Four Marks of the Church

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  • The Crusades And The Spanish Inquisition: An Analysis

    Islamic rulers at the time. The Crusades were extremely violent. Bodies and blood lined the streets of Jerusalem as the Crusaders swept through the city like a plague. Dr. Kimball attributes this kind of violence to the lack of separation between church and state, but it might be attributed to the lack of religious pluralism in Christian Europe at the…

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  • Matthew And Jesus Comparison

    as an adult has also shared he does not attend church and has not accepted any of my invitations to visit my church. HE has indicated a desire to socialize with me, hence my invitations to church. I have come to realize he is seeking to establish a relationship with me prior to attending church with me. I will simply have to set aside some time to socialize with him away from work and allow us to become better acquainted before he will attend church with me or receive the message I wish to share…

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  • Theories Of The Reformation

    During the 16th century, a movement known as the Reformation occurred. The Reformation contained four elements known as: Lutheranism, Calvinism (the Reformed church), Anabaptism (radical Reformation), and the Catholic Reformation (Counter-Reformation). For many, the idea of the Reformation movement coincided with the people’s need to reform the Catholic Church and they were able to complete this task with the help of strong leaders. According to Alister E. McGrath, in the book Reformation…

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  • The Roman Catholic Church And The Eastern Orthodox Church

    their mark on the outside world through these symbols and pieces of art. They also thought that through these symbols and analogies, they would be able to better relate biblical matters to those that did not follow Christ. There were several icons that were used everywhere throughout the world, but then a vital discrepancy appeared. There was a huge conflict between the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church. While both the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church…

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  • Similarities Between The Crucible And Salem Witch Trials

    Unjust Trials In The Crucible, Arthur Miller writes about Giles Corey, a real man that lived during the Salem Witch Trials in 1692. The court executed Giles Corey for not turning in his friends. Eventually, the church exonerated Giles Corey. Similarly Jesus Christ, the son of God, executed for his proclamation of divinity, encountered the same tribulation as Corey. While both trials are unjust, their actions reflect courage and compassion. The Salem Witch Trials took place in Salem Village,…

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  • Hypocritical Culture In Huckleberry Finn

    Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn is a great novel that gives us a look into the culture and actions of people in the pre-civil war south. Mark did it by including certain townspeople to show off a trait off the south. He uses the Grangerfords and Shepherdsons to show how violent and aggressive the south was. He also included the Duke and the King with how there was no trust and good law enforcement in the south. Lastly, he included Tom Sawyer's Aunt and Uncle. They show how the south wasn’t all…

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  • During The Baroque Era

    From the middle, however, of the 15th Century kings are beginning to acquire force and want to control not only their own states feudal lords and the Church. Within this climate the reform broke out. During the period in which we are dealing with the world of the West we have divided into two: Reform and counter-regulation are the two terms used to define the revolution of protests against the Catholic…

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  • Characteristics Between Medieval And Renaissance Music And The Renaissance Period

    differences between the musical elements in the Medieval and Renaissance time periods, they in fact have similarities and have made music become what it is today. Before music became what it is today, it was often used as a way to communicate with God. The church was a powerful educational source in the middle ages taking place from the fifth…

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  • Out Of The Darkness: Film Analysis

    The film, “Out of the Darkness”, was a documentary based on how porn is a problem in our world. The film centers around four subjects: former prostitute and porn actress, Shelley Lubben; recovered sex addict, Mark Houck; family therapist, Richard Fitzgibbons; and sexual revolution historian, Judith Reisman. These individuals are more than talking heads, they provided stories about how porn and attitudes about sex had altered their lives. First, the most interesting and eye-opening person that…

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  • The Importance Of The Spread Of Christianity In Latin America

    In the morning we had class at the church from nine to noon. First, we discussed why it is important to study world Christianity and the spread of Christianity around the world. It is important to study Christianity because 60-70% of the world is Christian and being able to understand people’s beliefs in other cultures is significant. One notion I thought was interesting is the falsified idea that Christianity is a Western invention. When in fact, Christianity started in Asia and Africa. Yet,…

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