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    “Kingdom of God”, “the day of the LORD”, “the end of the world”, “the last judgment” and “a new heaven and a new earth.” These words are the image of eschatology, and eschatology is an important subject in the Bible. Even Donald K. McKim says that the theme of the Bible is the kingdom of God (McKim, 167). In the Gospel, Jesus taught about the kingdom of God in his whole life and ministry, and the kingdom of God is represented as “already, but not yet” (McKim, 170). John Calvin, a 16th century representative theologian, agrees with the eschatological idea of “not yet” rather than “already.” On the other hand, Joan M. Martin, a womanist Christian liberation ethicist, more emphasizes on the “already” side. According to the understanding of eschatology,…

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    Authentic Heroism The word “hero” has become highly overused. Athletes, actors, musicians, and even reality TV stars are considered modern heros. The qualification of a hero has evolved from sacrifice and selflessness, to good-looks and the amount of points scored in a game. The actual definition of the word “hero” has not physically changed in the dictionary, however the meaning and qualification behind the famous word has been diluted and downgraded. A genuine hero qualifies someone who…

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    “Live in Christ, die in Christ, and the flesh need not fear death.” -John Knox. John Knox was a religious figure that was born 1514, near Haddington, Scotland, and died in November 24, 1572 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was influenced by George Washart, who was convicted of heresy and burned at the stake in 1546.John Knox then took over as The spokesman for the reformation in Scotland the following year was John Knox. Knox was the founder of the Presbyterian Church of Scotland. In…

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    choices that led to victory. Washington’s main advisors included General Officer Nathanael Greene and Colonel Henry Knox, among others. Greene was a robust man of 39, and, despite never setting foot on a battlefield prior, became one of Washington’s “go-to” men when it came to military actions. He was quick-witted, inquiring, and had a resolve like no other. Henry Knox was hard to ignore. At all of 25, he was 1.82 meters (6 feet) tall and perhaps 114.4 kilograms (250 pounds) of muscle. He was…

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    Henry Knox Research Paper

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    Henry Knox, who was he? Well, Henry Knox was born in Boston, Massachusetts to William Knox and Mary Campbell Knox in seventeen-fifty. Though Knox was born in Boston, his parents are pioneers from North Ireland. Henry had nine siblings, and was the seventh of the ten. William, was a shipmaster, carrying trade upon the Western Indies. William died when he was at the age of fifty, because of financial issues and mental stress. Because of this, Henry dropped out of school to support his mother. He…

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    Architects), who were the leaders of government architectural projects (NPS).” After the Civil War, the Supervising Architect’s Office began designing more elaborate and expensive federal buildings. Private architects began introducing new styles of architecture to represent America’s power and leadership (NPS). Private architects believed that the projects done by government architects cost too much money and were not as appealing as projects done by private architects. Missouri Congressman…

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    revolution. The ideals of political and social equality that were disseminating throughout the colony during the revolution started to foment new ideas on gender disparity in society. Some women who had previously kept silent began to voice their opinions on the representation of women in politics and society. For the most part, women confined their viewpoint to their letters and diaries, but a few women, notably Abigail Adams and Martha Washington, entered the political arena as public figures.…

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    1776 is a book written by David McCullough, in which he tells the history of America, especially on the year 1776 when the Declaration of Independence was signed. On this year, the success of America was dependent on those who joined George Washington on the march for independence. McCullough uses extensive research in both the British and American archives to come up with a dramatically coined piece of work (331-376). This essay is aimed at reviewing the contents of the book with the view of…

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    In 1509, John Calvin was born into a wealthy French family and had a very powerful father who was the secretary to the bishop of Noyon. By age twelve, he was given church benefices which enabled him to study at Parisian colleges and earn a law degree. Later in 1534 Calvin made the decision to give up his benefices and join the new reformation in Geneva. Though the city was very corrupted before his arrival, John Calvin transformed the city of Geneva and its church from civic disorder to a…

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    Grant led his men in America, a land they were all highly unaccustomed to. Many of the British were not prepared for the harsh winter they endured while in America. Along with the weather, Grant and his men had to stay in America longer than they had expected because of orders. Grant endured all the harsh conditions that the Colonial army did while nit being prepared for what America had in store. John Adams was another man who managed through the trails of the war. Adams was a fairly poor man…

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