The philosophy of residential schools contradicted Canada’s vision of being a multicultural country; in fact they were in place to destroy the aboriginal culture by attacking the native religions, languages and customs. One of the purposes of residential schools was “...to teach native people to read English so they could learn the Bible and convert to Christianity,” (CBC Archives.
They feared to live in such sinful society, because they believed that God predestined people to salvation and others were damned for the rest of time. Those believes explain why the Puritans tried to live according to the bible, and why they feared the Lord to some extent. To get away from the perverted European society, the Puritans migrated to the Northeast to create society completely devoted to serve the lord. They were driven by the fear that God was discontent, and that he would bring hell upon
Question 1: Anne Hutchinson was a threat to Puritan society in a combination of ways that other dissenters were not, which is the reason she was banished. The Puritan society in Massachusetts was established not so that people can exercise freedom of religion, but only so the Puritans can freely exercise their religion. These were a very intolerant people of any one else’s religious belief; and, their leaders did everything possible to keep other religions from prospering. Their main belief was that the entire community had to follow God’s laws as interpreted by their leaders and if they did then God would reward them. However, if the entire community did not follow God’s laws then the entire community would be punished.
Paul’s parents’ choices changed the direction of his life. While they meant well, they were shielding Paul from life and the real world. They also prevented Paul from growing up and may have led Paul to distrust his parents and other authority figures. By demanding his truth about his eyesight, Paul showed his desire for the truth and to grow up. Part of growing up is learning how to handle the truths and disappointments of life.
Task A In the article “Bill Nye Says Nay: ‘Science Guy’ Opposes Teaching of Creationism” the author is making an argument against the teaching of creationism in addition to evolution in public school science classes. The author identifies himself as a former public school student who has respect for other’s religious belief, but feels that they have no place in government funded schools. The author of this article, Noah Fitzgerel, is an intern for the group Americans United, an organization who is dedicated to the separation of church and state. The author refers to the teaching of creationism as “proselytizing young people” because it is based on “biblical literism” which he views as evangelism. He believes that teaching creationism is
In a CBC Commentary, Rose Kemp speaks against what she terms as a backlash against children. Children are necessary for life itself is the thesis for the article “No Kidding?” by Rose Kemp. One could hardly argue that point since in the Middle Ages, Christians thought celibacy a virtue but if everyone practiced celibacy there would be no society at all. The nineteenth century Shaker sect disappeared for this reason. In this article, Kemp aims to discredit an organization called No Kidding.
Residential schools editorial The source says that even thought residential schools were a horrible thing that affected the aboriginal peoples of Canada, the TRC is a waste of time and taxpayer money and every one should just forget about it and move on. Residential schools were schools ran by the church and funded by the government to assimilate first nation, Métis, and Inuit children of Canada by not letting them speak in their native language, practice their native culture, and not letting them go back home for long periods of time. They were assimilated by the teachers of the schools, teaching them English so they can read the bible and convert to European culture. The 130 residential schools in Canada were located far away from the
Entwistle (2010), discusses how worldviews shape how individuals view their lives and that includes how they view theology and psychology. The thought of integrating spirituality and psychology has been looked down upon because of the stigma attached with psychology. From a religious standpoint psychology is deemed not worthy
What form should Christian disciplining of children take? What are our responsibilities as parents and caregivers to children? Unfortunately, this discussion has been posed only in extremes: either permissiveness leading to a spoiled child or corporal punishment leading to a righteous child. There are other options. Parenting is not as simple as the "permissiveness/punishment argument" makes it seem.