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    They were Catholic Monks of the Order of Cicstercians of the Strict Observance (Trappists) performing a routine most of them have been doing for more than 60 years; rising in the middle of the night to attend Vigils and to pray together by chanting Psalms and doing the readings of the Divine Office. That night, an even more improbable person participated in the Liturgy of the Hours—a convinced atheist. I was that unbeliever. I felt completely at home, as I had participated in the same routine more than 30 years earlier when I had joined the Dominican Order as a young man beginning studies for the priesthood. On this occasion, I had made…

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    church does carry a fused view of God or even theology. Yes, these can be evident to outsiders very quickly upon entering a worship service. Yet, of all the points to be covered in this brief work, this seems to be almost unfair to take such a personal relationship, that of a person and their God, and amalgamate it as a description of a people, a church. It would be wonderful if individuals put forth the effort to find their unique ways to worship God privately as well as corporately and were…

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    service, no mixture of medley together, then how will the congregants as well as the pastor react. Sunday worship should be about believers coming together collective to lift up the name of Jesus for being whom He is to each person expressing their feelings in their own way during service, as long as its ' done decent and in order according to protocol. Joe Horness argues that leading people in the presence of God in the same manner as some other church is not a priority. "Serving our…

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    Did you ever have a friend growing up that made it his or her ultimate goal to gross you out? Wether it be by cracking their fingers, telling jokes, or tortures through smelly socks, it is guaranteed that you did not appreciate when your your friend teased you about such matters. Most people as they get older they mature and grow out of this kind of humor. What if I told you there was a man that never grew up. A man that became a director to channel his talent into what he considers an art form.…

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    Fm 7-22 Regulation

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    Let's stop fighting the inventible APFT and understand what Physical Readiness Training is. First, PRT stands for Physical Readiness Training. FM 7-22 is a type of Physical Readiness Training. Comments like "I hate PRT" "I don't like doing PRT" only signifies that these people do not fully understand PRT and how it can differ from FM 7-22. FM 7-22 is the Army's Physical Readiness Training book but understand that this FM does not limit the unit's of doing other exercises. But it should be…

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    It is like his way of becoming a better person by seeing the consequences of doing wrong. Dante also seems to be having a lot of hatred toward his enemies. He may feel like he will never be satisfied without knowing what became of his enemies. Dante created his own personal hell. He made a story to achieve his own enlightenment. He decided where people should go and what crimes he thinks are worse than others. At some points in the story he even goes as far as to justify or pity some of the…

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    In the modern contemporary society, copying from another person, whether it be on a test or any other assignment, is frowned upon. However, there aren’t any consequences for this act in the period of time depicted in Inferno, by Dante Alighieri, as this wasn’t recognized as a punishable sin. During this period, the deepest and darkest parts of Hell was home to thieves and liars, where their souls were lost and tortured for eternity. One who cheats does so by committing thievery as they steal…

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    Fear as a Propaedeutic (Dante’s use of fear as a propaedeutic) Dante Alighieri wrote a famous book called Dante’s Divine Comedy in the 1300s that is still used in classrooms today. The most famous text of Dante’s Divine Comedy is an epic poem called Dante’s Inferno. In this epic poem Dante makes a trip through Hell, purgatory, and heaven. Virgil serves as Dante’s guide through the underworld. Dante uses Virgil as his guide because Dante says that Virgil is the best poet of all time. Virgil and…

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    T.S Eliot once said, “Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal; bad poets deface what they take, and good poets make it into something better, or at least something different.” Eliot 's poem, “The Waste Land” (1922), embodies the essence of this quote; take from what is already there, and place his own updated interpretation for the modern audience to provide their own temporal relativist view on top of the already layered meaning of the original work quoted within Eliot 's poem. The…

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    The Odyssey and Dante’s Inferno The Odyssey is an epic written by Homer. This poem is based on a love story that describes the escapades of Odysseus and his son Telemachus. Homer tells of the hardships and struggle Odysseus encountered on his way back home to his family after the war. Homer tells of Odysseus’s expeditions as he was travelling home as a hero after the Trojan War. Odysseus faced many challenges and struggles from battling Poseidon, the creatures in the sea and battling the suitors…

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