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George Berkeley: His View Of God
Number of words: 2565 - Number of pages: 10

.... substratum of sensible objects. John Locke and David Hume upheld the belief that sensible things were composed of material substance, the basic framework for the materialist position. The main figure who believed that material substance did not exist is George Berkeley. In truth, it is the immaterialist position that seems the most logical when placed under close scrutiny. The initial groundwork for Berkeley's position is the truism that the materialist is a skeptic. In the writing of his three dialogues, Berkeley develops two characters: Hylas (the ma .....

Genesis 1:1-30
Number of words: 393 - Number of pages: 2

.... bears fruit with the seed in it. God again saw the goodness. The third day ended with night, which was followed by morning. In verses fourteen through nineteen, the creation of morning light, night light, and the stars was explained. Also, he used these to mark the fixed time, days, and years. God saw the goodness, and the fourth day ended with night, which was followed by morning. In verses twenty through twenty-three, the creation of creatures that live in the sea, and winged animals were formed. He blessed these creatures and made them fertile, he saw t .....

Noah's Ark And The Great Flood
Number of words: 1700 - Number of pages: 7

.... globe). Many creatures are only found on one continent, indeed some are limited to a small island, forest, and/or mountain. How could the ark cope with all the specialized requirements of food and environments for millions of creatures? 320 different species of hummingbird alone, for example, have very high metabolic rates and have to consume large amounts of nectar throughout the day. The Ark would have had to cater for 640 hummingbirds, requiring a constant supply of insects and nectar. How could the ark cope with disposing of the waste products of all th .....

The Church Is Foundation In Christ
Number of words: 1415 - Number of pages: 6

.... She accepts an Incarnation and the redemption inherent within it. Her assent is made possible: …by the Incarnation and the Cross (in her "anticipated redemption") and which is, at the same time, one of the conditions required for the Incarnation, accomplishing the unity of the conditions required for the Incarnation, accomplishing the unity of 'one flesh' and yet laying the foundation, precisely therein, for the radical opposition between head and body, Lord and handmaid, bridegroom and bride. (Figures of the Church, p. 199). In view of Christ .....

What Is Satanism?
Number of words: 1201 - Number of pages: 5

.... the biblical teachings regarding mans relationship to others. Young Satanist's believe that the strong will rule with Satan. Power has become an obsession with young Satanists. It is sought after on the physical, mental, and spiritual levels. Gaining knowledge that others do not posses is another aspect of the occult. When an individual has more knowledge it allows them a degree of power over those who do not have access to that knowledge. The Ouija Board has proven particularly useful. The Ouija Board is an instrument for communication with the .....

Number of words: 2444 - Number of pages: 9

.... and the nature of man and held programs to reconstruct one's spiritual self. (Pardue, page 228) Background Near the town of Kapilavastivu, today known as Nepal, lived King Suddhodhana and Queen Maya of the indigenous tribe known as the Shakyas. (Encyclopedia Americana, page 687) Queen Maya soon became pregnant and had a dream shortly before she gave birth. In this dream a beautiful, white elephant with six tusks entered her room and touched her side. This dream was soon interpreted by the wisest Brahmin, or Priest of Brahmanism, that she was to give .....

Stephen Dedalus: Religion
Number of words: 1177 - Number of pages: 5

.... is Father Dolan, whose statements such as, "Lazy little schemer. I see schemer in your face," exemplify the type of attitude Stephen begins to associate with his Catholic teachers. By the end of Chapter One, Stephen's individualism and lack of tolerance for disrespect become evident when he complains to the rector about the actions of Father Dolan. His confused attitude is clearly displayed by the end of the chapter when he says, "He was happy and free: but he would not be anyway proud with Father Dolan. He would be very kind and obedient: and he wished t .....

The Unholy Crusade
Number of words: 774 - Number of pages: 3

.... Vietnam, America acted to defend its democratic belief by sending troops over to thwart the communist attempts. Stone uses the war to portray the failed attempt due to the exploits of the American soldiers. In one scene, Barnes (Tom Berenger) and Bunny (Kevin Dillon), mercilessly kill several innocent villagers. Later in the same scene, some soldiers are caught raping a village woman. The actions taken by the soldiers are Stone's comparison to the Spanish explorers' actions, which finally led to both nation's failed expeditions. To add depth to his religio .....

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