Author: Connie Elliott

Essay About Forces That Shape the Earth

Plate Tectonics The forces that shape the earth begin beneath the lithosphere. Rock in the asthenosphere is hot enough to flow slowly. Heated rock rises, moves up toward the lithosphere, cools and circulates downward. Riding above this circulation system are the tectonic plates, enormous moving pieces of the earth’s lithosphere.  Plate Movement Tectonic Plates move […]

Essay of Art and civilization from writers

. Explain the contributions of the Maya to art and civilization, describing at least one Mayan work of art as part of your answer. Please include page number from your book where art piece is found. The Maya invented a written language, a great calendar, advanced mathematics, and huge temples made of stone. The temples […]

Moses 603,550 Fighting Men

The Book of Numbers, the fourth book of the Torah (Pentateuch, Five Books of Moses), deals with numbers, all sorts of numbers, including how many Israelites departed Egypt with Moses for the Promised Land. Numbers 1:45-6 notes that Moses had 603,550 men from twenty years of age and upward able to go forth to war. […]

Turn and Turn Again: The Study of Religious Practices

Several recent academic works suggest that there is currently a “turn” to practices in religious and theological scholarship.  “Turns” are usually (re)turns, correcting for the excesses of earlier turns.  (Re) focusing on religious practice is really more common sense than a new approach.  Religion involves practices, beliefs, ideas, objects everything connected with human living has […]

A Question from essay writers for the Vatican

Why Are You Making Our Noble Tradition Defective? On June 4th, the Vatican censured Sister Margaret A. Farley, because, according to the church hierarchy, her books are out of step with official church teaching on human sexuality. On April 18th, the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith issued a report declaring that the Leadership […]

Rituals within Christian practice

“You See the Prophet Laid On Top of Me”: TON3X, Bishop Jackson, and Pentecostal Narratives on Body-to Body Prostration Through the 2009 “Unspoken” recording, the artist formerly known as TON3X stimulated repressed conversation about longstanding peculiar narratives within Christian rituals. On the track “Sneeze,” in particular, TON3X explores the queer, homoerotic, and questionable nature of […]