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The Revolutions Spearheaded by John Calvin and Martin Luther during the Reformation
The word revolution, if looking at it in a dictionary or textbook,
will give you many different meanings. Though, that word, as defined by
dictionary.com, is a sudden, complete or marked change in something.
Throughout history - even since the beginning of time - there have been
many revolutions. Some of these revolutions w...
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The Struggles of Zoroastrians in America
Zoroastrians of America There is a minority religion in America. Today, after many millennia of history, its practitioners fear that they may be among the last few generations to practice their traditions. Despite this, many families who practice this religion prohibit their children from intermarriage and have mostly kept...
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A Case Study Paper on East Swamp Church in Pennsylvania
Local Church Case Study Paper – East Swamp Church East Swamp Church is located just outside the Borough of Quakertown, Pennsylvania, in a community, which has a population of approximately 30,000 (2000 census). It is a growing community located within an hour's drive of Philadelphia. The church was incorporated in 1892, al...
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The Origin and Overview of Satanism
Baby sacrifices. Got your attention now, don’t I? Now, back to something that has nothing to do with the sacrifice of babies; Satanism. Where did it start? Who are its main figures? Are there actually baby sacrifices? And the main thing I want to do is explain what Satanism teaches, and to create a certain level of awarenes...
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A History of the Advancement of the Religious Though During the Coloniation of America
Religion was one of the only forces as strong as political power which helmed the many nations of Europe. Catholicism, notably, was key among all royalties in England, Germany, and during a burgeoning time of exploration, the Americas. It was quest for both independence and religious freedom which lead to the initial crusad...
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The Importance of Obedience in the Puritan Ideology and Way of Life
Obedience was an important component in the writings of many early American authors; however the form that the master takes varies. In some cases, such as for the Puritans, God is the master that one must be forever obedient to. In other cases it is fellow man that one must subject themselves to. Sometimes, especially in re...
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A Discussion on the Wesleyan Roots the Wesleyan and Baptistic Wings of the Holiness and Pentecostal Movements are Founded in in the Article From Aldersgate to Azusa by Henry H. Knight
In his article “From Aldersgate to Azusa,” Henry H. Knight discusses the Wesleyan roots that both the Wesleyan and Baptistic wings of the Holiness and Pentecostal movements are founded in. Wesley’s understanding of holiness and the power of the Holy Spirit was accepted by every wing of the Holiness movement and, as a result...
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The Heaven's Gate Cult - A Mix of Alienism and Christianity
Heaven’s Gate – A Mix of Alienism and Christianity             According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, Christianity is defined as a religion derived from Jesus Christ, based on the Bible as sacred scripture, and professed by Eastern, Roman Catholic, and Protestant bodies. On the other hand, alienism is considered th...
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Puritan Codes and Puritan Religion
In today's society, there are many different religions practiced freely around the world. Each religion has its own rules and customs, along with its positives and negatives. Many people find the Puritan religion tremendously interesting; especially since it had much to do with Salem witch trials, along with the events le...
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The Puritan Religion
In the 1630s, the Puritans were suffering due to the oppression from the English government. They thirsted for a place that they could practice their own religion and the New World seemed to be an excellent choice. The first settlers of British colonies in the Americas, later known as New England, were Puritans. The Puritan...
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