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How does God heal today Compare and contrast Christian approaches to wholeness and healing
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...Christian healing ever since time memorial. Today, the health sector is mainly characterized by biological findings. Humans have technologically advanced these days that new discoveries have sort to different solutions of curing or healing different diseases. Science is at its prime, and many diseases are cured at the hospitals unlike the older days when people used to seek divine intervention in the churches and through the profits. People of today’s generations will most probably think about God when they are sick, but will immediately seek the services of a doctor or any other medical practitioner (Gusmer, 1974, p 102). Divine...
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Christian scriptures
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...Christian faith.2 Today as much as in the past the Old Testament could be read to give the reader an indication of what Jesus Christ was expected to achieve, whilst the New Testament describes what he is supposed to have actually achieved. The New Testament also mentions how the Early Church started to spread the Christian religion whilst having debates about the best means of leading Christian lives.3 The studies of the New Testament soon came to the conclusion that there was a great deal that the Synoptic Gospels of Mark, Matthew, and Luke held in common with each other.4... 286027 The study of the Christian holy scriptures up until the 1950s was very similar to what it had been like for much of...
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Christian copts
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...today is estimated to be between six and 11 million and remains the largest concentration of Christians in any Middle Eastern nation. To remain a viable group for two millennia in a region where religions other than Islam are not tolerated speaks for the personal resiliency and spiritual conviction of the Copts. The Copts would not have survived, literally, in Saudi Arabia or Iran for example. It’s somewhat surprising to discover that a Copt Church exists in The Islamic Republic... ? Christian Copts Coptic Christianity had its beginnings in Egypt about 50 years following the death of Christ (50 AD). It is believed to be the first Christian sect outside present day Israel, the Holy Land. From the earliest ...
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Genetic Counseling--Christian Perspective
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...Christian counselor can condone abortion. Under the law, they cannot prevent abortions, but it is a Christian genetic counselor’s duty counsel against termination of pregnancy. A Christian genetic counselor cannot deny Biblical teachings. The Bible states “thou shalt not kill” (Exodus 20:13, King James Version). To counsel a woman to have an abortion would be under any circumstances wrong. The Christian counselor must reinforce man’s way is not God’s. A child with a genetic defect can be healed by God, but a sick child can also be a blessing. Even if the parents go ahead with the abortion, maybe later in life...
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How useful is the Letter of Jude for the Church Today
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...today. The church should focus on the teachings of the epistle to encourage believers going through a test of their faith. In conclusion, it is evident that the letter of Jude plays an integral part in the church today. It raises awareness, provides means to keep strong faith and salvation and encourage the believers. Though short, it is extremely relevant in the life of a Christian today. Works Cited Brown, Raymond Edward. An introduction to the New Testament. New York: Doubleday, 1997. Print. Thayer, Joseph. Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament. Mass: Hendrickson, 2003. Print. The New English Bible; New...
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Reaction from Christian Bible
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...Christian church included the non-Jews or Gentiles in their ranks. The assumption of the “restlessness” of the Christian journey today has similarities to the uncertainties of early Roman church life. Even the whole conundrum of whether or not to have children and the kind of sexual lifestyle that one adopts are likened to the struggles of the Christian minority... ?First Lecturer’s Homework Reaction from Christian Bible Paul’s letter is addressed to the Christians in Rome, where the Christians were a minority group, with a majority of them being Jews but with an increasing number of non-Jews or Gentiles. He used this letter as a precursor to his own trip to Rome, elucidating to them the Christian life...
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A christian democracy
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...Christian Democracy (Distinctive Features) 02 March Introduction There are several types of political beliefs or persuasions in the world today. One of its more prevalent or common political belief is the so-called Christian democracy. This is a type of political democracy that is quite common in Europe and also some parts of Latin America. In a general sense, this political ideology is characterized by social conservatism on matters of cultural, social, political and moral issues. More specifically, it tries to apply Christian beliefs and principles to public policies in terms of governance. However, on matters concerning that of finance, it can be considered as progressive (more reform... & No A...
