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    something that was a special first and elois first teaching job was very hers. She felt a sense of success because of how great of an interview she had and how she impressed the committee that was interviewing her. Although she experienced greatness she also had an encounter of one of the saddest days of her life which was the death of her mother. She explains that she went into a slight depression, trauma and ended up receiving spiritual counseling. Elois had a friend who was a Pastor who helped her through this devastating time which helped her cope as well as seeking God and his word for assursence that God did not forsaken her and for peace. Through her hard times she had many moments that she was able to help others who experienced the same situations she was in. Her ways of helping was by constantly praying for the individuals and supporting them through her presence as well as comfort through the word of God. Elois believes that if she did not know her age she would think that she was 71 because of the changes she see physically in the past few…

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    based on the metaphysical New Thought movement, in 1879 (Christian Science, “What is Christian Science?”). For individuals who are born into the modern Christian Science church, understanding the concept of “divinity” in the…

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    Cecil Robeck’s The Azusa Street Mission and Revival offers the response of on African American church to the social and religious segregation we learned from last weeks reading of Methodists and the Crucible of Race. As a licensed Nazarene pastor, I enjoyed that we were also given a reading that revealed the Holiness movement’s response to the dark times of segregation in our country. In The Azusa Street Mission and Revival Cecil Robeck’s explains that the worship practices of the black church…

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    Age has always been an issue of mind over matter. Just as age is not limited by how one looks or feels, imagination does not either. It is often the case that age limits imagination, but that is not the true. No one can blame themselves for wanting that sense of creativity to live within for as long as possible, which is exactly how Alice felt throughout her journey. In The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll uses references to his own past, Alice’s change in size, and imagery to…

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    Charles Demuth, called “Deem” by his friends, was the only child of Ferdinand and Augusta Demuth. When Charles was four, he fell and broke his hip. While he was bed-bound because of the injury, his mother presented him with his first art supplies. It was then that his love for art began. Charles' injury caused him to become lame. He was close to both parents, but especially to his mom because of his physical frailty. When Charles was at school, he hung out with the girls because they were not…

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    Have you ever come across someone who couldn’t want anything more than for people to stop judging each other by color, religion or origin? Well, if you have, I guarantee they’re not as dedicated as Barrack Obama is to creating a society that is equal in all aspects. In “A More Perfect Union”, Obama expresses that people should not be focused on physical or background differences, they should be focusing on the issues that we all face in society. The issues such as, schools, healthcare and jobs.…

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    Throughout the longevity of the well leaded campaign by presidential candidate Barack Obama, all things seemed to be only headed in a positive direction for Obama in this moment of the election. However, running for presidency also includes the actions of family members and friends; but in the case Presidential candidate Obama’s pastor Reverend Wright. Reverend Jeremiah Wright, Pastor of Trinity United Church Of Christ criticized the U.S government by making remarks like It was America’s fault…

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    Mormonism Religion

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    One of the fastest growing religions in the world is Mormonism or also known as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. It is the fourth largest Christian religion in America. This religion was founded on September 21st, 1823 by Joseph Smith. Smith was said to be visited by the angel “Moroni” meaning son of Mormon. The angel appeared to him three different times and Joseph Smith was chosen to translate the Book of Mormons also known as “golden plates”. On September 22nd, 1827 Smith…

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    Mormon Observation Report

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    As I dove into my research about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, I found it extremely difficult to choose a subject and to narrow it down to a few simple facts. Lds.org provides a search feature that allows you to research a multitude of subjects and the beliefs behind them. Here are just a few subjects; repentance, repent from masturbation, pornography, sexual sin, bad thoughts and actions. marriage, evil thoughts, and how to get rid of guilt. I was quite surprised not only to…

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    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly referred to as Mormons, began as a six member church and has grown to over 15 million people and over 29,000 congregations worldwide ("LDS Statistics and Church Facts"). With the past presidential candidacy race, it seemed that Mormonism faced many critiques or questions from Americans as Mitt Romney took the hot seat and answered questions about his religion ("21 Questions Answered About Mormon Faith"). Throughout my life I have heard…

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