Bl. Francis Xavier Seelos was a preacher, who preached from Missouri to Rhode Island. He was a very holy man,who lived out many virtues. A Beatitude he lived out was blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of Heaven. One virtue he lived out was to counsel the doubtful because he was known for his confessions.
Nature versus nurture, a controversial topic, debates whether parental guidance or biological processes affect people more. This constant theme throughout the autobiography Black Boy provides evidence that the way Wright was raised affected him less than his own choices. To begin, Wright’s family holds religion to an extremely high standard. His granny, aunt, and mother, like most of his community, are avid churchgoers and believers of god. They try to infuse their own beliefs on Wright, sending him to religion school and taking him to church.
The missionary’s speech was his attempt at persuading the congregation to donate money to him and his cause. Truly, his use of ethos, logos, and pathos was genuine. Throughout his speech, he spoke with a sincerity that externalized his compassion for others, especially Latin Americans. Also, the missionary put a lot of focus on not just teaching Christianity but on owning a loving Christian character through humanity and kindness. The missionary honestly discussed his past, used honest statistics, and gave his speech to help Latin Americans.
He is developing personal idea on what is holy and how it involves the teaching of his church. He believed it manifested the customs and simple lives of people that inhabit the land. His dedication to the church revels how his devotion to God and the people of the town depend on his actions. Cather usually relates Latour to the surrounding and to the vivid landscapes located in the place he is at. This is Cather’s way of writing, she establishes the importance of any landscape and how she develops Latour’s character thorough them.
After his education he became a Puritan minister then after he became a church pastor after his grandfather died. Bradstreet and Edwards share the same Puritan faith on how much God is important for them, but the show different styles of write by using unlike word combinations and tone. In Puritan faith God is important to them; however, Bradstreet shows God as a loving, caring and giving type of person while Edwards portrays him as an angry and enraged person. Bradstreet writes about everything that happened to her and how God has cared for her.
This reality was due to the Catholic Church and the Pope; they had established themselves as a powerful force as they were supposedly a person’s only way to salvation. However, as this period came around, many began to see
The first was to undergo tonsure, a shaving of one’s head and the second was a proof of one’s ability to read and write. It was through this test that students, specifically university students, could claim to be members of the clergy. Most did eventually hold office, but did not pursue an ecclesiastical career. Then in the twelfth century, also according to the dictionary, with the growth of political and economic institutions there was an increase in the number of literate men. These men were taken on as assistants for kings, bishops, and businessmen.
“May the Lord array thee in the garment of salvation and surround thee with the cloak of happiness” (196). Born a powerful and assertive man Rodrigo de Borja y Doms, more commonly known as Pope Alexander IV, mastered the art of ruling Christians spiritually, while maintaining order in the church. During his papacy Pope Alexander was flawed in setting and example for others to follow. Although he did many things popes generally shy away from such as allowing his children to have an advantage in politics, and bribery, Pope Alexander used his power and motivation to make a name and place for the Catholic Church. Pope Alexander IV created political policies, helped strengthen the Catholic Church, and fought against Manfred, King of Sicily.
Prior to the Protestant Reformation, only one form of Christianity existed in Europe - Roman Catholicism. The pope, along with many priests, not only controlled their subjects financially but spiritually. Clergy lived ostentatiously much to the bewilderment of their parishioners. The Catholic Church in Rome had become very wealthy owning assorted assets. Moreover, the only way people could connect with God was through a priest.