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Reaction from Christian Bible - Essay Example
Author : muhammadconn
Religion and Theology
Pages 3 (753 words)
First name, Last name Professor/Lecturer’s Name Homework Date 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 assumed that the church in Rome was beset by in-fighting within itself which required for them to become united and work with each other and not against each other. The other assumption that was in Paul’s letter was that the Christians in Rome needed to have the faith interpreted to them in a way that made sense to them and in a way that strengthened their faith and belief in Christianity. Another assumption was that there was a lot of misinformation about the Christian faith in Rome and he needed to explain the truths and inner workings of Christianity in a way that made sense to the Christian group in Rome and in a way that made their stand on ethics, their lifestyle and their beliefs clear and understandable to all and sundry. He assumed that the Christians needed advice on how to live with each other and how to live with their Roman rulers. Finally he made clear his assumption that he was not the only one with all the answers but that he also needed the prayers and support of the Christians in Rome (Bright and Simons 4). In “Resident Aliens”, several assumptions are made. The first one is that the Christian life is much like life in a colony of believers immersed in a sea of unbelief. ...