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  • Theology - 538 Words
    Theology Focus Paper Theology is the study of religion and is an attempt to understand God as he is revealed in the Bible. Charles Hodge is well known for his leadership with Calvinism in America, along with his theological writings. Hodge always argued for authority of the Bible as the Word of God and develops his theological concepts in his book, “The Introduction to Hodge’s Systematic Theology”. Hodge’s ideas are very to the point and he quickly dissects theology being a science by...
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  • Theology - 1141 Words
    Francis Giovanni I. Gianan BS Nursing Last two meetings in our Theology 4 which is about Christian morality, we have discussed about the nature of self and distinction or difference of Moral philosophy from Moral theology. We elaborated “self” or what is really the meaning of “self”. When someone ask you to describe yourself, we just say our name, age, gender, where we live, our personal attributes and characteristics and so on and so forth. Those are only...
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  • Theology - 4178 Words
    Code Number: TH111E Course Title: Theology I - "Searching for God in the World Today" 0. Introduction 0.2 Our Search for God and Theology Introduction Topic 0.2 Our Search for God and Theology Objective: After this lesson, you will be able to explain the meaning, goals, and method of theology in AdU. “SEE” LET US “SEE” A. Student’s View of “Theology” B. The Story of Maria...
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  • Theology of Grace - 846 Words
    Theology of Grace There are many different ways to interpret the theology of grace. In this paper, I will be discussing four major theologians who have the most popular insights on grace. These theologians include Augustine, Aquinas, Luther, and Rahner who all have their own unique perspective on grace. All of their theories seem to intertwine with one another but each individual one has a different twist that makes them slightly different. The first theologian I’m going to discuss is...
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  • What is Theology - 689 Words
    John 6:14 says “Do not let your heart be distressed. You believe in God; Believe also in me.” This passage of scripture is the premises of theology. Webster’s dictionary defines theology as “The science of God or religion, the science which treats the existence, character, and attributes of GOD his laws and what one believes in.” A.H. Strong who is a twentieth century theologian said that theology is “the science of GOD and the relation between GOD and the Universe. There are some who contest...
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  • Feminist Theology - 5065 Words
    UCCF | Bethinking | Theology Network | Uncover | text only Cos everything's theological Categories Christian Beliefs Biblical Studies Historical Theology World Religions Theology of Everything Studying Theology+RS Bible Reading Unquenchable Flame An overview of feminist theology Sharon James Sharon James is a well-known author and conference speaker. View all resources by Sharon James Print this PageComment on resource The starting point of feminist theology is women’s experience,...
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  • Psychology and Theology - 1531 Words
    4-MAT Review: Psychology, Theology and Spirituality in Christian Counseling Freda Taylor Liberty University 4-MAT Review: Psychology, Theology and Spirituality in Christian Counseling McMinn, M. (1996). Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling. Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. ISBN: 0-8423-5252-X). Summary The Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling is the thought provoking book of McMinn which was published...
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  • Queer Theology - 1059 Words
    Queer theology Definition Queer is by definition whatever is at odds with the normal, the legitimate, the dominant. There is nothing in particular to which it necessarily refers. It is an identity without an essence. 'Queer' then, demarcates not a positivity but a positionality vis-à-vis the normative A "pro-feminist gay theology" was proposed by J. M. Clark and G. McNeil in 1992, and a "queer theology" by Robert Goss in Jesus acted up: A gay and lesbian manifesto ( Explain two of the main...
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  • Feminist Theology - 1477 Words
    Feminist Theology Feminist theology is based on the idea of "not lord but brother". Jesus Christ himself stepped outside of societies norms by befriending the outcasts of society, which included women. Women are often portrayed as the cause of or focus of evil and misdeeds in the bible. The focus of feminist theology is the perspective of theology from those who were outcast and therefore considered themselves as equals and friends to Jesus Christ. "If there is anything they desire to...
