This essay looks at the history of Islam in southern Africa, and how the modern Islamic movement has been influenced by decolonization and independence. It also discusses the role of Islamic organizations in the development of the Islamic movement in Namibia and Swaziland.
In this essay, we will explore some of the different beliefs about death and the afterlife from three major religions: Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism.
This essay will explore the fundamental differences between the later ministries of Peter and John. It will discuss the major themes in the books of Revelation and Hebrews, which reveal these differences. In particular, it will focus on the ways in which persecution and oppression were experienced differently by each Apostle, and how this is reflected in their writing.
This essay will compare and contrast a pair of artwork located in the Krannert Art Museum: Christian Baptism in Ethiopia in the middle of the 20th century and Koranic verse in Cairo of 2001. Both artworks are 2D and represent different aspects of Christianity and Islam.
This essay will compare and contrast the worldviews of Christianity, medieval Buddhism and Muslim on the aspect of death and afterlife.
Christianity has its roots in Judaism but is now a very diverse religion.
The Second Coming is a poem by William Butler Yeats that employs allusions to Christianity and World War I to paint a dark picture of humanity’s future. The poem makes use of prophetic language, dark versus light imagery, and Americanization to convey its message.
This essay explores different aspects of human sexuality, including sexual education, consent, pleasure, and values. It also discusses how Christianity approaches these topics, and how each individual Christian must discern what God is calling them to do.
The Conquest of New Spain by Bernal Díaz del Castillo: A First-Hand Account of the Spanish Conquest of Mexico
The Conquest of New Spain by Bernal Díaz del Castillo is an account of the events leading up to and during the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire in 1519-21. The author, who served as a foot soldier under Hernán Cortés, provides a first-hand account of the campaign which culminated in the fall of the Aztec capital, Tenochtitlan.
The “Knock-Knock” poem by Edgar Allan Poe is a short, but nonetheless creepy poem. It is full of allusions to different cultures and religions, which makes it both confusing and interesting to read.