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Bible Controversy Essay Examples

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A Comparative Bible Study to Find out If the Bible Is Holy or Just Full of Holes
IS YOUR BIBLE HOLY OR JUST FULL OF HOLES? A COMPARATIVE BIBLE STUDY Answer the following questions using a NIV Bible ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Matthew 6:13 How does the lords prayer end? Matthew 8:29 Who was the demons a...
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The Influence of the English Bible on History
The English Bible has had an influence on history in a lot of many different ways. It has transformed the English language and has helped many churches around the world. The English modern version might perhaps be a classic like the King James Version. The English Bible is of great importance to us today. The King James Bib...
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A Reflective Essay on the Morality of Criminal Punishment
When turning on the television, radio or simply reading the newspaper, we are bombarded with news of arrests, murders, and other such tragedies. It is a rare occasion to go throughout a day in this world and not hear of these situations. What should society do about this alarming trend? Not only committing crimes wrong, but...
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An Analysis of the Christian Bible
Christianity is a religion in which events are claimed to have occured but which can never be proved. Those who practice it live by different morals than are preached by the most holy texts. It is an institution in which the most holy scripture is contradictory, and wherein the supreme being, by the very definition,...
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A History of the Preservation of the Bible
Most Christians have not thought seriously about how Biblical writings were preserved. They can easily secure copies of the Bible and suppose that it has always been so. Like all other blessings, however, this one should not be taken for granted. Men have died so that the Bible might be preserved, translated, and published...
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The Consequences of Obedience and Disobedience According to the Bible
There are a lot of different things the Bible can tell us about obedience and disobedience. Many of which have the same outcome. Others have a very different outcome. In the book of Daniel, there are plenty of ways that the Bible can show you that there are some bad things that come out of obedience and some good things tha...
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A Claim from a Study That Shows That the Bible Is Wrong
Recent Study Shows That the Bible Is Wrong The Christian Bible says the words of God and states that God is omnipotent and cannot lie. If you think about that statement you realize that if God is omnipotent then he should have the power to lie. The error could not be corrected by any additions made to the bible throughout...
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An Introduction to the Different Translations of the Bible - Christian Mythology
Having several different translations of the Bible is very important. Each translation highlights different aspects of the book. Providing familiar language to special groups, some interpretations make it easier to understand. Having one translation of the Bible would not make sense , but, several different versions make th...
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The Janet Jackson's Issue
You've heard all about it by now: More than 90 million viewers watching the Super Bowl got a flash of Janet Jackson's bare breast after half of her leather bustier was ripped away by her partner Justin Timberlake in the finale of their performance. Officials at CBS issued an apology, claiming the exposure caught them by su...
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A History of the 1919 Chicago White Sox Controversy
Baseball used to be pure Before the first pitch of the 1919 World Series, the crowd in Cincinnati eagerly anticipated the upcoming game. Most Chicago fans knew their team was going to win. And the Cincinnati fans knew their team was the underdog, but they routed for them anyway. As it turned out, the White Sox lost the...
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The Historical and Cross-Cultural Controversy About the Issue of Prostitution
Prostitution is an issue which has caused controversy cross-culturally and historically and which has many individuals reexamining the logistics of it. If prostitution is decriminalized it will become economically profitable and feasible for not only the prostitutes, but also western society as a whole. Without the 20th...
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Controversy and Violence of Biblical Stories Analyzed in The Harlot by the Side of the Road by Jonathan Kirsch
"The Harlot by the Side of the Road" was an interesting look at stories from the Bible that most people do not even know exist. In Sunday school and church you never hear the stories of rape, incest and violence that Jonathan Kirsch explains in this book. The teachers and pastors screen what knowledge of the Bible...
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Responses to Bible Verses
Read John 6:22-71 very carefully. It is called ``The Bread of Life''
discourse by Scripture scholars. In this discourse, there are four
distinct groups of people that Jesus is dealing with: The Crowds, The
Jews, The Disciples, and the Twelve. Notice that in verse 22, St. John
is referring to the crowd, and Jesus deals w...