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Christian Ethics
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...Today (New York: Free, 1989). Kallenberg, Brad J., "The Master Argument f MacIntyre's After Virtue," in Virtues and Practices in the Christian Tradition: Christian Ethics After MacIntyre, ed. Nancey Murphy, Brad J. Kallenberg and Mark Thiessen Nation (Harrisburg, Penn.: Trinity International, 1997) 7-29, at 22. Kekes, John, Moral Wisdom and Good Lives (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University, 1995). Kotva, Joseph J., Jr., "The Formation f Pastors, Parishoners, and Problems: A Virtue... Running Head: Christian Ethics Christian Ethics: Do you see connections between conscience and friendship of the of theinstitution] Christian Ethics: Do you see connections between conscience and friendship Moral deve...
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Christian Salvesen
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...today, such prediction remains to be seen in full implementation. Christian Salvesen PLC has learned to embrace the concepts promoted by NDC. Physically challenged employees occupy the same spot where normal workers are assigned. The continual changes in the processes of the company are guided by the framework of NDC. More important... Does Christian Salvesen's sickness absence management policy meet its obligations under the DDA Introduction In workplaces, discrimination in all forms is considered as prevalent. Specifically, disabled employees are often target of maltreatments among authorities and peers. Moreover, the susceptibility of disabled workers to be inflicted with further physical damages is ...
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Christian Counseling
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...CHRISTIAN COUNSELING of Table of Contents Part 1: Introduction3 Counseling Today..3 How The Church Handles Counseling4 Part 2: When Sickness Strikes..4 Anxiety from Sickness.5 Loneliness..6 Depression.6 Anger..7 The Later Years7 When Sickness Moves One to Feel Bitterness Against God7 Part 3: Eliminating Roadblocks to Counseling Through Effective Communication8 Part 4: Better Counselors, Better Pastors..13 Part 5: Conclusion 14 References: .15 ASSISTING PARISHIONERS COPE WITH SICKNESS THROUGH CHRISTIAN COUNSELING Part 1: Introduction God has primarily given each individual in the world a source of counseling that they actually... ASSISTING PARISHIONERS COPE WITH SICKNESS THROUGH...
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Christian Literature
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...Christian benevolence to those in need. Instead of seeking the truth, the Jews focused on the politics of the time. (Henry pg. 707) 11 I say then, Have they stumbled that they should fall God forbid: but rather through their fall salvation is come unto the Gentiles, for to provoke them to jealousy. 12 Now if the fall of them be the riches of the world, and the diminishing of them the riches of the Gentiles; how much more their fulness The Jews rejection of Christ hastened the preaching of the Gospel to the Gentiles. The good news is the richest treasure in the world today. The Gentiles received this and many were living fruitful lives to God's glory. Even now, more than... 1Introduction The book of...
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The Christian Coalition of America
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...Christian Coalition in its time has really worked to make the government more strengthening to families and to the world as a whole. They are an incredibly respected organization, and their work continues to make a difference in the world today. Works Cited Answers (2007). Christian Coalition, online article retrieved March 21, 2007, from http://www.answers.com/topic/christian-coalition Chaitkin, Anton (2005). 'The Christian Coalition', Executive Intelligence Review. Church & State (2002). Christian Coalition: Undermining America, online article retrieved March 21, 2007, from http... The Christian Coalition of America: A Critical Review The Christian Coalition of America is "a US Christian political ...
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Christian worldview of financial accounting
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...Christian worldview insists that for the budgets, investments and savings to be beneficial, greed, cheating and lying should not be a part of financial accounting. Christians have been given a lot of guidance courtesy of the Christian worldview on avoiding the financial Armageddon. It is clear that human beings cannot survive in the world today without finances. However, unjust means should not be encouraged at all in the business world according to the Christian worldview based on the bible teachings (Duska et al., 2011). According to Proverbs 13:11 “Wealth obtained by fraud will dwindle, but whoever earns it through labor will multiply it” while in accordance... Christian worldview of financial...
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Christian Afterlife
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...Christians today do not view hell as the place where one is punished and tortured, but as that place where persons who... Christianity’s Belief in Afterlife The core image of Christianity is afterlife as a faith. According to this religion each and every person is destined to enjoy afterlife in heaven, which they mostly refer to as paradise, if he/she is a true follower of Christ. However, if someone is not a follower of Christ, such a person will not escape hell. Hell according to the Christian belief is the prime punishment and signifies absence of God and presence of Saturn. Therefore, the ultimate goal of Christians is eternal life in the presence of the Lord (God). In the Bible, which is the guidin...
