Religious Views On Abortion Research Paper
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Theology of Herman Melville in his Writings
This 5 page paper provides an overview and a contextualization of Herman Melville's religious theology or ideology presented through his short stories. This paper integrates a view of a number of his short stories, including The Piazza, Benito Cereno, and Billy Budd. This paper integrates a view of these fictional texts as a basis for understanding the Puritan perspectives that influenced Melville's development as an author. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Religious Perspectives on Homosexuality
A 5 page discussion of the contemporary views of the Catholic and Jewish religions on the topic of homosexuality. The author notes that while the mainstream components of these religious institutions have matured to the point where they accept homosexuality as a natural condition, the predominant view is that homosexual acts are an abomination in the eyes of God. Some factions of both Catholicism and Judaism have taken a more flexible opinion, however, and the continuing pressure of the issues is sure to result in a continuing trend toward greater receptivity. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Case Study on an Ethical Dilemma in the Workplace
A 4 page paper discussing the case of Sarah, half-way through a pregnancy when developing a serious and potentially life-threatening condition. One doctor recommended immediate abortion; another favored a wait-and-see approach claiming that the Catholic hospital did not allow abortions for any reason. Guidelines for operation of Catholic hospitals do allow measures that will save the life of the mother, however. The paper examines the ethical questions raised by Sarah's case. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
John Donne and God
A 4 page research paper/essay that looks at the religious poetry of John Donne, specifically Holy Sonnets 14 and 18. The writer argues that Donne's religious poetry expresses his confusion, sometimes anger, over the doubts engendered by Reformation theology. Bibliography lists 6 sources.