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    Group Observation

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    this cultural slang needs to be avoided. Many at the table had used the slang and as she pointed out, it was not meant to offend of harm. She related the situation to two adults saying that to one another, and the members all agreed that they understood the perspective that she was saying and that it could lead to a negative climate in the classroom as well as issues with the child’s confidence. Saint Leo University Core Values. This group meeting also upheld the Saint Leo University Core Values of respect and community. During the meeting I saw multiple examples of respect from the leaders as well as the members of the group for one another. They were all cooperative and freely interacting with each other. There was laughter and humor between all members of the organization. In addition, I also felt that there was a sense of community between the members. They were branches of the same family that comes together for an event. There were greetings from one another and kind questions as to how each other was doing. For me this was a great example of both core value of Saint Leo University. Conclusion. My reaction to observing this group was that it was a group that had entered the working stages and was able to accomplish the tasks that were given to them. The strengths of the individual group facilitator were patience, active listening, being reflective, questioning, and having empathy for the members of her group. I saw cultural issues addressed and resolved and the…

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    Every Christian has wondered at some point in time what Heaven will be like. A lot of people in the World just view Heaven as a spiritual place where you meet God. Richard Mouw believes Heaven will be a renewed creation that includes an embodied existence and cultural life. In the book “When the Kings Come Marching In” Mouw talks about how society has to transform and change our ideas of how we view things in order to prepare for the Holy City. In doing so we will be ready for Heaven to come.…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    age of seven years old, Teresa was fascinated by the saints and martyrs and their devotion. Inspired by them, Teresa would often pray in silence and give alms to the less fortunate. Joining Teresa and her fascinations of saints and martyrs, her brother Roderigo, who was close in age with Teresa made a plan to run away to Africa, where they could be beheaded by the Moors and become martyrs themselves. They went out without anyone aware of their whereabouts,…

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