Greek Orthodox Church

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  • Peter The Great Case Study

    Assignment 2 Complete the following questions and turn in assignment 2 via Sakai and outlook. Read chapter 3 (pp. 46-71) and answer the following questions. Please, don 't copy from the book; explain your answers using your own words: 1. Explain the background of Peter the Great and his curiosity with respect to the military and technological innovations. What did he do to fight Russia 's military backwardness? Peter the Great used different international specialists to learn different skills,…

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  • Russian Culture

    I am proud to be part of this culture, even though I don’t know much about it. There are many things that a culture consists of, in this essay I would like to talk about what I think the Russian culture is like. The major religions in Russia are Orthodox Christians, and Pentecostal Christians. Diversity of religions in Russia is widespread.…

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  • Pussy Riot Analysis

    the Russian Orthodox Church while others believe that it was criticizing the Vladimir Putin and the Russian government. Jeffrey Tayler, Leonid Storch, and Sergei Prozorov are among those people trying to solve what message Pussy Riot was really trying to send. Jeffrey Tayler is an American writer and Russian correspondent for the Atlantic Monthly. Soon after the Pussy Riot performance in 2012 he wrote an article that…

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  • Case Study: The Eastern Orthodox Church

    The Eastern Orthodox Church is the second largest Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. The Eastern Orthodox Church teaches that it is the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church established by Jesus Christ in his Great Commission to the apostles. It practices what it understands to be the original Christian faith and maintains the sacred tradition passed down from the apostles. Although, the U.S is a secular country, it still protects freedom of religion,…

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  • Coptic Community Reflective Essay

    Because I am a Coptic Orthodox Christian, my religion and culture have always been intertwined. However, I used to view my education as apart from them, as there was only one other Copt in my high school and there were none in my elementary or middle school. When I began this semester at NJIT, I realized that I had been missing something for the past thirteen years of my schooling. In just a matter of weeks, I found myself at home within the Coptic community here. I have recognized a few of its…

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  • Catholic Church Comparison

    St. John 's Catholic Church and a service at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, and the similarities and differences that I observed were extremely intriguing. Both services recite similar prayers, like the Nicene Creed and Our Father, and they celebrate the Eucharist during mass. While the Orthodox Church is demographically Greek, the Catholic Church represents a large white population, and they both show incredible hospitality toward newcomers. The Orthodox Church is dome-shaped and…

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  • Egypt Open Door Policy Essay

    In The Committee by Sun’Allah Ibrahim, the open-door policy has resulted in an economic and social dependency on the Western world as Egyptians pride themselves in using American and European commodities and global ideals they believe will enrich and improve their lives and country; however, in reality these are detrimental to their society. Through the diversification of Western commodities into Egypt, Egyptians lose their self-sufficiency and nationalist values, allowing the Western world to…

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  • Religion In North America Essay

    in many as well. The four main traditions are: Catholic, Protestant, Pentecostal, and Orthodox. Of these four major traditions Catholic makes up the most at 50 percent while Protestant and Pentecostal are both 20 percent each and the last 10 percent being orthodox. These four big traditions of Christianity are all part of one family tree. Eastern Orthodoxy and Roman Catholicism share common roots in the church of the old Christian Roman Empire and have histories that intertwine back to their…

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  • Reflective Essay About My Second Language

    Being judged is never fun, especially when you are in public. It is something that I hate looking back to because I was really hurt. I wish it never happened, but it did. I felt dejected at first, but after a while I snapped out of it. Let me tell you the one memory that involved literacy. The one time a man insulted me in a store because I did not speak my second language very well last year. First, let me tell you about my background. I was born here in Dallas, but my parents are from…

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  • Orthodox Churches Vs Catholic Church Essay

    Catholic and Orthodox churches dominate the religious beliefs of today, their beginnings were set in an important period and they were both powerful and accomplished. Society between these two, was supported by their community. Respectably, society in these churches are comprised of their beliefs, services, government, literature, icons, and clergy. As religion is at the center of every community, the Catholic and Orthodox churches held fast to their beliefs. Roman Catholics and Orthodox…

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