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  • Theology of election - 2676 Words
    Matthew Cummings Theology of Election Religion 310 Paper #2 The Theology of Election Within the framework of Christianity, God’s role in salvation is undoubtedly one of the biggest conundrums Christians have sought to answer. Historically, theologians have discussed, contemplated and questioned: who is it that God intends to grant salvation? Is salvation intended and offered to all, or does God predetermine those who will receive salvation? Biblical evidence and...
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  • Evangelical Theology - 4160 Words
    Exam #1 Review – Evangelical Theology Questions: 1. What is Olson’s point about a “mosaic” (vs. strictly systematic or historical); “Christian belief” (vs. theology, religion) and preferring the “both/and” or “mediating” over the “either/or” approach? * Olson uses the word mosaic in order to reflect his less quarrelsome “both-and” “mediating theology.” * He wants to show us how the broad consensus of Christian beliefs really fit like a mosaic into a comprehensible whole if we step...
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  • Dalit Theology - 3359 Words
    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.[1] Dalit theology sees hope in the "Nazareth Manifesto" of Luke 4,[2] where Jesus speaks of preaching "good news to the poor ... freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind" and of releasing "the oppressed."[3] Development A...
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  • Feminist Theology Is a Complement to Pastoral Theology
    | | Feminist theology is a complement to pastoral theology contributions to theology. Generally, a feminist theologian seeks critical understanding of traditional challenge of male-dominated images of God and humanity. Feminist wants equal rights in the understanding of women and men. They want to be endorsed by other...
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  • Calvinistic Theology - 526 Words
    Calvinistic Theology * There are two ways to know God: 1) Through sensus divinitas (natural sense of God). This is an a priori way. 2) Through observing the nature (natural theology). This is an a posteriori way. * The knowledge of God is not restricted to Christians. Anyone who looks for God, either through reflection or observing the nature will be able to arrive at the idea of God. * Our knowledge of God is not complete. This is because there is an ontological gulf...
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  • Theology Of Suffering - 1259 Words
    Anabella Morabito 02/23/2015 Spirituality and Justice The Divine Milieu: Theology of Suffering In speaking of the Holocaust and a theology and suffering and solidarity, Rabbi Irving Greenberg gave an image which compelled me when I first heard of it in my Liberation Christology class. Goizueta paraphrased the statement in saying “To stand over a pit of burning children and say ‘God is love’, is incredible and obscene. In the face of that kind of unconscionable cruelty the only credible...
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  • Theology and Development - 2845 Words
    BRENT FRIESLAAR April 8, 2012 FACILITATOR: REV. DR. ISAIAS CHACHINE | Theology and Development | | Theological Reflection - Amartya Sen and Elaine Graham, Heather Walton and Frances Ward | This paper will deal with the importance of Theological reflection and it will argue that theological reflection is the responsibility of all individuals in the human race. In response to Amartya Sen’s work in Development as Freedom as well the treatment of theological reflection and the analysis of...
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  • What is Theology? - 2847 Words
    What is Theology? 25 September of 2013 What is Theology? A.W. Tozer said, “The devil is a better theologian than any of us and is a devil still” and Henry Ward Beecher spoke the following words, “Theology is a science of mind applied to God”. Inside every person there is a voice of a theologian. Human minds like A.W. Tozer and Henry Ward Beecher have contributed to the ideas of theology just like millions of others. As long as an individual believes something...
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  • What Is Theology - 996 Words
    What is theology? What does it explain if anything? According to the encyclopedia, it is related to the Greek Religion. In Christianity, the systematic study of the nature of God and God's relationship with humanity and with the world. Although other religions may be said to have theologies, this is a matter of controversy within, for instance, Judaism , which holds that God is unknowable. This article will therefore confine itself to Christian theology. The development of theology in...
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  • Liberation Theology - 3916 Words
    Saint Patrick's College Religious Education Department SOR NEW SYLLABUS HSC COURSE ~o,o Area of Study:LIBERATION THEOLOGY Significantl?-eople and Ideas ~ the contribution to Christianity of ONE significant person OR school of thought, other than Jesus, r - Liberation Theology explain the contribution to the development and expression of Christianity of ONE significant person OR school of thought, other than Jesus, ;... Examine the social, cultural and...
