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The Holy Longing Essay Examples

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An Analysis of the Use of Fire in "Barn Burning" by William Faulkner and "The Holy Longing" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Fire. After reading Faulkner's "Barn Burning" and Goethe's "The Holy Longing," fire has a new meaning for me. Faulkner's character, Abner, is a farm hand who must work hard in order to take care of his large family. Abner, however, does not have a farm of his own to work, so he is forced to work the l...
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An Analysis of Christian Spirituality in The Holy Longing by Ronald Rolheiser
The fundamentals of Christian spirituality lie in the triune God that is the center of Christian faith. In Ronald Rolheiser's book, The Holy Longing, he strives to give the reader a deeper understanding of and ability to practice this Christian spirituality and its different dimensions within the reader's life. It is the wa...
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The Longing for Acceptance in Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
In Cannery Row by John Steinbeck, many various instances depict the importance of being included in society. Everyone longs to be accepted by others and being lonely is ultimately the worst feeling in the wrold. William, Henri, and Frankie all show the human need of being included in society. William, the bouncer at Dora's...
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An Analysis of the Major Themes in the Poem Western Winds, When Will Thou Blow
Mike Patterson Mr. White English10 December 12, 1998 Journal 2 Western Wind, When Will Thou Blow Westron wind, when with thou blow The small rain down can rain? Christ, that my love were in my arms, And I in my bed again. - Anonymous The poem Western Winds, When Will Thou Blow is about the longing for love and co...
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Exploring the Overriding Theme of Love in Charlotte Brinte's Jane Eyre"
Lauren Burkhart October 29, 1999 English 104w Longing for Love Charlotte Bronte created the novel "Jane Eyre," with an overriding theme of love. The emotional agony that the main character experiences throughout the novel stem from the treatment received as a child, loss of loved ones, and eco...
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The Longing for Love in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Longing for Love Charlotte Bronte created the novel "Jane Eyre," with an overriding theme of love. The emotional agony that the main character experiences throughout the novel stem from the treatment received as a child, loss of loved ones, and economic hardships. To fill these voids, Jane longs for love. Ironical...
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A Holy Book: The Role It Can Play in Bringing about Civilization
What item could help us in a new colony; help us build a new government and economy? My choice is based on trying to help civilization as a whole and enabling us to build a government that will last in the new world. My choice is a religious book, such as The Bible, or another holy book based on the majority religion of my...
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An Analysis of Poems by Robert Burns
Literary Analysis: Poems by Robert Burns In a small Scottish town of Alloway, Ayreshire, a rare boy overwhelmed with talent was reading a humerous chapbook, not knowing that ten years later he would be writing poems of his own that would receive the hearts of many readers (Ferguson, p.242). That was two centuries ago, and...
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The History and Development of the Russian Orthodox Church
The Russian Orthodox Church's history and development, which established it as an arm of the Tsarist state and an instrument of the perpetuation of Russia's unequal class system and anti-reform policies, made it a necessary object of destruction for the security of the Bolshevik revolution. The myth of the Holy Russian la...
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Origen's Explanation of the Nature of the Holy Trinity in Christian Belief
Origen's doctrine of the Trinity is an attempt to maintain the monotheistic nature of God in the light of the existence of Father, Son and Holy Spirit. The influence of middle Platonism upon his teachings forces Origen to emphasise the totally transcendent nature of the Father and explains that the existence of the Son the...
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A Description of the Holy Bible Authored By God and Written By Men Inspired of the Holy Spirit
I believe the Holy Bible was authored by God and written by men inspired of the Holy Spirit. I also believe the Bible to be the written revelation of Jesus Christ guiding all men in heavenly instruction. The Holy Bible is true and without error. God will indeed judge us on the principles provided in His Holy Scriptures. Jes...
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The Crusades: Holy War of the Christians
Pope Urban II had called the Christians to join him in a Holy War to reclaim the Holy Lands as an act of Christianity, but there were many activities that took place that werent characteristics of Christianity. The Crusades were a smokescreen for Popes The Crusades were the idea of Pope Urban II, a wise Frenchman. On No...
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The Holy Cross of 1947
Holy Cross 1947
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-con...
