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    They are referred to as savages, barbarians and even demonic. After being taken Jogues was tormented by “hunger, Fiercely burning heat, and the threats and hatred… (514).” Many died from the torture of the Natives, their cruel punishments and tortuous left “ pain in [their] wounds…, became putrid(514).” This very negative image appears for the Iroquois Native Americans, their attempts to tear through flesh and expose bone is exposed make them unlike humans and more barbaric and uncivilized. Their sufferings continued for days on end, including having thumbs sliced off and other various body parts cut off. Hot coals were thrown on their stomachs and the Iroquois watched and enjoyed their…

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    Native American Indians practiced captivity long before they encountered Europeans. Captivity was part of Native American customs that governed Indian warfare. Elizabeth Meader Hanson and Father Isaac Jogues were both held captive by Native Americans. Although they were not captured together and they both had different experiences during their time held captive, there was also very similar moments that they both went through. Elizabeth Meader Hanson’s home was attacked by Pennacook Indians,…

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    Book of Genesis, conflict reveals the imperfection of God’s creation of man; however, forgiveness is what proves that man is not completely evil. Whether the conflict be man vs. man, man vs. society, man vs. God, etc., forgiveness is never an easily accomplished task. The acts of begging for or providing forgiveness can take extensive amounts of time to build strength to do. The concept of forgiveness in The Book of Genesis teaches that the act of forgiving requires audacity on both ends of a…

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    God even named the child (yet to be born” “Isaac” meaning “he laughs”). A bit of time later (the exact timing is unclear in terms of the pregnancy of Sarah), God and two angels came to visit Abraham, as they were enroute to destroy several cities. The destruction of the cities is of less importance then the fact that God and the two angels took on the appearance of normal humans (this is an important point that we will revisit later). But, there was a problem with Ishmael as he was not born of…

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    Both of these women strived to have a baby and longed for God to bless them with a child. I found this to be interesting because I am due any day now. Nevertheless, these stories are composed of several unusual factors faith and trusting in the Lord to guide them. For example, Abraham was married to Sarah, and they each had to have faith that God would grant them their wish to have a child. God addressed Abraham first by stating that he would have a lot of children. He believed and continued his…

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    Genesis 16: 1-21 Analysis

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    refuge away from the life she knew (Gen. 16:6). While out in the wilderness she encounters an angel of the LORD, who delivers a prophecy and blessing to the child that Hagar was carrying (Gen. 16:10-12). Upon hearing the words of the angel, Hagar has a change of character; and instead of submitting to standard social norms she takes initiative of her own and “names” the LORD, the sacred power who spoke to her, El-Roi (Gen. 16:13). Genesis 21 is a continuation of the previous narrative, which…

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    With her religion being a strong factor in her life so early on, her parents made sure to bring her up virtuous as Catholics could be. Monica’s parents were so devoted to her religious upbringing; they hired a woman servant that helped to rear her in the Catholic Church’s way. As Monica grew older, she was maturing into the woman that her parents had envisioned. Rebekah, born of Jewish descent, became the wife of Isaac. She was chosen by a servant through a sign from God. Should she give water…

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    Abraham Lincoln once said, “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” The religious figure Abraham is one of the most polarizing figures in the Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. These religions are all founded with the belief that Abraham is their common ancestor. However, these religions have a rift in beliefs surrounding the decision of which son of Abraham, Ishmael or Isaac, is the legitimate heir to Abraham’s everlasting covenant with God. The painting of “Hagar’s…

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    Lord his loyalty and capability to make right choice when facing a crisis and passes the Lord’s test because of his smart trick towards the Egyptians. Jacob, however, deceives his father Isaac and wins the blessing, which is the Lord’s will and. While the blessing is initially prepared for Isaac’s elder and favored son Esau, it is indeed a smart move for Jacob because the power that released from the blessing changes Jacob’s destiny. Without the blessing, Jacob would not be able to pass the…

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    Sacrifice Vs Religion

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    aggregate obliviousness of God. Such religious organizations, ashrams, sanctuaries, sections, social orders, missions, establishments, and so forth., are risky foundations deceiving the masses, like the visually impaired driving the visually impaired. They incapacitate, enter, make agitation, complete dark enhancements, compliment, make a dream paradise and cheat the oblivious masses. Sacrifice is common in most religions and can also be found in the bible. Per Genesis 22:2 of the King James…

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