Resurrection of Jesus

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  • Dignity In J. Gaines A Lesson Before Dying

    In the novel A Lesson Before Dying published by Earnest J. Gaines in 1993, an uneducated young man Jefferson witnesses and survives a shooting incident between two African American burglars and a white shop owner. Shortly after, Jefferson is prosecuted for murder, and his claim of innocence is ruthlessly ignored. Shocked and devastated, Jefferson refuses to do all the things that characterizes him as a human, including talking and eating “human” food. His concerned mother pleads to the teacher…

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  • Paul's Concept Of Resurrection Essay

    to answer these same questions for his new congregations. This essay will highlight some key tensions within Paul’s concept of resurrection and provide evidence for the argument that his idea evolved to address the specific needs of each community, he was communicating with. The first section of this essay provide background information on the origin of Pauline resurrection as well as outline tensions within Paul explanation of the Parousia. The second part of this essay will focus on what the…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Realized Eschatology

    Nevertheless, these still aid in proving how unreasonable this teaching is. Firstly, if King is correct, then marriage has not existed since A.D. 70. Jesus clearly taught in Matthew 22:23-30 and Luke 20:27-35 that after the resurrection marriage no longer exists. With this in mind, if “Realized Eschatology” is true, millions of married couples have been committing fornication! Another unforeseen problem in this doctrine is the Lord’s supper…

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  • Film Analysis: Alien Vs. Predator

    Alien vs. Predator: Mankind in the Middle We all want to know how mankind developed into the complex system of cultures that we have today. One theory is that our development was directly influenced by beings from out of this world. In this paper, I will be looking at the way assimilation, rites of passage and diffusion directly affect human culture. Specifically, how the Predator culture used each of these to influence sects of human culture. In the movie Alien vs. Predator we get a glimpse of…

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  • Prometheus Film Analysis

    Prometheus directed by Scott Ridley, who is known for Blade Runner (1982), Alien (1979), Gladiator (2000), and Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014). Ridley has been nominated for 3 Oscars for best director for such films as Black Hawk Down, Gladiator, and Thelma and Louise. The name of the film itself echoes Greek mythology of the Titan Prometheus who is known as “the creator of mankind,” and thief of fire from Zeus which advanced the human race. Additionally Prometheus is also referenced to as “the…

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  • The Twilight Zone's The Monsters Are Due On Maple Street

    “Trust doesn’t come with a refill. Once it’s gone, you probably won’t get it back, and if you do, it will never be the same and that's a fact.”- Unknown. In the tv series The Twilight Zone, an episode called The Monsters Are Due On Maple Street. In the episode, aliens took all the power off and eventually flickering all the lights. The neighbors thought that whoever owned the house with the mysterious light was the alien. Eventually, the whole turned into chaos. This episode is based on the…

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  • The York Play Of Crucifixion Analysis

    They are brutal towards Jesus, but that shows something that is of grave importance to being human as a whole. The soldiers are ruthless towards Jesus, because "This traitor here tainted of treasoun" (York play of Crucifixion, line 77). The word tainted, which is a synonym for convicted, is an interesting word choice here. To call Jesus tainted sounds inevitably worse than convicted; it makes him sound sick, and that he cannot be…

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  • Margery Kempe: A Mystic

    and she requested a confessor. She wanted to confess her sins before she died so she could go to heaven. Furthermore, her faith in Christ and her mystical experience is what cured her from her illness as a madwoman. Margery claims in her book that Jesus appeared to her and talked with her, "and presently the creature [Kempe] grew as calm in her wits as she ever was before .... " (503). Mysticism is not an apparent or form of religion by itself but rather a component of every major religion and…

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  • Jesus Shaves

    Interpreter of Maladies and Jesus Shaves The setting between Interpreter of Maladies and Jesus shaves are two completely different things. The Interpreter of Maladies is told in third person point of view and is about an Indian-American family who is on vacation in India. The father hires Mr. Kapasi to drive them to see the Sun Temple. However; Jesus Shaves is a story told is first person point of view by an American student in French class. Jesus Shaves goes into depth on several views on…

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  • The Ascension By John Singleton Copley Analysis

    The Ascension by John Singleton Copley is an oil in canvas painting that depicts the ascension of Jesus to heaven. Copley derived his idea whilst in Rome as he studied Raphael’s Transfiguration of Christ. Copley’s work was at the heart of American Neoclassicism which was born out of the birth of the American republic. The Ascension differed greatly from Copley’s usual work of portraits, however maintains similar characteristics one would expect from work of this time. American Neoclassism has…

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