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  • Theology 202 Essay 1
    Short Essay on the Problem of Evil The question of evil is a common hot button topic among atheists and non-Christians who attempt to disprove Christianity. They argue that an omnipotent and omniscient God cannot exist in a world with so much evil. The argument is used by them to try to prove that Christianity is “internally self-contradictory and thereby to be rejected.” Many claim that a benevolent and caring God would certainly not create evil or allow it to flourish in the world that He...
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  • Catholic Theology Essay Highlights
    *Sense experiences/depth experiences: not limited by the empirical data-the really "real" is not necessarily able to be seen. *Religious Experience (depth experience): Not just a sense experience, an experience that causes people to change, always touches on the "other" (the transcendent)-that which goes beyond our understanding (anything that we can come up with) (ie..who can really explain the sunset?). *Orthopraxis (Right-practice): The process of doing the right things. *Orthodoxy:...
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  • Liberation Theology as a Double Polarity
    JOURNAL ARTICLE CRITIQUE of Uchegbue, Christian O. “Liberation Theology as a Double Polarity,” Asia Journal of Theology 22 no 1 (April 2008): 14-25 THEO 525 DLP (fall 2009) Systematic Theology I Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary This is a critique of the journal article, “Liberation Theology as a Double Polarity”,[i] in which the author advances the question: is "Liberation Theology - Marxist or Christian?” [ii] This critique will attempt to adjudicate the authors...
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  • Theology: God and Prayer - 1157 Words
    Reflection Paper: Prayer and Character Development Twila S. Cooper Theology 104 November 16, 2012 Professor White INTRODUCTION The purpose of this paper is to reveal a direct correlation between prayer and character development. It is crucial that Christians fully understand this tool that has been put in place in order for us to be able to communicate with the Lord, our Creator. Praying and communing with the Lord leads to and builds not only a stronger...
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  • Theology of Marriage and Family - 6549 Words
     Theology of Marriage and Family Call and Response: The Vitality of Differentiation Abstract Theology of Marriage and Family Call and Response: The Vitality of Differentiation Throughout our lives human relationships are quintessentially the most powerful and substantive life force we cannot avoid. Subsequently the value and meaning of the relationship we have with ourselves and others have variables...
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  • My Personal Pastoral Theology
    A Personal Pastoral Theology I begin with a story about a spiritual journey similar to my own. One day in the South Pacific, a navy ship captain saw smoke coming from the hut on an uncharted island. Upon arriving at the shore, they were met by a shipwreck survivor. He said, “I’m so glad you’re here! I’ve been alone on this island for more than five years!” The captain replied, “If you’re all alone on the island why do I see three huts?” The survivor said, “Oh, well I live...
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  • Theology and Ethics of James Cone
    Midterm TR 553: Theology and Ethics of James Cone April 12, 2013 Scott Evenson In many respects Cone’s theology is unlike anything I have ever read. Its content “deals with the social basis of theology and is concerned with, among other related matters, the problem of the particular and the universal in theological discourse”. Its central thesis “is that one’s social and historical context decides not only the questions we address to God but also the mode or form of the answers given to...
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  • Philosophy and Christian Theology - 8535 Words
    Many of the doctrines and concepts central to Christianity have important philosophical implications or presuppositions. In this article we will take a closer look at some of the central doctrines and concepts, and their philosophical relevance. Of course, many philosophically laden doctrines and concepts are relevant to Christianity, and we cannot discuss them all here. Rather, our focus will be on those concepts and doctrines that are distinctively Christian, and which have been the focus...
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  • Process Theology Research Paper
     A Select Issue in Contemporary Theology: Process Theology Friday December 14, 2012 Table of Contents Introduction 1 History of Process Theology 1 The god of Process Theology versus The God of Scripture 2 Conclusion 2 Bibliography 3 Introduction Process theology is a system created to try to find a common basis for science and theology. Process theology continues today but the god defined by process theology is not the God of Scripture and it is important to clarify the differences in...
