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    high in public status. The Creole were accredited with keeping the "France” in New Orleans. They kept their traditions and beliefs in the new world. Bastille Day was celebrated widely by the Creole, they rose the tricolor French flag and celebrated as they would have in France. The Germans also immigrated to New Orleans. There were three major German immigrations to Louisiana, the first of which was in the 1850's as a result of many European Revolutions. Another European group that moved to New Orleans were the Irish. During the 1790’s Ireland was under the British control. The Irish were being oppressed because of their religion in their home country and they needed a safe place to go to. New Orleans was extremely popular amongst Irish colonials because it was a Catholic settlement and it had absolutely no British ties. Another group of Europeans that immigrated to America were the Italians. The Italians fit extremely well into the economic system of New Orleans and were essentially just another group of people joining the work force. The Italians arrived in the mid 1800's and caused no major problems in the community, until they attempted to maintain their heritage just as the other ethnic groups were attempting. The Italians were Catholic, as were the rest of the city, but their celebration of a different patron saint caused a few problems. When the Italians first began the commemoration of their faith the festival conflicted with other religious plans and a group of…

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    holiness. Particularly, to dedicate oneself to holiness means to love God. God loves and protects us, so we should fully commit to loving Him back. James Martin claims in his book, My Life with the Saints, “I knew that I couldn’t expect anyone’s love. It had to be freely given and freely received,” (Martin 175). Therefore, we grow in holiness through a loving relationship with God. Love for God takes a number of forms. For example, the love can be shown through trust, devotion, or even service.…

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    would be used to translate the plates (Gutjahr 16). Joseph then began to translate the writing on the plates using the interpreters. The plates were said to be written in “Reformed Egyptian”, which no one else was able to read (Gutjahr 5). According to Martin Harris, when Joseph was translating, words would “‘Apper in Brite Roman Letters. Then he would tell the writer and he would write it. Then that would go away the next sentence would Come and so on’” (Gutjahr 24). Joseph eventually…

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    of how items will be involved in the transformed City but will have a different role, rather than showing power or rank, the items will be used to help God’s Holy City. Everything involved in the transformed City is aimed towards good use and the main purpose God had intended. Therefore, Mouw believes that the present patterns and entities of corporate life will be forgotten when the time for Heaven comes. All things in the City will be brought low by the hand of the Lord. The transformation…

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    In Allen Greer’s book, Mohawk Saint, he tells the life of Catherine Tekawitha, however, his work is done quite differently compared to the hagiographies that were written by two fellow Jesuits, Claude Chauchetiere and Pierre Cholenec. Greer wants to examine not only the culture and lifestyle of the Iroquois, but also examine those that colonized the Iroquois. As Greer stated, all the information that has been recorded about Catherine has been written and described through the perspective of…

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    fighting for her country. Joan wanted to show to the world that even if you didn’t know how to read, write, and have no background with the military you can still be able to do amazing things. Joan of Arc the “Maid of Orleans” has been considered to be one of the greatest saints in history. Joan of Arc is an enduring symbol of the French unity and when she was young she began to love the Catholic Church. When Joan was little her mother had instilled her a deep love for the Catholic Church and…

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    needed. Some practices Italians have is; The Italian Pickle, Christmas, Easter, and festivals for the Patron Saints of each town, mostly in Southern Italy. Going more into depth, all the practices I listed above have to do with the Catholic religion or religion in general. The Italian pickle for instance, is a tradition that is one with christmas. In this tradition a pickle is placed on the Christmas tree and the first person to find the pickle gets an extra present on Christmas, this tradition…

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    OT2100-Week Three-Laws in Leviticus Paper According to Victor P. Hamilton (2015), “In Chs. 17-27 the primary focus is not so much on how God’s people are to worship as on how they are to live; those who worship a holy God will aspire to live holy lives and appropriate the resources that a holy God makes available to them to so order their lives” (p. 282). In Leviticus Chapter 19:19, recorded are laws against mixtures. It is not clear as to why this group of laws would appear here especially…

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    Mexican Crucifix Analysis

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    In Biography of a Mexican Crucifix, Jennifer Hughes takes us on a journey through Mexican history with the people of Totolapan to help us understand their devotion to their patron saint, the Cristo Aparecido. For the devotees of the Cristo, the crucifix is the cornerstone of their religion, but the missionaries of Mexico used it as an opportunity to create a new, syncretic Christianity for the Indians. In this paper I will look at the conflicting implications between the crucifix as art and…

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    On Being Different: Diversity and Multiculturalism in the North American Mainstream. 4th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill College, 2012. Peoples, James., and Bailer Garrick. Humanity An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology. 10th ed. Cengage Learning, 2015. Gladstein, J.G. (2010, July 07). Access Mexico Connect - Current Issue - The Electronic Magazine all about Mexico.Mexico 's alternative medicine in Amarillo, Texas : Mexico Living.Retrieved November 24, 2016, from…

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