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Abelard and Heloise
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Abelard and Heloise were both extremely prominent scholars in the middle Ages, and they had a lot to say concerning gender issues. Their writings seem to show that they were exceedingly liberal about the roles of the various genders in many aspects of life. … However, they were still people true to their age and perhaps what might be considered liberal may…
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Abelard and Finding the True Career
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This paper encompasses a discussion of Abelard and Finding the True Career from The letters of Abelard and Heloise. The true career will be examined and the examination will encompass the first five letters from the book.… His father, Berengar, was lord of the village, his mother's name was Lucia; both afterwards entered the monastic state. Peter, the oldest…
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Abelard Meets Heloise-Dante and the Three Kingdoms
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Thesis Statement: The purpose of this paper is to artistically explore and analyze two separate art works in order to utilize artistic application to better understand the element of humanity within each. Michelino was an Italian painter from the Florentine school. He was… This particular piece depicts purgatory, hell, paradise on earth (the Garden of Eden…
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Atonement in the views of Anselm and Abelard
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This definition already indicates some of the peculiarities of the subject. Calling theology an intellectual discipline involves the claim that theology has… suggests a kinship with a whole range of varied scientific enterprises designated by similarly formed words—geology, psychology, topology, and the like. Nevertheless, the fact that there are also…
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Abelard and Heloises Differing Opinions of Love, Sex and Sin
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Heloise and Abelard’s love story has received critics and it has generated to be a topic of research to settle some of the douts.Letters and texts have been placed under scrutiny as many had differing opinions of the actual writer of the letters … From their son’s point of view, the historical novels revels the importance of the bond of love that exists…
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The Letters of Abelard & Heloise: the Attitude of Marriage in the Story and Letters
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The story of romantic lovers, Abelard and Heloise, is one of the most dramatic stories of love and devotion in the world history. It is discussed and will be discussed in future, as there can be no single notion as to their relations, some moments are contradictory, and the story is unique, because it is given by the lovers themselves. … Their originality and…
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Reinventing Knowledge: From Alexandria to the Internet by Ian F McNeely
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According to Russell, “Religion is based, I think primarily and mainly upon fear.” Based on my reading of “Mere Christianity”, C. S. Lewis would argue that for one to understand religion they must first understand the moral law. He would argue that the love of God is… This is because Christ believed in hell and everlasting punishment and these are not…
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The Male and Female Self in European Civilization
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The Middle Ages, for many scholars, evoked notions of a hierarchal structure in which everyone occupied a carefully defined place and status in society. The idea of self and identity was cautiously tied to class, religion, gender or kinship and the functions of women were closely linked to the social standing of their husbands or the men who revolved around them.…
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
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The author of the review explores the theme of love and violence in Junot Diaz’s literature, namely, in the writing "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao". To be precise, the author points out the mixture of glow humor and fantasy that depicts his take on the theme of love.… Lopez delves into the theme of love within Diaz’s novel by depicting the Dominican…
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Medieval Philosophy
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There is a natural tendency to think of medieval philosophy as coterminous with the philosophical thought of medieval Islam. Relative to Western philosophy, Macksood in his scholarly article states, Islamic medieval philosophy has remained largely hidden. To put the matter in another way, the term "medieval philosophy" brings to mind, in the first instance at least, names such as Bacon, Aquinas, Ibn Sina, Al-Gazali, or Ibn Rushd. …
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An Artistic and Intellectual Revolution
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The essay "An Artistic and Intellectual Revolution" explores Renaissance. It led to the growth of a spirit of curiosity and investigation, which led to great dissatisfaction with the medieval spirit. Like Hayes, Moon andWayland motion to declare "a representative of art. … The greatest service that the Renaissance was the liberation of the human spirit and the…
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TRS
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The Servant will turn the Jews back to ways of the covenant of God and bring the Gentiles to a covenant with God “I will keep You… The story of Jonah is prophetic, the book of Jonah by itself is prophetic. Jonah was rescued from the belly of a large fish where he had stayed for three days until the fish spew him out. The New Testament illustrates the story of…
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Analysis of the Film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
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Released in 2004, with a screenplay by Charlie Kaufman, this movie operates on many levels. Many may consider it of the romantic love story genre, but it has elements of black comedy, drama, science fiction, surrealism and realism. All combine to show that its overarching theme is love, a love which accepts the beloved, warts and all, and also, the journey made to reach this point. …
