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“The personal religious beliefs of Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I explain the religious changes of the period 1547-1566” how far do you agree? The period of 1547-1566 was a period of religious uncertainty and discontinuity. Edward and Elizabeth were both sworn Protestants, whereas Mary on the other hand saw Protestantism as Heresy. During this period there were several acts which changed the official religious status of England from Protestant to Catholic and back to Protestantism again but...

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Ave Maria

very popular catholic church song. It was a prayer to mother Mary put to music. The Prayer was called Hail Mary. When Celine Dion covered the song she kept the same meaning as the original. Celine was a roman catholic, she was born into a big catholic family with 14 kids. This I believe is the reason she choose to cover the song. The song Ava Maria would be very meaningful to Celine Dion because the Roman Catholic church hold Mother Mary very high. They came to call her Mother of god. The meaning...

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Madonna on the Rocks

all of the spiritual aspects together, Mother Mary, Baby Jesus, and Infant John Baptist. It is the beginning of our spiritual faith as we know it. One of the reason I related so much to this painting is because Da Vinci did not form or cave to the commissioners on the way he thought the Holy Land would look. The dark landscaping with its strange rock formations was not intended to resemble a particular place, but to remind us of a set of ideas about Mary and Jesus. The whole landscape refers to references...

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Madonna Of Chancellor Rolin Analysis

Jan van Eyck approached the painting in a symmetrical way that separates the Virgin Mary and Child from Chancellor Nicolas Rolin. On the right-hand side of the painting, the Virgin Mary is depicted in a three-quarter profile in a very gentle and graceful way. She sits on a decorated cushion with floral designs with marble seats laid underneath the cushion, showing elegance and the divine world that the Virgin Mary lives in. Her seating position holding Christ reflects the traditional seat of wisdom...

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Definition of Beauty

ago. During the Pax Romana time period, people were incredibly religious. Jesus Christ as well as his mother the Virgin Mary were alive during this time. Jesus was viewed as an authorative figure. His mother, Mary, was also viewed as a role model. She possessed inner beauty and purity. She was beautiful because she had a kind, loving heart. She was considered angelic. Mary was praised and this picture illustrates this. Her shirt has a heart on it to demonstrate she is compassionate and there...

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Madonna and Child

art and culture. Bellini’s famous Madonna and Child is originally a religious painting which is believed to depict the Virgin Mary and Jesus, causing popularity and appeal amongst the religious audience of the time. A compelling message behind this painting is the affection and serenity present; even though it is not overly emotional; the connection between the Virgin Mary and Jesus is evident. To a more modern and general audience, this painting could be considered from an extended perspective. Madonna...

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health care

information on the lifestyle profile of the neighborhood of the St Mary. St Mary Hospital Serving South Central Wisconsin since 1912, St. Mary's Hospital offers a wide variety of health and wellness services ("St. Mary's Hospital", 2011). St. Mary’s hospital is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization that raises philanthropic dollars for items like these and programs that reach the heart of the communities served by St. Mary’s.  St Mary foundation is governed by volunteer, uncompensated board of members...

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Jan Van Eyck Madonna in the Church

frame because the cathedral interior is viewed at an angle. From this perspective the doorway has a frame effect to the painting. The shape of the doorway is round, following the ceiling and with this circle effect leading our eyes to the main figure, Mary." " Van Eyck has followed traditional theology; his realist art displayed in iconic and allusive forms the Churchʼs teachings and popular piety. Yet at the same time, he played with symbolism, which is evidently present in the artwork. The...

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Mary Tudor: The First Queen Of England

Mary Tudor is the first queen regnant in the history of England, who reigned from 1553 until her demise in 1558. She is greatly recognized for her religious persecutions and execution of over 300 Protestant subjects (Loades 54). Mary Tudor, Queen of England, was given birth on the 18th of February 1516, at the Palace of Placentia in Greenwich. She became the only surviving baby of Henry VIII and his first wife, Catherine of Aragon. Mary was known as Mary 1, Queen of England and Ireland. After Edward's...

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reason in the pursuit of inevitable progress, over superstition and religious dogma. * Rise of Romanticism – Rejection of science and rationalism, embraced a return to the sublimity of untamed nature and emotional/aesthetic/personal experiences. Mary eloped with Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. * Midst of the Industrial Revolution – A period of technological advancement where the manual labour based economy was replaced by one where the machine increased production > workers were devalued...

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