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  Biography: Joseph Story
JOSEPH STORY (1779-1845) Considered today "the foremost of American legal writers" was born in Marblehead, Mass.
By 1841, in spite of everything he had achieved in codifying United States law, Story faced a dilemma when the Supreme Court began its hearing of the Amistad case in February, 1941.
In it he wrote that the Africans were not pirates and were justified in seizing the Amistad for they had exercised "the ultimate right of all human beings in extreme cases to resist oppression." In the absence of positive law " 'the eternal principles of justice' had to prevail" (Jones, 190-191).
amistad.mysticseaport.org /discovery/people/bio.story.joseph.html   (592 words)

  AllRefer.com - Joseph Story (U.S. History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Story's legal scholarship quickly earned him great prominence, and in 1811 (at the age of 32) he was appointed by President Madison to the U.S. Supreme Court, the youngest person ever to hold that position.
Story's judicial views nearly always agreed with those of John Marshall; this was not the case with Marshall's successor, Roger B. Taney.
Story's texts must be ranked with James Kent's Commentaries on the American Law as formative influences on American jurisprudence and legal education.
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 Joseph Story -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Joseph Story (September 18, 1779 - September 10, 1845), (A native or inhabitant of the United States) American (A legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations) jurist, was born at (Click link for more info and facts about Marblehead, Massachusetts) Marblehead, Massachusetts.
Soon after Story's appointment the Supreme Court began to bring out into plain view the powers which the (The constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states) United States Constitution had given it over state courts and state legislation.
Of all of Story's opinions, non-lawyers are most likely to be familiar with the case of the (Click link for more info and facts about Amistad) Amistad, which was the basis for a (Click link for more info and facts about 1997 movie) 1997 movie of the same name by Steven Spielberg.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/j/jo/joseph_story.htm   (565 words)

 The Qur'anic Story Of Joseph: Plot, Themes, And Characters
Joseph is off in Egypt, and the story moves with him, one event leading to another, with each new event adding to the total effect.
The story of Joseph is presented as a dramatic vindication of the thesis that God is dominant and His purposes are inevitably fulfilled.
Joseph, in his demand for an investigation of the scandal, leaves out her name, an act that finally convinces her of the nobility of his character.
www.islamic-awareness.org /Quran/Q_Studies/Mirjoseph.html   (7118 words)

 Story of Joseph - Yousef - PASSIA
It is as if Joseph is creating a psychodramatic reenactment so that he would find it psychologically safe to return to the same family setting as he left it, but this time assured that his brothers won't repeat their behavior.
According to the Bible (Genesis 35: 16-20), Joseph’s mother, Rachel, died while giving birth to his brother Benjamin, presumably when Joseph was still in infancy, yet Joseph’s second dream finds his mother, symbolized by the moon, bowing down to him (Genesis 37: 9-10), which indicates that he has “unfinished business” with her.
Joseph is uncharacteristically wordless, and doesn’t act on their request, as if to indicate that without doing anything more, he has virtually subjected them to the fate he himself endured in Egypt before his rise to power.
www.passia.org /meetings/rsunit/2002/files/Joseph-3.htm   (1374 words)

 The Story of Joseph in Five Religious Traditions
Joseph is the source of guidance and protection for everyone he encounters, even when separated from everyone while he was in the darkness of the well or in the prison where he has been cast.
But in spite of this unifying recurrent symbolism, the effect of the midrash is not to interpret the story of Joseph as a perfectly articulated divine allegory but as a combination of historical narrative and religiously charged canonical text the ultimate signification of which remains mysterious and inchoate but spiritually attractive to many.
Joseph is one of seven topics chosen by Ambrose as subjects of his major exegetical works, thus reinvesting the story with a significance that it seems to have lost in later Jewish midrash.
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 The Joseph Zumwalt Story. 2nd Edition.
Joseph, his wife Mary (Ogle) Zumwalt, three sons, Jacob, John and Daniel, and Peter Bailey and his wife Nancy Ann (Zumwalt) and their daughter Mary Ann, then about 4 years old were among the first across the trail in 1849.
Joseph Zumwalt was relatively successful because he came down from the gold fields, and early in 1850 when he was asked about his worth, he stated "that it is about $25,000 plus the house and lot".
One story is that the miners were saddened greatly by her death and gathered money to have a gravestone made.
www.mountaincharlie1850.org /zumwalt_story2.html   (4046 words)

 Joseph of Arimathea, from Lundy, Isle of Avalon by Mystic Realms
Joseph of Arimathea is mentioned in several New testament gospels and also in what are called the books of the Apocrypha or Pseudepigrapha; these are Jewish and Christian biblical writings not included in some versions of the Bible.
Joseph of Arimathea was a highly respected Jewish councillor, a member of the Sanhedrin, the ruling council of the Judaic community under the Romans.
With regard to the role of Joseph in the burial of Jesus; both Jewish and Roman Law laid down that it was the duty of the nearest relatives to dispose of the dead, irrespective of the manner of death.
www.lundyisleofavalon.co.uk /godsetc/joseph.htm   (5403 words)

