History of the Orthodox Church

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  • The Cold War: Social Issues In Russia

    country. They went through two world wars where for the majority of the time, most of the world saw them as the enemy. They have dealt with the Cold War, communism, nihilistic movements, and other such matters throughout their long history. Each country’s history affects the course of how their social issues and society will develop and play out. In Russia, they have had had all those wars, they have occupied other countries, and they have distanced themselves from Western ideas and…

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  • Analysis Of I Rejoice: An Exile In An Own Country By Jean Ward

    The speaker expresses faith in the poet’s ability to reconstruct a world free of the fall, an edenic, mythic world that flourished “before the serpent perverted language when persuading Eve and before the destruction of Bable scattered language into a multiplicity of tongues, mutually foreign” (Edwards 137). The image of the swift in this poem provides a symbol of unity of being which reminds us of the initial unity we have lost, a unity which could possibly be regained through art. Jennings…

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  • Essay On Martin Luther Heretic

    Is the church really what it seems to be?Martin Luther was a theologian born in 1483 in Germany who changed the history of church forever. He became one of the most influential figures in the history of Christianity. Martin Luther was against some of the most basic tenets of Catolicism. Martin Luther thought that the church has been corrupted, and that it had become more like a business. In 1517 Martin Luther published the 95 theses which were basically an attack on the bad things the church had…

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  • Robert Krapohl: The Doctrine Of Christian Life

    scriptural doctrine has proved more difficult for Christians to defend in the modern era than the traditional notion of hell.” While this issue at one time was cut and dry, it now is one of the most widely debated and misunderstood doctrines in the church today. This doctrine affects most “major doctrines of the Christian faith, not just the area of eschatology,” but throughout all aspects of Christian life. This asks not only “if we are to be saved, [but] from what are we to be saved” from,…

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  • Pope Francis First Speech

    that entered the hearts of millions of families across the United States (“2013 - the year in review: Timeline of major news stories | Home News | News | The Independent,” n.d.). That year also saw the election of the 266th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church and the first pope from the Americas. When the new Pope stepped out onto the balcony on March 13, 2013, no one could have envisioned how this man in basic white vestments, a traditional liturgical garment, would catch the world’s attention.…

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  • Eastern Religion

    Throughout history people have turned to sacred beliefs for sense of well-being, gathering with others whom share their interests, or simply for a guided way of life to live by. Some of the world cultures have rituals, sacred grounds, even objects of common use to represent the practices in which they hold so dearly, for the majority of cultures, religion, typically with a worshiped deity, if not more than one, and a literary central religious text to live by, is how the rest of the religious…

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  • The Reformation: Political, Economic And Social Effects Of The Reformation

    The Reformation was a religious revolution that was held in Western church in the 16th century. The most important leaders were Martin Luther and John Calvin. The reformation had political, economic and social effects, thus the reformation was the underlying foundation for the founding of Protestantism. Protestantism is one of the three major branches of christianity. Reformation was introduced mainly to give talks about issues that negatively affected Catholicism, along with others supporting…

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  • Peter The Great's Absolutist Rule

    Westernization. He asked Russia to completely adopt western ideas, technology, and culture. He believed that if Russia were to change their whole life, it would make Russia much more of a better and efficient country. This was a big changer in Russian history, this signified that Peter the Great was the most autocratic rulers of Europe’s absolute monarchs. His high demands and force that he put upon Russia showed his ability and strength in the…

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  • Essay On Christianity In The Middle Ages

    time, its core belief has stayed the same over centuries. From the time of the Middle Ages, and even in today’s day and age, there have been many conflicts within the Christian church causing it to split multiple times, creating the denominations that we know today. This was due to the different opinions presented by church hierarchy about different traditions and views that should start to be incorporated; or even some that should cease to exist. Before I continue on with the similarities and…

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  • The Political Lives Of Dead Bodies Analysis

    Verdery’s ‘The Political lives of Dead Bodies’ is the answer to David King's ‘The Commissar Vanishes’. King argues that the persistence of the dead body can easily be used to symbolize, and justify, a simplistic and pessimistic view of national history and fate (such as the "ancient hatreds" evoked by Robert Kaplan’s ‘The Coming Anarchy: Shattering the Dreams of the Post-Cold War ‘which attempts to explain away the wars of Yugoslav succession, but Verdery rejects both this view and the…

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