• The Bible Version Controversy
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    A controversy of immense silliness has recently broken out among Evangelicals regarding the validity of modern, conservative translations of the Bible like the New American Standard, the New International, and the New King James. The controversy was ignited by a book written by Gail Riplinger entitled New Age Bible Versions. The only thing sillier than the controversy is the book that sparked it. Remember the old joke? -- 'If the King James Version was good enough for the Apostle Paul, then it's...
  • Renaissance Man Sir Walter
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    Renaissance Man The Renaissance Man, Sir Walter Raleigh, is acclaimed to be one of the greatest poets, explorers, and soldiers during the Renaissance era. Raleigh was born in 1554 in Hayes Burton, Devonshire, England to Walter Raleigh of F ardell and Katherine Gilbert (Raleigh, Internet). Raleigh fought in the Wars of the Religion in France on the French Protestant side in about 1569. Afterwards, Raleigh attended both Oriel College at Oxford and Middle Temple Law College at London but did not fi...
  • Sir Edward Coke King James Law
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    Sir Edward Coke, one of the most famous jurist and politicians in English history, was born on February 1, 1552 in Mile ham, Norfolk, England. He was educated at Norwich Grammar School and Trinity College in Cambridge, and entered the, Inner Temple or colleges in the university of law in 1572. It did not take long before he established himself as one of the most notorious lawyers in the English Monarch. Some of his most famous cases include the Cromwell libel case, implicating sedition to Edward...
  • A Summary Of The Book Of Ruth
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    A Summary of the Book of Ruth By Sharon C. Martinez The book of Ruth is found in the Old Testament of the Bible, it is one of the five scrolls. It takes place in a time of Jewish history when the judges ruled over Israel from 1370 to 1010 BC. The story tells of Naomi wife of Elimelech of the tribe of Judah. Elimelech moved his family from the Promised Land to Moab during a severe famine. Naomi stayed in land of Moab for 10 years, during this time she lost her husband and two sons. Naomi returne...
  • William Shakespeare Globe King Play
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    Excellent tragedy author: worst tragic life Yesterday afternoon I went to watch the play Romeo & Juliet at the Globe by one of the best play writer, William Shakespeare. The changes in the emotions, the tragedy, the comedy and the whole setting of the play brilliant. He has written many plays about comedies, histories and the tragedies. I know you are thinking I know that But a lot of people dont know much about his family and his parents and origination, so after send my men around the country ...
  • Bible Book Chapter Search
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    Virtual Christianity: Bibles A comprehensive list of on-line Bibles, in English and other languages, both ancient and modern; each featured site having a short description of its content and arrangement. This page is part of the Virtual Christianity Web site. Find out What's New at the Virtual Christianity Web site. For some introductory guidelines on reading the Bible for the first time, see How To Read The Bible For Better Understanding. To discuss the Bible on-line, come and post a message on...
  • Scottish Witch Trials Of 1590
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    The European witch-hunts that took place from 1400 to 1800 were complete monstrosities of justice, but the brutality seemed to have been concentrated more in certain parts of Europe than other parts. This is especially true in the British Isles during the witch trials of 1590-1593, where Scotland, a country with a fourth of the population of England, experienced three times as many executions as them. Before these particular trials, England and Scotland were both only mildly involved in the hunt...
  • James Burbage Shakespeare Play Plays
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    Life of William Shakespeare Around 1568, a group of actors visited Stratford and put on a play before the entire town, with permission from John Shakespeare, the mayor of the town. The people loved the play, especially the small children. All of them looked up to the actors, as they returned each year to perform different plays. They had dreams of one day becoming actors, but only one of these children fulfilled this dream. This child was the mayor's son, William Shakespeare. At this time, actor...
  • King James Bible England Throne
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    King James I was a devoted Christian who wanted the all common people to have their hands on the holy bible. Since King James was multi-lingual in, Greek, Latin, French, Italian, Spanish and English. He became the king of Scotland in 1556 at only thirteen months old and in 1603 acceded to the throne of England. At that point he combined Scotland and England the first to call it Great Britain. It is said that he also endured racism since he was Scottish but ruling over England but as a child he ...
  • Abraham Of Chaldea King James
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    The following is a narrative description on the life and times of one of the most powerful characters in the Old Testament. Abraham was indeed a man of God in a time where few men believed in the One true God. Through many triumphs and errors, he always returned to God to lead him back to his calling. His dedication resulted in great promises from God that were eventually fulfilled and affect each of our lives today. His story is our story. Abraham was a native of Chaldea, and a ninth generation...
