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  • Causes Of The Protestant Reformation

    The Protestant Reformation of the 1600’s was a major turning point in history that shaped our faith and theology. By the 1600’s the Catholic Church had become the wealthiest and most powerful empires in all of Europe. Ironically enough one of the reasons of the reformation was how this Roman Empire raised money to secure is position of power. In addition the Catholic Church owned large parcels of land about one third of Europe. There were many leaders instrumental to this protestant revolution…

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  • La Sagrada Familia (Abbr

    The Temple Expiatori of La Sagrada Familia (abbr. La Sagrada Familia), uses iconography, a formal composition, and numerology to create a monumental moment to teach and tell the story of the New Testament to Christians of all backgrounds. La Sagrada Familia, whose design is attributed to Antonio Gaudi, is a modernisme (a style of Catalan Architecture that has ties to Art Nouveau and Neo-Gothicism) minor basilica located in Barcelona, Spain. The use of multiple iconographic scenes and symbolic…

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  • Power In San Vitale

    It is not uncommon for cathedrals in the Byzantine Empire to be used as status of prosperity and power, rather than being solely places of worship. San Vitale is known for the incredible mosaics that create a focus on Justinian, Theodora, and other political figures which make it more of a glorification of the emperor than a religious building. How much decadence and lavishness is acceptable before the focus of this church becomes more about paying respects to the people in power in the time it…

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  • Apostle Martyrs Essay

    The newly form religion called Christian would have a lot of growing pains over the next two centuries. Important Christian figure like the Apostles were being killed off. The Christian authority figures calling Apostles martyrs and anyone else who dies still believing in Christ love. The Church was looking to become more then that religion that people get to watch die in the colosseum. The religion still being new and did not have many followers and most of the followers were the poor, women,…

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  • Dehumanization Of Society In Aldous Huxley's 'Brave New World'

    Science Takes Over Jordyn Erger Ms. Hayes Ap Lit/Comp 7 December 2016 Science Takes Over As Albert Einstein said, “Why does this magnificent applied science which saves work and makes life easier bring us so little happiness? The simple answer runs: Because we have not yet learned to make sensible use of it.” Society is constantly trying to use science to create new technology in order to make living easier. If people replace science and technology with what is truly important,…

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  • Disadvantages Of Christian Worldview

    Nursing started from a Christian world view. “Worldview governs our day to day way of living” (Shelly and Miller, 2006). World view involves the mind, a commitment, and a matter of the soul. What is Prime Reality? God created the universe. He is the most holy and powerful God; none could be compared as thy God. God is infinite, sovereign God. He has the attributes of a personhood, God is three persons, father, son, and the Holy Spirit. What is the Nature of the World? The universe is created…

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  • Rise Of Christianity Essay

    Christianity is the world’s largest religion, proving to be durable, lasting over 2,000 years and having over thirty-two percent of the population following it. It began in the first century and is filed as an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion. It is based on the life and teaching of Jesus Christ. Christians believe that there is a single, personal, transcendent, and all powerful God that manifests in three ways, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. They believe that God has reached out in grace (love)…

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  • Jewelry In Renaissance Art

    This exhibition intends to reveal the contributions of jewelry to religious and superstitious aspects of Renaissance painting. There have been endless, often highly contentious, discussions of the meaning of these works, and yet their jewelry is rarely examined in depth, if at all. Adornment often signifies symbolic qualities which act as parallels of other symbols in a work, and, in some cases, reveal meanings not delineated elsewhere. This is most apparent in portraits, where jewelry is highly…

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  • Lectionary Scripture Analysis

    The first thing I do with every sermon is pray that God will open my mind, ears, and heart to God’s word. Following this I read through the recommended lectionary scriptures from different translations and consider the potential areas of discussion. Once again, I pray. This time that God gives me the wisdom to hear what God has for me to preach on and to hear the needs of God’s people. My aim is to be open to the Holy Spirit to direct me on either one of the scriptures, or if there is another…

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  • The Market As G-D Analysis

    to the movement of religious believers as they seek to further their religious institution or spiritual ethos. The image that Cox uses to display the theology of “the Market” is High Church doctrine of transubstantiation during the Liturgy of the Eucharist. Cox…

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