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Using the Bible to Comfort Someone in Need
Phd Class Presentations. Each PhD student will make one presentation to the class via Wimba. Each Wimba session will consist of a 10-15-minute presentation and have an observable thesis statement that governs the entire presentation. After the presentation, the PhD student should lead class discussion, exploring the implica...
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An Analysis of Old and New Testament in Wisdom According to the Bible by Adam Giffith.
Adam Griffith New Testament Literature Dr. Christian March 27, 2000 Wisdom According to the Bible What does it mean to have wisdom? Some may say to be wise is to have enough knowledge and good judgment to make well thought out life decisions. Wisdom is a common term mentioned throughout out the New Testament Epistles...
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Babylon Revisited: A Short Story Based on Babylon Building in the Bible
I think that 'Babylon Revisited' is a good title for this story because it follows the same story-line of the Babylon building in the Bible. The story in the Bible is about people trying to build a tower to go on forever and it ultimately led to mass destruction. They strived for total perfection in what they were building...
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An Analysis of Favoritism in the Bible
Favoritism and the Powers of the Gods In ancient times, people believed that their lives would be significantly better off if the gods favored them. In the Aeneid, gods were battling with each other over who would control fate. Even the Bible shows us incidences of favoritism. In a society where everything is governed b...
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A Comparative Bible Study
IS YOUR BIBLE HOLY OR JUST FULL OF HOLES? A COMPARATIVE BIBLE STUDY Answer the following questions using a NIV Bible ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Matthew 6:13 How does the lords prayer end? Matthew 8:29 Who was the demo...
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How Prophet Ezekiel Was Different from Other Prophets in the Bible
The prophet Ezekiel was active from 597-587 during the time of the Babylonian conquest. At the time of the writing, Babylon was a leading political power as a nation and one action of theirs was to exile the people of Judea in order to keep a tighter grip on their power. As the exile went on, Jerusalem and the Temple in the...
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Proving the Bible Right as the Word of God
Proving the Bible Right Now a days its hard to trust anything. With so many things going wrong in todays society there is one thing that you can trust. Thats the Holy Bible. There are many reasons to trust the Bible, the most common is that its Gods word but for some people that just isnt enough. But if you do your rese...
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Supreme Court Ruling Bans Bible Reading in Public Schools
In 1962, the United States Supreme Court made a ruling on a case that would change the face of American schools forever. For months the Court endlessly debated the pros and cons of either outcome. On June 25 of that year, the Court made its decision, and the class-wide activity of Bible reading was banned. God was no longer...
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The Main Elements and Messages in the Religious Stories in the Bible
People read The Bible for many different reasons, such as it is just a part of their faith so they have to. Others read it because the stories are interesting, and still others read the stories because of the moral and ethical messages the stories convey. Many people, when reading The Bible, do not go deep into the readings...
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The Proofs of the Historicity and the Deity of Christ in the Bible
In search of the truth, I found life. Researching this book has opened my eyes and my mind to understanding my faith. Through eyewitnesses and Biblical accounts, historical facts and archaeological findings, we can develop knowledge of our faith through substantial evidence. The historicity and the deity of Christ can be pr...
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References to Slavery in the Bible: Does God Approve of It?
Does the Bible Condone Slavery? Slavery in the New World caused one of the greatest controversies of modern times. People have used the Bible to argue for and against this extremely inhumane practice. Few institutions in history have caused more suffering. A Slave is defined as a human being who is the property of anoth...
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Theories & Conspiracies of the Five Gospels
The Five Gospels: Theories & Conspiracies In the beginning stood four men. Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, the Synoptics of the Bible. Men with a vision, to conceive a living testimony of their Lord and Savior Jesus. But today many followers of Christ as well as scholars are skeptical about the origins of the Gosp...
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