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In two different stories it has been depicted that two men have had their lives spared by God. Several questions are asked to find out why. Why save anyone? Why not just kill of all men instead of sparing two distinct but similar men for the same kind? There are several stories that depict earthly destruction and the destruction of the human race. However, the story of the Noah and the flood is important to millions of Christians and Jews across the world and Gilgamesh is an epic story that

As you may know, "Promise Keepers," a male Christian group, recently rallied on the capital grounds to revel in the spirit of God. However, Promise Keeper's is a radical Christian group that, frighteningly, may one day wield a considerable amount of political power. Frighteningly not only because they are a large Christian group, but because of the views associated with them. One of the most disturbing views the Promise Keeper's hold is that of male superiority. The Rev. Tony Evans, a Dallas

he Last Judgment is the altarpiece in the Sistine Chapel commissioned by Pope Clement VII. The painting proceeds from the viewer's lower left in a circular pattern, with the resurrected presenting themselves before the Christ and the saintly witnesses and then descending to damnation at the lower right. The religious themes and influences in the painting are only partly Christian and include Biblical events synthesized with religious concepts from Michelangelo's contemporaries. These ideas inclu

A Cultural Analysis of the Judgment Day "Judgment Day" is a term popularized by Christ and his followers. This term refers to a time during Christ's Second Coming when Christ will judge all men. Therefore, many modern artists look into the Bible and come up with exotic ideas to explain the message in terms that can be understood by people that may not have had that much contact with the Bible. One idea that was taken from the Bible was the "Judgment Day". This will be a day when Christ wi

Introduction Some time in the history of the universe, no one is quite sure when, there was born a man. This man would eventually be the first to found a monotheistic religion. The name of this man is Zoroaster; the name is actually a corruption of Zarathushtra. Zoroaster's birth date, along with whether his religion is actually monotheistic, is a subject of great debate. The opinions concerning his birth, and consequently about the beginning of this

Old Testament The Old Testament is a compilation, and like every compilation it has a wide variety of contributors who, in turn, have their individual influence upon the final work. It is no surprise, then, that there exist certain parallels between the Enuma Elish, the cosmogony of the Babylonians, and the Book of Genesis, the first part of the Pentateuch section of the Bible. In fact, arguments may be made that other Near Eastern texts, particularly Sumerian, have had their influences

LIKE US IN ALL THINGS BUT SIN: An examination of the question of the impeccability of Jesus Christ Class: THEOL 510 Liberty University 11 October, 1996 The New Testament authors had no qualms about declaring that Jesus was truly human and telling us that Jesus committed no sin. Bible passages such as 2 Corinthians 5:21, Hebrews 4:15, 1 Peter 2:22 and 1 John 3:5 "witness that He [Jesus] did not give in to temptation, nor violate the moral standards of God, nor was He inconsistent

Science/Religion Definition of religion and defense Definition of Religion: Religion is norms,values, or a way of life to an individual or community. A spiritual guide that governs the way a person lives from day to day by giving that person hope, belief, and reason to exist in this world. Religion can be whatever that person makes of it. Religion can be a persons assets, family, or other individuals or

name = Dustin Toll email = publish = yes subject = Theology title = The religious differences papers = I have heard a lot on the subject of Religion. There are a lot of different religions including Shinto, Buddhism, Judaism and, the most popular, Christianity. What I am going to say would offend most people, as I plan to be blunt. I think that most Religions are shams. It is obviously something, like Myths, made to explain the world. But certain religions, such

Ralph Waldo Emerson was a nineteenth-century transcendentalism author. Self-reliance and independence were ideas that were highly valued by him as well as other transcendentalist authors of his time. The transcendentalist believed in non-conformity and a belief that nature was an influential aspect of peoples life. They believed in an Oversoul that everything was a part of; from humans to plants to everything on the earth. They believed that when you died you became part of nature with everythin