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  • Theology Hope" Junger Moltmann
    Theology of Hope: Junger Moltmann Moltmann was born in 1926. Identifies himself as an Evangelical. Moltmann’s first book Theology of Hope(1964) was also greatly influenced by Ernst Bloch’s The Principle of Hope. Also, Moltmann identifies the sources of his theology of hope and of God’s presence in suffering with his experiences of WWII. Moltmann studied at Göttingen, continued to do a doctoral dissertation and his second dissertation which qualifies him to become a lecturer in Germany. In...
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  • bbbbbFundamental theology Revelation 3
    Bbbbb....Course Outline Name of the Institution: Tangaza College Faculty: School of Theology Department: Systematic Theology Academic Year: 2014-2015 Semester: 1st Semester (August-November 2014) Course Code number: STC 101 Course title: Fundamental Theology and Revelation Class: A Credit hours: 3 Class-room location or venue: B2, D4 Lecture Times: Monday 11:30am ‒ 12:20am; 12:25am ‒ 1:15pm Friday 11:30am ‒ 12:20am; 12:25am ‒ 1:15pm Pre-requisites:...
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  • Psychology, Theology in Chrisitian Counseling
    Verneen Madry Integration of Psychology and Theology COUN 506 Wayne Wilson Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality In Christian Counseling Mark R. McMinn SUMMARY The book begins with at brief selection as it addresses the importance of the counselor utilizing the Christian faith in counseling in addition to focusing on the relationship between psychology and theology. It addresses the issues and concerns that religion may bring into counseling...
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  • Martin Luther - Theology of the Cross
    1 This paper examines Martin Luther’s theology of the cross and discusses how it has impacted North American religious life. Martin Luther’s Theology of the Cross In Protestantism, there are two distinct guiding philosophies that are normally used as the foundation for the teaching and worship of the church. These philosophies are the theology of glory and the theology of the cross. Which philosophy a church practices is up to the individual church; however, it is rare, possibly even unheard...
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  • Paradise Lost-Christian Theology
    For early modern Christian theologians, the nature of god was more or less a settled question. There were, it is true, disputes along the margins. The synod of dort, convened in 1618 and 1619 to resolve debates between Calvinists and the arminian remonstrants, crystallized ongoing skirmishes over the proper understanding of divine foreknowledge and will. decades later, arminianism was just one of John Milton’s unorthodoxies, and one of his less eccentric ones; more unusual was his rejection, in...
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  • Who Needs Theology - 1246 Words
    Ben Schupanitz Professor Richard Smallie Theology 216 28 January 2010 Who Needs Theology? Theology is defined as “any reflection on the ultimate questions of life that point toward God” (Grenz and Roger pg. 13). Theology makes up everyone’s life whether they know it or not. Everyone is a theologian in their own way. This book takes us through the process of understanding theology and putting it to practical use in our daily lives. It gives step by step instructions on how to practice...
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  • Analysis of the Theology of Liberation - 763 Words
    Analysis of the "Theology of Liberation" The liberation theology emerged originally as the Christian response to the situation in which he lives much of the population of Latin America. For Gutierrez, the center of the problem in Latin America is the sin manifested in an unjust social structure. Theologian emphasizes the dignity of the poor to prioritize the glory that God has placed in them. Liberation Theology is a theological movement within the Catholic Church who was born in Latin...
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  • Why Liberation Theology Developed
    Why Liberation Theology Developed The theology of liberation consists of ideals that show material poverty as a bad thing and spiritual and solidarity poverty as a good thing. It also puts a strong emphasis on helping the poor and idealizes helping the poor as a Christian duty. Latin American liberation theology was the origin of this whole movement and began in Peru through Gustavo Gutierrez. Around the time when the Latin American liberation theology came about, Peru was a very poor...
