• Quest For The Holy Grail
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    Jim Dougherty Mrs. Shah English IV 541-08 10 October 2000 King Arthur's Quest for the Holy Grail The Quest for the Holy Grail was the greatest and noblest of all quests for King Arthur's Knights of the Round Table. The Holy Grail was believed to be the cup used by Jesus Christ at the Last Supper, and it was the cup that caught Christ's blood when he was thrust in the side with a spear at his crucifixion. Joseph of Arimathea, the wealthy man who allowed Christ to be placed in his tomb, is said to...
  • The First Crusade Holy Land
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    The First Crusade As the year 1000 A. D. was approaching the strength of Christianity in Western Europe was growing along with its population. The newly reformed and organized Church began to gain great power. A new Europe was being born with the Catholic Church as a force in every area of life. In Christian beliefs, the savior, Jesus Christ was to return to earth and bring judgment on its people. Many clergy members along with lay people believed this would take place in the year 1000 A. D... ...
  • Euthyphro Gods Holy Idea
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    Essentially, the question at hand is whether something is considered holy because it is loved by the gods or if that which spoken of is loved by the gods because it in itself is holy. The initial problem created is what is to be identified as holy. The gods willing something as holy would provide certain implications of what is expected of those who choose to worship. In other words, regardless of what a certain belief might entail, the people must follow it anyway simply because the gods will s...
  • Holy Spirit Things Power Comforter
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    THE HOLY SPIRIT The Holy Spirit is the third person in the Trinity. He is God, because he is in the Godhead. The Holy Spirit is a power, it talks about that in Acts 1: 8. But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come on you. The Holy Spirit dwells in us teaching us, inspiring us, and giving us power. The Holy Spirit is equal with God and the Son. If you have the Holy Spirit in you it is the same as having Christ in you (Romans 8: 9-12). The Holy Spirit is a comforter it says in ...
  • Acts 2 Holy Ghost
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    'Acts 2: 1-18 ' In the beginning of Acts 2, the disciples had returned to Jerusalem from Mt. Olivet. They had seen the ascension of Jesus, but they weren't sad, as some might have expected. Jesus had promised to send a Comforter, and they could hardly wait. They were excited and were gathered in the temple, praising God and waiting. Luke 24: 53 reads that they were 'continually in the temple, praising and blessing God.' They remembered the words that Jesus said, 'Whatsoever ye shall ask the Fat...
  • Galahad As A Christ Figure
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    Very few people can call themselves a Christ figure. There are so many elements that go into being a Christ figure. Galahad had all those elements. He was enraptured, he saw "the wonders of the Holy Grail", and he had disciples. Also, he made life better for human beings by sacrificing himself for others, he preformed miracles, and he heard holy voices and saw holy visions. Because of all that he did Galahad was a proven Christ figure of his time. Galahad would hear holy voices and see visions ...
  • The Crusades Holy Land
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    Crusades Essay During the years 1095 to 1204, there was a series of campaigns led by the Christians to rid the Holy Land from the Muslims. The Holy Land was the area around Modern Day Jerusalem and Israel, which both Christians and Muslims considered to be rightfully theirs. Many battles and many lives were lost due to this terrible war. The Holy Land was supposed to be a place of worship and peace, the end of the Crusades turned it into a slaughter ground. The Christians, arrogant and cocky, ra...
  • Crusades Holy Land
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    While the goal of the Christian Crusades was only successful once, it still brought about many changes in the time including an end to feudalism, advancement in warfare, and expansion of trade. The Seljuk Turks began to take over "the Holy Land" in Palestine and this upset Pope Urban II. He was eager to regain the Holy Land and thus began the First Crusade. The French and Italian lords led armies through Palestine to their main target Jerusalem. They were heavy armor and wool while marching thro...
  • The Thirty Years' War
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    The Thirty Years' War THE HAPSBURG S DEMISE On October 24, 1648 in Munster a treaty was signed that ended one of the most bloody wars in European history. This war, a war of religion, involved most of Western Europe, especially the Holy Roman Empire. The Thirty Years War marked the decline socially, politically, and economically of the Hapsburgs and the rise of France as the chief power in Europe. As a result of the Thirty Years War, the Hapsburgs lost their standing as the wealthiest dynasty in...
  • Role Of Women Holy Bible
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    of God the moral way through The Bible. The Koran is a book that tries to guide believers in the right direction, because they decided that the Jews and Christians disobeyed God's commandments by dividing themselves into sects. In result, they tried to differentiate themselves by learning their true religion of Islam, absolute submission. By reading more and more of the Holy Bible and the Koran I have seen mostly similarities which was not the goal of the Koran. One of the largest similarities b...