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Varieties of Christian Experiece
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...Christian times: “They were stoned, they were tried, they were sawn asunder, they died by slaughter with the sword, they went about in sheepskins, in goatskins, while they were in want, in tribulation, under ill-treatment . . . They wandered about in deserts and mountains and dens and caves of the earth.” Even as we read this graphic account we are moved to ask: Why? Yes, why should a faithful servant of God have to suffer such ill-treatment? Could God not protect him? And do Christians of today have to expect such persecution? If so, how can they faithfully endure it and come out... CHRISTIAN MARTYRDOM A Presentation of The Different Varieties of Christian Experiences Then and Now One of the possible...
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Christian scriptures
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...Christian Scriptures: Workbook 4 General Impressions of the Four Gospels The sacred gospels of St. Matthew, St. Mark, St. Luke and St. John form what are known as the canonical gospels and are part of the New Testament of God. They are written narrative accounts of the life, deeds, words and teachings of our beloved Christ. “The gospels summarize Jesus’ activity as ‘preaching, teaching and healing’” (Lion Handbook b, p.338) and this is how Jesus appeared to his contemporaries. On preaching, the gist of the gospels’ message is, “The time has come, the kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe the good news!” (ibid, p.340) As the word ‘gospel’ suggests, these books bring...
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Christian Service Paper
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...today’s modern and updated social context are not met sufficiently where a major proportion of the common public suffer from limited resources and opportunities for growth. Prior to my joining in the group, I also presumed that owing to governmental policies and the increased accessibility to resources, communities today have become quite competent to attain the demanded growth. However, after joining the group, I found that non-profit concerns and social groups, such as Christian Services play a significant role working as intermediaries to serve with adequate resources to the community. Correspondingly, my expectations have also altered by a significant extent after identifying the fact... ?Christian...
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My Christian Worldview
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...Christian perspective of human beings. Different belief systems attempt to describe human beings in various ways ranging from a mere object to an organism that has evolved over the years to achieve the level of sophistication that it has today (Ekstrand, 2008). However, the Christian perspective is different in the sense that the divinity of human beings is supreme irrespective of their background or social status. In addition, human beings are spiritual beings who exist in the physical world in a bodily form before death separates one’s body from his/soul. Unlike Hinduism and other cultures, the Christian perspective holds it that the body can never be reincarnated with a few... Christian worldview of...
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Analysis of Christian Ritual
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...today. Ironically, in addition to hypocritically, Constantine, the most important figure in Christianity other than Jesus and John, forced his religious values upon the citizens of the Roman Empire but did not live a ‘Christian life’ until just days before his mortal demise. The Fourth Century view regarding baptism by the Roman Catholic Church, propagated chiefly by St. Augustine, remained in effect until the 16th Century and the Protestant Reformation. The 1200 year-old theological doctrines regarding baptism, as well as other basic tenets of Christian dogma, began to be challenged and reformed in the early 1500s... Baptism Baptism is a Christian ritual whereby a person demonstrates their faith...
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Chinese Christian History
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...Christianity in the country at any given time. The implication is that the persecution must drive some of the Christian activities underground, so that at any given time in history, one can say that the official numbers belie an even larger underground population of Chinese Christians who choose to remain incognito rather than face the wrath of the Chinese bureaucratic machine. That said, the history of Chinese Christians is interesting, given that at even today’s conservative estimates, the number of Chinese Christians attending Sunday service now dwarf the total number of European Christians, with a large potential upside. This paper basically traces the historical roots... December 2013....
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Christian Counseling on Homosexuality
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...Today Retrieved July 14, 2011 from: http://www.orthodoxytoday.org/OT/view/morelli-homosexuality-some-psycho-theological-reflections-and-pastoral-impl. National Council of Churches of Singapore. (2004). A Christian Response to Homosexuality. Singapore: Armour Publishing. Nicolosi, Joseph. (1997). Reparative Therapy of Male Homosexuality: A New Clinical Approach. New York... ?Introduction The identity which many carry toward homosexuality is one which continues to be controversial. The problems which arise are based on the understanding of being gay, what this means in terms of lifestyle and leads to conflicts which many have in terms of contradicting lifestyles. An approach which is often used to assist...