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  • Theology of Atonement and Salvation - 2714 Words
    The view and understanding of atonement is one of the widest in Christian theology. Unlike the dogmas that define the theology of trinity and incarnation and bring unity to Christian understanding, the theology of atonement has many different views that are widely held. The theology of atonement is one of the most important for Christians to understand, as it shapes our images of God, our understanding of salvation and how we are saved. In this essay, I will be looking at different theories...
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  • Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality
    1 Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality Liberty University Abstract McMinn, M. (1996). Psychology, Theology, and Spiritual in Christian Counseling: Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers. McMinn (1996) presents a comprehensive model on counseling process and techniques, as well as problems counselor faces in interdisciplinary integration within counseling, while maintaining a profession and...
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  • theology notes/syllabus - 1189 Words
    Course Syllabus THEO 530 Systematic Theology II Course Description A course completing the study of systematic theology with special attention given to the doctrines of the person and work of Christ, the Holy Spirit, salvation, the church, and last things. Such issues as nature and extent of salvation, the origin, nature and future of the church, and the eternal state are explored. Rationale In relation to God, these doctrines are those that detail His work to glorify Himself in...
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  • Theology Assignment: Personal Guidelines
    Outline of My Theology Paper My theology is being shaped by my reflection of my experiences in encountering the mystery that is God and about the relationship with the Mystery in whom we live and move and have our being. I am guided by L. William Countryman in my understanding of my encounter with the transcendent God who is the Hidden Reality yet profoundly connected in our lives in every moment of our human experience. I am appropriating Countryman's use of the metaphor of "the human...
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  • Methods of questioning in the Theology - 550 Words
     Theology is responsible for continuing search for the fullness of the truth of God made known as Jesus Christ. The task of theology is not just only following the traditional doctrines, but it is by inquiring the truth by questioning and finding answers related to the traditional doctrines. Asking questions presuppose an inseparable bond between our trust in God’s grace and our calls to God’s services. These questions are shaped by theological methods. Theological methods are...
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  • Biblical Foundation for Developing Contextual Theology
    BIBLICAL FOUNDATION FOR DEVELOPING CONTEXTUAL THEOLOGY Introduction 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 really understand and accept. Contextual theology helps people to know God better as it makes the Gospel...
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  • Elizabeth Johnson-Revisonist Method of Theology
    Elizabeth Johnson is perhaps one of the most preeminent Catholic theologians of the new millennium. The fact that she is a woman religious who writes from a feminist perspective adds to her unique and distinguished career. This paper will examine the revisionist method espoused by Elizabeth Johnson, in an effort to understand her approach to Christian feminism. An overview of revisionist methodology will be presented so as to understand the framework in which Johnson works. References to some of...
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  • Theology 202 Study Guide 1
    Theo 202: Quiz 1 Study online at quizlet.com/_b3aow 1. Define the doctrine of eternal security. Salvation in three tenses The Christian has the promise of God that no one can separate him from God. 1. The Christian has been saved from the guilt and penalty of sin. 2. The Christian is being saved from the habit and dominion of sin. 3. the Christian will be saved at the Lord's return. True. 13. 2. What was the significance of the council of Dort and it's impact in defining he...
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  • Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling
    4 MAT review Jason Wilkerson Liberty University COUN 506 Integration of Psychology and Theology March 31, 2013 Abstract In his conceptual book, Psychology,...
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  • Howard Thurman's Impact on Postmodern Liberation Theology
    Howard Thurman's Impact on Postmodern Liberation Theology "Community cannot for long feed on itself; it can only flourish with the coming of others from beyond, their unknown and undiscovered brothers." Howard Thurman, African American educator, theologian, Search For Common Ground, 1971. Using Jeremiah 17, Howard Thurman urges his listeners to find their security in God, not in the opinion of others. As Fluker and Tumber note, the denunciation of social elitism...
