Term Papers on Religion
Religion In Public Schools
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.... arguing and fighting all started over the silent
moment. In 1978 a few lawyers got together and considered a constitutional
law. The original law said that public school teachers in gr ades 1-6
"shall announce that a period of silence, not to exceed one minute, shall
be observed for meditation." This law did not work for long, because it
still allowed oral prayer in public high schools. Later in 1981, the
Alabama State Senator D onald G. Holmes successfully passed a bill that
included all grades calling it "the moment of silence" this law said tha .....
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.... of Islam, called Muslims believe in one God ĎAllahí in Arabic, and that Mohammed was His last prophet. Islam began in Arabia when the Prophet Mohammed heard the word of God. Mohammed was born in Mecca in 570AD. When he was forty he was called to become Godís messenger. The Angel Gabriel came to Mohammed and taught him the verses of the Holy Quaran, which is the Holy Book of Islam. At that time the Arabs had many beliefs and gods, but Mohammed taught that there was only one god. In Islam they are not allowed to make pictures of God, because it is said that an a .....
David And Goliath
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.... spear would win the battle. It's difficult to say what
this meant to the Hebrews, but I interpreted it as symbolizing that the
superiority and strength of their Lord was stronger than was any weapon. I
gathered this, since one of the statements mentioned in 1 Samuel was: "the Lord
does not save by sword and spear; for the battle is the Lord's and he will give
you into our hand" (17:47). Since the Lord's followers were the Israelites, the
Lord savedhis people from harm through sending David to conquer Goliath.
The story of David and Goliath is a tale still .....
Back To Religion?
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.... from one belief to the next. Land and lives taken only for the sake of disagreements between churches. The settlers exploring the New World were trying to leave all of the chaos of these churches. Not that they did not want to be religious but they wanted a choice.
Coming to the Americas in the time frame from fifteen hundred to 1770 was promising for settlers on a journey for new lives. Many people were looking for wealth and fortune but most of all freedom. Freedom was about all that was available. Freedom of few choices, most of the new people worked h .....
Eve And The Apple
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.... nor did she
know that her desire to become a goddess would be a sin.
The main reason Eve eats the apple is because she wants to become a
Goddess. The serpent said that he was a beast and after eating the fruit
from the tree of knowledge of good and evil he became more human like. Eve
was enticed by the words of the serpent who said that "If the fruit makes a
serpent like a man, it should make men like gods." (Line 710: "That ye
should be as Gods, since I as man, Internal Man, is but proportion meet; I,
of brute, human; ye, of human, Gods.)
Other arguments t .....
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uses would cause the person who prepares the atonement to work at making an
atonement. We find that in the New Testament we don't have to work to receive a
pardon from our sins. The whole bible leads up to the cross and everything
after the cross points back to the cross. Christ was the ultimate and final
atonement for us.
In the Old Testament their atonement to God was to always be unblemished
for the sake of perfection (Morris, 147). They believed that the perfect
atonement would set them free from all their sins and thus make them clean in
God's eye .....
Jewish Tradition Of Passover
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.... and many, with only special foods, utensils, and dishware allowed. Kitchen utensils and dishware normally used in the home are not be used during Passover. Special dishes and utensils for the Passover holiday are taken out of storage, cleaned and used. Only foods that are "Kosher for Passover" are allowed. No leavened (containing yeast) foods or grains are eaten. In their place matzoh and foods containing matzoh are eaten. This is to commemorate the Israelites who fled quickly into the desert with no time for their breads to rise and were forced to bake the d .....
Church And State
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.... a great deal of controversy surrounding the
creation-evolution issue has been generated by scientists who have based their
claims on the creation model and have been willing to let their reputations
stand. Creationists have openly requested that when the discussion of origins
occurs in the public school system, both the model of creation and evolution be
presented side by side.
Initially, scientists and educators who have accepted the theory of
evolution without question were reluctant to pay any serious attention to
creationism; however, it has now become a .....