Rhetorical Analysis "Fear is an instructor of great sagacity and the herald of all resolutions. "- Ralph Waldo Emerson. “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” was a sermon written and delivered by American reverend Jonathan Edwards in 1741, and was an outstanding example of the potentially dominant convincing powers of the use of Rhetoric. The sermon, even when read silently, is effective in projecting a specific interpretation of the wrathful nature of God and the sinful nature of man. In crafting his highly effective sermon, Edwards utilizes his authority as a man of God and as an interpreter of the scriptures, a logical and direct organization of arguments, and violent imagery to convince his audience of the vengeance of God against man.
“Fides ET ratio” which was written in 1998 by Pope St. John Paul the II to all the bishops to demonstrate the relationship between faith and reason. Pope St. John Paul the II wrote the encyclical to support and at the same time help the old Christian philosophy. "Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth; and God has placed in the human heart the desire to know the truth — in a word, to know himself — so that by knowing and loving God, men and women can come to the fullness of the truth about themselves" (n. 1) With that sentence Pope St. John Paul the II begins the encyclical, Fides et Ratio. Pope St. John Paul II believed that faith and reason has a lot of interconnection to help
Leibniz keeps that an all things are good, powerful God had made the world and that, consequently, the world necessity be faultless. When human existences observe something as incorrect or evil, it is simply because they do not know the final good that the so known as evil is destined to help. Alike Candide, Pangloss is not a realistic character; to some extent, he is a one-sided, overstated image of a certain substantial of philosopher whose character is close from his philosophy. Pangloss Supporter of optimism. He upholds that the whole thing happens for the best and for adequate
With an inquisitive nature, an innovative mind, and latent desire, Equality possesses the traits of a visionary. Every step Equality takes, is one away from the public-spirited system; another towards personal identity. Each step is an internal struggle, due to the machine’s brainwash and eloquent reprogram of Equality’s instinctive mind. But nature tells Equality that his DNA is nothing save himself. Nature tells Equality that individuality is man’s birthright, man’s one true victory.
Savitri, the evangelist a midst humans, shows by her nature the power of love she prototypes. What infinite possibilities the human beings- “the naked two-legged worm thou callest man?” (10.3.480) has, if only he changes himself using his free-will and comes out of his realistic, nihilistic conditionings (that the Lord of Death talks tall of). Her love overrules the inexorability of the Nature’s laws and victoriously resolves the dichotomy of matter and spirit joining the two eternal opponents. Although she takes her stand on the spirit, she also seeks a fulfilment which is really of the world. Her example, man should emulate; following which he too can overcome death.
CHAPTER III Comparison and Analysis of the Other Competitive Conceptions of a Triune God This chapter has two major concerns. The first concern is to present the arguments in favour of Swinburne’s concept of a triune God as well as to make a reasonable response to the challenges posited to Swinburne by two all time great Philosophers of the Christian world, namely Augustine and Thomas Aquinas. The second concern is to compare and analyze Swinburne’s concept of a triune God with other competing conceptions of the selected Christian philosophers of the present era. This second part examines only the three-self theories which advocate that three centres of self consciousness in the Trinity. It is to be noted at the very outset, these scholars
Also a king cannot rule without the favor of the Gods. The Gods also want sacrifices and offering from the people. Likewise, in the closing verse of Sophocles’ Antigone “Wisdom is provided as the chief part of happiness, and our dealings with the gods must be in no way unholy. The great words of arrogant men have to make repayment with great blows, and in old age teach wisdom.” Here, Sophocles ends his play by advising
Eliot followed the concept of hierarchical order, obviously in agreement with his religion and what ancient authorities say about the divine plan for humankind. To condemn life as a whole, he said, would be unreasonable: it is symptomatic of adolescent fear and immaturity. Presumably God is still keeping in touch with Anglo¬-Catholics, or the race of wealthy British overlords, while black paupers in Abyssinia and America are occasionally driven to excessive anxiety plus vandalism for understandable
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s shorty story “The Birthmark” coveys a message how perfections is not everything. Hawthorne tells a story of how a man who is obsessed with fixing all of failures, and will go to the ends of the earth to right his failures. The story hits on the theme of man versus the natural world, and how people will do whatever to themselves to make them look perfect. Even though people will go to great lengths to make themselves look a “perfect”, it is the imperfection that make them human. Summary “The Birthmark”, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, tells a story of a scientist named Aylmer who married a woman with a hand shaped birthmark on her face.
Love is thus quite dynamic and impulses life towards a new and mysterious fullness. Salvation history demonstrates to us how God has shown us his selfless love. He espouses himself to the Church as a sacrifice. Christ is thus the revealer of the Father’s love in the power of the Holy Spirit. Through the incarnation, Christ has shown us the inner life of the Most Holy Trinity which is a communion of three persons, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.