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  • Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling by Mark McMinn
    4 MAT Review McMinn Lynetric Rivers Liberty University Abstract 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. McMinn offers several ways in which this can be done including the use of prayer, Scripture, confession, forgiveness, the effects of sin, and redemption in counseling sessions. Through narration of counseling vignettes displaying...
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  • Summary Of William Paley S Natural Theology 1802 Chapters I III
    Summary of William Paley’s Natural Theology (1802), Chapters I-III Keith Burgess-Jackson 22 September 2013 Introduction. Natural Theology was written during the late 1790s. It was published in the early months of 1802, three years before Paley died. The first printing of 1,000 copies sold out almost immediately. It was “an enormous success.” Second, third, and fourth editions were published the same year (1802). Fifth and sixth editions were published in 1808. Twelve more editions were published...
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  • 4 MAT Review: Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling
    Running head: PSYCHOLOGY, THEOLOGY, AND SPIRITUALITY 4 MAT Review: Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling Liberty University Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling Abstract In this book published in 1996 by Tyndale House Publishers, McMinn (1996) talks about integrating psychology, theology, and spirituality. The first two chapters talk about history and using religion in the counseling sessions, as well...
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  • 4-Mat Review: Psychology, Theology and Spirituality in Christian Counseling
    4-MAT Review: Psychology, Theology and Spirituality in Christian Counseling Liberty University McMinn, Ph.D., Mark R. Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. (1996) 4 MAT Review: Psychology, Theology and Spirituality in Christian Counseling Abstract Christian counseling is all about integrating psychology, theology and spirituality into counselor and clients lives. Psychology, Theology and Spirituality in Christian Counseling gives insight into how these three perspectives can be used to help...
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  • Between Liberation and Prosperity: the Political-Economic Ideologies in Latin American Theology
    Between Liberation and Prosperity: the Political-Economic Ideologies in Latin American Theology Over the past 50 years, theology in Latin America has oscillated between liberation and prosperity theology. This movement reflects a polarization between the “option for the poor”, that began with liberation theology in the 1960’s; and the “option for the rich” during the early 1990’s, which supported a neoliberal model after the collapse of the communist alternative. Theology in Latin America...
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  • John B. Cobb & David Ray Griffin "Process Theology, an Introductory Exposition"
    Christians strive to emulate the ‘perfect' life of Jesus, though they know that they will never truly achieve their goals. The idea of God is almost always boiled down to the "aspiration to participate in or be in harmony with perfection.1" But how does this perfection shape our conception of God? The nature of perfection is defined in theistic circles as love. There are two schools of thought addressed in the selection; traditional theism & process theism. Cobb & Griffin discuss the conflict...
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  • A Comparative Analysis of the Various Contemporary Theologies Presented by Paul Enns and Millard J. Erickson
    Comparative Analysis Of The Various Contemporary Theologies For Systematic Theology TH 200 This paper is an attempt to assemble a comparative analysis of the various contemporary theologies presented by Paul Enns and Millard J. Erickson. In order to do a comparison we first need to understand the individuals involved and how theology is defined by each of these individuals. Generally speaking the term theology comes to us from Greek words meaning “the study of God”....
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  • In the book of Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity
    In the book of Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity: An Introduction to Worldview Issues, Philosophical Foundations, and Models of Integration, by David N. Entwistle focus on the aspect of integrating Christian faith with psychology .The importance of the book is a gain a “more complete view of humans nature and weaving together perspectives from with either perspective alone” ( Entwistle, 2010, p. 3). His purpose raised questions on whether psychology and Christianity are...
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  • Faith Reason and the Existence of God
    Faith, Reason and the Existence of God Denys Turner University of Cambridge Contents Preface Acknowledgements Part I The ‘shape’ of reason 1 2 3 4 5 6 Clarifications and issues Negative theology and natural theology The darkness of God and the light of Christ Intellect Reason and rhetoric The ‘shape’ of reason page ix xvii 3 26 48 75 89 108 Part II Univocity, ‘difference’ and ‘onto-theology’ 7 8 9 Univocity and inference: Duns Scotus God, grammar, and difference Existence and...
