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  • The Common Theme Of Martyrdom Within The Death Of Socrates And The Execution Of Saint Barbara

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    Deanna Rose Palevo Professor Heller ART 105 07 Final Term Paper 12/06/2016 The Common Theme of Martyrdom within The Death of Socrates and The Execution of Saint Barbara When walking through a museum, one notices the immense variation within every piece. Each work contains one or a few specific themes, and its own unique interpretation of said theme. Common themes may include, but are of course not limited to that of life, birth, beauty, power and strength, heroism, death, and beliefs. In this

  • Essay On Yoruba Religion

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    Church was the concept of the immortality of the soul, which led to prayers and offerings made to the dead. The churches were full of carved and painted images of departed people who had been declared saints, but who could, if handled rightly, grant requests. Masking the Yoruba deities with the Catholic saints was a means of keeping the old religion alive, even if it meant giving new names to the orishas. Catholicism was the seedbed for the survival of the orishas. The Catholic Church allowed ethnic associations

  • The Discovery Of The Staircase

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    and discover something new. The mystery behind certain iconic tourist sights that are brought to light through photography often intrigues and sparks curiosity in humans with the promise of new knowledge and discovery. The Miraculous Staircase of Saint Joseph in the Chapel of Loretto in Santa Fe, New Mexico offers mystery through the unknown and unexplainable questions that have risen throughout the years regarding the stair cases history and religious background. The mixture between the unanswered

  • Descriptive Essay About Santa Inez Mountains

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    everyone who has toured coastal California is familiar with the Santa Inez Mountains that form the striking backdrop for the city of Santa Barbara. But not everyone has been in (or on) those mountains, and that’s where the true magnificence lies. Have you? One such journey begins on Gibraltar Road near the upper edge of the city, just above the Santa Barbara Mission. The trip is breathtaking as it winds its way through several different climate and flora zones on its way to La Cumbre Peak, a pine

  • The Cruel Hand of God: Secular Themes and Compassionate Leadership in San Manuel Bueno, Mártir and The Plague

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    God. Despite these divergent philosophies, both characters aspire to their own notions of what constitutes “secular sainthood.” Because of the inherent imprecision of such a phrase, the reader is asked to determine what truly determines a “secular saint.” Is it someone who is portrayed by the populace as a religious martyr but who actually is quite secular (hereafter known as the “Don Manuel interpretation”) or someone who is seen by the populace as cruelly detached and unemotional but is actually

  • Essay about Psalm 42

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    If the book of Psalms be, as some have styled it, a mirror or looking-glass of pious and devout affections, this psalm in particular deserves, as much as any one psalm, to be so entitled, and is as proper as any to kindle and excite such in us: gracious desires are here strong and fervent; gracious hopes and fears, joys and sorrows, are here struggling, but the pleasing passion comes off a conqueror. Or we may take it for a conflict between sense and faith, sense objecting and faith answering. I

  • The Early Life Of Saint Elizabeth Of The Visitation

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    it.” That’s what Hebrews 6:15 says. Just like Abraham, Saint Elizabeth was patient and gained what she had longed for through the grace of God. Imagine that you are Saint Elizabeth. You are disappointed that you were never blessed with a child, but you never become bitter from it. You are always humble and put God first. You and Zechariah pray every day for a child. Your prayers are never answered, but you still remain faithful to God. Saint Elizabeth of the Visitation, who is still venerated in

  • Historical Art Work: Reliquary Châsse

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    While there many gorgeous and historical art works present at National Gallery of Art, I shall only compare and contrast the functions, materials and the context of a pair art works. The first art work is called Reliquary Châsse, which was made in Limoges; a city of French that well-known for copper work. The birth years of the art was written in between 1175 to 1180 CE. The art work is now a donation from Widerner Collection since 1942 to National Gallery of Art. On other hand, the second art work

  • Biography: Saint Philomena

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    not only treated her parents with respect, but she still treated and loved her neighbors as herself. In spite the fact that she was tortured, she did not fight back, harm, or express any negativity towards anyone, especially the emperor. “Pray to Saint Philomena. Whatever you ask from her, She will obtain for you.” - Pope Gregory XVI. St. Philomena is known as “The Wonder Worker”

  • Susan Wolf 's Article ' Moral Saints ' And John Stuart Mill 's Book ' Utilitarianism ' Essay

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    Both Susan Wolf’s article “Moral Saints” and John Stuart Mill’s book “Utilitarianism” will be discussed here. These works offer expositions of and opinions on the philosophical issue of the moral worth of adhering to a certain set of values, and how a person’s motivations for doing so can change their worth and the desirability of their way of life. Wolf offers the position that leading an extremely morally good life is undesirable, while Mill’s opposing position is that if morality leads to happiness