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A Comparison/Contrast Between Christianity and Islam
A Comparison/Contrast Between Christianity and Islam
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...Christ within... Section/# A Comparison/Contrast Between Christianity and Islam Although the current tension between East and West would lend one to believe that there are very few areas of similarity and convergence between Islam and Christianity, the fact of the matter is that strong levels of correspondence exist in both the traditions that spawned these movements as well as the individual fundamental beliefs and/or theology that underlies their core beliefs and principles. For purposes of this brief analysis, it will be impossible to list all of the ways in which these two world religions mirror one another; instead, the purpose of this brief analysis will be to analyze but a few distinct ways in...
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The Roman Catholic Church
The Roman Catholic Church
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...Christ. It is over 2,000 years old and every country on earth ahs some members of the Catholic Church. The name "Catholic Church" was given in 107 AD by Ignatius of Antioch to describe Jesus' church. The precise term "Roman Catholic" was created in the nineteenth century in Britain to distinguish Roman Catholics from other churches that are also Catholic. The Roman Catholic Church is headed by the Pope, currently Pope Benedict XVI. Roman Catholics are seen as Christians in their communion... though God is only one in nature, essence and being, He exists in three divine persons: the Son, the Father and the Holy Spirit. They are all identical in essence but differ in their relationship to one...
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Jesus-ChristI am statement
Jesus-ChristI am statement
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...Christ—“I am ment” Module Module ID: John 8:12 Holy Jesus Christi was sent to the world by the Lord for spreading the light of justice, wisdom, vigilance and spiritual uplift of the humans on the one hand, and to deliver the message of forgiveness and salvationii in the life Hereinafter on the other. Jesus argues that he is sent by God to give the message about (the worship and submission to) Lord, which he states in the Last Supper. “This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.” (John 17.3). Thus, Jesus is the light which paves the way towards recognizing the blessings and attributes of God. Although the Old Testamentiii manifestly... ?Jesus-Christ...
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Faith Community Nursing Spiritual and Health Assessment related to Cancer within the Hispanic Faith Community
Faith Community Nursing Spiritual and Health Assessment related to Cancer within the Hispanic Faith Community
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...Christ. All respondents (90 females and 77 males) prayed on a daily basis, read the Bible each week and believed it to be the guide on how to behave, turned to Jesus Christ for everything they did, had a personal relationship to Jesus Christ and believed Jesus Christ would help them with all their problems (see Appendix C). Their sense of community is strong as they all stated they love praying in groups, and go to underprivileged... Faith Community Nursing Spiritual and Health Assessment Related to Cancer within the Hispanic Faith Community Faith communities are an important part of religious individuals’ daily lives. They provide them with support and hope. However, these individuals then might feel...
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Museum-visit paper/Art Criticism
Museum-visit paper/Art Criticism
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...Christ. She is also wearing a dull white robe... Noli mi Tangere The Touch me not; Noli mi Tangere painting is by a baroque painter by the Peter Paul Rubens or one of his personal assistants. Painting was identified on the museum website of Haggerty Museum of Art. In this painting, Jesus has risen from the dead. This was a reflection of Jesus on the day of his resurrection. He had appeared before Mary Magdalen looking like a gardener. (John 20:14-17 Luke 24:47). This painting is believed to have been painted around the baroque period (1577- 1640 AD). The dimension is 200 ? 177.5 cm (78.7 ? 69.9 in). The painting shows Jesus having worn a bright white loincloth. While Mary has is on one knee facing...
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David la chapelle photographic series jesus is my homeboy
David la chapelle photographic series jesus is my homeboy
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...Christ did not come from well-off backgrounds, neither were they popular amongst the local people. Instead, the apostles were somewhat the dreamers and loners of the community. From such information, the Bible enabled La Chapelle to imagine Jesus associating with the street people and the underprivileged. In a similar context, Jesus would currently associate his word with the homeless, prostitutes, drug traffickers, gangsters and the like. Furthermore... pieces of artwork of Jesus during modernism, La Chapelle makes it clear that his photographs are not implied to be ironic, shocking or blasphemous in any way. Instead, La Chapelle uses the photographs to express a beautiful sensation and the...
