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    Saul was a nonbeliever in Christ who was traveling to Damascus. As he journeyed, an astoundingly bright light shot out from the sky and knocked him over. A voice came from the sky and questioned Paul asking why he was persecuting Him. Saul questioned him and the voice replied that he was Jesus. Jesus told him to get up and go to the city. The other men with Saul were astonished, as they heard the voice but saw no one speaking. They continued for Damascus. However, Saul was blinded by the bright…

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    with no leader. Saul was confronted by they wanted replace God with a king, so God called upon Samuel to make the decision of appointing a king. Saul proceeds to tell the Israelites that the king will only deceive them and turn them into slave instead of uniting g them as one. Instead, the people dismiss the message of Samuel and plead for a leader to properly lead and protect them. God told Samuel that he would send a man named Saul to lead the people of Isriel. Samuel meets Saul and while he…

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    woman and can cure people who came to her for help. A white man named Saul Sullivan comes to Red Bull Camp to do some work and meets Vine. Saul fall in love of her beauty and by her mesmerizing looks. Vine and Saul had a connection with each other and knew they wanted to be together. The Cherokee woman marries the white southerner named Saul, during World War I. After Vine marries Saul, she leaves her Cherokee community to be with Saul and to be with her new family in God’s Creek. Vine’s mother…

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    story about an Ojibway boy named Saul who faces many bumpy roads in life and as a result, loses his sensibility. When Saul was haunted by the ghosts of his past such as the loss of his family, the loss of his identity, and the trauma from residential school experiences, he lost his moral compass, which resulted in being affected by alcoholism. Saul loses his family at a very young age and this pain impacts him very greatly throughout the book. Without a family, Saul could not feel the sense of…

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    Destroying them, yet rebuilding them and making their character stronger. Nathan and Saul start to show the effects of losing a loved one. Nathan is constantly reminded about the gruesome events of which it took his brother from him. This could be simply eating food or trying to create peace within an environment. Similarly, Saul loses a lot of his family. Including his father at such…

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    In Indian Horse, Saul seeks to find a sense of belongingness, as his experiences from the residential school leave him robbed of it. When Saul begins to play hockey with the Moose, he feels like he has found belongingness once again. Eventually Saul’s hockey career falls apart due to the constant racism he faces, which detaches him from everything: “No matter what I did, I remained the outsider” (162). Throughout Saul’s journey, he experiences both community and utter isolation. The residential…

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    attempted to approach 1–2 Samuel as a “historian.” Such an approach provided her with insight necessary to understand how the original audience would have understood the text. She proposed that an understanding of how, when, and why the narrative of Saul was constructed would reveal pre-existing sources. Edelman read the text as a complete literary unit. She did not raise any historical judgments or concerns; however, she noted the need for such consideration but rejected its value in being…

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    We first meet Saul during the murder of Stephen. While Saul took no active part in Stephen’s murder, he watched in approval as these Jewish leaders took off their coats, laid them at his feet, and stoned Stephen to death. The stoning of Stephen marked the beginning of the great persecution of the Christians. This persecution was so great, that the Christians fled Jerusalem and went to Judea and Samaria. Notice in verse 8:4 that these Christians who were scattered went and preached the Good News…

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    childhood abuse are left with remnants of the incident for years to come. In Richard Wagamese’s Indian Horse, Saul Indian Horse attends St. Jerome’s and the abuse in the residential school system transforms him completely. Saul’s experiences with childhood abuse leads to drastic changes in his personality and eventually, he isolates himself as he loses the ability to make human connections. Saul isn’t always as solitary as he is during his middle age, it all starts with St. Jerome’s. Saul’s…

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    Over the course of this semester, I was reminded of different characters from the Bible that I remember learning about from religion class growing up. I was reintroduced to Samuel, Saul, David, Jonathan, and Absalom. Learning about these characters now was different then learning about them when I was younger because I have developed more as a person and now see things differently than before. I was able to make new connections for these biblical characters as well as learn new things from…

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