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  • THEO 201 Quiz 1 study guide
    Quiz 1 Study Guide Towns: Chapter I What does “prolegomena” mean? Things that were said before. What are the three presuppositions of prolegomena? 1: There is a God. 2: Truth exist. 3: A person can know the truth. What is the contemporary usage of the word “theology?” The science of religion or doctrine of the church. What is catechism? The study of theology stimulated by questions. What are five presuppositions for the task of theologizing? 1.there is a God and he has revealed...
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  • Descartes vs. Aquinas - 505 Words
    I found Descartes’ way of thinking very interesting when compared to Aristotle. Descartes doubts the existence of God when he decides to start over and completely ignore his senses. He states in his third meditation, “…and I do not yet even know for sure whether there is a God at all…I must examine whether there is a God, and if there is, whether he can be a deceiver.” (25) Descartes makes a goal for himself to find out if there is a God and who he is. According to Aquinas we will never be able...
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  • Different Arguments and Perspectives: Does God Really Exist?
    The mere existence of a greater being, God has been a debate for longer than almost any other scientific in history. We are told that McCloskey refers to arguments as proofs and often implies that they cannot definitively establish the case for God, so therefore they should be abandoned. He says that because these arguments/debates, have no proof he dismisses the term argument and refers to them as “proofs”. McCloskey states that theists do not believe in God because said proofs but rather than...
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  • Culture and the Biblical Worldview: a Theological Response to the Question of Truth
    TOPIC STATEMENT How does the question of truth affect the post-modern worldview and what is the response of the Christian worldview? THESIS STATEMENT The post-modern worldview questions the ideals, principles, values, and truths of the modern world. Operating from a state of flux, the post-modern worldview is open to critique. This paper offers a brief synopsis of the post-modern worldview’s perspectives on absolute truth, and a theological response that highlights the applications of the...
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  • My Hero - 494 Words
    My God, My Hero The definition of a hero is a person admired for brave deeds, noble qualities, and outstanding achievements, and God is my perfect example of a hero. God is a great example of a hero because He is very loving; He has no hate for anyone. God is always there with His arms open no matter what the situation might be. He is also very forgiving when a sin against Him has been made, no matter how big or small. God is an amazing hero because He is affectionate, always there, and...
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  • Theological Reflection - 1173 Words
    What is theological reflection? How can I relate life to theology, and theology to life? What is practical theology? In what ways might we connect Christian practice with Christian thinking and writing? These are the questions that Theological Reflection: Methods seeks to address; and through the adoption of a typological approach and engagement with primary sources, it does so very successfully. The authors -- three eminent practical theologians in Britain -- recognize that while such...
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  • Franklin Douglass's Hardships as a Slave
    Douglass’ fifth paragraph on Chapter X begins with carefully depicted details, along with syntax and figurative language. The author uses the passage to portray the true hardships he has been faced with as a slave, and how beaten his soul and his life truly are. The first few lines discuss the routine of work; how work was to be done in all types of weather on any type of day. This use of detail soon transpires into figurative language as Douglass “was broken in body, soul, and spirit”. The use...
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  • believing God - 832 Words
    Jose Vittorio D. Abriol TREDTRI V24 "Discovering God" To everyone, God is a question of concern. There are people who are very religious and cherish Him, and there are people who don't believe in Him. Some people know God only as a character in a Bible. Many people around the world talk about feeling the presence of God. Many say "God is on my side." As a member of a Catholic family, I believe that there is really a God. He may be intangible but I can assure that there is His presence....
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  • A Theory of Religious Praxis - 5997 Words
    A Theory of Religious Praxis Roy Lazar A Pastoral or Practical? The youngest branch of the oldest discipline of the academic world is Pastoral or Practical Theology. Is it pastoral or practical? Pastoral is from predominantly Catholic circle denoting a science dealing with the religious activities of the Christian community. Practical is from the German Reformation churches giving a theoretical framework for the life and action of a Christian community. Pastoral is derived from the...
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