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Miracles Stories
Miracles Stories
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...Christ had promised. There are four main different types of miracles that are shown in the gospels are; the signs of the kingdom, healing miracles, exorcisms and nature miracles. The sign of the kingdom is depicted in the life of Jesus Christ, who is the son... Miracle Stories Miracle Stories Miracle as used in the bible is an act that only God can perform, usually it is an act that supersedes the natural laws. Miracles are performed to show the greatness of the being causing it, that is not restricted to the laws of nature. In the new testament however, miracle has been interpreted to mean a ‘sign’ it is a sign that god uses to show his presence in the world. Literally the term sign used in the new tes...
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Apollinarianism: The Denial of Christs Human Spirit
Apollinarianism: The Denial of Christ's Human Spirit
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...Christ's Human Spirit Apollinarius is one of the most celebrated and controversial scholar and bishop of mid fourth century. He was the bishop of Laodicea in Syria where he preached for a long time before his death. He is believed to have been born sometime between 300 and 315 before passing on at around 392. He is famously remember for his close ties with the Scriptures, which he used to influence masses thereby commanding huge following just his teachings started drawing a lot of controversies from Christians. Moreover, he is described as being an exceptionally intelligent man, who was a great advocator for the orthodox faith. In fact, he is regarded as one... of Christology as it had...
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Philosophy Report
Philosophy Report
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...Christ in all walks of life. Since the ministry was founded, it has been used by God to reach out to young people in the surrounding communities with the news of salvation that can be gotten from Jesus Christ. Every week, the ministry strives to provide worship that is Christ-centered, activities that are youth-oriented, quality bible study, and other religious activities in order to engage students and the youth in general... Ministry Philosophy Report Stage Philosophy of Wordlife Youth Ministry Basis ity Wordlife Youth Ministry is a ministry that has a passion for reaching the youth, particularly students in the area where it is located, with the aim of assisting them to grow in the likeness of Christ ...
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Eucharist
Eucharist
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...Christ. Since then, Christians began to gather for Holy Eucharistic ritual. The Catholic Eucharistic prayer and the formal consecration of the bread and wine into the body and blood of Christ became... Eucharist divides more than it unites Introduction The Eucharist has always been a matter of division and contradiction in Christianity. As a resultof these variations in both doctrine and practice Eucharist has been the central issue of discussion and deliberation of the ecumenical movement. This paper discusses and elaborates that the conception of Eucharist divides more than it unites. Etymology: Eucharist is one of the seven sacraments celebrated by the catholic community and according to cannon law it...
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The Apostle Paul
The Apostle Paul
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...Christ, nor had any relevance to the centrally important story of the resurrection, has had his writings included in a book that has the strongest influence in the world for a literary work on the structure of the Christian religion. According to Polhill, there is no way in which to write a biography of Paul as there are no references to his early life. The historical resources that are available about his life start with his persecution of Christians (1). The story of his life is built upon traditions and through scraps of writing that tell the story... Profile of the Apostle Paul The life of the Apostle Paul is a fascinating addition to the New Testament. A man who had nothing to do with the life of...
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Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist
Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist
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...Christ before he ascended into heaven when he commanded the disciples to make disciples of all nations and baptise them in the “Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit” (Matthew 28:19). The indelible mark of baptism is the “end of sin and the beginning... Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist 1. Matter, form, ordinary minister, effect of Baptism, and the indelible mark received in the Sacrament of Baptism Baptism is a welcome ceremony, the beginning of a lasting relationship, a right relationship, with God. Water and oil are used in baptism to symbolise cleansing and anointment (“The Catholic Liturgical Library: Rite for the Baptism of One Child” par. 9). Baptism is performed by a priest...