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Catholic and Christian
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...today and forever' (Heb 13:8). Catholics consider this a serious argument not to participate in communion ceremonies in other Christian churches or to permit other Christians to obtain the Eucharist in a Catholic Church. What is more, Catholics believe that priests and bishops are given the power of Eucharistic celebration through Jesus Christ. However, this concept of apostolic succession is not discovered anywhere under the New Covenant and the only trace... Catholic and Christian: An Explanation of Commonly Misunderstood Catholic Beliefswritten by Dr. Alan Schreck is an invaluable book for anyone, who wants to explore the depths of Catholic and Christian faith. The author Dr. Alan Schreck is an...
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How does a contemporary theology of creation and eschatology contribute to debates on the correct Christian response to the current ecological degradation of the planet
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...Christian response to the current ecological degradation Looking at the current ecological degradation, we can all agree with the fact that the environment today is not the true picture of what God created in the beginning. Man has terribly failed in his role of tending for the planet that was entrusted to him. We should actually own up the mistakes and acknowledge the fact that we have all failed. The environment is being degraded day by day in different ways. In this paper, I will mention but a few. To begin with is the high... How does a contemporary theology of creation and eschatology contribute to debates on the correct Christian response to the current ecological degradation of the planet? The con...
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Western Medieval Christian Architecture
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...today the Romanesque cathedral seems as it is composed of several separate volumes like cubes. In such a way, previously stated information gives us an understanding of the fact that already the Romanesque era formed the main design features of the cathedral, which was brought to perfection in the Gothic style in the next centuries. In accordance with the ideology of Christian religion, Romanesque church was divided into three parts, while each part was symbolically likened to the human, angelic and divine worlds, or the body, mind and spirit (Calkins 100-104). Thinking about Romanesque style and comparing... Western Medieval Christian Architecture There were several parallel and almost independent...
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Christian Louboutin (shoe designer)
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...Christian Louboutin is important and should be understood by design practitioners who strive to transforms form, concept, and color from historical and artistic sources into designs that assimilate the designers’ inspirations. Christian Louboutin is a prominent French designer whose footwear has entailed shiny, red-lacquered soles, which have grown to become his signature. Christian Louboutin can be regarded as one of the most creative and prominent designers working today. Initially, his unique red-soled shoes were seen as a top secret treasure of an elite circle of Louboutin enthusiasts; nevertheless, sustained media attention has introduced Louboutin to the world... ? Introduction The research of...
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Christian formation/Holistic care
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...today. Jesus performed miracles for healing with his bare hands and a whisper of prayer to God, but nowadays, tools and equipment and a whole lot of chemicals are needed to perform certain medical procedures for treatment and healing. As a nursing student, this was top of mind for me. I learned from the book that people had various motivations in perpetuating knowledge about Jesus and the biblical truths. Some of them wanted to censor the works of others in the intention that theirs will be more pronounced. I can easily... ?Reflections on Powell’s Book on the New Testament The book, “Introducing the New Testament: A Historical, Literary and Theological Survey” by Mark Allan Powell (2009) is a very...
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Cultural Diversity in Healthy for Christian Scientists
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...Christian Science-the system of applying spiritual laws. In 1875, she published her book, Science and Health with key to the Scriptures. She founded the Church of Christ, Scientist by 1879, “to commemorate the works of our Master and the word, which should re-establish primitive Christianity and the lost element of healing” (Church Manual, p.17). Today, there are members of Christian Science in over 130 countries and they democratically run churches in more than 75 countries. It is not a must to be a church member in order to study Christian Science. Christian Science Healing Many Christian Scientists established that prayer brings healing when everyone is connected to God. They argue... ?Health sciences ...
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The Christian Tradition
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...Christian Tradition The issue of homosexuality is one of the most crucial and one of the most widely discussed moral issues. Homosexuality is a current issue in religion because there are around 1.75 billion gay people in the world today (How many gay people in the world?). However, the Bible says that homosexuality is evil. This means that 1.75 billion gay people are actually doing evil deeds. However, either 1.75 billion people are immoral, or 1.75 billion people need our help from the Christian Church. Based on the teachings of the Bible, yes, they are doing evil deeds. The moral issue regarding homosexuality is clear. Actually gays and lesbians are immoral people and do... ? Homosexuality and the...
