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  • Selfless Leadership: A Case Study

    needs of the organization and others before their own personal needs. Dees addresses this as he relates the biblical story of the Good Samaritan from Luke 10:25-37, who came to the aid of a man who had been beaten and robbed while on his way to Jericho. Many professionals passed the man and offered no assistance, but the Good Samaritan stopped and assisted him. He also went a step further and paid an innkeeper to care for and feed the man until he made a full recovery (2013, pp. 68-71). This…

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  • Punishment In Dante's Inferno

    As the first part of the epic poem Divine Comedy, the Inferno was written in the beginning of the fourteenth century by Dante Alighieri. Inferno describes the journey of its author through nine circles of Hell. For the whole duration of his journey, Dante is led by a poet Virgil, the representation of Human Reason who is familiar with many of the sinners in the underworld. Each circle in the epic poem illustrates a different type of sin with contrasting consequences, fluctuating according to the…

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  • Jewish Identity

    is seen as an outsider. However, as the story progresses, a change to Solomon occurs. “His hairy brethren rushed Solomon, but it was a halfhearted attack, and Solomon danced amongst them till they all fell dizzily to the ground, like the walls of Jericho. ‘Where did you learn to fight like that?’ I asked. ‘In the army,’ said Solomon” (Sinclair 342). Solomon’s shift from a weak boy to strong fighter exemplifies how he not only now has an identity, but that he has accepted specifically his Jewish…

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  • The Bible: A Huge Piece Of Art

    The bible is more than just some make-believe story for people to believe in. The bible is a huge piece of art, written by those whom God found worthy. As we begin understanding the meaning embedded throughout the Old Testament, it is important to start from the beginning, before mankind. With the great power of God, He created the world in which we live today. In this creation He also created something exceptional, one man and one woman. As the story goes on we being to learn of the important…

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  • Japanese Internment Visual Analysis

    The Japanese internment is a historical event that is often glossed over despite being the “first mass evacuation” in the United States entailing the removal of American civilians, namely 120,000 Japanese Americans, due to racial discrimination (Okubo, Introduction). The physical edifices of the ten internment camps located in the “remote desert and mountain areas” no longer exist; instead, all that remains are “pieces of concrete, pipes, and wire” (Introduction). As cameras and other “modes of…

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  • Essay On The Weird Dream

    I was around 30 years old. I was sleeping one day and then this weird dream occurred. But before I tell you what this dream was, I have to give you a little background on my story. See my country has been in oppression for as long as I can remember and like these people around me just cry out to God when it gets really bad, then when it gets better, they don’t change anything. The last “deliverer” we’ve had was this dude named Othniel. Anyways, so yeah, my people are now crying out to God again…

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  • Christians Role In Mary Mackillop's Life

    Christian vocation is a life calling from God, relating to work, personal growth, career and often marriage. All baptised Christian are called to live a vocation of priest, prophet and king, three anointed figures in the Old Testament. Jesus lived as an example of all three offices, his very name, ‘Messiah’, meaning the ‘anointed’ one. In living a priestly life, Christians are required to make sacrifices and walk in fellowship with God. Jesus fulfilled both these tasks, further acting as the…

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  • Christian Religion

    Christianity did not just come out of nowhere, it developed throughout hundreds of years. Thanks to the combined efforts Paul, James, Peter, Jesus’s followers, and all of the Jews and Gentiles, this religion has been formed from the teachings of Jesus Christ. He only wanted to reform the religion of Judaism, but throughout several disputes, Christianity became its very own religion. Throughout the life of Jesus Christ, he was very much human just like us. Jesus, just as we were born, was born…

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  • Informative Essay On Pitbull

    Do these puppies look vicious? I hope everyone's answer was a no because they are not they are the most lovable, loyal, and trustworthy dogs a girl could dream of. These puppies are my best friends and I hope everyone would feel safe being around them. But I haven’t told you the “scary” part yet these dogs are Pitbulls yes the “scary” breed of dogs that most people hate. Here's a little background information of what a Pitbull actually is not one specific breed even though that’s what many…

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  • Salvation Before And After Jesus Death: Salvation Before And After Christ Death

    Salvation Before and After Christ Death “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” (Romans 3: 23); however, no sin can enter heaven (Revelation 21: 27); therefore, the forgiveness of sins is extremely important to those who desire heaven as their eternal home. Yet, there is confusion in the world about how or upon what conditions sins are forgiven today and that has developed, in large measure, by not “rightly dividing the word of truth.” (II Timothy 2: 15) Nonetheless, God…

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