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Different Paths to God Found in Bonaventures The Souls (or Minds) Journey to God
Different Paths to God Found in Bonaventure's The Soul's (or Mind's) Journey to God
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...Christ, and that is what compels you to turn toward his Grace. The path detailed in The Soul’s Journey to God is a path to ecstasy, to truly knowing the Creator. Bonaventure describes this path as, “the road... by which this rapture is reached” (54). This is a path that no believer can pass through alone. It is only through Christ that we can attain ecstasy. “There is no other path but through the burning love of the Crucified” (54). So one must both desire to be close to God, have faith and love, and also realize that you cannot do it yourself. You must have the help of Christ to attain your goal. We attain the first degree through “an outcry of prayer” and...
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Review the following text by outlining its key arguments, evaluating its biblical and theological foundations, and assessing i
Review the following text by outlining its key arguments, evaluating its biblical and theological foundations, and assessing i
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...Christ is sustainable in groups and families. The role of worship, personal prayer, everyday work and Christian service is treated in the most simplistic and biblical words. The book is bread for all who are in dire need for the real life of Christianity and Christian fellowship (Harnack and Martin 1989, 12-28... of the paper of the of the Following his martyrdom at the hands of the Geastapo in 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer continued with the much adored witness in the hearts of Christians around the globe. His papers and letters which he wrote from the prison became a prized testimony to Christian faith and courage, read by numerous people. Dietrich Bonhoeffer is vitally a modern saint and his martyrdom...
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To what extent can the doctrine of the hypostatical union be traced back to the teaching and spiritual practice of early Christian church
To what extent can the doctrine of the hypostatical union be traced back to the teaching and spiritual practice of early Christian church
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...Christ and/4 the nature of salvation... or the propitiation of sin that was affected as a result of Christ’s death. Whereas it might be tempting to assert the fact that the early Christian movement was somehow uneducated or inadequate to discern key levels of philosophical inference, individuals at the forefront of developing Christian theology were oftentimes the most educated members of society of that particular era. Accordingly, rather than delving into a broad discussion of the misunderstandings and disagreements that existed within early Christian thought, this particular analysis will instead focus specifically on the issue of disagreement related to what is known as...
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Carbon dating the shroud of turin
Carbon dating the shroud of turin
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...Christ was wrapped following His crucifixion; and still bore the image of Christ’s – or someone else’s – body... CARBON DATING THE SHROUD OF TURIN The Need to Believe Introduction In an amazing demonstration of the human nature of stubbornness, and of the religious fanaticism that drives the fundamentalists’ need not just to believe in something greater than oneself, but to be superior to other beliefs as well; is the case of the shroud of Turin. For those unfamiliar with the case, the Shroud of Turin (properly capitalized here as it constitutes a “title’ of sorts) is believed by some to be a relic of Biblical times and proportion because it was alleged to be the cloth in which the crucified body of...
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Art Scavenger Hunt Analysis
Art Scavenger Hunt Analysis
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...Christ, placed right in the middle. The hallowed figure of Christ is flanked by the subordinate figures of angels, apostles, saints, etc. The figure of Christ has its right hand raised in blessing, while with its left hand it is holding the gospel. In the same fresco there is also a figure of the Virgin placed on a throne... of the of the Concerned 10 July Art Scavenger Hunt Analysis OzOutback: Online) of the Work “GangiNganan” or “First Mirriwung Man”- Aboriginal Rock Painting Artist/Artists Australian Aboriginal people Current Physical Location of the Piece Nganalam Art Site located in Keep River National Park in Australia Medium Drawn using organic colors and materials on rocks Approximate Date...
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Research 6 artists work from different eras
Research 6 artists work from different eras
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...Christ Andrea del Verrochio The Baptism of Christ is especially popular because it is widely believed to have been collaboration between Verocchio and his apprentice, the young Leonardo da Vinci. Da Vince supposedly painted the angel kneeling on the lower left side of the canvas. (Rowland 2005, p. 90) However, the overall composition of the altar painting as well as most of the details are attributed to Verrochio and is characterized by a harder style. This aspect is highlighted by the softer the gentle shadings of the skin tones in the face of the Da Vinci’s angel. As one would find that body of Christ has been reworked in oil, which explains its gentler shade that those of John... The Baptism of Christ ...
