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    My core values and beliefs have been developed over quite a few aspects. There are many events and reasons in my life as to why and how I act and think the way that I do. Everyone has different explanations based on their own experiences and upbringings. To start off with, my beliefs about God existing is one of the main forces as to why I am who I am today. The Bible and what its stories have to offer support these beliefs. God It has been the stance of historic Christianity that, unlike other…

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    There are numerous uses of literary devices in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, the most prominent of them being symbolism. An explanation is needed to fully understand the meaning of the pentangle, as well as the girdle given to Sir Gawain by the host’s wife. Also, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight can be interpreted as an allegory for some of the core beliefs of Christianity. The use of these devices and how they enhance the poem will be thoroughly investigated throughout this paper. One…

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    Every person has their own beliefs when it comes to the existence of a supreme being and the cause of the universe. Although there are many different belief systems, there are two that are often contrasting each other; those are atheism and theism. H.J. McCloskey, an atheistic philosopher detailed his opinions on the faults of theism to give justification for his own (and many others) atheistic beliefs. In an article titled, “On Being an Atheist” McCloskey enumerates his belief that theism is…

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    Antigone and St. Anne’s Basilica all through out history civilizations have based their communities, their traditions, and their lives on the ideas and beliefs of the religions they hold to be truth. With that being said, this is especially seen through the shrines and art making up Saint Anne’s Basilica in Quebec City and comparably the tragedies held to honor the gods in ancient Athenian society. However, Greek Mythology and Catholicism are vastly different religions and the differences…

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    Analysis Brief #1: Magic and Religion in The Churning of the Ocean Comic E.B. Tylor and J.G. Frazer define religion as “belief in a spiritual being” (Pals, 26). This definition is broad in nature, thus leaving the identification of a ‘spiritual being’ open for interpretation. The comic The Churning of the Ocean: Vishnu Saves Creation follows Tylor and Frazer’s definition of religion by depicting Vishnu as a spiritual being. Throughout the story, other holy figures seek his guidance multiple…

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    The basic themes of my spiritual journey involve two words, grace and forgiveness. I did not grow up in a Christian home so it was not until a later part of my life that I truly experienced God. I had heard different things about god through school and random TV shows I watched but my view of him was that he did not care about me. The reason for that being was because my father had left my family and me when I was 4 years old to go start a family with another woman he was seeing. I tried to have…

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    There was a time when I thought going to church was boring. I didn’t like the thought of waking up early or singing Christian songs once we got to church. It wasn’t my cup of tea. I thought that going to church was pointless. Sometimes I either played on my phone or just fell asleep at church during the service because it never crossed my mind that God was watching. I would always find an excuse to tell my mom so I didn’t have to go to church. It was either I’m too tired, or a I don’t feel like…

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    B. Throughout the novel, Irving conveys his message that injustice is a part of God’s will. In the text injustice is shown through Tabby’s death, John’s lack of a father, and of course Owen’s demise. John’s mom served as a mother to both of the young boys, always giving them rides and paying for whatever Owen couldn’t afford. The kids worshiped her and would have done anything for her. Injustice showed it’s ugly face though and causes her untimely death as she was struck by a baseball Owen hit…

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    Eastern and western religions are very different in terms of their belief systems and character. Hinduism and Taoism are the religions I looked at among the eastern religions while Islam and Christianity are among the western religions I looked at. Western and Eastern religions have similarities within their regions but differ when the regions become divided into east and west. They have different beliefs in terms of religious nature, views of God and main concerns. The religious natures…

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    All religions do not matter which, are composed of many components which make each religion different and unique in its own way. Rituals and myths are one of the main components of religion. Mythology is known as the study of myths, and myths are most commonly defined to be ancient/ traditional stories. Rituals are a sequence of activities involving ancient objects, spiritual words, and gestures. Even after defining these two components there is still a big question that religious studies…

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