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I would like an annotated bibliography on a religious community called the dawoodi bohras.

I would like an annotated bibliography on a religious community called the Dawoodi Bohras. I will provide a preliminary list of citations but would like for the researcher to find and add more.

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If we assume that it was eventually inevitable that europeans and amerindians would eventually come into contact in some fashion, it is likely that in any scenario, they would have experience religious conflict.

Some religions consider evangelization or missionary activity to be an important part of devotion to God. Christianity and Islam are both considered to be ‘missionary religions.’ Even in the new world, both Aztecs and Incas required their conquered subjects to worship their conqueror’s deities, although the subject people were allowed to add them to their own native pantheons. If we assume that it was eventually inevitable that Europeans and Amerindians would eventually come into contact in some fashion, it is likely that in any scenario, they would have experience religious conflict. Write an essay evaluating the efforts of Catholic missionaries (Franciscans, Dominicans, Jesuits, etc.) to spread the faith among the conquered Amerindian peoples. Keep in mind examples of mercy and justice, as well as cruelty and exploitation by Spanish priests. Using examples from the readings, primary documents and films in this course, develop an argument criticizing or defending the overall missionary endeavor in its efforts to convert native Americans to the “true faith” and to protect them from oppression and exploitation by Spanish colonists and conquistadores. Did Catholic missionaries mitigate the horrors of disease, slavery and conquest? Or did they exacerbate the destruction? Keep in mind Justo González’ idea of the two faces of Christianity in Latin America. Make use of counter-examples. Do NOT make an argument based on twenty-first century values. Make your argument based on the given nature of the fifteenth and sixteenth century worldviews, historical context and economic realities. Make a sincere effort to avoid anachronisms. Preparation Review the first three chapters of the textbook dealing with the “conquest” and evangelization of the Americas. Consider pro- and con- examples from Black Robe and The Mission. Read the primary source document from Penyak and Petry “Penyak PART III Conversion” as preparation for writing this essay Penyak PART III Conversion primary source readings-1.pdf Review the J. González text, chapter 2: “The Arrival of Christianity.” Writing Instructions Write a well-organized essay with a minimum of 1,000 to 1,200 words (4 to 5 pages double-spaced) in which you address the following: PROMPT: Analyze and discuss the material that has been assigned, and address the following statement: “Despite some examples of harsh or cruel missionary activity, many, if not most Catholic missionaries sincerely had the best interests of the Amerindians at heart.” Discuss if you agree or disagree with the statement. ALTERNATE PROMPT: Analyze and discuss the material that has been assigned, and address the following statement: “Despite possible good intentions of some Catholic missionaries, most missionary work enhanced the oppression and suffering of Amerindians.” Discuss if you agree or disagree with the statement.

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Post a response to the mission (1986) of at least 300 words (80%): give a summary of the movie: who?

Post a response to The Mission (1986) of at least 300 words (80%): Give a summary of the movie: who? what? when? where? (20%) Give your critical and personal reaction to the film. (20%) Discuss what aspects of religion in Latin American history and the religious clash between Europeans and Native Americans are illustrated by the movie? What role did European politics play? Back up your argument with examples. (20%) Do not forget to proof read your post for grammar, punctuation and verb agreement. Use the spell checker! (20%)

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Be specific!

Description: Without looking at your favorite English translation of the Bible, see if you can write down: 1. The name of the translation, 2. The year in which it was translated, and 3. The method of translation Now, check your accuracy and discuss what you’ve realized. In addition, discuss the following, doing your best to engage our course materials and outside resources as appropriate: In your personal experience, how has the language of the Bible (words, phrases, etc.) been either a help or a hindrance in your ability to understand its meaning and message? Be specific! How do issues of translation impact our understanding of scripture? Describe two or three examples; Next, describe an example of an English word that has changed in meaning during your lifetime. How does do changes such as the one you’ve described impact your attitude towards how you might need to approach your own study of words and of the scripture? To wrap up your paper, consider which scholarly method of translation you’ve come to understand you prefer and why. In light of the method of translation you prefer, discuss whether this will impact the bible you study from moving forward — whether you’ll be keeping, buying for the first time, or switching to a particular translation this investigation has helped you come to appreciate or value more. This brief assignment is to be 1,500 words in which you express your personal thoughts and insights. You are welcome to use outside source as well as class material. Be sure to use MLA formatting guidelines when you do so.

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Back up your argument with examples (20%).

https://www.vudu.com/content/movies/details/Black-Robe/1711873 Discussion 3 – Black Robe (1991) of at least 300 words (80% credit) Give a summary of the movie: who? what? when? where? (20%) Give your critical (and personal) reaction to the film (20%). Discuss what aspects of Amerindian religious world views are illustrated by the movie? What aspects of European Catholicism? Do you think the film is fair to Native Americans? How does the film present the understanding between European Catholics and Indigenous peoples at the end? Back up your argument with examples (20%). Do not forget to proof read your post for grammar, punctuation and verb agreement. Use the spell checker!

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Jewish conversion essay. Have notes about everything I want to mention but reall

Jewish conversion essay. Have notes about everything I want to mention but really struggling to put into essay form