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Compare and contrast Judaism and Christianity
Compare and contrast Judaism and Christianity
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...Christ and conform to His statutes. Christians deem that God offered Jesus Christ in the flesh to deliver the humanity from sin (Doerfler, 2011). They believe in his divinity and his love for humankind, which is the reason why he has redeemed the world. Christians embrace the Bible in order to conform to the Christian teachings. The followers of Christ deem that the Bible is God’s utterance written by people inspired by the Holy Ghost (Spencer, 2007). It consists of the Old and the New Testaments (Spencer, 2007). Usually, the Christ’s statutes are prevalent in both... ? Comparison between Judaism and Christianity Introduction Christianity is a monotheistic creed in which the populaces admit Jesus Christ...
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Short answer
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...Christ (Fischer &Hart, 1995). Realized eschatology This term means prophecies related to the end times as illustrated in the bible that have already happened (Fischer &Hart, 1995). Future eschatology The term means prophecies related to the end times as illustrated in the bible expected to occur or have not yet happened (Fischer &Hart, 1995). Eschatology The term eschatology means understanding of various prophecies related to coming of Christ or the end times... Short Answers Short Answers 6. Define the following terms as used in the text: Imminent Imminent means soon. That is, occurrence of a certain activity within the shortest period. For example, people predict a soon (the imminent) coming of...
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Art Scavenger Hunt-Analysis
Art Scavenger Hunt-Analysis
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...Christ, placed right in the middle. The hallowed figure of Christ is flanked... of the of the Concerned 10 July Art Scavenger Hunt Analysis (OzOutback: Online) Title of the Work “Gangi Nganan” or “First Mirriwung Man”- Aboriginal Rock Painting Artist/Artists Australian Aboriginal people Current Physical Location of the Piece Nganalam Art Site located in Keep River National Park in Australia Medium Drawn using organic colors and materials on rocks Approximate Date Approximately 13,000 years old Internet Site where the...
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Catholic Social Teaching and the Interpretation of it by the Liberation Theologians
Catholic Social Teaching and the Interpretation of it by the Liberation Theologians
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...Christ says the words of prophet Isaiah, “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring good news to the poor.”(Luke 4: 18) So church had taken up the responsibility of bringing up the poor and the downtrodden from the social evils and inequality and wanted to make a single flock. The social discrimination and inequality were harshly criticized by the church through its doctrines and Catholic Social teaching... is considered as the greatest gift of the Roman Catholic Church to the world. The concern of Church over the social justice is visible in the teaching. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops states that, “Catholic social teaching is based on and...
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TRS
TRS
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...Christ himself upon picking the twelve disciples. The disciples in turn went out and picked converts from the earlier converts in a variety of local areas. The leadership took a top down structure, where Peter was the central bridge figure between the early church ministry and the ministry of Jesus. All oversees were elders, but not all elders were oversees or bishops. As it prospered and grew, Christianity attracted more followers because it granted them special privileges and a wave of peaceful cooperation. Luke wrote about the early Christian leadership... TRS The leadership structure of the early Christian community There was a hierarchical leadership structure in this community, founded by Christ...
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Apostle Paul and the Law
Apostle Paul and the Law
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...Christ 14 Conclusion 15 Bibliography 16 Paul and the Law: Focus on Galatians and Romans Introduction Mosaic Law has been an issue of contention between scholars in relationship to its role in Christian life. Some speak of Mosaic Law as irrelevant to Christian life, while others speak of the difference between moral law and ritualistic law and how it relates to Christian living. In letters written Paul to both the Galatians and the Romans... ? Paul and the Law: Focus on Galatians and Romans Table of Contents Introduction 3 Social Differentiation, ‘Otherness’ and the Discussion of Law 3 “Works of Law” 6 Galatians 8 Curse 8 Ritual 10 Romans 11 Food 12 Love 13 Some Thoughts on Modern Life and the Example of...