 Story, Joseph   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Joseph Story, the poet and Justice of the Supreme Court, was born in Marblehead, Massachusetts in September, 1779.
Story would say of his wife's death at a young age, "it quite unmanned me." He goes on to say: "I was new to grief, full of hope and ambition, with an ardent enthusiasm and an almost romantic fervor of imagination.
Story remarries in 1808, to Sarah Waldo Wetmore, whose father is a distinguished lawyer in Boston.
www.wvu.edu /~lawfac/jelkins/lp-2001/story.html   (3936 words)

 American Prophet: The Story of Joseph Smith
In 1823, Joseph Smith said he was visited by an angel named Moroni, who told him of an ancient record containing God's dealings with the former inhabitants of the American continent.
Joseph married Emma Hale on January 18, 1827, and was described as a loving and devoted husband.
Joseph was persecuted much of his adult life and was killed along with his brother Hyrum by a mob in Carthage, Illinois, on June 27, 1844.
www.pbs.org /americanprophet/joseph-smith.html   (362 words)

 Joseph - Story
Joseph was good and kind, serving his father and family well as a shepherd in the fields.
Joseph was a dreamer; his dreams told him that he was to become a great man and be far more successful than any of his brothers.
Joseph now realised that his brothers were truly honest and revealed his true identity.
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 IMAGES FROM THE AMISTAD CASE.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Joseph Story was born in Marblehead, Massachusetts in 1779.
At age 32 Story was appointed to the Supreme Court by James Madison.
Despite Story’s personal feelings on slavery (“unnecessary, unjust, and inhuman [and] repugnant to the general principles of justice and humanity”; “repugnant to...the dictates on natural religion, the obligations of good faith and morality and the eternal maxims of social justice.”), he often felt compelled to uphold slavery in his rulings.
www.law.umkc.edu /faculty/projects/ftrials/amistad/AMI_BSTO.HTM   (452 words)

 The historicity of the Joseph story - ChristianAnswers.Net
Nothing is said in the Joseph Story about chariots being used in battle, and in fact the chariot given to Joseph is called the second chariot of Pharaoh, thus leaving the impression that there were not many of them.
Joseph would have been very qualified to perform most of these tasks; the ones connected with agriculture and taxation would certainly fit the context of the Biblical story.
In Genesis 47:20 ff., we have the curious story of the purchase of the land of the nobility of Egypt by the king.
www.christiananswers.net /q-abr/abr-a016.html   (4633 words)

 Justice Joseph Story (RELI 310 / EDUC 385)
Story concluded that, “without some prohibition of religious tests, a successful sect, in our country, might, by once possessing power, pass test-laws, which would secure to themselves a monopoly of all the offices of trust and profit, under the national government” (1833/1970, ii: 709).
Story was a firm believer in the beauty and truth of Christianity and understood it as the model for the highest level of morality, writing that “the influence of Christianity [on the human character]… is the most instructive of all speculations, which can employ the intellect of many” (1828, 31).
Interpreting the “free exercise” clause, Story noted that “the duty of supporting religion, and especially the Christian religion, is very different from the right to force the consciences of other men, or to punish them for worshipping God in the manner, which, they believe, their accountability to him requires” (1833/1970, ii: 727).
www.facstaff.bucknell.edu /mazur/courses/reli310/Story.html   (5488 words)

 Joseph's Story
Michelle reads to Joseph and plays with him, I'm just so relieved that someone is finally listening to me. At the end of all the tests, the doctor asks me to come back into his office alone to speak with him.
Joseph and I spend what will be his last morning at nursery school together, skipping snack because the biopsy is scheduled for later in the day, and you can't eat for a few hours before sedation.
At one point, Joseph is being examined by an opthalmology resident and David has gone out of the room to line up family arrangements, when the resident begins to talk about the "tumor" (someone has finally said it!).
webpages.charter.net /drshrink/josstory.htm   (4612 words)

 Oyez: Joseph Story, U.S. Supreme Court Justice
Story served in the Massachusetts legislature and then in the U.S. House of Representatives for one term.
Story was selected by Madison for the High Court in 1811.
Story was instrumental in the establishment of Harvard Law School.
www.oyez.org /justices/joseph_story   (208 words)

 Story, Joseph --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Along with James Kent of New York, Story is considered the founder of equity jurisprudence in the United States.
Story was born on Sept. 18, 1779, in Marblehead, Mass.
U.S. writer Joseph Hergesheimer, the author of many novels, short stories, biographies, histories, and criticism, is best known for his stories about the sophisticated, corrupt lives of the very wealthy.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9277911   (768 words)

 Joseph - A type of Christ Chapter 32
Joseph's wicked brothers, in their character and conduct, represent everything that is base, vile, and malicious.
Joseph was obedient to his father, righteous in his behavior, faithful to God, kind to men, and patient in suffering.
As Joseph forgave his brothers of all their crimes against him and assured them that he was in the place of God for the salvation of his household (Gen. 50:19-21), so Christ forgives us and assures us of God's purpose of grace.
www.grace-for-today.com /1585.htm   (1872 words)

