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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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