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SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY
SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY
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...Christ loves the church, leadership- we as Christians area able to be examples for others to follow as we learn real time leadership qualities from the doctrines, lowliness- we are able to emulate the example set by Jesus for being graceful... ? SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY IN THE LIFE OF THE CHURCH AND INDIVIDUAL BELIVER due: Introduction According to (Doran, 2005:5),systematic theology is primarily the organization of the teachings of the Bible into definite systems. This can further be explained with the example of the information given in the Bible about angels. There is no one particular book that gives all the details and information about angels. Systematic theology takes all the information about angels...
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Religious belief system
Religious belief system
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...Christ is not a birth right, either in a Christian nation or in a Christian family. Therefore the Baptists reject the Anglican and Presbyterian outlook by removing the interpretation ‘together with their children’ from the explanation of the church. This outlook of church membership point out that the entry to the church is voluntarily and that only believers are allowed to partake in its ordinance. All members have equal status even though they are different. When comparing to various other churches, institutional or territorial kind, the Baptist belief is articulated in the notion of the ‘gathered church.’ The faithful of the church are united together by God into a companionship... Religious belief...
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Judaism
Judaism
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...Christ. Jews believe that the Messiah has not come yet and Jesus Christ was only an ordinary person; not the Messiah offered by the God... Running head: Judaism Judaism Introduction Jews and Judaism often catches the headlines of the media because of the controversies associated with it.During the Hitler regime, Jews caught the headlines because of the massacres up on them by the Hitler led Nazi fascist administration. At present the same Jews are again on the headlines of the media, but unfortunately, this time it is the Jews who are accused of engaged in violent behaviour against the Palestine. It was the Jews at the receiving end during the Nazi regime, but at present, they are responsible for the...
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The Image of God in Man: Sin corrupted that image
The Image of God in Man: Sin corrupted that image
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...Christ also confirms the Old Testament teachings on sin, in which sin causes separation between God and the sinner. According to Jesus Christ therefore, on the judgment day, the sinner will be eternally separated from God... ? The Image of God in Man: Sin Corrupted that Image Wilton Beamer Dr. Steven W. Ladd 12/12 Table of Contents Part of the Paper Page Number Introduction……………………………………………………………… 3 Main Part of the Paper/Body……………………………………………...3- 14 Conclusion………………………………………………………………..14- 15 Bibliography………………………………………………………………16 Introduction According to the Christian account of creation, as recorded in the book of Genesis, God created man in his own image. But what exactly does it mean to say that...
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Humanities
Humanities
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...Christ. He believes that Grace is the manifestation of God’s work through good works that human beings do. Therefore, he calls for Christians to submit completely to God for salvation. An analysis of the St Augustines confessions depicts God as a supernatural being, to whom all human beings should submit unconditionally. To begin with, St Augustine focused on the concept of the original sin that is crucial in the Christian. The original sin refers to the disobedience of Adam and Eve in the garden of Aden. On this, Augustine state that Adam’s sin is transmitted by the “hurtful desire” of human beings (Hollingworth 13-25). In literary works, he notes... St. Augustines Confessions St. Augustines...
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Discourse with an Atheist Who Beleives That Gos Does Not Exist
Discourse with an Atheist Who Beleives That Gos Does Not Exist
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...Christ’s claim... Management and Gender Dis with an Atheist Who Believes That God Does Not Exist All schools of thought that make an attempt to construct the origin of the universe can be classified as theistic or atheistic. It is important to note that even evolution as the most popular explanation on the origin of life, life forms and the universe does not meet the logical cause-and-effect principle which characterizes nature, although Darwinists and some other scientists blame creationists for this failure. For instance, evolution does not explain the forces that combined the hydrogen and oxygen molecules and dust particles to form the primordial cell. Likewise, the causes and reacting elements that...
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Theology
Theology
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...Christ the King of Israel descend now from the cross, that we may see and believe. And they that were crucified with him reviled him (Mark 15:29-32). These verses are starting points for our study of Mark's gospel... Mark's Gospel is a Theology of the Cross First of all, let us gather all appearances of the word "cross" in the Mark's gospel. There are five such appearances which can be easy divided into two groups. First group is comprised by two sentences A: And when he had called the people unto him with his disciples also, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me (Mark 8:34) and B: Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him...
