was the right of the state to make. (S&L 62) Goldwater’s most popular stance, however, comes farther down the page, when he says the magic words that every conservative at the time had been thinking “The government must begin to withdraw from a whole series of programs…

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    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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    required skills for entrepreneurs. These are the key aspects of accomplishing the ulterior motives and goals that has been set. That is to say, no matter how unethical the situation is, the industry business 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…

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    A Christian liberal arts education does not have a textbook definition but is a solid foundation of teachings that are most essential towards a development of knowledge. This knowledge is then turned a personal worldview, which is comprised of previous teachings, experiences, and beliefs. In Heaven is a Place on Earth, Michael Wittmer states, “A worldview is a framework of fundamental concepts of beliefs about the world. In short, a worldview comprises the lens through which we see the world.” A…

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    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 continued to read I realized that if he were not to write like that I still would be as confused about my faith as I was…

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    Impacts Of The Crusades

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    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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    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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    Everywhere There are so many that love the person they are with, while other they do not know if they love that person they are with. Not only that, but who needs to love more than the other in a relationship. In the story “ 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…

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    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 could affect her emotionally, mentally, and physically? The same can be said for Tess…

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