Christian Science

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  • Religion In Galileo's Daughter

    God, and by relation, the Catholic Church. Sobel writes about Galileo’s tendency to question the reasoning of those around him. Though it may not be apparent, Galileo was born into a world of great similarity to the modern day. In Galileo’s time, Science was seen as blasphemy and a tool to undermine the construct of God. Moreover, it didn’t help matters that at the time, the Church was the governing body throughout Italy. This made it particularly difficult for scientific advancement, as any…

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  • The Importance Of Astrology

    The sky has always intrigued civilization. Every day the sun disappears and rises again, and we can depend on it to do so. During every cycle we can see the moon in full, but most importantly, we can see the stars. Several centuries ago mankind looked at those very same stars that we gaze at today. From earth we can only see a very small portion of the constellations around us, yet even in 3000 BC the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was discovering mountains of knowledge about the world…

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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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  • Revolution: The Effect Of Scientific Revolution On Religion

    The Scientific Revolution The Scientific Revolution refers to historical change in thought and belief, to change in social and formal organization. This revolution began in Europe roughly between 1500-1700. It started with Nicholas Copernicus (1473-1543) who stated a heliocentric cosmos, and ended with Isaac Newton (1642-1727) who proposed universal law and a Mechanical Universe. But, some historians have cut this back, claiming that it properly extends only to the publication of Newton's…

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  • Passion Is The Genesis Of Genius By Galileo Galilei

    Galileo Galilei once said, “Passion is the genesis of genius”. I think of Galileo Galilei as an example of the relationship between Culture and Personal Passion. Through his personal history, the force of his ideas and his impetus he became one of the most inspiring people for the humankind. Our current conception of the universe's order, the bases of the modern notion of nature and Jupiter's four moons are some of his discoveries, findings that by the way, continue resonating. Today, we…

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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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