 Chief Joseph - A heros story
His father was baptized as Joseph by one of the white missionaries that had came down to baptize the Indians in 1838.
Old Joseph was angry, disgusted enough to tear up his bible and go back to the ways of his own people.
But he tried hard to keep the peace between his Indian tribe and the white man. Chief Joseph saw that more and more white men were coming, and one time during one of their treks a few of his tribe snuck away, attacked a white settlers camp, and killed 34 men.
www.indians.org /articles/chief-joseph.html   (470 words)

 Joseph and his brothers Chapter 36
Joseph's dealings with his brothers in Genesis 42-45 is a typical picture of the way in which the Lord Jesus Christ deals with his erring brothers who were given to him by God the Father before the world began and redeemed by his own precious blood at Calvary.
The story before us of Joseph and his brothers beautifully portrays the experiences of sinners, awakened by the grace of God, as they come to Christ and have him revealed to them and in them in saving mercy.
His brothers were to go tell all the family that Joseph was alive, that he was Lord over all, that everything they needed was in his hands, and that he bids them all to come to him.
www.grace-for-today.com /1595.htm   (2279 words)

 Did Joseph Story ever say that Christianity ought to receive encouragement from the state?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Did Supreme Court justice Joseph Story ever say that, at the time of the adoption of the Constitution, there was near universal consensus that "Christianity ought to receive encouragement from the state?"
Joseph Story was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court from 1811-1845, and the most important legal commentator of his day.
All Story is claiming here is that, at the time of the adoption of the Constitution, there was widespread sentiment for aiding Christianity.
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 Joseph - The Story
Joseph: King Of Dreams retells the story of how a boy's extraordinary gift of seeing the future in his dreams sparks a deep division in his family.
The youngest of eleven brothers, Joseph is seen as his father's favorite.
Uprooted from his home, Joseph is suddenly thrown into a new life filled with high adventure, hidden intrigue and blossoming romance.
www.dreamworks.com /homevideo/joseph/story.html   (275 words)

 Carol Lipton: The Kenneth Joseph Story
Joseph's biography also states that he is currently working on a book about his experiences in Iraq and the current situation in the Middle East, and in other articles, he claims to have written a book along with his father on Assyrian Christians in the Middle East.
Joseph also claims that one of his students was working with a UN Agency, "so we were completely protected and able to work out of the UN Offices and the Church." Id. Nowhere is there any indication that Kenneth Joseph was an antiwar activist or human shield.
Joseph recounts how he "began to talk to some of the 'human shields' gathered in Baghdad", who are described as presumptuous, insensitive, and tone-deaf to the needs and desires of the Iraqi people for freedom, even if it means war in their land.
www.counterpunch.org /lipton04122003.html   (3822 words)

 Joseph & the Colorful Coat
Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colors.
Joseph spent many years in the house of Potipher as a slave.
Through all of these bad and good times, Joseph learned to be happy where he was and be the best person he could be with what God gave him.
www.childrensermons.com /sermons/joseph.htm   (467 words)

 Joseph's Story -- A CD from Sunday Software
Joseph is a 3D game, and occasionally we hear from a teacher who gets tripped up by the program because they are not used to playing 3D games, or they try it out with young children first without previewing it well enough.
Joseph is a game that teaches the story and has Bible study content.
Joseph's Story's game graphics were designed to run on the quality of mid-range computers found in many churches.
www.sundaysoftware.com /joseph/index.htm   (1755 words)

 Two Views: James Madison's and Joseph Story's
Joseph Story was very much of like mind with the Rev. John Witherspoon (signer of the Declaration of Independence, member of the Continental Congress, and President of the College of New Jersey (Princeton)) with regards to unions between church and state, about whom James Hastings Nichols wrote:
In the first excerpt, Story is stating what he believes was the actual intent of the framers when they added that particular clause to the wording of the Constitution.
Story was calling for an establishment of religion, a [to use a modern word] generic form of Protestant Christianity.
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 Joseph Potts' Story @ wargravesinbritain.bravehost.com - A Bravenet.com Hosted Site
Joseph and his brother, William (5) were taken in by a family living only a few doors away, Mr.and Mrs.
In March 1915, at the age of 17, Joseph enlisted into the Cheshire Regiment, and was posted to the 2/7th Bn, which was being re-formed at a training camp at Southill Park, an estate near Old Warden, Bedfordshire.
Joseph, who was in the water with a comrade, swam out to the middle of the lake, where the water was about 11 feet deep.
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 Joseph Story — Infoplease.com
Story's legal scholarship quickly earned him great prominence, and in 1811 (at the age of 32) he was appointed by President Madison to the U.S. Supreme Court, the youngest person ever to hold that position.
Joseph STORY - STORY, Joseph (1779—1845) STORY, Joseph, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in...
Joseph, in the Bible - Joseph Joseph, one of the heroes of the patriarchal narratives of the Book of Genesis.
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