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Hermeneutical Circle
Hermeneutical Circle
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...Christ which is regarded as being the central focus and prism through which the rest of the Bible, and in fact "all of reality" can be discovered and understood (Goldsworthy, 2007). The gospel of Jesus Christ is the central fulcrum around which the rest of the Bible revolves according to this kind of hermeneutics. Of course this essentially counters the non-hierarchical structure of self... -referentiality that exists within the traditional hermeneutical circle. In traditional hermeneutics all parts relate to the whole and the whole relates to all the parts in equal measure. Within a Christian theology that includes hermeneutics the Gospel of Jesus Christ is the focusing...
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Catholic Religion
Catholic Religion
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...Christ I believe that the most effective way of communicating to other people that there really exists a super-natural relationship with Christ is through showing them a life which is changed through this relationship. Of course, it is quite easy to declare that deep inside of us, there is a longing which only a personal relationship with God can fill. Yet, nothing can be more convincing by living a life which is changed by having a Savior and Lord. Only a relationship in Christ can enable us to live a morally excellent life and other people can always spot the difference between Christians and non-Christians. Thus... 12 March 2008 What could religion or people of religion do to advance the momentum...
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Mormonism
Mormonism
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...Christ, has its own distinctive beliefs and texts different from those of Catholicism and Protestantism. The movement emerged during 1820s in America and gained popularity over the next few decades though later got split into new rather small... ? Mormonism Later Day Saint Movement (LDS) or simply Mormonism is a Christian religious group founded by Joseph Smith. Smith claimed himself to be the God’s advocate through whom the Church would be re-established, because according to Smith, all other Churches had gone astray. Smith also claimed that he had several visions from God and that was the cause why he proposed to undertake this new mission. The cult, which claims to be the true church of Jesus Christ,...
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The Difference between Joy and Happiness
The Difference between Joy and Happiness
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...Christ is made central in all aspects. Like the inestimable energy of the sun’s radiation God’s love that translates into joy is able to sustain human happiness beyond our wildest desires. To enjoy divine joy, and consequently to experience spiritual happiness... and Number of the Teacher’s THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN JOY AND HAPPINESS Introduction A distinctive element of the Christian faith is that it orients man to hope in God, to respond to God’s love which is manifest as infinite joy, and to rest in God alone as the only source of ultimate happiness. Human beings cannot have true exaltation, dignity, joy or happiness without God, who loves us for our own sake. Joy is a spiritual concept that is...
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...Christ after he had been crucified. This art of the renaissance period (created between 1498 and 1499) by Michelangelo Buonarroti (Wallace), is a master piece. Looking at the monument, it is easy to identify distinctive features in the art. Set on a background that augments its choice of color, the sculpture stands out both in terms of color and texture. The vivid distinction of texture of body and apparel leaves nothing to imagination. It clearly brings out two images; that of a noble woman holding a brutalized young man in her lap. There is compassion in the woman’s... Pieta by Michelangelo: ive Interpretation The Pieta is an art portrait of the Virgin Mary holding in her arms, her dead son Jesus...
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Calvinism and Ephesians
Calvinism and Ephesians
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...Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it." Irresistible Grace is the belief that every human whom God has elected will inevitably come to a knowledge of God. The elect cannot resist the call. This is supported by the following passages from the Bible: John 6:44: "No man can come to me, except the Father... Calvinism and Ephesians 3/20 USER TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE Page Table of Contents 2 What is Calvinism 3 Five Points of Calvinism 3 Attacks on Calvinism 6 Opposition to Predestination 6 Opposition to Total Depravity 6 Opposition to Particular Grace and Limited Atonement 6 Opposition to Irresistible Grace 7 Common Grace 7 Predestination ...
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The fall of the Disciples
The fall of the Disciples
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...Christ; performed supernatural acts and created examples that Christians today emulate. It is critical to study their journey during and after Christ’s ascension in order to place their rise and fall in context. This can allow for a n evaluation of the relevance of their presence in the bible. The rise and walk of the disciples Luke 6: 12-13 outlines the painstaking process that Christ went through in order to select the twelve disciples. It is said that he prayed the whole night for these men. When he called them... ?The Rise and Fall of the Disciples Introduction The disciples were sometimes irrational, unforgiving and even demonstrated limited faith. In other situations, they were strong and loyal to...