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Create your own christian demonology
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...Christian demonology would help the believers demolish the evil spirits and its possession through the Holy Spirit which lives within them. As mentioned in Bible, greater is He that is in us than he that is in the world. (I John 4:4). Works Cited Unger, Merrill F. Biblical Demonology: A Study of Spiritual Forces at Work Today. Kregel Publications, 1994. The Holy Bible, New International Version, Hendrickson Publishers, 2004.... ?Hansol Na Kalleres Religion 144 December 12, Christian Demonology Christian Demonology is the study of demons from the biblical perspective. it is primarily based on the understanding of the Scriptures and what it says about the...
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Christian Thought + Hindu Tradition
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...Christian and African religious ideals. North Africa under the Donatist movement gathered itself around its bishops and following the Cyprus and the Donatist ideals almost became a Christian... ? Worksheet No.19 Augustine’s conversion came about as a culmination of his prayers to God. In his account about his own experiences he claimed that he traversed six stages in a man’s life from infancy to old age (at 43) before he had successfully achieved conversion. While in Thagaste he was trained by his tutor Maximus of Bodaro. When he traveled to Carthage in Rome, he came under the influence of many eminent personalities like Cisero. During his initial years in Carthage he was an avid follower of the...
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Cultural diversity in healthy for christian scientists
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...Christian Science-the system of applying spiritual laws. In 1875, she published her book, Science and Health with key to the Scriptures. She founded the Church of Christ, Scientist by 1879, “to commemorate the works of our Master and the word, which should re-establish primitive Christianity and the lost element of healing” (Church Manual, p.17). Today, there are members of Christian Science in over 130 countries and they democratically run churches in more than 75 countries. It is not a must to be a church member in order to study Christian Science. Christian Science Healing Many Christian Scientists established that prayer brings healing when everyone is connected... Health sciences and medicine...
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Is America a Christian Nation
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...Christianity. This belief is highly doubtful, and it is possible to assume, that Christianity not only wasn’t a source of wonderful achievements in the field of morality, freedom of speech and human dignity, but was resistant to them, trying by all means to prevent their spread. Christianity also did not inspire the Revolution and by no means was responsible for formation of an independent state. This paper explores several issues concerning Christian dogma, Christian principles and worldviews, as well as official documents to prove that America is not a nation founded on the morals... and principles of Christianity. The paper investigates the difference between...
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The Internet from Christian and Islamic Perspectives
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...Christian and Islamic Perspectives Introduction Essentially, the Internet is a medium or a platform by which people could access all sorts of information. It is free and unrestricted, containing available data coming from all sources from anywhere around the world. It is this fundamental characteristic that is relevant in approaching the Internet as a subject from Christian and Islamic points of view. Both of these religious faiths have established norms, culture and mission. This paper will determine whether there is any marked difference between the Christian and Islamic attitudes towards the Internet. Internet in Islam The popular notion, especially in the West is that Islam may... ?The Internet from...
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Christian and islam
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...Christianity may help strengthen universal values among people. The fact that inclusivist position can accommodate outsiders can help bring more people to the right track which is towards salvation. Many religions today practice a modified form of exclusivism in which a particular religion recognizes the legitimacy of other religions to be as holy as the true religion and faith. Exclusivist position Exclusivists hold a different opinion regarding Christianity and Islam. Both Christian and Islamic exclusivists believe that their religions and believes will earn them salvation while people outside these religions... A comparative Perspective of Christianity and Islam s Introduction Religion has raised...
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Muslim and Christian Medieval Theocracies
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...Christian Medieval Theocracies A Comparison Teacher With the ongoing conflict in Iraq many wonder if the idea of a democracy has been abandoned in exchange for a theocracy. "In Iraq the U.S. is helping to bring up a government that is moving toward becoming an Islamic theocracy."1 This is not the first time that a governmental leader also functioned as a religious leader. Theocracies are found throughout history and in recent times. This essay will focus on Islamic and Christian theocracies during medieval times and will compare the two. This essay is very relevant to what is happening in today's world within some Islamic and Christian states. Muslim... Theocracies of medieval times Muslim and...
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Holocaust and Jewish-Christian Relations
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...Christians believed in monotheism, so there ideas clashed. They had a fear of the unknown. During World War II, Jews were put in concentration camps because they were viewed as different. The Nazi's disliked the unlike. Even today we fear the unknown. Today, we partly fear the Middle East because their ideas and way of doing things are different from ours. A major aspect of the Shoah and genocide is supersessionism. This word comes from the Latin word to sit upon or to rule over, is the belief that because the Jews didn't accept... Shoah Project- Connection between Holocaust and Jewish-Christian relations From the conflicts over Pope Pius XII, whether portrayed as a pitiless anti-Semite or a saver of...
