Bulgarian Orthodox Church

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  • Joseph Stalin And Vladimir Putin

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    impartiality of the 2004 and 2012 elections. Experts state that “Getting the necessary fifty percent to avoid a runoff would have been impossible without rigging the elections.” From a young age, Stalin was reared to be devout in the Greek Orthodox Church in accord with his parents’ wish for him to become a priest; however, in the typical iconoclastic manner, when he ruled over

  • The Role Of Images Within The Context Of Byzantine Art

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    on visual perception which shows the fascination humanity has with the power of images. This paper intends to discuss the use and importance of images within the context of Byzantine art. The works of art produced in the service of the Eastern Orthodox Church, which are still employed today, show a remarkable synthesis of beliefs, theology and aesthetics of the Byzantine culture. The majesty of the images emphasize the Glory of God and the spiritual realities of the Christian faith. The images were

  • Social Message In The Sun Rising

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    Take me to church contains a strong social message that criticizes centralized religion and its desire to oppress the true nature of men and women. In fact, Hozier defies the idea of the original sin and argues that our sinful nature is what makes us human. He uses rhetorical devices such as apostrophe, allusion and oxymoron in order to mock centralized religion and define human’s sinful pleasures as the pinnacles of our virtue. Hozier demonstrates his humanistic point of view in the chorus, where

  • Roman Catholic And Eastern Orthodox Church

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    Eastern Orthodox Catholics once included a solitary Christian church with two focuses of force, Rome and Constantinople. Known as the Great Schism, was the official split between Roman Catholics and Eastern Orthodox Church. The Church split along doctrinal, religious, phonetic, political, and geographic lines, and the central break as never been mended. Though the Church split because of their differences, they still had some things that were similar. The Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox temples

  • The Role Of Images Within The Context Of Byzantine Art

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    humanity has with the power of images. This paper intends to discuss the use and importance of images within the context of Byzantine art. The works produced in the service of the Eastern Orthodox Church still employed today, show a remarkable synthesis of doctrine, theology and aesthetics. The rigid program of Church decoration was meant as a didactic element to accompany the liturgy. The majesty of the images bespeaks of the Glory of God and the spiritual realities of the Christian faith. The images

  • The Greek or Eastern Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church

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    The Greek or Eastern Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church The Greek or Eastern Orthodox Church holds a great belief in the “word-picture” of the church having believers in heaven as well as on earth, spanning time as well as space. The worship is incredibly spiritual and mysterious and a huge amount of incense and candles contribute to this by setting a frightfully heavenly aurora. Much belief relies on traditional methods of the church and what ideas have

  • Christianity : The Spread Of Christianity In The World

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    Christianity is a major religion. It is one of the largest religions in the world. There is more than two billion believers in Christianity. The teaching of this religion is based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. The spread of Christianity has lead to a lot of changes throughout the history. The core principles of this religion have become the major pillars of human life in most parts of the world. Christians use the Bible as the main guide of their teachings. Christianity was a religion

  • Cultural Landscape Of House Of Worship

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    Michael’s Antiochian Orthodox Church and St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church seemed to be strikingly similar yet different. St. Michael’s Antiochian Orthodox Church is an eastern orthodox church. While at the church I noticed several aspects of the landscape. When I walked in I could smell the burning of incense, a smell symbolistic of the way they worship. When you walked in the first thing you saw were candles

  • A Comparison Of Christianity And Christianity

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    We as homo sapiens refer to religion or beliefs as a way to cope with issues and a pathway to God. Which is why their are numerous unique yet similar religions out there, such as; Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and last but certainly not least Christianity. Each religion has quite the number of followers, but Christianity has the most followers or believers. Christianity is practiced world wide by 2.1 billion people, and are found most in the United States of America. They can also be found in

  • Aquinas Religious Values

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    on Sicily, and died on the 7th of March 1274, Fossanova, Papal States at about 48 to 49 years of age. He was a Catholic Priest and was known as the ‘Doctor of the Church’. He was thought to be the church’s best out of all its philosophers and theologians. Pope Benedict XV stated that this Order had obtained a new light when the church had declared the teachings of Saint Thomas, with the special praises of the Pope, to be the master and patron of the Catholic schools. There is nothing on this earth

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