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Argumentative paper
Argumentative paper
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...Christ was born, occurs before spring. Spring can not come unless Christ is born. Aslan does not make... ? 18 May Argumentative paper: tend to use different elements of nature to signify various underlying factors that happen to be very important elements of the plot. Every element is purposefully selected and has a meaning. Carefully chosen elements not only help the author create the ambiance needed to pacify the audience, but are also necessary for giving the events and happenings that form part of the story, the meaning that is consistent with the theme of the novel. Every description of the winter season in Narnia has a special purpose of giving meaning to the scenes of the story in addition to the...
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What roles do religions play in Appiahs analysis
What roles do religions play in Appiahs analysis
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...Christ is the founder and ultimate head of Roman Catholics. With the death of Christ, the apostle Peter was designated as the first Pope, or temporal head of the Catholic Church. Since then, the mission of this faith is to spread the faith across the world. According to Pope Benedict XVI, the mission of the Catholic Church can be summarized “as a threefold responsibility to proclaim the word... What roles do religions play in Appiah’s analysis? Appiah’s essay entitled A Case for Contamination focused on issues of ethics, globalization, diversity and cosmopolitanism or citizens of the world. He emphasized that despite diversity in culture or in religion, there remains an essence of the concept of univer...
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St. Augustines Views on Sin
St. Augustines Views on Sin
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...Christ plays a role in that worldview. It also talks about some of the benefits Christians have: "We read, indeed, of those being justified in Christ who believe in Him, by reason of the secret communion and inspiration of that spiritual grace which makes every one who cleaves to the Lord "one spirit" with Him, [1Corinthians6:17] although His saints also imitate His example; can I find, however, any similar statement made... St. Augustine's Views on Sin According to John A. McGuckin (2004), Augustine of Hippo is highly regarded as one of the most important writers of the Christian West. It will be analyzed here what his thoughts on sin were-both as a Manichean, and later when he wrote, having...
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Late Roman, Early Christian and Byzantine Art
Late Roman, Early Christian and Byzantine Art
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...Christ as the Good Shepherd, situated over the entry upon the north side. The image was common in the Roman vaults of earlier centuries, but there are essential advancements to be witnessed in his adaptation. As opposed as to being depicted as an atypical countryman, this Good Shepherd has a great golden halo, throws on a royal purple mantle over a golden tunic, and clutches a towering cross. The vault in the south niche, underneath the mosaic of St. Lawrence, is particularly imposing. It bears no Christian cryptograms and was possibly a heathen catacomb of noble... The Mausoleum of Galla of Placidia in Ravenna is well acknowledged for its antique and magnificent mosaics. The diminutive brick...
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Augstine essay
Augstine essay
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...Christ is the reason that his vision is momentary. Augustine’s diligent study of the writings of the apostle Paul shows him similarities to Neo-Platonism, but these are supplemented with humility and praise of God. This leads him to understand both God and evil and also attain humility to Christ. He however still hesitates to accept Christianity. He decides to go to Simplicianus, a staunch believer in Christ for advice. Simplicianus tells him the story of how Marius Victorinus the highly respected translator of the Platonist texts that he had read, converted to Christianity at the end of his life... The Confessions of Saint Augustine Saint Augustine’s narration of his voyage from sinfulness to...
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St. Francis
St. Francis
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...Christ crucified,/which was imprinted upon his body/not by natural forces or by human skill/but by the wondrous power... Bonaventure wrote the biography of St. Francis, " The Life of St. Francis" in the years 1260-63 describing the saint's life and virtues, and it became one of the most widely read texts of the Franciscan order in the latter part of the middle ages. Bonaventure also talked about one of the biggest events that gave widespread recognition and veneration to St. Francis, the stigmata, throughout the text and especially in an entire chapter devoted to the event. All along, Bonaventure eulogizes the stigmata as a mark that reinforces the sanctity of St. Francis. In places, he talks as well...