  • Socrates Definition Of Holiness
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    Socrates was a very simple man who did not have many material possessions and spoke in a plain, conversational manner. Socrates often engaged in conversations with people who claimed to be "experts." He would question them on issues that, if they were the "experts" they claimed to be they would have the correct answer in seconds. Socrates often made these "experts" look quite foolish when he would prove them wrong in front of many other citizens. Plato's Euthyphro is about one day when Socrates ...
  • Holy Spirit God Paul Drew
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    Drew Morgan, of Jack Cavanaugh's The Puritans, is similar to Paul the apostle through his life's experiences and challenges. In the 1700's, a religious group of people called Puritans began to sail to the New World in search of religious freedom and the ability to worship as they pleased. Even though Drew Morgan's life seemed to mirror Paul's, he had his own, one-of-a-kind experiences he had to face. Although Paul and Drew Morgan were separated by hundreds of years, they both had similar non-Chr...
  • Monte Python Compare Scenes To Real Life
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    Monte Python Compare/Contrast Paragraph #2 Scene: The Holy Grail This scene starts out with King Arthur and his nobel knights walking through a path. Then the skies open up and God speaks to them. "Arthur, Aaa arthur!" (Monte), say's God. Arthur answer's and asks what God wants. God requests that Arthur go search for the Holy Grail. The Holy Grail is generally considered to be the cup from which Christ drank at the Last Supper, and the one used by Joseph of Arima thea to catch his blood as he hu...
  • The Attributes Of The Christian God
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    According to Christianity, the attributes of God can be organized into two categories: Physical and ethical or moral. Some terms address God's transcendence of physical ideology, others address God's Devine intellect and will. There are a multitude of terms from which to choose when labeling the attributes of God. Therefore, this paper will only deal with the fundamental terms that are put forth by the sacred scriptures. God is, according to the Old and New Testaments: Omnipotent, eternal, Immen...
  • Holy Cross 1947 Crusaders Kaftan Game
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    The school was small. The program was an afterthought. The gymnasium was non-existent. That a team from the College of the Holy Cross should find itself in the championship game of the NCAA Tournament was a preposterous notion. But there was Holy Cross, the product of a happy accident rather than a well-conceived plan, preparing to meet Oklahoma for the national title in New York. In March 1947, the team without a home court had appropriated Madison Square Garden. The mecca of basketball rocked...
  • The Sacrament Of Confirmation
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    There are many practices of worship in the Roman Catholic religion. Worshiping could be anything: basic prayer, the seven sacraments, or public worship (Sunday mass). Each experience of worship has different meanings in Roman Catholicism, effecting people in many different ways. One of the more noteworthy practices that I have experienced is one of the seven sacraments, confirmation. Confirmation is said to be a time where a catholic confirms their beliefs. Through this sacrament, a person becom...
  • Social Pressures In Ginsberg's Howl
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    Social Pressures Reflected in Ginsberg's "Howl" Post World War II America produced a number of images that will be forever imprinted on the minds of Americans. Such images as television shows like "Leave It To Beaver" and "I Love Lucy," movies such as "An Affair To Remember," and "Brigadoon," are watched frequently even in today's society. But in this world of fairytale movies and the "American Dream," what about those who didn't fit into the picture of perfection and prosperity These men became...
  • Solar System Galileo Universe Sun
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    v A Florentine philosopher, physicist, and inventor. This is a lot of work to do in one life time. Galileo Galilei did all that and even more. He is most commonly remembered for his condemnation by the Holy Office as a result of his attempting to prove the Copernican theory of the universe. Galileo was born on February 15, 1564, in Pisa, Italy. He died in Florence, Italy, on January 8, 1642. He first got investigated by th Congregation of the Holy Office on February 19, 1616. Galileo acted abru...
  • Buddy Book Review Holy Spirit
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    Book Review: Living Buddha, Living Christ Living Buddha, Living Christ by Thich Nhat Hanh is a book that converges the ideas of Christianity and Buddhism. I chose to analyze this book because I am Christian, and in class I have observed similarities and differences between the two religions. Growing up Catholic I did not always agree with what I was taught or how I was supposed to look at Jesus and God. I always had a guilty conscience, because I am a sinner and Jesus died for me, and all other ...
  • The Crusades Holy Wars
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    The crusades are a dark and terrible time for the Catholic and Islam religions. Both saw the crusades as a type of holy wars, both were fighting for their God. There is much information on this topic maybe too much. I had to narrow it down quite a bit. The best source that could be found and that was the most help full was God of Battles by Peter Partner. Most of the research I did was in this book. The crusades where a type of holy wars. Holy wars have been fought for centuries going as far ba...