Christianity

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 […]

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World History

Question 1 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points) Read the following excerpt from Martin Luther’s 95 Theses. use the excerpt to answer the following question: When our Lord and Master Jesus Christ said, “Repent” (Mt 4:171 he willed the entire life of believers to be one of repentance. This word cannot be understood as referring to […]

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Christianity

Christianity is the Worlds largest religion with an estimated follower ship of 2. 1 billion people. This is more than a third the world’s total population. It is a monotheistic religion founded on the teachings, life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Christians believe that Jesus Christ is the Messiah and the son of God, […]

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Never Before in History

The founding principles on which the United States were established belong to the ongoing human quest for political and religious liberty. That quest has been the central theme of Western civilization. When the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth in 1620, they were seeking religious freedom. When the American Revolution was fought, it was fought for political […]

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Thomas Aquinas: The Conflict, the Harmony and the Saint

During the High Middle Ages, Western Europe underwent rigorous reform. Through the rapidly increasing population and production of intellectual, artistic and spiritual works, thirteenth century philosophers, theologians and Christian thinkers were faced with a quandary. The central question was directed at “the attitude being taken toward Aristotle…by theologians committed to a Christian view of the […]

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Cause of the Crusades

Were the crusades caused primarily by religious devotion or by desire for political and economic gain? Christians and Muslims fought in a series of wars for nearly 200 years. The drive to gain control of the Holy Land was the biggest motivation. Christians wanted the Holy Land because this was where Jesus lived. The Muslims […]

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Father’s Day Sermon

The speaker is Steve Scoggins who is the preacher at First Baptist Church of Opelika. The setting was in a big white church with several members. We were greeted with big smiles and the church bulletin. My family and I sat in the balcony like most Sunday mornings. We sang hymns and songs and prayed […]

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Patience is a Virtue

Patience is a virtue that every man and woman must strive to have. Without it, things can go horribly wrong, people would have faced much fights and arguments and there will be chaos in this world. Those who are impatient waste their lives thinking of the future. Furthermore many times, bad experiences often help build […]

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Crusade DBQ

The crusades are a series of nine Holy wars that lasted about 200 years. In 1096, serfs, knights, lords, and the pope were a part of the crusades. Later ended in 115 years making the year 1291. The crusades were a fight for Holy Land between the Christians in Europe and the Muslims in the […]

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An appeal to the Christian women in the South

“An appeal to the Christian women in the South” by Angelina Grimke discussed one of the two perspectives on the issue of the slavery system that was prevalent in America during the 19th century.

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Literature Review: Atheism & Performance

Because our society is mostly Christian, most of the entertainment industry caters to that idea. Theatre has made references to Christianity throughout centuries; however no one has performed atheism. To prove this notion, it is important to prove Christianity in theatre really exists to begin with.

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Entwistle Book Review

David Entwistle’s (2010) book, Integrative approaches to psychology and Christianity: An introduction to worldview issues, philosophical foundations, and models of integration, opens the reader’s eyes to unexpected possibilities, beginning with the often combative regimes of faith and reason using Tertullian’s symbolism of Athens as the seat of reason and Jerusalem as the seat of faith; […]

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Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling by Mark McMinn

In the book, “Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling”, author Mark McMinn gives the reader information on how these three entities can work together in Christian counseling.

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Biblical Foundation for Developing Contextual Theology

Christianity which we follow today may not exist if there were no contextual theology. We would all have to learn Hebrew, Greek, Aramaic and culture of Israel by compulsion and then try to fit into the religious practices like circumcision, Sabbath and Jerusalem. It would be a problem for people other than the Jews to […]

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Dalit Theology

Dalit theology is a branch of Christian theology that emerged among the Dalit caste in India in the 1980s. It shares a number of themes with liberation theology, which arose two decades earlier, including a self-identity as a people undergoing Exodus.

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God the Oldest Question

This book written by author, William J. O’Malley asks the questions about God and the existence of God. O’Malley tries to show people why faith in a God is important and in this book he goes through atheism, science, and different world religions to make a case for the profound significance of God.

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God Is a Psychological Need

In C.E.M. Joad’s essay “How Religion Arose, and Why it Flourished,” Religion is described as a “psychological need.” Joad explains that we use God as a comfort device. Religious people look to God to abolish their fears that they may have. Joad argues that people are simply afraid of death. Joad claims believing in God […]

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Character Representation of Christianity in Poisonwood Bible

The strong commentary on Christianity in Barbara Kingsolver’s The Poisonwood Bible is strongly evident throughout the novel. The narrative itself is divided into ‘books’ that mirror those of the Bible, including: Genesis, The Revelation, and Exodus.

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Short Essay on Inspiration and Inerrancy of the Bible

The inspiration and inerrancy of the Bible is a critical topic to our Christian faith. If we are to understand the Bible and its commands on how to live and be saved through faith, we need to be sure that we know how the Bible was written and whether or not the Bible is authoritative. […]

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Bibliology: Inspiration And Inerrancy Of The Bible

The Christian Church believes the Bible is inspired and inerrant. This means that God is the one who moved through the writers to communicate to us the words which God wanted us to hear.

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The Reliability of the Bible

I think that every argument that we may have come at us who believe in Christ finds itself, in the end, attacking the reliability of the Bible. Other religions have their books of authority. How do they stack up to the Bible? I just had a conversation with a certain Elder Robinson.

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Sociology Of Religion

The variety and number of religious organizations and beliefs around the world is so large that sociologists have a difficult time arriving at a single definition of religion.

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