Christianity And Lord Of The Rings

If the study of literature shows nothing else, it shows that every author, consciously or subconsciously, creates his (or her) work after his (or her) own worldview. Tolkien is no exception. “I am a Christian…” he writes(1), and his book shows it. Christianity appears not as allegory–Tolkien despises that(2)–nor as analogy, but as deep under […]

Roots of Judaism and Christianity

The Roots of Judaism and Christianity (i) Judaism: The Jews are a people who trace their descent from the biblical Israelites and who are united by the religion called Judaism. They are not a race; Jewish identity is a mixture of ethnic, national, and religious elements. An individual may become part of the Jewish people […]

To What Extent Was Christianity A Unifying Influen

ce In The History Of Europe?”Europe was a Christian creation, not only in essence but in minute detail” The above statement can perhaps best sum up the relationship between Christianity and Europe throughout the ages. Christianity has been the strongest single influence in the history of Europe. Regardless of the century, no discussion would be […]

Confucianism And Christianity

Confucianism and Christianity M. Douglas McKinney Philosophy of Religion The premise of Confucian teachings are centered around the idea of Jen or the virtue of humanity (Ching 68). To accomplish this divinity, five relationships must be honored: ruler and minister, father and son, husband and wife, elder and younger brother, and friend and friend (Hopfe). […]

Confucianism and Christianity

Confucianism and Christianity M. Douglas McKinney Philosophy of Religion The premise of Confucian teachings are centered around the idea of Jen or the virtue of humanity (Ching 68). To accomplish this divinity, five relationships must be honored: ruler and minister, father and son, husband and wife, elder and younger brother, and friend and friend (Hopfe). […]

Mere Christianity

C.S. Lewis through his book, Mere Christianity, Presents his ideas about the basic Christian philosophies that can be agreed on by most people. One of the topics he presents in his book is “The Rival Conceptions of God” chapter (Lewis, 34). His entire book which basically presents arguments on the existence of God as well […]

Six basic principles for starting an urban church in New Brunswick

God is working in America today. As America becomes increasingly urban, there is a great need for urban church planting. New strategies and ideas are coming out each year as urban ministries are becoming more popular in cities around the U. S. With this move toward the city, we must be careful that urban ministry […]

British Traditions and Customs

Most of British popular and colourful customs come from early celebrations marking the passage of the seasons, such as those surrounding the advent of spring or midsummer at Stonehenge. Another source of British customs are festivities and rites associated with the Christian Church, such as Christmas and Easter. Some pre-Christian religious ceremonies have become so […]

Consider the view that Christianity has more in common

The statement that questions Christianity’s view of the divine can pose many problems and can raise even more questions. The statement dismisses monotheism and on one hand asks whether it is more probable that Christianity is a religion that does not support belief in God at all or on the other hand, whether Christianity believes […]

Christianity is too sexist

There are many people that agree with the idea of Christianity being sexist, such as feminists. They claim this because the Roman Catholic Church doesn’t allow women to become priests. Also Paul explained to the Corinthians that the women should keep quiet in the meetings. The major male dominated monotheistic religions such as Christianity have […]

Christian views

Many Christians feel strongly about certain modern issues and try to express what they feel about their religion to others in the community. However how far they should take this might intimidate others and it may even be objected to. I will now try to show this in my essay by giving points that agree […]

Christian Teaching on the Value of Life

Within Christianity, there are in fact many denominations; the viewpoints of two important denominations I shall take into consideration are the Roman Catholic Church and the Church of England. In general, Christians will look for guidance in the Bible, and from the teachings of Jesus, but whereas Catholics also use the Papal letters (Pope’s documents) […]

Prejudice and Discrimination Essay

Christians should live how Jesus teaches us. If he treats everyone with love and respect then so should we. As Christians and followers of Christ race, gender, colour, religion etc should not matter to us. The bible helps Christian’s faith and is guidance to how we should live. Christians have many responsibilities and one of […]

The teachings of Christianity about war and pacifism

Throughout Christianity, there is not just one teaching about war and peace there are many different teachings and views. Christians believe that God wants them to live in peace but there are different ways to achieve this. This is were view s on whether war is right or wrong differ. There are a variety of […]

Reflections on the Mystery of Suffering

The theme of the Stauros Notebook is “Reflections on the Mystery of Suffering. ” Over the past several months we have examined suffering as it is related to the violence of our times. In this issue we will consider suffering from a different angle. We will examine the Gospel of Mark and how it relates […]

The Teachings Of Christianity About Discrimination And

Prejudice is an opinion about a person or a thing, which is based on what you think, without considering the reality and/or the evidence. Discrimination is an action. It means being unfair as a result of your prejudice.Not all discrimination is wrong – God discriminates between the evil and the good, and punishes the guilty. […]

Christian Views on the Origins of Humanity

Many people in the modern day society continue to debate about the question on the origins of life. These people support two different ideas, number one is Genesis and number two is Science. Each of these explain the origins of life and the making of the universe.Genesis is a section of the bible which can […]

Christians Often Speak Of The Sanctity Of Life

In this essay I will be looking at the sanctity of life from a Christian’s point of view. This is not the same as anyone’s point of view. The reasons why Christians see life as such a sacred gift is all to do with their beliefs. They do not abuse or waste their lives as […]

What do Christians teach about the causes of hunger and disease

Christianity teaches that the root cause of almost all suffering, including hunger and disease, is injustice. Injustice occurs when people fail to respect each other, and can happen as a result of prejudice, which can lead to discrimination. An example of discrimination would be the parable of The Good Samaritan, in which certain individuals ignore […]

Christians believe about their responsibility for others whatever

Christians believe that you should not discriminate against anyone regardless of their race, colour, gender or disability because Jesus said that everyone is created equal. To hold a prejudice against someone and to therefore discriminate against them is considered a sin because Jesus said that those who judge will be judged (Matthew 7: 1-5), and […]

Outline Christian Teachings on wealth and poverty

Christianity teaches wealth can be used for good (charity) and bad (as it can lead to a person being greedy). People believe that wealth is a gift from God, to be used to help everyone because God created everyone to be equal. Wealth can only be gained in a lawful and correct way. People should […]

The arguments put forward by some Christian pacifists

Christian pacifists could argue that Jesus’ teaching and examples are clearly against violence so why shouldn’t other Christians spread Jesus’ teachings? Also, St. Paul wrote to the Romans: For it is written: ‘It is mine to avenge; I will repay’ says the Lord. (Romans 12:19-20) This means that even if someone attacks you, you should […]

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