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    Excavating Jesus Summary

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    “Excavating Jesus” proved to be a unique blend of ground as gospel, as self-claimed in its introduction. However, after the engaging introduction, filled with facts and fun quips from the authors, the reader was pulled away from the goal of excavating Jesus and towards a textual representation of first century history that no longer focused on the historical Jesus but rather the historical Christian. Written by John Dominic Crossan, an Irish-American Catholic religious scholar, and Johnathan Reed, an archeologist specializing in early Christianity, the authors presented a book as well grounded as their esteemed credentials. Crossan’s pairing with Reed perfectly parallels his relationship with biblical texts, as he evaluates them on strata…

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    There is an eerie, small town that seems to have come straight out of a horror story. This horrific town known as Deadman’s Paradise is always gloomy, sullen in the same way grim. It’s as if this town has never been visited by the sun. The only sources of outside light in the entire town are street lamps that constantly flicker. Most of the town residents stay inside their whole life besides occasional trips to the local grocery store. Any travelers passing by this town are given the impression…

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    Dominican Saints History

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    these influential Saints is Saint Dominic of Osma, founder of the Dominican Order, a mendicant religious order founded in 1216. Saint Dominic’s legacy was his order, and from that order grew a new…

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    In Kate Chopin’s, The Awakening, the novel highlights Edna’s awakening as she defies the expectations and standards that are held over most women within their Victorian society in the late 1800s. In Mike Newell’s, Mona Lisa Smile, the film introduces an engaged student as Wellesley College named Betty, who’s feels as if her purpose is to be the perfect housewife and future mother. Based on the content within the film and the novel, Chopin’s novel is highly effective. Through protagonist analysis…

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    or large. At the Boys and Girls club I was thought varies ways to overcome my anxiety, things like: hosting events (MC) and even talking in front of small audience. As of right now I am very proud to say I no longer have stage fright. I am proud to say that I host (MC) all the events that is going on at the Florence Degeorge Boys and Girl Club. There was a boy name John, who was very timid to the point he was afraid of interacting with the other kids around him. I took the…

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    It is seen when Mary and Elizabeth are visited by the angels. Also when the angels visit the shepherds in the fields, then again at the temple with Simeon and Anna, and at the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist when the heavens open and the Holy Spirit descended in the body and God speaks saying that Jesus is his son. Then at the Transfiguration of Jesus he takes Peter, John, and James to witness on the mountain as he and the two men, Moses and Elijah, who appeared in glorious splendor, are…

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    Medieval Vs Renaissance

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    that lasted for a thousand years starting sometime the fifth and officially ending all the way in the fifteenth century. This period in time is mostly characterized in modern day by subjects such as the black plague, the hundred years war, tales of brave knights, rigid class systems and heavy religious influences. As the fourteenth century came about there began to be a gradual transition into what would be known as the Renaissance period, which greatly differed from the Middle Ages. It is in…

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    wealth from his parents. It seems as though Jefferson would have an advantage, growing up poor and all, to make an impact on the people of his America. However, it is quite evident that Paine has the advantage here. Since Pain was born outside of the colonies, he fought for his rights to get better pay for tax officers like himself. Also growing up in Great Britain, he had a heightened awareness to the monarchy. He knew that the citizens needed to be in charge of making decisions. When Paine met…

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    Feudalism, simply put, was the relationship between a lord and a vassal that changed the way of life during the Middle ages. The relationships between the classes of people. There was no clear hierarchy of who owed service to whom between king, lord, knight, or serf. For example a serf might serve any of these others or a knight might serve a king, but there was no direct level of power except between the vassal and his lord (the giver of property). Feudalism also changed the way England…

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    of hysteria and pain. You stand in the midst of everything. Not quite coherent and in a daze, but awake enough to know that this was a moment of true tragedy. The bombing of Hiroshima was a gloomy day. It wasn’t just a bomb it was an Atomic Bomb. World War II just entered the sixth year of battle. The United States decided that now was the time to end the war. They bombed Hiroshima, Japan and then invaded the mainland with their allies. The bomb killed between 90,000 – 166,000 people in a…

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