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Hindu and Judeo-Christian myths
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...Christian Myths Basic Creation Story             Creation myths, in general, different religions attempt to explain how something came from nothing (Leaming et al, 95). The five basic ways that creation occurs, in different religions, is 1) through nothingness or chaos; 2) from a cosmic egg or a primal maternal mound; 3) from separated world parents; 4) from a process of earth diving; 5) from emergence from other worlds. In all of the creation myths, there is the birth of the world and the birth of humans. In many of the creation stories, there is also a deluge – this means that the creator thinks that He or She made... ? Brandi McBride English 1020 College Composition II Davis 2 May Hindu and...
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Religion and Theology - Christian Denomination
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...Christian denomination founded on the worship of Jesus and identified by the doctrines of the seventhday Sabbath, the second coming of Jesus Christ, the state of the dead, the sanctuary and the spirit of prophecy. The beliefs, practices, authority, worship and polity of Seventh-day Adventists are founded on the mandates of the Bible or the Holy Scriptures in tandem with the guidance of Ellen G. White, a pioneer and anointed messenger of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (Rhodes 2005). The Seventh-day Adventist Church originated in the Millerite Movement 1832-1844 in which the Second Coming of Jesus Christ is proclaimed to occur. William Miller, a Baptist minister... The Seventh-day Adventist Church is a...
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Theology of Redemption and the Christian Liberty
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...Christian Liberty Every religion operates a deity that advocates the principle of love and peace. Yet, there are very few religions that teach from the same doctrine or operate in the same process. Christianity, for example, may be diluted to several different religions: Baptist, Protestant, Catholics, among others (McHugh 90). All of these are grounded on the supposition that Jesus Christ is the son of God that was sent to save humanity. Yet, there are many fundamental differences between these churches that cause social and personal conflicts such as the concept of redemption and the Christian Liberty. This paper will examine those two topics... ?FULL PROFFESOR’S Theology of Redemption and the...
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Selections from the Christian Gospels
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...Christians weak and vulnerable to various transgressions. Christianity, Judaism and Islam believe in the existence of one God and that he is the origin of everything that exists today. The three religions likewise share the ideology that human beings are the highest creatures on earth, and that being righteous, loving and good towards one another draws them closer to God. On the other hand, bringing harm to others draws human beings far from God. The three religions of Christianity, Judaism and Islam believe that the guidance of God is watching over human beings and that there is salvation for those... Selections from the Christian Gospels The gospel books in the New Testament contain the life of Jesus...
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Theology of Redemption and the Christian Liberty
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...Christian Liberty Introduction In the of the storey of humanity, persons, regardless of time and place, have been plagued by three important concerns. The first concern is ‘where did I come from?’ while the second question is ‘what is happening now?’ and finally the third concern is ‘what will happen to me in the future?’ (Ratzinger 1). In effect, in this continuum of questions, uncertainty marks each query. As such, humanity’s quest for answers to these issues, often gnat at their being, because most wants to remove the dread and anguish towards the unknown future as they have trekked the masked past and the uncertain present. In this regard, all types of religion try... ?Theory of Redemption and...
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History of Christian Thought - Final Exam Questions
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...Christian community even till today. On August 25, 325 AD, the Arians lost in the argument and the Council came to an end. Emperor Constantine ordered the bishop to be exiled to Illyria. Athanasuis, was a Christian theologian during this period, who was also a member of the group of 8 Doctors of the Church. He has provided an informative account of the Council of Nicea, in his writings. (Frend, 421) St Basil, St Gregory of Nazianzus and St Gregory of Nyssa were known as the Cappadocian Fathers who endeavoured... ? Assignment: Theology The first members of Christianity considered their religion as a movement to revive Palestinian Judaism. They viewed their faith as an embodiment of God’s promise to the...
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Is America a Christian country Should it be
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...Today religions in America have become very dynamic, the number of Muslims living in America has exploded and they are at their highest ever, the Jews have equally multiplied. There are entries on other religions like Buddhism, Hinduism and others. A section of Americans still insist that they have no religion, don’t follow any faith. Some call themselves humanists, others atheists. America is not a Christian nation and I... Is American a Christian country? Should it be? Institution Is America A Christian Country? Should It Be? Introduction Christianity is a monotheistic religion which has a basis on moral teachings and the entire life of Jesus of Nazareth, his birth, death and resurrection as it i...
