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DE-FACTO EXPOSITION ON MELCHIZEDEK AND THE CATHOLIC VIEW OF THE HOLY MASS

Catholics and Protestants differ in what they believe about the Holy Eucharist. Catholics believe that the Eucharist is truly a sacrifice. When Catholics celebrate Mass, God makes Jesus’s sacrifice on the cross present to us once again, allowing us to participate in it and offer it up to him in union with Jesus. In contrast, Protestants believe that the bread and wine are just a memorial service whereby we remember Jesus’s sacrifice, but Catholics do not actually participate in it. To hel...

DOMINICA IN PALMIS

How beautiful is the account of Jesus’ Passion. Because the Passion of Jesus was so revered it is believed the Passion accounts in the Gospels were the first parts of the Gospels to be written. The early Christians were so eager to preserve the account of our salvation that they put the Passion of Jesus in writing quickly. We can understand their sentiments because we too venerate Jesus’ Passion. 

“SOWING AT THE APOSTLE’S FEET”: NATURE AND EFFECTS OF RELIGIOUS EXTORTION AMONG CHURCH MINISTERS IN NIGERIA

The teachings of most religions of the world condemn corruption. It considers it as an offense against humanity and divinity. As Faleye (2013:175) asserted that, “Religion has brought peace and harmony to the world and that its leaders are motivated by the service of their God. However, religion had used fear, hate and sometimes lies to control and manipulate people for the advantage of a selected group of individuals. In Nigeria, greater number of the citizens are religious enthusiasts and...

Grammatical Accuracies and Inaccuracies in Modern English

This document explores in detail the five most common grammatical errors native to the English language. Additionally, a linguistic study is conducted regarding the effectiveness of Sophie Alexander Frazer's "Why Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights is a Cult Classic," an article that is adept in its syntactic expressions. 

The Distracted Globe of Hamlet: Insane or Feigned?

This paper attempts to assess the veracity of Shakespearean protagonist Hamlet's mental condition. Ultimately, the author posits, through comprehensive research and textual analysis, that the prince is feigning psychosis. 

African Women in Politics in Ousmane Sembene's God's Bits of Wood

From pre – colonial to colonial to post pre –colonial periods, women in Africa have a long and varied history of political activism. African women have participated in political parties, women's movements, national liberation movements, and other social movements. Additionally, they had to deal with patriarchal structures and culture's opposition. These could be attributed to several cultural restraints in African society. Therefore, this paper examines the political and cultural restrain...

Camus on Freedom, Happiness and Suicide in Myth of Sisyphus

The question of freedom, suicide and happiness has always been on the cresses of human’s mind. Camus in his book The Myth of Sisyphus addresses these issues. He elucidates that this world in itself is not absurd, what is absurd is our courting with the universe that is irrational. The absurd depends as a lot on man as on the sector. It is all that links them collectively. The aim of the research is to humans to feel free and happy within their existence, thereby, realizing that suicide isn�...

English Language in Nigerian Multilingual Contexts: A Reflective Perspective

Being A Paper Presented At The 32ndAnnual National Confer-ence and 50thAnniversary of English Scholars Association of Nigeria(ESAN), Held At Oduduwa Hall, OAU, Ile-Ife.Theme: English Studies in Non-Native Environments: Reflections and Projections. AbstractThe authors examine the status of English Language in a Multilingual Nigerian Society by reflecting on the shift from being an “elitist” language to that of aconsolidated language apparently in use even amongst school children and the ed...

Criminology and African Literature: A Didactic Approach

The paper in question looks at how criminological theory is reflected in the writing of African authors. I make an effort to demonstrate how the authors' perceptions of their society affect how they portray the issue of crime. A reading of the books "Petals of Blood" by Ngugi wa Thiongo, "No Longer at Ease" by Chinua Achebe, "Money Galore" by Amu Djoleto, and "The Beautyful ones are not yet born" by Ayi Kwei Armah from the perspective of criminology. "How can African literature reposition the...

ERODED REVERENCE OF YORUBA ROYALTY: PROGNOSIS TO MORAL BANKRUPTCY IN YORUBALAND

Abstract  The Yoruba, as a people, culturally have great respect for their kings. The kings were taken to be the representatives of the gods until the advent of the Westerners. The respect the Yoruba had for their kings was primordial. The kings were the executive heads of government as well as the spiritual heads of the traditional religion. However, civilization has diminished the role and importance of kings in the Yorubaland. The kings who upheld the moral values of the people are no l...

Nigerian Diaspora Literature: A Conceptual and Thematic Study of Chimamanda Adichie's Americanah

ABSTRACT The recent torrent of migrations of Nigerians to other parts of the world such as Europe, Asia among others is alarming. Recently, several migrants and those who have close insight into migrant experiences have been writing of migrants lives in diverse forms of literature. These writings have provided insight into Nigerian migration issues - racial discrimination, hair politics et al. The paper uses postcolonial theory in studying conceptual cum thematic concerns of Chimamanda Adich...

Sex and Sexuality in Contemporary Nigerian Literature: A Case Study of Toni Kan's Nights of The Creaking Bed and Ballad of Rage

ABSTRACT The newly experimented stylistic exploration in contemporary Nigerian literature is in the incorporation of sex and sexuality. Before now, writers stylized gestures with symbolised represented matters with sexual connotations. However, recently, prose is rapidly fading away from this established modest order. In Toni Kan’s Nights of the Creaking Bed and Ballad of Rage, it is observed that sexually-related taboos are reoccurring. Issues like love making, abortion, gay and lesbian lo...

Supporting the View that Zimbabwean Writers are not Court Jesters in View of Freedom Nyamubaya in “On the Road Again” and Chirikure-Chirikure in “We Shall Not Sleep”

Abstract The author Freedom Nyamubaya is respected as the voice of the powerless in bringing the true account of the escapades of the armed struggle as an active member of the war of liberation, thus her writings are autobigographical.  Nyamubaya is well known for using Marxist feminist ideology in focusing on ways in which women are being oppressed through different systems of capitalism.  The Marxist feminist women’s liberation can be achieved through restructuring of the current capi...

Contrastive Analysis of Hausa Language and English Language

This study presents a comprehensive contrastive analysis of the Hausa language and English language, focusing on their phonetic, phonemic, and grammatical differences. The research begins by examining the global status of the English language and the challenges encountered by ESL and EFL learners due to the influence of their native language on their second language performance. The analysis proceeds by comparing the consonant systems of English and Hausa. English possesses 24 consonants, whi...

Contrastive Analysis of the Isang language and English Language

This study presents a comprehensive contrastive analysis of the Isang language and English language, focusing on phonology, syntax, tenses, and overall language structure. The primary objective is to highlight the similarities and differences between the two languages, particularly providing insights for bilingual students and language learners. The study advocates the use of contrastive analysis as an effective approach for examining and comparing different languages. The phonological analys...


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