Dead but Alive

Name: Course: Instructor: Date: Dead but Alive Sherman is a Native American teenager who names himself as Zits. He is half Irish and Half Indian, who never recognized his alcoholic father while his mom passed away when he was only six. The aspect of ethnicity enables him to acknowledge stigma associated with being a Native American. He notices that minorities affect opinion based on one’s background, and everyone is fixed with a different ideology that is particular to a given ethnic group. He learns a lot more about his people and family when he notices that there is a lie about his history. A lot of questions tickle in his mind whether his father was an Indian whom he never knew (Sherman...

I AM The Bread of Life

THE BREAD OF LIFE Name Institution Instructor Date Introduction “I am the bread of life” is a popular statement among Christians that depicts the episode of Jesus when he fed the multitude of followers. The episode details the life of Jesus and his power as it appears in the Gospel of John 6:22-59. The statement or phrase has immense significance to Christians and religious leaders in the world. It gives them hope for the future and affirmation that they serve a living God. The episode also affirms that they have a true provider that is always standing by their side. The bread of life means according to some translation, the provider of life, the redeemer and the way to God. It shows the...

Taoism

Name: Professor: Course: Date: Taoism Taoism which is often referred to as Daoism is a tradition found among the Chinese people. Its premise revolves around urging individuals to live together in harmony together with Tao, which is path or way. The word Tao is also used among different other philosophies apart from Taoism. The usage of the word denotes a particular thing as the force or source behind every existence. Currently, Taoism is among the five religions under existence in China. WHAT IS TAOISM The precepts or principles according to Taoism can be defined clearly when individuals are mediating with their thoughts (Bai 725). During this period their subconscious mind is usually under...

Temptation of Adam

Temptation of Adam Name Date Institution “Temptation of Adam: A Reflection of Women’s Weakness?” Introduction Genesis is the first chapter of the Bible that starts with the story of God’s creation. After creating the Earth, the plants, sky, water, all living and non-living things, God decided to create man and woman who would take care of his creations. Thus, Adam and Eve came into the picture. Contrary to the beautiful beginning of the chapter, Genesis 2-3 recounted the story of the fall of the first two people in the universe after Adam and Eve ate the forbidden fruit. Worse, many Christians believed that this event became the reason of our “original sin”, which could only...

Argue the differences and similarities between Hinduism and Buddhism

Name Institution Teacher Date A Comparative Study of Hinduism and Buddhism Of the five principal religions in the world today, Buddhism and Hinduism have a well-earned and, it seems, permanent place. Ever since religion has been viewed from a comparative point of view, scholars and students have tried disintegrating the basic concepts of one religion with respect to the other. This, in turn, has led to the posing of various questions—some of which are also deemed to be of a higher understanding than man can imagine. Why are differences between two religions? Do they matter? Why is the definition of God different in two religions? If not, how is it similar? This paper aims to provide a...

European Media views on Islam

Student’s Name Professor’s Name Subject Date The Image of the Islam in the European Media Introduction In the past thirty years, the Western world has started to approach to Islam, the Muslim world, and the position of Muslims in Europe, specifically in west Europe, where the long influence of the Ottoman Empire, left a large Muslim population. Events such as the Iranian Revolution, The Gulf War, 9/11, and ultimately, the American occupation of Iraq, have raised awareness on the Islam. In the same way, the ever-changing nature of the Middle-Eastern and Maghreb politics, have led to a diaspora of Muslims to Europe (Shadid & van Koningsveld 174). For instance, given its position as a...

Gender in major world religions

Name Institution Instructor Title Gender in major world religions Introduction The idea of promoting gender equality has always been a slow process. To date, it has not yet unfolded worldwide. However, the process is a lively one, which has made tremendous steps. The incorporation of women into religious groups has gained its momentum in the recent years. It can be evidenced by the recent influence of a feminist voice in the religious groups, including Christianity and Judaism. Women activism in the various religious groups has been further developed to the ordination of women. It has also expanded and encouraged the evaluation of the role of women in Orthodox. It has also created the...

Gods friendship in a world of unfriendless

GOD’S FRIENDSHIP IN A WORLD OF UNFRIENDLINESS Student’s Name Course Code: Course Title Date Introduction Human beings are more than their physical bodies; they have emotional parts, which correspond to their souls. Each person’s soul is unique in the world, and a friend becomes invaluable gift in every person’s life. A friend represents a physical embodiment of the affection of God to each. A friend provides an expansion of another's capacity to experience love and offer a consistent reminder of the blessings of God. A true friend is one that can dint his or her essence on their person’s soul. True friendship holds even through the most difficult tests and periods and produces...

Hume, Socrates, and Plato’s beliefs.

Name Institution Instructor Date Hume, Socrates, and Plato's beliefs How Socrates is the first Philosopher of Ethics Socrates is considered as the first philosopher ethics because of his underlying belief that ethics revolves around wisdom, maturity and love. He introduced the idea of teaching ethics and accepted code of behavior in 400 B.C (Peterson 14). According to Peterson (36), Socrates believed that there was a close relationship between knowledge and virtue which he believed was "the good." To him, "the good" were actions that were reasonable and positive if those actions were weighed by the ethical and understanding of virtue. The point in ‘The Allegory of the Cave" by Plato is...

comparative in contrast essay about Mexico vs. US, language, environment, family values

Name: Institution: Course: Date: Between my Country and the United states I had faced the bigger challenge to move to the United States, due to my country differences? A young mother with a baby in arms and pregnant, I came to the United States escaping from the poverty, violence and organized crime. However, my family and my life was in danger back in my country. After my arrival to the US., I suffered from homesickness, because I did not speak English and I was not able to make money to support my family as I did back in Mexico, also because I missed my family and Mexican food. First of all, I lived in Mexico previously and I also know that the Mexicans are hard workers, but...