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What are the distinctive features of Christian democracy
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...Christian Democracy (Distinctive Features) 02 March Introduction There are several types of political beliefs or persuasions in the world today. One of its more prevalent or common political belief is the so-called Christian democracy. This is a type of political democracy that is quite common in Europe and also some parts of Latin America. In a general sense, this political ideology is characterized by social conservatism on matters of cultural, social, political and moral issues. More specifically, it tries to apply Christian beliefs and principles to public policies in terms of governance. However, on matters concerning that of finance, it can be considered as progressive (more reform... & No A...
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Cold War and Today
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...Christian Democrats in order to attain financial aid from the US because after the war it had urged the Italians not to support the Communist party. Today, Italy falls under the purview of American leadership as it also signed the NATO treaty at the time. Economic growth in Italy boosted as well after the government in Italy stabilized itself. During the war, women were bound to their homes, taking care of their families and the war work was left to the men folk. However with time, as more... Cold War and Today Assignment The Cold War was a conflict between nations that were led by the Soviet Union and were followers of Communism, and the democratic nations that were headed by the United States of...
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Different Christian Views Surrounding Euthanasia
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...Today various synonyms like ‘mercy killing’ and ‘physician-assisted suicide’ are associated with this term. It amounts to voluntary ending of life of someone who suffers from terminal disease. Euthanasia can be active or passive. When a physician takes an action to induce death using morphine or insulin, it is known as active (also known as direct) euthanasia. Passive euthanasia (or indirect) on the other hand is to withdraw treatment and allow the patient to die. Euthanasia can be voluntary, non-voluntary, (when the patient requests to be killed) or involuntary. Non-voluntary euthanasia occurs when it is performed without the patient’s... In ancient Greek, the term eu thanatos meant ‘easy death.’ Today...
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COMPARE AND CONTRAST Christian counseling
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...CHRISTIAN COUNSELING Christian Counselling Larry Crabb’s Biblical Model of Counseling Introduction Dr. Larry Crabb has provided a paragon of counseling that can be effectively incorporated within the activities of the local church. The purpose is to bring out the hitherto unused benefits of healing available within the local church. He believes that counselors of a local church have the advantage of knowing the resourceful people in their area, and therefore can encourage them to engage themselves in bestowing care, friendship and service to those people who are in distress. I. Goal of Christian counseling Crabb has stressed on the fact that modern councelors focus more on making... ?Running Head:...
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Christian Counseling by Gary Collins
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...Christian Counseling In the book Christian Counseling by Gary Collins, first of all, the discusses the key issues like the changes that should be done in counseling today, how the counselors should adjust their system of guiding people also it highlights on the house of God’s way of counseling. He explains that counseling is all about change and urges the counselors first to understand the issue of change, which will enable them to serve their clients on adapting to changes in life. The writer explains that, it is extremely necessary for all counselors to build a solid foundation of their work as counselors, to be able to deliver quality...
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John Wycliff's contribtions to the christian religion
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...Christian religion John Wycliffe was born in England at Yorkshire nearly seven hundred years ago. During the period of Wycliffe birth, the entire Europe and in particular England experienced spiritual darkness. At that particular time, the papacy’s influence was significantly felt the extent there was no significant preaching of the word publicly. In addition, the absence of the bible made religion difficult as there is no preaching and this hinders growth of Christian faith (Davis 98). During then, people expressed weaknesses in Christian faith as many were in bondage of the mainstream church and sacraments. Other individuals believed in giving out offerings... John Wycliffe’s contributions to the...
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Moral Believing Animals by Christian Smith
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...Christian Smith inhis book ‘Moral Believing Animals’. He asserts that human beings have morals and are able to comprehend the facts and truth and subsequently make informed choices. He explains that the morals of the human beings should be founded on factual issues irrelevant of their desires, needs, and preferences. He also recognizes that humans have the limitation of getting to the bottom truth and will in most cases be relying on the narratives to draw conclusions and to make informed choices thereof. In this regard, he documents that human beings have a common ground that they all shares... and that it is in the narratives that we can construe what is significant, good and real for us....
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