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Aristotle
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Professor Name Class Date month year Aristotle According to the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP), Aristotle was born in 384 BCE on the “coast of Thrace” in Macedonia. His father was a doctor in the king’s court, so Aristotle had a privileged life from the beginning.… At that juncture, Aristotle left Plato’s school and went off to have other…
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Measure and Light
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The Gothic Cathedral, Otto von Simson, 1956, Chapter 2 , Measure and Light Introduction When someone enters a Gothic cathedral the things which immediately strike them are the vastness and symmetry of the solids materials and the ways in which these interact with the play of light , especially if the building is seen at different times of day and the shadows climb and fall, revealing and concealing as they travel.…
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Middle Ages to the Enlightenment
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Like the Middle Ages itself, each of these three periods lacks hard and fast parameters” (Snell, 2014). The Early Middle Ages are also called… Almost entire Europe had been Christianized as the 11th century reached its end. The High Medieval Era is called as medieval society’s flowering because of the intellectual renaissance that took place in the 12th…
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Describe in writing the principle characteristics of temples of the ancient period (Greek or Roman) and cathedrals of the Gothic period in England or France (30
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It not only reflects the prevalent art form of the time but also presents a glimpse of the social, political and religious life. Of all the ancient civilisations of the world the Greek civilisation is known for its rich culture… From the early Greek temples to the Gothic cathedrals is a long and interesting journey for any art lover. It also unfolds the story…
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The Rise of Universities by Charles Homer Haskins
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The Rise of Universities in Medieval Europe The development of universities as educational institutions was an essentially new phenomenon for Medieval Europe. The term “University” (from Latin universitas - population, community) originally meant any entity, unity (corporation) of people with a special legal status, bound by common interests. And only at the end of the 14th century the term was used in relation to academic corporations, that is, to name the associations of teachers, who separated from Church and monastery schools.…
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Feuerbach
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Religion is the dream of the human mind. But even in dreams we do not find ourselves in emptiness or in heaven, but on earth, in the realm of reality; we only see real things in the entrancing splendor of imagination and caprice, instead of in the simple daylight of reality and necessity."1 … In this era, many people had already said popular words, thoughts…
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'Was the Order of the Knights Templar actually fathered by the POLITICS of Bernard of Clairvaux (St.Bernard) If so, what were his (possibly hidden)intentions
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The second half of the eleventh century was a period of upheaval in the Roman Catholic Church, characterized by the interference of Western European Christian monarchs in church affairs, confrontations between the Church and the State and a politically undermined papacy. Emperor… In this age of turmoil, Bernard de Fontaine, or St. Bernard of Clairvaux, emerged…
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Compare how you topic was discussed by Benton Banani (The Mishomis Book)
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Native cultures in this case refer to the original attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or people. This includes the manners and taste in art favored by a certain… I will analytically and reflectively look at the following works; the Mishmi’s book by Benton Bandai, lectures and class presentations by Rainey Gay wish,…
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Answer the questions
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A: Luther, Zwingli, Calvin were Augustinian, that is, they were the preachers of Augustine, in the complete failure of any human being to save themselves by good works and coming to faith. Luther made a more stress on this than Calvin. In one of his works he stressed that all… According to them, all people are rebellious and deserve only Gods just punishment,…
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Please write a summary of I BELIVE IN THA HOLY SPIRIT vol. 3 pp. 174-214 written by Yves Congar. I mean only this part fro
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Summary Comparing the Greeks and the Latins methods of practicing faith The Latins spoke of one substantia while the Greeks have three hypostases. Some of the preachers in 362 were challenged on what term they used and how they used it when in a particular culture.… Anselm decided that the Greeks and Latins were on the same page when it came time to discuss…
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The Baptism Debate
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Baptism is a Christian ritual whereby a person demonstrates their faith and acceptance of the doctrines of the Christian religion. The immersing, pouring or sprinkling of water on the person is central to the baptismal ceremony.… It is, in effect, an initiation into the Christian religion. This discussion examines the history of Baptism as referenced in the…
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Scholasticism
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SCHOLASTICISM Name Institution Introduction The methods and approaches of learning theology and comprehending complex concept in philosophy and other disciplines have an interesting historical perspective. Notable among these approaches is Scholasticism which has been used through the centuries with decreasing application and appreciation over time and as new approaches to study emanate.…
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