This relic was important because it showed the power of transubstantiation and the belief in god to the people. The medieval people that constructed the cathedral were very religious because they spread the teachings of god to ensure they could go to heaven. The importance of the treasures on the people in the middle ages were that they gave them faith and reason to believe in
Dante’s Inferno represents a microcosm of society; meaning, laymen, church, politicians, and scholars are all compiled into one place and punished for their sins. Hell, despite being depicted as brutal, ugly, and chaotic, is made realistic because the inhabitants come from every country and every walk of life. While Dante Alighieri did not invent the idea of Hell itself, he did create an important and in depth concept that still receives attention in biblical, classical, and medieval works. The Divine Comedy itself was written sometime between the years 1308 and 1321 and scholars still consider it the “supreme work of Italian literature.” The work itself is an epic poem divided into three separate sections: Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso; respectively Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven. Inferno explores the descent of mankind into sin.
Montag feels a power source from the books he is reading that energizes his feeling of gaining more knowledge from them. “Read these quotes and fall in love again with the Word of God.” This quote was stated by https://www.whatchristianswanttoknow.com to give a sense of how the bible can reflect one's emotions of life and God into a happy form. When Montag reads this book he not only understands what is being stated in the book, he also enjoys it. Montag becomes hungry for more words, sentences, paragraphs, and life. Reading the words of God gives Montag the realization of how harsh the world is without these books present.
Some of it has to do with emotions and feelings, as well as the influence it has infiltrating various religions by changing their theological structure to look like its own distinctive image. Christian Smith (2005) reveals that teenagers both religious and non-religious are positive about their type of religion because it effectively allows them to achieve primary life goals; to feel good, and happy about themselves and their life (p.50). They are allowing their individual beliefs to become molded by the various teachings of organized religion as well as horoscopes, advice columns, talk show host, and so on. American civil religion is affected by liberal religious activism and by Religious Right operating at the level of formal religious organization and institutions (p.57). Thus making it possible for individuals to become influence with the beliefs of MTD.
The journey commonly used as a metaphor because it symbolizes growth within oneself, a stronger connection to their higher power, as well as a new perspective on life. This Is a common theme in the texts the inferno, Journey to the west, and The travels of Marco Polo, where the characters gain incite and knowledge through the different places and people they came across during their journey. Each character desire to take on this journey relates back to their culture, because their cultural beliefs dictates how they should live their lives and carry themselves. In the end the characters all gain an understanding for their religious principals and learn that this world is temporary and every one will be held responsible for how they lived on
The Book of Joy taught me several things, like how to overcome the obstacles of joy that occur in daily life. It also taught me that joy comes from suffering and to accept the suffering and find ways to alleviate the pain. Many of the things stated in the book touched and impacted me because I could relate to or empathise with what was being said. I myself am religious and follow the path of God, so it wasn’t very difficult for me to agree with what was said in the book, and I actually learned a lot about my religion from it. I’m very delighted to have read this book also partly because it helped me realize a handful of great things that I can attempt to make into habits like meditating, or praying for long periods of time, and even thinking of others to help myself.
Fueled by the anger surrounding his banishment from Florence in 1302, Dante Alighieri spitefully wrote the epic poem, the Divine Comedy. The Inferno, the first part of the trilogy of the Divine Comedy, tells the story of Dante the pilgrim and Dante the poet. The two personas deliver Dante’s journey through hell, the Inferno, with added depth. Dante is also guided by Virgil, an ancient Roman poet from 50 B.C. The three personas share different perspectives on the grueling detail of their findings in hell.
INTRODUCTION Love and friendship is one of the topics that has been treated widely by various scholars such as theologians, philosophers, poets and novelists. This wide interest in the theme of love and friendship shows its importance for the human existence. In our postmodern world, love and friendship have taken on new meanings. The notion of sacrifice, which is an integral part of mutual love and friendship, seems to have been lost. The adage, “each one for himself and God for us all” seems to be the guiding principle of most love and friendship relationships.
Haley Saputo Mr. Corso Astronomy Pd 6 15 December 2017 Faith and science unite Faith and science can be revered both as important ideas for daily life. Each have their own well respected literature and authors that people take into consideration every day. Most ideas are different, but some would say that science and faith can be intertwined. Faith is all about trust in the Lord while having that faith that He will provide everything we need. Science is theories and ideas that are tested to be either correct or incorrect about a specific topic.