Research Papers on Religion & Mythology / Mixed

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  • Debate of Creationism v. Evolution

    In ten pages this research paper examines the ongoing debate and includes such topics as Darwin's theories and the reaction of theologians during the nineteenth century, court cases resulting from evolution teaching such as the Scopes 'Monkey Trial' and evolution's contemporary acceptance. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Holy Qur'an History

    In five pages the origins of the Qur'an, its teachings, and effects upon history are examined. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Power Structure Issues in Ancient Greece

    This 4 page paper looks at power-structure in Ancient Greece. Ovid's Metamorphoses is referred to extensively. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Abraham and God's Covenant

    This essay consists of five pages and focuses on the Chapters 13, 15, and 17 as they relate to Abraham's covenant with God and how Abraham's total devotion made him God's choice to be His nations' father. There are three bibliographic sources cited.

  • Greek God Apollo's Influence on Ancient Greece

    This 5 page paper gives an overview of the Greek god Apollo. This paper includes what areas of life Apollo ruled over and how he was the prophetic and musical god. Bibliography list 2 sources.

  • Indian Culture and the River Sutra's Healing Powers

    In four pages this Indian myth is revealed as being more fiction than based in fact. There are no other sources cited.

  • Eastern and Western Mythology and Women

    In six pages this comparative analysis how Indian and Greek/Roman mythology treated women. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Islam and Christianity Compared

    The differences and similarities that exist between Islam and Christianity are compared in seven pages. There is no bibliography included.

  • Islam Religion's Importance

    In five pages this research paper examines Islam's origins and its growing political, military and social influence to the eighteenth century with comparisons with Christianity drawn. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 2 Perspectives on Italian Renaissance Humanism

    In six pages this paper presents the argument that an adequate overview of the humanism of the Italian Renaissance can be achieved in a consideration of the complementary perspectives in The Crisis of the Early Italian Renaissance Civic Humanism and Republican Liberty in the Age of Classicism and Tyranny by Baron and Italian Humanism; Philosophy and Civic Life in the Renaissance by Garin. There are no other sources listed.

  • Herakles Presentation by Playwrights and Artists

    In fourteen pages this paper explores the Greek God Herakles and whether or not his image is consistently portrayed by artists and playwrights.

  • Abortion and World Religions

    In this paper consisting of six pages the religions of Protestantism, Catholicism, and Buddhism are considered within the context of US, Italy, and Japan issues regarding abortion with a thesis that religions have ironically contributed to the increase in abortions and infanticide because of inadequate sex education and shame. There are seven bibliographic sources cited.

  • Apache Chief Geronimo

    In ten pages the Apache warrior Geronimo is the focus of this exploration. There are 6 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of the Apache

    In eleven pages this paper discusses the Apache following the tribe's non Native contact in a consideration of warfare and cultural injustice. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Analysis of The Knidian Aphrodite

    In five pages this paper examines a woman's beauty in this analysis of the Knidian Aphrodite. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece and Rome

    In three pages three student posed questions pertaining to mythical Greek and Roman gods and goddesses are answered in a heroic comparison of 'The Aeneid' and 'The Odyssey.' Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Comparing Greek and Roman Gods, Goddesses

    A 3 page research paper that discusses the mythology of ancient Greece and Rome and how their pantheons differed. This also addresses what the differences imply about Roman traits. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Contrasting and Comparing German Dictator Adolf Hitler and Greek God Hades

    In five pages this paper contrasts and compares Hitler with the Greek God Hades in terms of their deadly combination of calculating minds and cold hearts. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Mawlid and Should Birthday of the Muslim Prophet Be Celebrated?

    In eight pages this research paper discusses whether or not the holiday known as the mawlid or Prophet's birthday should be a religious celebration. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Defining a Cult

    This paper considers the various factors that weigh into distinguishing between a cult and a religious sect. There are four sources in this four page paper.

  • Function and Morphology of Eastern Dragons

    In ten pages this examination of dragons discusses differences between Western and Eastern dragons with consideratons of function and morphology between the two and those that exist among the Eastern variety. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Myths and Legends Surrounding Vampires

    This paper discusses the myths and legends that surround vampires in order to distinguish between fact and fiction in six pages. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Basic Tenants of Christianity and Islam

    This paper compares and contrasts the Christian ten commandments and the five pillars of Islam. There are two sources listed in this three page paper.

  • Baptism of Europe and 5 Pillars of Islam

    In three pages this essay discusses how the growth of Christianity and Islam was influenced by Neoplatonism and also considers the relationship that existed between the Baptism of Europe and Islam's 5 pillars. There is 1 source listed in the bibliography.

  • Comparative Analysis of Floods in the Epic of Gilgamesh and in Genesis

    In 5 pages the similarities and differences between the Ut-napishtim flood and Christian biblical flood are examined in order to determine if an occurrence in the Euphrates was the root of both legends. There are four sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Great Flood in the Book of Genesis and the Epic of Gilgamesh

    In twelve pages this paper discusses how the Great Flood is presented in the Epic of Gilgamesh and the Book of Genesis in this comparision and contrast analysis of differences and similarities. Seventeen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Faith in 1 & 2 Thessalonians

    This essay consists of 9 pages and focuses on Paul's faith interpretation contained within these passages and also includes other faith perspectives as well. There are 11 bibliographic sources included.