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An Introduction to the Analysis of the Holy Trinity of Masaccio
The Holy Trinity by Masaccio
The Holy Trinity by Masaccio was done approximately 1428. It is a
superb example of Masaccio's use of space and perspective. It consists of
two levels of unequal height. Christ is represented on the top half, in a
coffered, barrel-vaulted chapel. On one side of him is the Virgin Mary,
and on the...
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An Introduction to the Analysis of the Holy Trinity of Masaccio
The Holy Trinity of Masaccio The Holy Trinity by Masaccio was done approximately 1428. It is a
superb example of Masaccio's use of space and perspective. It consists of
two levels of unequal height. Christ is represented on the top half, in a
coffered, barrel-vaulted chapel. On one side of him is the Virgin Mary,
and on...
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A History and the Importance of the Holy Quran for the Islam Faith
In the religion Islam, God (Allah) is the decisive and only source of knowledge and the Holy Quran is the main source of religious education. The Quran whose literal meaning is “recitation” is the central religious transcript of Islam. The Muslim people consider that the Quran is the manuscript of divine path and guide for...
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The Holy Sacrament of Baptism
Baptism In the Greek language of Jesus day, the word baptizo meant to dip or immerse an object in water. In its Christian use baptizo came to mean the act of Baptism, or the washing and cleansing of something to renew it. Jesus Baptism took place in the Jordan River. (Gospel According to Mark) John, an apostle, was the ma...
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A Literary Analysis of the Poetry by John Donne
In John Donne s poetry he uses allot of images to relate to biblical themes. He uses similar views the Jesus had in the new testament. In some parables that are in the new testament that relate to some of Donne s poetry. Some of the images that both Donne and the parables had are very similar to each other. Especially the s...
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An Overview of the Movies Involving Contact
“ We think of ourselves as Knights of the Holy Contact. This is a lie.... we need only mirrors.” Man has always tried to create or search for another life form, whether this life form’s intelligence is less than, equal to, or greater than our own intelligence, hence the “Knights of holy Contact.” We search as the Knight...
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An Introduction to the History of the Crusades and Pope Urban II
Pope Urban II had called the Christians to join him in a Holy War to reclaim the Holy Lands as an act of Christianity, but there were many activities that took place that weren’t characteristics of Christianity. The Crusades were a smokescreen for Pope’s craving for power and control. The Crusades were the idea of Pop...
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The Art of Christ and Virgin Mary in The Holy Trinity by Masaccio
The Holy Trinity by Masaccio was done approximately 1428. It is a superb example of Masaccio's use of space and perspective. It consists of two levels of unequal height. Christ is represented on the top half, in a coffered, barrel-vaulted chapel. On one side of him is the Virgin Mary, and on the other, St. John. Chr...
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An Analysis of the Image of Jesus in the Gospels
A Revolutionary Radical: Jesus in the Gospels Libenter homines id quod volunt credunt. - CAESAR Jesus might have existed as a mortal, but it is unlikely that he existed as the Holy Son of God. Since most of the writings about him were written decades after his death it is more likely that his legend was used as politic...
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The Importance of the Holy Spirit in the Holy Trinity
The Third Part of One God With a majority of the focus on God the Father as well as God made flesh, Jesus Christ, the importance of the Holy Spirit is often neglected. The Holy Trinity consists of these three forms in which God performs his works, all of which play important roles in Catholicism and scripture. For the majo...
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Sex Talk in a Positive and Effective Way: An Analysis of Leon F. Seltzer and David Niose's Article
In Leon F. Seltzer and David Niose article, “Teen Sex: “Holy vs.
Humanistic Approach”, they dive into a taboo subject for most
parents and teens. They explain that even though there are
cultural and religious differences most parents share on thing-
the best for their children. But, there are areas such as, the
teaching of...
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Making Life Decisions
Only fools keep chance as their companions, for fate does not give what you must grab with your own two hands. "For they, who await no gifts from chance, have conquered fate." (Matthew Arnold, Resignation lines 247-248) Chance only endows factitious splendors similar to pyrite, while hard works gleams with rewards like effu...
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