  • King James I England Shakespeare Henry
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    This is a paper over King James I of England that I wrote for my honors english class. I received an A on the the assignment. King James I On June 19, 1566 in Theobalds, Hertfordshire, England, Mary Queen of Scots gave birth to her only child, a boy whom she named James. James' father was Henry Stewart, also known as Lord Darnley. Darnley was killed in an unexplained explosion at his house when James was eight months old. Only seven months later, Mary Queen of Scots had to give up her throne be...
  • How We Got The King James Vers
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    "The King James Version has become so sanctified by time and use that to many people it has come to be regarded as the Bible." Our English Bible James I was born in 1566 and died in 1625. He belonged to the House of Stuart along with all the other Kings of Scotland and a few from England. James I became the King of England when Elizabeth I, his cousin, died. This happened in the year 1603. When he took over the English throne, he was also the King of Scotland and ruled under the name of King Jam...
  • Macbeth King James
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    Macbeth was one of William Shakespeares finest plays. Although many people have read Macbeth, not many people know that King Macbeth of Scotland actually existed and what influenced Shakespeare to write about him. English culture and society as well as the historical figure Macbeth impacted Shakespeares infamous play. The historical King Macbeth reigned in Scotland for 17 years from 1040-1057. He had a wife named Coruoch and a stepson named Luloch. Although Macbeth did kill Duncan, he was not t...
  • Lady Macduff Son Scene Husband
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    Introduction William Shakespeare wrote "Macbeth" in 1605 to be performed in front of King James the 5 th. It is the story of Macbeth, a thane of Scotland who after meeting three witches who predict that one day he will be king, develops a fatal ambition to rule Scotland. He, along with his even more ambitious wife, decides he will have to do whatever possible to achieve the position of King of Scotland and embarks on a life of treachery, deceit and evil in order to achieve his ambition. Shakespe...
  • Lady Macbeth King Audience Murder
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    Legend has it that Macbeth was written in 1606 and performed at Hampton court for King James I; although some historians argue that it was in fact premiered at The Globe theatre, as were most of Shakespeare's productions. Irrespective of this polemic, the play is littered with aspects, issues and ideas that would undoubtedly suggest that the play was indeed written to please King James, who was at the time, patron of Shakespeare's theatre group. One of these themes deals with witches who James w...
  • How Does Shakespeare Build Tension In Macbeth
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    First some background into the Macbeth the play. Macbeth has been described as "A play for the king." It gained this title because it is quite possible that Shakespeare wrote it for the entertainment of King James the first. It is known that James was highly into witchcraft because he wrote a book about it, there were even rumours that he practised it himself. This play has a strong atmosphere of witchcraft and witches all the way through. There are other reasons Macbeth was called "A play for t...
  • Lady Macbeth Play Act Shakespeare
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    Literary Analysis of Macbeth: ~Explaining the role of the witches, ghosts, and visions in Macbeth~ William Shakespeare was born in Stratford on Avon on April 26 th, 1564. He married Anne Hathaway at the age of 18, and they had three children together. In Shakespeare's lifetime he wrote many plays. Many of them were highly praised yet others were cast aside. The crowd always wanted to be more thoroughly entertained and Shakespeare always tried to keep up with the people's needs. In 1605,...
  • Macbeth Witches Play King Witchcraft
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    Discuss the role of the witches in the play 'Macbeth' by William Shakespeare The witches play a significant part in the play 'Macbeth.' At the time when the play was written, there was witch-mania in Britain. King James 1 st was also very interested in witches and witchcraft and he even wrote a book about it. These may have influenced Shakespeare into writing a play about the supernatural. The witches play a vital part in the storyline and plot of the play, enhancing it in many different ways an...
  • Sir Walter Raleigh King Queen Published
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    Sir Walter Raleigh was an explorer, a politician, a historian, a soldier, a sailor, and a poet. He was born at Hayes, Devonshire in 1552 (Compton's Encyclopedia. 91). The year of his birth is somewhat in question. Some believe he was born in 1554 (Poetry Criticism. 200). He entered Oriel College, Oxford in 1568, but te next year he left to join the Huguenot Army in France. Sir Raleigh gained the recognition of Queen Elizabeth I after his heroic efforts in the suppression of the Irish rebellion ...
  • Lady Macbeth Shakespeare Play King
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    Macbeth Literary Analysis Krystal Macbeth Literary Analysis Essay, Research Paper Krystal Abbott Pat Patterson English IV Friday, December 03, 1999 Macbeth In Shakespeare? s lifetime he wrote many plays. Many of them were critically acclaimed and others cast aside. The crowd always wanted to be more thoroughly entertained and Shakespeare always tried to keep up with the people? s needs. In 1605, Shakespeare was being hounded for another work of genius. Hamlet and King Lear had just been complete...