  • Worship and the Greek Goddess Athena

    In three pages this paper examines Athena's attributes and considers why she was worshiped so passionately. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Athena's Selective Assistance to Heroes

    In five pages this paper discusses why Athena would pick and choose which heroes she would assist. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Athena, The Virgin Goddess

    A 7 page research paper that explores a hypothesis concerning the virginity of the goddess Athena. This hypothesis posits that the way that the ancient Greeks conceived virginity played a significant role in the way that the goddess was conceptualized. The writer argues that an examination of literature verifies this hypothesis. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Athena and Juno in Homer and Virgil

    This 7 page paper explores the role of the goddesses Athena and Juno in “The Odyssey” by Homer and “The Aeneid” by Virgil. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Middle Ages and Roman Catholic Church Corruption

    In eight pages the causes and effects of political corruption within the Roman Catholic Church of the Middle Ages are examined. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Holy Spirit and Feminist Perspective

    This paper examines the possibility of a feminist perspective with regard to The Holy Spirit, the third entity in The Holy Trinity of Christianity. This ten page paper has ten sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Afterlife, Reincarnation, and Religion

    In eight pages this paper discusses how the three global religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Catholicism perceive reincarnation and the afterlife.

  • Hinduism and Buddhism

    This 3 page paper gives an explanation of the two religions Buddhism and Hinduism. This paper includes a discussion of the similarities and differences between the two religions. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Science of Creationism

    In six pages this paper examines the reasons why creationism should be regarded as a science.

  • Roman Mythology's Origins and How It Developed

    This paper consists of five pages and considers the origins of Roman mythology and compares it with its Greek mythology counterpart. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Greek Mythology and Literature and the Gods' Incestuous Relationships

    In seven pages this essay considers how ancient Greek mythology and drama portrayed the incestuous relationships the relatives of Zeus in plays such as Agamemnon, Medea, and Oedipus Rex. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Creation Gods in Greek and African Mythology

    In a research paper containing eight pages the supreme or creation African mythological gods are contrasted and compared with Zeus of Greek mythology. There are four bibliographic sources cited.

  • Motifs of Ancient Greek Literature and Superman

    This essay consists of seven pages and presents the argument that the motifs in the contemporary Superman stories are much like those in ancient Greek mythology and consider various comparisons between Superman and those epic heroes. There is no bibliography included.

  • Greek Mythology and Names of Constellations

    In twenty five pages this paper examines how Greek mythology influenced the names of constellations and stars. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Judaism and Ancient Egyptian Religion

    The writer discusses two subjects: ancient Judaism and its effect on the Hebrews, and the ancient Egyptian religion. There are two sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Women's Roles in Homer's 'The Odyssey'

    In five pages the women's contributions to the adventures featured in 'The Odyssey' are discussed.

  • Christianity and the Resurrection of Jesus Christ

    In three pages this essay considers contemporary Christianity and how it has been affected by the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Jesus Christ's Resurrection Evidence

    In two pages this paper refers to the Bible in providing evidence of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. There is no bibliography included.

  • Life and Religious Works of Martin Luther

    In six pages this paper examines Martin Luther's life, his works, and his influences upon the Reformation and the evolution of Protestantism. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Portrayal of Mary In The Gospels

    This paper describes the life of Mary, mother of Jesus as portrayed in the Gospels of John, Luke, Mark, and Matthew. This six page paper has four sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Survival of Native Americans and the Importance of Memory

    In five pages this paper examines the importance of memory to the Native American cultural experience in a consideration of memory loss, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation's injustices describes in poetry, and Adrian C. Louis's Ceremonies of the Damned. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Why Should Man Pray if God is Omnipotent?

    In five pages this paper discusses the daily usefulness of prayer in an overview that includes such topics as divine planning and free will.

  • Psychology from a Christian Perspective

    The focus of this paper consisting of 20 pages is Meier et al's Introduction to Psychology and Counseling: Christian Perspectives and Application, with supplementary sources that studying psychology from a Christian perspective is superior because of the direction provided through scripture and Christian principles. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Religion and Philosophy of Reincarnation

    In twelve pages reincarnation is conceptually defined and then examined from philosophical and religious perspectives. There are more than five sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Comparative Analysis of Religion and Science

    In seven pages this paper examines an individual's life and the importance of science and religion in a consideration of similarities and differences between the two. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Coexistence of Religion and Science, Is It Possible?

    In ten pages this research paper argues that science and religion must coexist with philosophical and theoretical perspectives offered. There is the inclusion of a bibliography.

  • Historical Fiction of Benito Perez Galdos, Realism, and Romanticism

    In fifteen pages this paper discusses how techniques of romanticism and realism are employed by Benito Perez Galdos in his Episodios Nacionales series. There are 11 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Holy Spirit's Personality

    In three pages this paper considers the personality aspects of the Holy Spirit. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Chapter One of Genesis and the Rig Veda Indian Creation Myth

    In four pages this paper compares the creation myths found in the first chapter of the Book of Genesis and 'In the Beginning' of the Indian Rig Veda X. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Greek Mythology, Hesiod’s Five Ages of Man, and the Story of Zeus and Other Olympic Deities

    In five pages this paper compares Hesiod’s Five Ages of Man with Ovid’s Four Ages of Mankind creation myth; and also compares and contrasts the story of Zeus with Olympic deities Poseidon and Hades in order to examine why their interactions with Zeus and stories about their origins are important to understanding Greek mythology. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Supreme Greek Pantheon Deity Zeus, His Father, Grandfather, and Great Grandfather

    An overview of Zeus and his predecessors is presented in five pages with Zeus' status as Supreme Deity and what he reflected about Greek society being the primary focus. There is 1 source cited in the bibliography.

  • Image of Zeus in the Culture and Art of Greek Society

    This paper examines how Zeus's image is represented in ancient Greek society with art and culture the primary focus in eight pages. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Ancient Greece and the Worshippers of Zeus

    This paper examines the transformation of Zeus's worshippers and its impact upon the society of ancient Greece in four pages. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Zoroastrian and Hindu Myth Parallels to the Battle of Zeus and Typhon

    In five pages this report examines the similarities that exist between Zoroastrian and Hindu myths and Zeus and Typhon's battle. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

 

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