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    to bridge the transition from Judaism to Christianity. The Parable of the Tenants is a great example of Jesus chastising the Jewish lawgivers and the leadership of the religion. In doing so establishing the 'cornerstone ' of the new church. In Matthew 21, Jesus tells us the Parable of the Tenants while instructing these elders and leaders to listen carefully because he was directing it at them. He tells the story of a landowner that built a phenomenal vineyard with all the necessities to…

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    or robbery gone wrong, is the central question the people are trying to find out. In the town of Laramie, Matthew Shepard was murdered and now the Tectonic Play theatre are here to see how the town has changed, how the murder is seen through media and how people feel about his murder, even ten years later. Throughout the play a major theme is how the town has grown from the murder of Matthew Sheppard. There are so many different programs, theme nights and even projects done at the university to…

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    The play The Laramie Project by Moises Kaufman and the members of the Tectonic Theater Project describes the situation of twenty-one-year-old Matthew Shepard. Matthew was known to be homosexual and found himself in a life or death situation when he was attacked by Russell Henderson and Aaron McKinney. Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten and passed away after being comatose for five days. The perpetrators were arrested for a number of things including kidnapping and first degree murder.…

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    Laramie Analysis

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    In comparison to The Laramie Project, the story of a brutal homophobic murder and the effects of latent homophobic mindsets instilled in the residents of Laramie, “Of Families and Other Magical Objects” re-define the image of masculinity, featuring two gay men taking on the traditional “manly” hero role. The societal norms of masculinity that have been portrayed in media throughout the decades created an ideal image of men; Height, strength, athleticism, and a lack of emotion are some traits…

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    source. In the Gospel of Matthew, the author chooses to focus on the teaching and prophecy fulfilling aspects of Jesus over the other possible views. The stories and references were carefully chosen to be suit the intended audience of the author, showing the savior who they needed the most. The gospel of Matthew was written anonymously around 80-90 AD and its genre closely resembles an ancient biography. Christian tradition identifies the author, or at least the source, as Matthew the tax…

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    “They will throw them into the blazing furnace, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.” Many people have heard these words uttered from Jesus himself in Matthew 13:42, however many different depictions of hell have been asserted. In Dante’s Inferno he travels through the depths of Hell and describes what exactly it will look like and feel like and ultimately be like. However is this depiction actually accurate? In multiple areas Dante’s inferno seems to build off the biblical…

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    Many Christians focus majority of studies into the New Testament. New Testament catches many attentions because it describes the birth of the church. As people focus more on the New Testament, Old Testament is shunned away to the degree where most think Old Testament is not important to read. Christians have debated whether Old Testament is needed to be read. Many sound arguments from both sides have been posed over these years. Even so, Old Testament is vital literature needed for Christians.…

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    What Is A Good Fruit

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    Illustration: Imagine if you will that you’re driving down a country gravel road on a lazy, sunny autumn afternoon. As you drive down this road you notice there are two fruit orchards one on each side of the road. You become curious as to the type of fruit on the trees and if you can pick it or have to buy a prearranged set amount like a peck or bushel. Without really thinking about it you decided to turn down the drive way of one of the two orchards, dust is flying from your car as it rambles…

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    Peter's Denials Of Jesus

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    convey the same message of the troubled disciple that Peter was on the evening before Jesus’ crucifixion, while also highlighting key differences that exist between the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Mark’s narrative describes a Peter who fails to understand Jesus and his mission up until the very end. Matthew and Mark through the use of redaction criticism of Mark’s gospel in their editing convey similar themes in their narratives but also contain key differences that emphasize the…

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    point in my Christian walk I was a pharisee. I invited people, but I discriminated towards certain people I would invite. Through maturity I realized even the least of people need God. Usually, it is the least or lower class people who follow Christ. Matthew 5:3 became a real revelation to me; the poor in spirit are blessed. During my immature days I would try to go for the leaders or popular people, this would work sometimes. On the other hand, my friend will invite anyone, it was usually not…

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