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Seeking Fulfillment
Seeking Fulfillment
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...Christ and the Son of God and further glorification of Jesus through the healings, feeding of the thousands, and other miracles. As such, chapter 4 of the Book of John appears in the beginning of Christ’s ministry. A common theme throughout Jesus ministry was that the vast majority of the Jews did not believe Him to be the Messiah. Even those that fought to believe in Him had a hard time understanding the simplicity of the Gospel; instead oftentimes taking everything literally like Nicodemus. In much the same way the Samaritan woman initially suffers from the same... Section/# Seeking Fulfillment The passage that will be discussed is located between John the Baptist’s Testimony about Jesus being the...
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On the Road
On the Road
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...Christ’s emancipation from the clutches of a judgmental system and people that he was explicitly fed up with. Towards the end of the story, Sargeant wonders where Christ had gone; giving the indication of his belief that Christ is in his favour. He had enough proof of it already. For the priest, any other name would fit just as well, but Hughes names him Dorset, a word bearing resemblance to the sound of door-shut... ?Ramakrishna Surampudi 22 May On the Road – Langston Hughes Two and two, we all believe, are four. If the question is asked at gunpoint, the answer may have to be different. In George Orwell’s novel 1984, O’Brien tells Winston that it isn’t easy to become sane (72). For the same reason,...
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Theology of Missions
Theology of Missions
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...Christ as the Lord and savior4... Theology of Missions Contents Contents 2 Texts that relate to missions 3 Old Testament 3 New Testament 4 How the nature of God relates to mission theology 4 Mission theology, Ecclesiology and trinity 5 Themes of mission theology 6 Relationship of mission theology to missionary, church and lay men 7 Bibliography 8 Texts that relate to missions Old Testament Joseph was a young man loved and cherished by him father Jacob. The father’s approval provoked jealously that culminated in the attempts to kill him by his brothers. A late alternative caused his brothers to sell him to Egypt as a slave. However, this ended up being a divine plan for salvation. The integrity of Joseph ...
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Women in the Bible and Their Gender Roles
Women in the Bible and Their Gender Roles
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...Christ. Many women in the Bible have shaped the perception of contemporary... ? Women in the Bible and their Gender Roles Introduction In a bid to provide a deeper understanding of women in the Bible and their gender roles, the following discussion revolves around works and writings of different scholars. Sexuality is an important aspect of human life. Topics of sexual morality within gender studies have spurred hot debates amongst various scholars. Nevertheless, it is undeniable that sexual morality emanates from the Bible. Perceptions of sexual morality in the contemporary church significantly borrow from the ancient Israelites and the lives of Christians during the life and after the death of Jesus...
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Censorship
Censorship
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...Christ should stand as a shining example of how attempts at censorship almost always result in the opposite of the intended effect in the short run, though in the long run the intentions of those who desired to suppress the expression of free speech ultimately were realized. Those speaking out the loudest for suppression of this movie were, not surprisingly, those who had not seen it and for whom the film represented a threat not just to their religious beliefs, but also to pocketbooks. Jerry... Censorship Censorship should by all accounts be simple to define, and yet arguments remain over what exactly constitutes censorship. For instance,are First Amendment rights being violated by not allowing...
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What can be understood from the mosaic decoration of Churches: San Apollinare Nuovo, San Vitale, and mausoleum of Galla Placidia in Ravenna
What can be understood from the mosaic decoration of Churches: San Apollinare Nuovo, San Vitale, and mausoleum of Galla Placidia in Ravenna
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...Christ, saints and martyrs. 1 This essay is about... ? What can be understood from the mosaic decoration of Churches: San Apollinare Nuovo, San Vitale, and mausoleum of Galla Placidia in Ravenna Introduction The mosaic techniques have been used to decorate walls and floors of buildings since many years ego. At first the mosaic decoration was very simple, but gradually it developed in colors and designs like in Byzantine art. After the peace of the church when churches have been used as public places and mosaics have was transfered from floor to wall, the mosaic did not have role only in decoration of the church but in educational aspect. The mosaics were usually pointed to religious stories about the...
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