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Iroquois Creation Story By David Cusick

David VanLandingham Kristy Singletary American Literature, ENGL 2130 August 24, 2013 Comparison of the Iroquois Creation Story and the Christianity Creation Story After reading the Iroquois Creation story, and although it is very different from the Christianity Creation story, I found them to be very similar in several ways. When diving into religions other than Christianity I often find myself most of the time extremely intrigued, and it is usually difficult to wrap the mind around the fact...

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Creation Stories

Creation Stories Where do we come from? The creation of the world has for centuries been told through many different stories, in different languages, and from a variety of religions across the world. The founders of each religion developed every creation story, and as religions vary greatly in beliefs, so do their stories of how the world and mankind were created. Although many of these creation stories differ, they have a close mystical and spiritual bind that brings people together. Two particular...

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Creation Story

Ojibwe Creation Story of Turtle Island In this assignment I will be looking at the creation story of the turtle land, the Yoruba people of Nigeria and the Christian Creation Story, which include the creation story in the bible. In this story, the Ojibwe people believe that Kitche Manitou is the Great Spirit, which had a vision, a dream. And He made the earth, the rocks, water, fire and wind. He made the plants, animals, fishes, birds, and insects and then the Original People, and the last he made...

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Religion Creation Story Lesson Plan

Lori-Ann Rapattoni EDER 309 October 31, 2012 “Woman Who Fell From the Sky” Lesson Plan This essay will present a cross-curricular lesson on a Native-American creation story/myth. It will be organized in four parts. These will include a detailed description of the topic, instructional objectives and learner goals, detailed content of the instruction and an art-based extension of the lesson. The lesson will comply with the learning areas of the Social Studies, Language Arts, and the...

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Comparing Creation Stories

Comparing Creations World Views The world and how it came to existence is an interesting concept that the human race feels a great need to try and explain. For centuries many religious leaders, philosophers and basically every day human beings have felt a need for an explanation; why are we here? How did we come into being? What caused the universe? These are the question that we’ve been asking since as long as we’ve lived. Today, we have so many explanations to these questions, however, which...

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The Iroquois

The Iroquois Vonda Matthews Cultural Anthropology July 7, 2013 Instructor: Rebekah Zinser Kinship is the cornerstone for how people within a society relate to others and race lineages. Many societies trace their lineage through the father, which is called patrilineal, or through the mother which is called matrilineal. The Iroquois nation traced their kinship through the matrilineal decent lines. Kinship directly relates to how family groups think, act and live along side each other. The culture...

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Creation story and the oppression of women

“Adam and Eve” Creation Story and its Ties to the Oppression of Women In most cultures, women are seen as subservient to the “dominant” male figure within the cultural norm of the society. The Western culture is no different in the fact that women have been oppressed and continue to be oppressed today. There are layers and underlying reasons as to why this has become a cultural “norm” in many areas. Specifically regarding the Western Christian culture, the bible’s creation story “Adam and Eve”,...

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Frankenstein as an Inverse Creation Story

of Victor Frankenstein and the monster to display a contradiction to the creation story in the Bible through her novel Frankenstein. Their relationship inverts the account of creation in the Bible through the creator’s view of his creation, the duties of the creator to his creation, and who plays the role of God. In Genesis 1, God sees His creation and acknowledges it as very good. Contrastingly, Victor sees his creation as wretched and evil. In the event of creating an immortal being, Frankenstein...

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Significance of Water in Creation Stories

present within most creation stories as the genesis of life because of its indispensable life sustaining properties. The oldest religious literature of India is the Rig-Veda; a hymn from the Rig Veda claims that human life began “in the watery darkness” (Fiero 14). Another creation story passed down orally by African tribal people says that life originated in “the slender grasses that grow in wet, marshy soil” (Fiero 14). This is very similar to Egyptian myths of creation that stated “At the beginning...

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The Creation Of Religion

The Creation of Religion When an individual sits down and ponders about the world around us with an open mind, countless conclusions can be set on the table. Personally, I find it incredible that a vast majority of these conclusions are not viewed as being incorrect. This is because no one can be certain, and give an exact answer as to how the world around us came to be. Prior to signing up to this class, I have done an immeasurable amount of research about religion and its creation, the creation...

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