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David Patrick English 1102 Prof Bickley November 17, 2010 Symbol The world we live in is full of symbols. I am going to talk about the cross in this journal. What exactly is a cross? Two straight objects intersecting at a 90 degree angle or is it more. I believe that a cross is a symbol that Jesus Christ died so that all mankind would have his sins forgiven and that we shall all go to heaven. This has not always been the case though. Before Jesus of Nazareth was born the Romans used the cross as a torture device. Pegs or nails were driven through your feet and hands and you hung on the cross for punishment of
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Unformatted text preview: a crime. During the middle ages the cross became a weapon against evil. Moreover a weapon against vampires, the people of the middle ages believed that any cross was a symbol of Christ’s power. They believe that any cross instantly became sacred and would protect them from harm. In today’s society the cross is a symbol of the church, and of Jesus. The cross is one of the most recognized symbols in the world, it doesn’t matter where in the world you will not be able to find someone who doesn’t know what a cross is....
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